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Smithfield, NC 27577

Category: LASIK Cost

How Will I Pay for LASIK Eye Surgery?

Written by Dr. Dean Dornic on Sun 02/17/2013

Often a big concern among patients is how they will pay for LASIK eye surgery. One tactic that I see far too often is for the patient to call various offices seeking the lowest LASIK price then set about trying to save enough money to pay for the surgery. The problem with this is twofold:… Read More »

What is the Best LASIK?

Written by Dr. Dean Dornic on Mon 09/17/2012

Many consumers are confused by the various claims made by advertisers about LASIK. Many LASIK providers claim to have the “latest technology” or “most advanced technology”. Some consumers assume that LASIK provided anywhere is the same. Is there a difference between different types of LASIK and is so is there any “best LASIK”? LASIK is… Read More »

Why Tax Law Changes May be Costly to Those Who Delay Having LASIK Eye Surgery

Written by Dr. Dean Dornic on Sun 09/09/2012

LASIK eye surgery has been proven to save money over years of glasses and contact lens wear and every year of delay costs the individual contemplating vision correction surgery hundreds of dollars in potential savings but recent changes in tax laws can make a delay even more costly.  That’s because new provisions in the Affordable… Read More »

Wavefront Technology and LASIK

Written by Dr. Dean Dornic on Sun 09/02/2012

Early in the history of LASIK eye surgery, a small sub-group of patients complained about the quality of their vision.  Some actually had 20/20 levels of vision but described issues of “vision not being crisp” or “poor contrast”.  Some complained of disturbed night vision: star-bursting or halos around lights.  Out of a desire to solve… Read More »

LASIK: Not Everyone “Keeps Up With the Times”

Written by Dr. Dean Dornic on Sun 05/06/2012

Most patients know that today’s modern LASIK is better than conventional LASIK offered 20 years ago. But many patients don’t realize that most LASIK providers do not offer the latest, safest technology. The most common question that we field from the newly interested LASIK candidate remains ” How much does LASIK cost?” The inquirer presumes… Read More »

Did Your LASIK Provider “Skip Town”?

Written by Dr. Dean Dornic on Sat 01/28/2012

We see them with some regularity.  The LASIK patient who had their surgery performed a few years ago is looking for their provider to take advantage of their “lifetime guarantee”. The story goes like this: the patient gets an incredible deal on their LASIK eye surgery and the kicker?  Free enhancements for life.  But the… Read More »

You Can Get a Cheaper LASIK, but You Can’t Get a Better LASIK than iLASIK

Written by Dr. Dean Dornic on Sun 07/18/2010

Over the years, the LASIK procedure has evolved to become better and safer.  The LASIK procedure still consists of two main steps: 1. creating a flap and 2. reshaping the cornea under the flap.  The ultimate in safety and results in LASIK is iLASIK which is the culmination of improvements in both steps. In the… Read More »

Is Laser Eye Surgery Cosmetic?

Written by Dr. Dean Dornic on Sun 02/21/2010

Many people have taken the stance that refractive surgery is cosmetic, similar to a cheek implant, nose job or breast augmentation. The eyes are perfectly fine; a pair of glasses will make everything nice and clear, right? But isn’t this analogous to a patient who needs hearing aids to hear or a cane to walk?… Read More »