If you’re considering laser eye surgery, you may not realize that there is more than one option to improve your vision. Sometimes LASIK is used as a blanket term used to describe any procedure that corrects common vision problems including nearsightedness, farsightedness, and astigmatism. And while LASIK is an excellent option for many, ASA (or Advanced Surface Ablation) can act as a great alternative to LASIK while still giving patients the same long-term results.
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When it comes to LASIK eye surgery cost, the procedures remain unregulated on the open market. The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is empowered to approve the sale of lasers deemed “reasonably safe and effective” for LASIK procedures in the U.S. But there is no government oversight of how doctors manage or market LASIK practices – or how much they charge for LASIK vision correction surgery.
Are you looking for options when it comes to vision correction? Living with glasses and contact lenses doesn’t have to be the only way.