Is LASIK worth it?



Are you considering undergoing LASIK surgery? It’s a great investment.


This is one that will continue to pay dividends for the rest of your life. Undergoing LASIK in 2021 would be an excellent decision.


Wouldn’t it be a great way to cap off what has been a historic and challenging year?

Here are a few reasons to undergo LASIK in 2021, as well as what to expect from the procedure.


What to expect from the LASIK procedure

LASIK is a simple, outpatient procedure. You’ll be awake the whole time and you never feel any pain thanks to numbing eye drops.


During the procedure, your surgeon will make a small flap on your cornea. Through this flap, a refractive laser will reshape your cornea.

Reshaping your cornea is what corrects any vision problems. Many patients that have LASIK end up with 20/20 vision or better.


If you’re tired of glasses and contacts, LASIK is the permanent solution you’ve been looking for! Almost all patients that have LASIK end up with true visual freedom from visual aids.


That means you can experience the freedom that is seeing clearly at all times.

Here are a few examples of the freedom you’ll experience when you have LASIK.


1. See Clearly While Exercising

Staying in shape is an important factor in your health and well-being. For those with vision problems, exercising can be a daunting task.

Contacts can slip out when sweat drips down into your eyes. That’s assuming you are able to wear contacts comfortably at all.


Glasses also tend to slip off your face when it’s slick with sweat. This can leave you in a bind when it comes to staying in shape.


The only options are to not see clearly while exercising, or constantly adjusting your glasses or contacts. LASIK can fix this problem for you.


In a short period of time and after a very brief recovery, you can start enjoying exercising with perfect vision. You will be able to see with clarity, and you won’t have to adjust any glasses or contacts.


2. Enjoy Winter Activities

Whatever your winter traditions might be, LASIK lets you enjoy them with perfect vision. Enjoying your favorite traditions is a return on investment from LASIK. This is one that pays dividends all year long and for the rest of your life.


3. Take in the Sights of Life

Glasses and contacts can make it harder to enjoy the beautiful moments in life. From joyous moments such as weddings, graduations, and holiday parties, to traveling to exotic places, who really wants to deal with wearing glasses or contacts to see clearly?

LASIK is a one-time investment that lets you experience all the wonderful sights and moments of life with perfect vision.


This post originally appeared on Costal Vision.