The Cost of LASIK Eye Surgery– Why Less Isn’t Always More

Paying for the cost of LASIK eye surgery may not be a cakewalk, but between setting money aside and using FSA or HSA accounts, your LASIK procedure does not have to break the bank. However, should you come across tempting offers that promise cheap, fast and quality LASIK eye surgery, beware. A lower LASIK cost (probably) isn’t more in this case.

While discount LASIK eye surgery may sound enticing, there are numerous reasons to be … Continue

Meet Our LASIK Eye Surgery Team: Getting to Know Tori Abernethy

Welcome to a new Providence Eye & Laser Specialists blog series: Meet Our LASIK Eye Surgery Team. Every month, we will interview one of our talented team members so you can get to know them a little better and see Providence Eye from the other side of the lens.

Q. What is your name?
A. My name is Tori Abernethy and I am 24 years old.

Q. Is Charlotte your hometown?
A. No, I am … Continue

Ask Our Optometrist: Dr. Engle’s Tip of the Month – Getting Reading Glasses

At Providence Eye & Laser Specialist we always want to be educational and informative about general eye care and LASIK eye surgery. This new blog series is called “Ask Our Optometrist.” We will take commonly asked questions the Providence Eye office receives and have our talented and experienced optometrists, Dr. Vanessa Mills and Dr. Zach Engle, provide you with the information you need to know.

Q: I have recently discovered that I need … Continue

The Everyday Athlete: LASIK Eye Surgery & You

Many people are under the misconception that LASIK eye surgery demands a long recovery where exercise, training and strenuous activities aren’t possible. However, this is a myth; most people are able to return to work the next day and certain levels of exercise are possible shortly after. Now that summer is officially here and people are working and playing outside, Providence Eye discusses how LASIK eye surgery benefits the everyday athlete.

Running After LASIK

Whether … Continue

Q&A with Dr. Mozayeni: Getting a Second Opinion on LASIK Eye Surgery is a Good Thing

Getting a second opinion when it comes to your health can be imperative. From LASIK eye surgery to surgical considerations to general vision health concerns, Providence Eye & Laser Specialists sat down with Dr. Mozayeni to discuss why eye care patients and LASIK eye surgery hopefuls should consider seeking out second opinions from other certified medical professionals.

Q: Should a hopeful LASIK eye surgery patient feel bad about visiting more than one LASIK eye surgeon Continue

The Art of LASIK Eye Surgery: Dr. Mozayeni Talks Technology & Surgeon Skill

Providence Eye & Laser Specialists sat down with founder and LASIK eye surgeon Dr. Mozayeni to discuss how LASIK eye surgery is both art and science.

Q. Dr. Mozayeni, as a cornea trained LASIK eye surgeon, what do you feel is the most important factor when considering LASIK eye surgery?

Dr. Mozayeni: I don’t think there is just one factor to be considered. There are three factors that I believe contribute to optimal results. They … Continue

Eye Care Specialist Differences: Ophthalmologists & Optometrists

There are numerous types of eye care specialists in the vision care industry today, the main two being ophthalmologists and optometrists. Providence Eye & Laser Specialists sheds some light on the differences between these two types of eye care specialists for boosted public education.

Ophthalmologists provide patients with comprehensive eye care. From general vision exams to surgical eye care, ophthalmologists are physicians and eye surgeons that attended medical school (4 years), completed an internship (1 … Continue

Eye Care Specialists & Recommended Sunglasses Use: Dr. Vanessa Mills of Providence Eye & Laser Specialists Offers Advice

As we are all out and about, enjoying the outdoors during nicer, warmer weather, it is important to remember the importance of wearing sunglasses.

While sunglasses are essential for maintained retinal health throughout the year, wearing them during spring and summer months is vital, when the sun’s rays are much stronger. Eye care specialists heavily recommend wearing sunglasses whenever outside for maximized protection from the sun’s damaging UVA and UVB rays. Getting in the … Continue

Founder & LASIK Eye Surgeon of Providence Eye & Laser Specialists Dr. Mozayeni Attends National ASCRS Conference, Shares Info with Patients

Conferences, whether in the business world or medical world, are often given a bad rap. People often think they are all fun and games for the attendees, full of food, drinks and socializing, but very little work. However, this could not be further from the truth, especially when considering Providence Eye’s LASIK eye surgeon Dr. Mozayeni recent attendance at the annual American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery meeting in Boston, Massachusetts. Dr. Mozayeni found … Continue

LASIK Eye Surgery Decisions for Busy Women: How Do I Decide When it’s the Right Time?

Providence Eye & Laser Specialists discusses the ways in which many women view LASIK eye surgery as a procedure that requires quality planning and timing.

As moms, we make decisions all day, every day. Some decisions are fun, like deciding whether to go to the pool or Carowinds with the kids. We all like those kinds of decisions! Other decisions can be much bigger, with a larger affect, like deciding if your child should see … Continue

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