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Why LASIK Is a Smart Investment Over Time

When it comes to vision correction, many people weigh the costs of glasses against LASIK surgery. While glasses seem like a more affordable option upfront, LASIK can be a smart investment over time. Let’s break it down:

  • Upfront Costs: Glasses typically require regular updates due to prescription changes, fashion trends, or wear and tear. These costs can add up over the years, including frames, lenses, coatings, and exams.
  • Long-Term Expenses: LASIK surgery involves a one-time cost that covers the procedure and post-operative care. Over the years, this cost can be significantly lower than continually purchasing and maintaining glasses.
  • Convenience: LASIK offers freedom from the hassles of total reliance on glasses, such as fogging, cleaning, and misplacements. It also eliminates the need for backup glasses or prescription sunglasses.
  • Quality of Life: Improved vision from LASIK can enhance daily activities, sports, and work performance. It can also boost self-confidence and reduce dependency on corrective eyewear.
  • Health Considerations: LASIK eliminates the discomfort of wearing glasses, such as nose pads or temple pressure. It can also reduce the risk of eye infections associated with prolonged contact between the eyes and glasses.
  • Financial Impact: While LASIK requires an initial investment, the long-term savings on glasses, contacts, and related expenses can outweigh the upfront cost.

While LASIK may seem like a larger expense initially, its benefits in terms of convenience, improved vision, and long-term savings make it a compelling investment for many individuals seeking permanent vision correction. Consulting with your eye care professional can provide personalized insights into the cost-effectiveness and suitability of LASIK based on individual eye health and lifestyle factors. If you’re local to Northeast Ohio and the Cleveland area, we’d love to welcome you to our vision center and explore whether you are a strong fit for LASIK.

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See What Cleveland Is Saying

About Lasik Vision Centers of Cleveland

TJ Ward World Champion Pro Football Player

"Thanks to the staff at LASIK Vision Centers of Cleveland and Dr. Eippert for providing excellent and professional care to improve my vision on and off the field."

Kenneth Jordan Google Local Guide

"Everything went extremely well. They are very thorough about everything from beginning to end. I wish I would have done this a long time ago. I couldn't be happier. Quick, easy, fairly fast recovery. I was able to see perfect within 24 hours."

Matt Fetter

"I had my LASIK surgery a few days ago, and I definitely wish I had committed to doing it years ago. From start to finish, the doctors and staff at LVC were fantastic. They answered all of my questions and really put my mind at ease about the procedure. I am now seeing 20/20 (actually, 20/15 in one eye) and it’s fantastic."

Jessica Bocian

"LVC is amazing. The customer service they provide is wonderful and I highly recommend them to anyone in need of Lasik."

Samantha Arotzarena

"I was referred to LVC by my eye doctor, and I am so glad he partnered with this amazing team. Everyone in the office is extremely helpful and very caring. Dr. Eippert is an amazing surgeon and is very clear on what he needs from you as a patient. He took the time to call me after my surgery to make sure I was still doing ok. LVC has top-of-the-line equipment which makes for an easy and painless surgery. I have recommended LVC to all my friends and relatives looking to get Lasik. I would not go anywhere else!"

Dagmar de Lange

"Best thing I ever did! I just did my one week follow-up appointment after LASIK last week and I have 20/20 vision! Dr. Eippert and his team made this whole experience so comfortable and easy. Dr. Eippert even called me the evening after the surgery to make sure I felt fine. I highly recommend Lasik Vision Centers of Cleveland!"