LASIK and Pregnancy or Breastfeeding

by The Rochester Eye & Laser Team on Aug 25, 2023 1:46:00 PM

LASIK is a great option to consider if you would like to see clearly and reduce your dependence on corrective lenses (i.e., glasses, contacts). It’s a great option to consider for people suffering from refractive errors, such as Myopia (Nearsightedness), Hyperopia (Farsightedness), and Astigmatism.

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Does Medicare Cover LASIK Eye Surgery?

by Christian Worstell on Aug 23, 2023 12:57:42 PM

It’s never too late to take steps to correct your vision, and many older adults on Medicare may be wondering if and how LASIK eye surgery is covered by Medicare. 

While LASIK eye surgery is not covered by Original Medicare (Medicare Part A and Part B), some Medicare Advantage plans (Medicare Part C) may cover LASIK eye surgery. Medicare Advantage plans are sold by private insurance companies and are an alternative way of receiving Medicare health benefits and prescription drug coverage.

Medicare Advantage plans often cover routine vision care, prescription glasses and contact lenses. Many of these Medicare Advantage plans with vision benefits may also cover LASIK ...

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Do I need eyedrops before & after LASIK?

by The Rochester Eye & Laser Team on May 13, 2022 2:51:07 PM



If you are considering LASIK eye surgery, you probably have a lot of questions. One of the most common questions we hear at the Rochester Eye & Laser Center is, “Do I need to use eye drops, and for how long?” In this blog, Dr. Kenneth Lindahl discusses the protocol he recommends for eye drops before and after all-laser LASIK surgery.

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