Step 10: Enjoy the Benefits!
If you would like the freedom of going through life without eyeglasses
and contacts, LASIK laser vision correction may be the answer!
Since the Food & Drug Administration (FDA) approved LASIK in 1995,
millions of Americans have experienced the benefits of this surgical
procedure. A recent report in Ophthalmology Times stated that
LASIK will soon eclipse cataract surgery as the most common surgical
in the United States. Almost 150 million Americans (half of
the population) have some type of refractive error, and a third
of them qualify for
Your individual consideration for choosing refractive surgery
or LASIK is personal and highly individual. While LASIK does not guarantee
perfect vision, it does hold the promise of substantially reducing
your dependence on contacts or glasses, and the freedom of pursuing
whatever life brings your way.
People just like you ask..
What would it be like to wake up and see your alarm clock for
the first time? To look outside your
window and see your own neighborhood? Or to pass your driving
test without corrective lenses?
Some people would call this a miracle!
Something to celebrate!
For dancing, playing, and all sorts of important socializing
and family get-together, the freedom LASIK offers is the icing
on the cake.
You will be the one photographed at
these happy occasions without your glasses!
Parents of young children
Many parents wish to provide for the safety of their children
regardless of the situation - playing in the surf, rough-housing
at home, or trying to escape an emergency. Parents want to
be available for even the simplest but important tasks, like
finding one's way
through the house at
night when a child needs you.
From weekend warrior to professional athlete, many sports enthusiasts
find the idea of being unencumbered by contacts or glasses, for
safety and improved performance, an undeniably worthwhile
For those who travel, being independent of glasses
or contact lenses offers numerous advantages. There are safety
considerations like having the ability to see in
any emergency, plus the
convenience of having less to pack, less to care for, and perhaps,
most important, less to lose.
Check out the value!
Here is a simple checklist to help you compare the value of LASIK.
Ascribe a dollar amount to each item listed below:
$____ Seeing the alarm clock when you wake up
$____ Safety and ease during sports and other physical activities
$____ Being able to see underwater while swimming
$____ Being able to recognize people without your glasses
$____ Saving the time it takes to care for contact lenses
$____ Being more readily available in emergency situations
$____ Self-esteem, self-confidence, self-appreciation
$____ Traveling lighter, easier, safer
$____ Feeling and appearing more youthful
$____ Savings from glasses and contacts purchases during lifetime
$____ Overall freedom from glasses or contact lenses
$____ Add your own: ________________
$____ Total Value of LASIK
LASIK is a surgical procedure, and like all such procedures,
there are risks involved. Carefully consider what are realistic expectations.
Our goal at Seibel Vision Surgery is helping you decide what is the
best choice for you.