LASIK eye surgery is the best known and the most commonly performed laser refractive procedure to correct certain types of vision problems. This popular treatment is used to correct eye problems that include nearsightedness, farsightedness, and astigmatism. And while LASIK – and the crisp, clear vision it can provide – brings many benefits to our daily lives, LASIK is proving particularly beneficial for people who enjoy an active lifestyle.
Your Vision and Recreational Activities
If you’re like many people, you enjoy different recreational activities – sports, hiking, visiting museums, or even trying new restaurants. As the spring and summer months approach, you are likely to spend more time engaging in these types of activities.
Recreational activities of different types demand good vision. Having said that, dealing with eyeglasses and contact lenses can be a real hassle when trying to enjoy your hobbies and adventures. Indeed, if you are a glasses wearer, you may face limitations as to what you can do in the way of recreational and athletic activities.
A primary reason why many people seek out an eye care professional in regard to LASIK eye surgery is that they want to be able to fully enjoy their hobbies and activities without restrictions. LASIK typically proves to be the opening of a door to a more active lifestyle for many people.
Adventures with Friends and Family
In addition to recreational activities, you may also dream of spending more time with friends and family outdoors. As warmer months approach, you may have plans to play in the park with your kids, enjoy a picnic on a sunny day, or even take a simple family walk around your neighborhood.
As a glasses or contact lens wearer, you may feel you’re limited in what you can do with loved ones in the great outdoors. For example, eyeglasses can prove uncomfortable and unwieldy during even the most basic outdoor activities. Contact lens wearers oftentimes find themselves more susceptible to the discomfort and blurred vision associated with seasonal allergies.
The fact is that LASIK patients typically report outdoor activities to become all the more enjoyable because LASIK frees them to actually see and enjoy what they are doing!
An Affordable Option for Better Vision
There are some myths associated with LASIK surgery, including surrounding the perceived costs associated with this procedure. The reality is that LASIK eye surgery is a reasonably priced procedure designed to markedly improve eyesight. In addition, thanks to LASIK surgery people typically no longer need to deal with the expenses associated with contact lenses and eyeglasses.
Indeed, the savings associated with contact lenses and eyeglasses following LASIK can prove to be substantial over time. These savings ultimately will pay the reasonable costs associated with LASIK eye surgery.
If you’re interested in LASIK eye surgery as a means of improving your active lifestyle, the experienced, knowledgeable eye doctors at Matossian Eye Associates are ready to discuss your options. You can schedule an appointment with one of our eye doctors right now by calling us at (800) 708-8800 or visit https://www.matossianeye.com/contact-us. In addition to providing LASIK, we provide a full range of other eye care services.