Who can have laser vision correction?
Laser vision correction is currently available in the U.S. to treat people who are nearsighted and/or have astigmatism. Treatment of farsightedness is also available. However, according to current FDA guidelines, patients that are farsighted should have no more than 1 diopter of astigmatism’ to be considered a candidate. To learn more about these guidelines, feel free to contact our office and schedule a complimentary consultation. What is monovision? Monovision is a procedure where one eye is corrected for distance and the other for near. The brain accommodates for this in most cases, however, prior testing is a good idea. The doctor can fit you with a soft contact lens so you can try the monovision effect for several days. If you find this comfortable, and have no problem with reading, you would most likely benefit from the monovision procedure. How much does laser vision correction cost? The cost of laser vision correction is quite reasonable when compared to the ongoing cost of gla