Why Spending Your Stimulus Check on Your Eyes Is a Wise Investment
With the third round of stimulus checks underway, millions of Americans are getting a much-needed boost to their finances. And although there are plenty of ways to spend the additional funds, investing in your health has one of the biggest payoffs. Vision correction surgery, for example, lasts years — sometimes even a lifetime.
Whether you’ve never heard of LASIK or it has long been on your to-do list, now might be the perfect time to take the initiative and schedule a consultation.
What Is LASIK?
LASIK — which stands for laser-assisted in situ keratomileusis — is a simple, quick, and comfortable eye surgery that offers life-changing results, which is why more than 10 million Americans have had taken the plunge.
During LASIK surgery, a special laser is used to change the shape of the clear tissue at the front of your eye. The procedure itself only lasts several painless minutes, Afterwards, your vision will gradually improve over the following days and weeks.
Is LASIK Right For You?
If you have one of the following vision problems, LASIK may be the solution:
It’s important to note that not everyone is a candidate for LASIK. The best way to determine whether or not this surgery is for you is by having a highly qualified surgeon perform an evaluation of your eyes and vision. Even if you’re not a candidate for LASIK, another vision correction surgery, such as ICL, PRK, and clear lens exchange, could be a fitting alternative.
When you visit a Brimhall Eye Center office for your initial free consultation, your doctor will provide a recommendation based on your hobbies, vision goals, and medical history. Counselors are also available to help you make a decision and walk you through the process.
LASIK shouldn’t be a one-size-fits-all procedure. Therefore, every surgery performed at Brimhall Eye Center is tailored to each patient’s unique eyes and lifestyle.
Why the Surgery Pays Off
With LASIK, you can finally ditch the glasses and take back the time and money that come with your daily contact lens routine. Some of the foremost benefits of LASIK include:
- Cost savings over time
- No more risk of infection from contact lenses
- Convenience in traveling, sports, and more
- Permanent vision enhancements
- Clearer vision
Overall, between 96% and 98% of LASIK patients end up with 20/20 vision, while 40% to 50% end up with vision even better than 20/20. Moreover, LASIK pays for itself in less than five years and provides a 306.6% return on investment.
Put Your Stimulus Money to Good Use
LASIK is the best way to wisely investing your stimulus money while solving your vision issues. Because Brimhall Eye Center offers flexible financing options, you do not even have to spend your check all at once. Moreover, high-quality aftercare and touch-ups are included for every patient.
If you’re ready to set up a consultation and learn more about how LASIK can improve your quality of life and save you heaps of money in the long run, contact Brimhall Eye Center today.