Numerous vision conditions can reduce quality of life for countless individuals. From astigmatism to diabetic retinopathy to keratoconus, eye health issues affect millions, many times going unnoticed until it is too late. Providence Eye & Laser Specialists discusses a few vision health issues, and reviews how LASIK eye surgery or other eye care treatments can help patients regain and maintain quality vision.
A very common eye condition, astigmatism occurs when someone’s cornea is irregularly … Continue
Due to several factors, Laurie wasn’t sure if she’d be able to receive LASIK eye surgery. Luckily, Providence Eye’s Dr. Mozayeni came up with a plan so Laurie could safely undergo laser vision correction. After years of trying glasses and contacts, she could finally enjoy clear vision, right before her 50th birthday. Check out Laurie’s story in her own words:
Problems with my vision started when I was about 42 and before I knew it, … Continue
Astigmatism affects millions of Americans. Most individuals have some degree of astigmatism, but may never know it unless their vision is affected. For those unaffected by a small amount of astigmatism, treatment is unnecessary. However, for patients suffering from the effects of astigmatism, Providence Eye & Laser Specialists shed some light on the condition and reviews how eye care specialists treat patients via glasses, contacts or LASIK eye surgery.
Astigmatism is an extremely common eye … Continue
Age-related macular degeneration (AMD) is the leading cause of vision loss in the United States, affecting nearly 11 million people. Located in the retina, macular degeneration affects the macula, which is responsible for your central, sharp vision. As the disease progresses, the ability to see things clearly worsens. Many older patients develop macular degeneration as part of the natural aging process of the body. However, some individuals are more prone to macular degeneration, including … Continue
While quality research and self-education is the best way to begin learning about LASIK over 40, testimonials provide insight for those searching for realistic outcomes. Providence Eye & Laser Specialists invites you to read our testimonial trilogy. In three separate parts, we discuss patient experiences after the age of 40 to exhibit how easy it is to experience clear vision.
“I’m too old to have LASIK, I’m over 40.” This sentence is often overheard at … Continue
Part II of III: Cindy F.’s LASIK Procedure
At 53 years young, Cindy F. had Monovision LASIK in January 2011. Reading her story is a good example of how some individuals endure years of glasses, contacts and office visits before finding solace and clear vision with LASIK.
“My procedure was January 2011. I was 53 years of age. I had thought about this LASIK eye surgery for a long time. I had been to another … Continue
Part III of III: Kathleen K.’s Experience
In our final part of Providence Eye’s testimonial trilogy, we review Kathleen K.’s success story. In August of 2012, she received LASIK eye surgery at the age of 47 and has enjoyed clear vision since.
“Best decision I’ve made….ever!
In 10 minutes, my vision was transformed from 20/400+ to 20/20 without pain or discomfort. After wearing glasses or contacts for over 35 years, being able to see perfectly … Continue
Handing your wellbeing and trust over to anyone can be difficult. This can be especially trying when searching for an experienced, reputable LASIK eye surgeon. That’s why Providence Eye & Laser Specialists is here to help you create a checklist paired with helpful resources before undergoing any LASIK procedure.
While laser vision correction surgeries are extremely safe, it is crucial all patients research local eye surgeons in order to find one that best fits their … Continue
Paying for LASIK vision correction surgery may not be a cakewalk, but between setting money aside and using FSA or HSA accounts, your eye surgery does not have to break the bank. However, should you come across tempting offers that promise cheap, fast and quality LASIK eye surgery, beware. Less (probably) isn’t more in this case.
While discount LASIK may sound enticing, there are numerous reasons to be wary of these so-called “deals” for eye … Continue
An FSA/HSA account can be a wonderful resource for those who are suitable LASIK candidates. Providence Eye & Laser Specialists discusses why people should use their flexible spending money before new enrollment period rolls around.
Because insurance companies normally view laser eye surgery as a nonessential and cosmetic procedure, it is typically necessary to pay out of pocket for vision correction. In many cases, patients use money set aside in FSAs/HSAs (Flexible Spending Accounts/Health Savings … Continue