- $2,799 for LASIK Surgery for Both Eyes ($5,600 value)
After relaxing eyes with anesthetic drops, Dr. Andrew Maxwell employs excimer lasers to reshape corneas affected by nearsightedness, farsightedness, or astigmatism in brief procedures that usually result in some degree of immediate vision improvement.
This deal also includes a pre-screening LASIK consultation and follow-up visits for three months after the procedure.
LASIK: Better Vision with a Short Recovery
The doctor will determine your eligibility, but LASIK is a highly effective procedure in most cases.
Short for laser-assisted in situ keratomileusis, LASIK is a type of eye surgery used to correct certain vision problems such as nearsightedness, farsightedness, and astigmatism.
Such conditions result from a misshapen cornea, the transparent part of the eye that refracts light so it can focus on the retina. Like other forms of refractive surgery, LASIK corrects this by reshaping the cornea, but first the doctor must make a small incision in the cornea’s outer layers. This creates a hinged flap, which they pull back before using a precision laser to reshape the tissues beneath—a process that often takes less than a minute. The flap is then put back in place, and the eye is left to recover, often in only one or two days. The effects are usually felt in full within three to six months of the procedure.
Not everyone is a good candidate for LASIK surgery, and only a consultation with a licensed doctor truly can determine a patient’s eligibility. For instance, the procedure is not recommended for people with keratoconus or certain eye conditions, and it can’t correct presbyopia—the gradual, natural aging process that causes close-up objects to get blurrier as they become older.
Fogg, Maxwell, Lanier & Remington Eye Care
Fogg, Maxwell, Lanier & Remington Eye Care's surgeons, are all fellows of the American Academy of Ophthalmology and are board certified by the American Board of Ophthalmology, and have extensive eye-surgery experience. The doctors have taught courses to other doctors at national and international meetings of ophthalmologists.
At their practice, they and a group of optometrists perform everything from comprehensive examinations to vision-correcting LASIK, which helps treat nearsightedness, farsightedness, and astigmatism. Additionally, the team can treat such problems as cataracts, glaucoma, and macular degeneration, and also help patients by simply providing them with a new pair of prescription glasses.