LASIK Pros and Cons

LASIK Pros and Cons

By EyeClinicAdmin May 2, 2016

LASIK Pros and Cons at The Eye Clinic SurgicenterAs with anything in life, LASIK has its pros and cons.  Here are 3 pros and cons to consider before a LASIK procedure at The Eye Clinic Surgicenter in Billings:

Pro: Improved visual acuity.  Most patients notice an immediate improvement in vision.

Con: Some patients notice nighttime vision problems, including glare, halos and sensitivity to bright light.  These often resolve after a period of time but in some people they do not.

Pro: No more glasses and contacts.  Can you imagine the money you could save on decades of prescription eyewear or contact lenses?

Con: Bruising of eye.  These subconjunctival hemorrhages appear as red spots on the white of the eye and are common after the LASIK procedure.  They can last from one week to one month and do not impact vision.

Pro: Reduced irritation from contact lenses.  That irritation from dry, scratchy contact lenses?  A thing of the past.

Con: LASIK can cause a dry eye that can last for several weeks.  Eye drops can help with this.

Contact The Eye Clinic Surgicenter at 406-252-6608 or today to learn more!


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