Benefits of PRK and LASIK eye surgery for athletes

prk or lasik for athletesIf you wear glasses or contacts and enjoy playing sports, you may already know that poor vision can have a negative impact on your performance in the game. When playing sports, you will always need to wear corrective lenses if you can’t see clearly without glasses or contacts. It can be a hassle to deal with corrective lenses when on the field, which is why you might consider the benefits of PRK or LASIK eye surgery.

What financing options are available for PRK and LASIK?

prk and lasik financing optionsPRK and LASIK eye surgery can have a life-changing impact on those who suffer from vision impairment. This type of surgery makes it possible to eliminate the need of contact lenses and glasses. Choosing to have PRK or LASIK right now can end up saving you money in the long run, since you won’t need to pay for prescription glasses and contacts.

Is it possible for kids to develop cataracts?

cataracts in childrenMost of the time, cataracts won’t develop in your eyes until later in life, and are usually associated with older age since they are more common among the older generation. But, just because cataracts are more common in adults, doesn’t mean kids aren’t susceptible to this eye condition. In fact, it is possible for kids to get cataracts, although it isn’t very common.

How long can you enjoy the benefits of PRK/LASIK surgery?

benefits of prk and lasik surgeryIf you are considering PRK or LASIK eye surgery, you might be wondering about the amount of time you will be able to enjoy the benefits of this vision correction surgery. The amount of time for which results will last is one of the most common questions we hear about PRK and LASIK surgery when speaking to our patients.

Are PRK and LASIK surgeries painful?

pain associated with prk and lasik surgeryA common question many patients have is whether PRK or LASIK surgery will be painful during the procedure and after surgery is complete. Many individuals are interested in achieving better eyesight, but are worried about the possibility of being in pain due to having eye surgery.

Thanks to advancements in medical technology, PRK and LASIK surgeries aren’t typically painful procedures. Here are a few things to expect regarding pain and laser eye surgery.

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