Month: August 2017

Preparing for LASIK Surgery

LASIK surgery requires considerable preparation. Prior to LASIK in Hollywood, you’ll need a complete eye examination by your refractive surgeon including the following tests and evaluation: Dr. Bosem will dilate your pupils to fine-tune your prescription. Examination of your eyes to make sure they’re healthy, including testing for glaucoma, performing a retinal exam and assessing for… Read more »

Wearing Contacts Before a LASIK Consultation

If you are a contact lens wearer who is interested in LASIK eye surgery for vision correction and to reduce your dependency on contacts, it’s important to be aware of the restrictions surrounding wearing contact lenses before your LASIK consultation. Prior to a LASIK consultation and surgery, it is vital that contact lenses not be… Read more »

How Effective is Laser Eye Surgery?

Thousands of people across the globe have experienced the lasting benefits of laser eye surgery. Laser eye surgery has proven highly effective in most people with common vision problems like nearsightedness, farsightedness and astigmatism. In fact, as many as 70% of patients will experience better than 20/20 vision once they’ve had the procedure. So, what… Read more »

Is LASIK Covered by Insurance?

Unfortunately, most insurance companies don’t cover LASIK because laser eye surgery is nearly always considered an elective procedure and not medically necessary. Although insurance does not often cover the cost of LASIK, certain people can get their laser eye surgery covered due to special circumstances. The first way LASIK may be covered by insurance is… Read more »