I've Decided to get LASIK. What Now?

by The Rochester Eye & Laser Team on May 28, 2020 10:06:08 AM

So you’ve made the decision to get LASIK surgery. Right on!

Now what?

Step 1: Find a Surgeon

The first thing you need to do is to talk with a doctor that can provide LASIK — called an ophthalmologist — to find out if you’re a good candidate for the procedure. Many provide free consultations for LASIK, so even if you’re just first considering it and want to get all those initial questions off your chest, it’s a great place to start.

Now not every ophthalmologist can perform LASIK. To find one that can, or to seek a second opinion, visit Rochester Eye and Laser Center.

Step 2: Ask the Right Questions

You’ve probably got a million of ‘em. How long does it take? Can I get LASIK if I have astigmatism?

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When age is an issue for LASIK surgery

by The Rochester Eye & Laser Team on May 21, 2020 12:02:22 PM

When is Someone Too Young or Too Old to Have LASIK?

LASIK is FDA-approved for those 18 and older. Dr. Lindahl encourages young patients to wait until they are 21, when a person’s prescription stops changing.

Having a stable prescription for at least two years is required before anyone, young or old, is deemed a good LASIK candidate.

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We are ready when you are ready

by The Rochester Eye & Laser Team on May 14, 2020 7:00:00 AM

We are currently seeing patients for emergencies, glaucoma, refractive consultations, and our Optical Shop is open daily from 8a-4p. We are currently booking patients for June appointments and for all eye care needs.

While we understand that many of you must be having mixed emotions, on the one hand, you may have some fears about going out and on the other hand, you need to have your eyes examined, or your glasses changed, or cataract surgery.

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