How much should I expect to pay for LASIK?
On average, LASIK costs range between $2,000 to $3,000 per eye. Over time you may spend less by having LASIK than continuing to purchase and maintain corrective lenses.
Can you put LASIK on a credit card?
Yes. If approved, you can use your CareCredit credit card at locations within the CareCredit network to finance LASIK or other vision correction procedures and eyecare treatments. The benefit of using a CareCredit credit card is the opportunity to use promotional financing.
How long is LASIK good for?
For the majority of people who have LASIK, they remain happy with their vision after 10 years. One study found that 35 percent of individuals who had LASIK needed retreatment over 10 years.
How do I pay for LASIK?
Consider these seven different ways to cover the LASIK eye surgery price outlined below.
- Tax Refunds. …
- Health Savings Account (HSA) or Flexible Spending Account (FSA) …
- Credit Cards. …
- Personal Savings. …
- Personal Bank Loans. …
- Loans from Family or Friends. …
- Third Party Financing.
How long does it take to recover from LASIK?
The immediate recovery period for LASIK generally lasts six to 12 hours, but it varies by patient, depending on several factors. Most patients see clearly within 24 hours after vision correction surgery, but others take two to five days to recover.
Is LASIK worth it over 40?
Of course, LASIK eligibility depends on quite a few factors, several of which are unique from person to person. But the answer is generally yes – LASIK is worth it after 40. LASIK is safe and effective for patients older than 40 and produces the long-term value that this refractive surgery is known for.
Does LASIK last forever?
But, LASIK is permanent. LASIK permanently corrects the vision prescription that you have at the time of surgery. This means that it cannot wear off. However, any underlying conditions such as presbyopia that progress over time can cause changes to your vision, making the original LASIK procedure less effective.