Category: LASIK

Is Winter the Best Time for LASIK?

Could the chilly winter be the hot time for LASIK? We think so! Spring and fall offer comfortable temperatures, while summer was custom-made for recovering during vacation time. But there are favorable conditions during winter that you may not have considered. Learn why winter may be the best time for LASIK in the Detroit area…. Read More

Why Detroit Is Better After LASIK

Let’s be honest: Most people with eyeglasses and contact lenses would gladly ditch the ‘scrips if they could. Your entire world is sharper, clearer and richer when you enjoy better vision.  The most reliable way to achieve consistently good eyesight is not through artificial visual aids but through excellent natural vision, such as what our… Read More

Are Your Eyes Ready for Some Football?

We’re getting closer to a new season of crisp air, seasonal clothes and outdoor adventures. No, not just fall—football season! Whether you’re taking the field or taking a seat in the stands, you don’t want to miss one bit of the glorious action. That means making sure your vision is up to the task. If… Read More

Watersports Enthusiast’s Life After LASIK: ‘It’s an Amazing Feeling’

When Jake Wilson stepped into Dr. Shabbir Khambati’s office for an eye evaluation, he set his hopes high and expectations low. He’d spent the majority of his 34 years in thick eyeglasses and annoying contact lenses and suspected he’d be a hard case due to his tough prescription. “My glasses were so thick, I was… Read More

The Top 3 Patient Concerns about LASIK

Fear of the unknown keeps many people from potentially life-changing decisions, and this is no less true of the decision to fix your bad vision through LASIK. Eye surgery can be intimidating when you don’t know what to expect, so we’re going to lift the veil on the whole thing.  Here are the 3 most… Read More

What Is the Best Time of Year to Get LASIK?

Winter, spring, summer or fall? Which season is best for LASIK? While the greening of spring or a summer vacation might feel like great times for a vision refresh, do you really want to wait to get out of those glasses or contact lenses? You’re in luck. It just so happens that winter is the… Read More

Yes, You Can Use Flex Spending on LASIK

A flexible spending account (FSA) or health spending account (HSA) can be a lifesaver when health expenses crop up that aren’t covered by medical insurance. Office copays and prescription copays are notoriously hard to predict, prompting us, at times, to overestimate what we need in our accounts for acute illness or injury. The flipside of… Read More

How (and Why) to Pay for LASIK

Lake Lazer Eye Center has been fortunate to help many patients with cataracts, presbyopia (loss of reading vision), myopia (nearsightedness), hyperopia (farsightedness) and astigmatism achieve better vision. Once we examine a patient’s eyes and identify a treatment path, vision correction is usually a matter of prescribing the appropriate glasses or contacts, or permanent correction with… Read More

What is the cost of LASIK eye surgery?

It would be wonderful to be able to provide a pat answer to the LASIK pricing question! But there are many things that influence the cost of LASIK in 2020 besides inflation. However, for the purposes of simple discussion, we’ll dig into the national average, as well as what factors affect what you can expect… Read More

LASIK Cost Versus a Lifetime of Glasses and Contacts

Many patients exploring laser vision correction are sometimes daunted by the price tag, but what they may not know is how much they pay for those relatively “cheap” glasses and contacts over the course of a lifetime. We thought it would be helpful to get some perspective on LASIK cost compared to a lifetime of… Read More