5 Types of Professionals Who Need LASIK the Most



You’ve probably asked yourself — Do I need LASIK?


In occupations where glasses and contacts can get in the way of a job well done, having laser vision correction can significantly improve comfort and even performance.


Here we discuss certain types of professionals that can greatly benefit from laser eye treatment.


1. Parents

As an often overlooked profession, being a parent means never losing sight of what your children are doing throughout the day.  And though it may be easy to dismiss, having good vision can be extremely beneficial for parents:

  • Read your child’s favorite bedtime story

  • Keep an eye on them while they play

  • Drive safely to and from school

  • Read fine print for food allergies

Imagine going to your child’s graduation, unable to see their faces beaming with pride.  Don’t let poor vision prevent you from enjoying memorable experiences!


2. Office Workers

If you work at a desk and perform computer work all day, wearing glasses and contact lenses can be uncomfortable and challenging. The light bouncing off your glasses’ lenses and computer screen can cause glare, and contacts can dry out and fatigue your eyes. LASIK virtually eliminates these problems, allowing for a more comfortable and possibly more productive workday.


3. Doctors, Nurses and Healthcare Professionals

If you are a doctor, nurse or other type of healthcare professional responsible for the well-being of patients, you don’t have time to worry about a contact falling out or glasses fogging up. To do your job to the best of your capabilities, you should be ready to see clearly at a moment’s notice without the hassle or inconvenience of visual aids. Laser vision correction can give you this type of freedom.


4. Anyone that Works Outside

Working outside often requires long days with and other environmental factors. If you’re a landscaper, farmer, construction worker or otherwise spend the bulk of your days outside, it’s easy for a speck of dust to get underneath a contact or your glasses to get dirty or sweaty. LASIK eliminates these inconveniences and allow you to focus on doing your job well.


5. Athletes

Nearly every sport requires clear vision, good hand-eye coordination and quick reflexes to stay competitive. Whether you play sports professionally or recreationally, LASIK can give you clearer vision than you’ve ever had — without the hassles of visual aids.


You don’t have to give up pursuing your dream career or leave your current job because of poor eyesight.


This post originally appeared on InVision Eye Care.