Is LASIK Expensive?

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The cost of LASIK eye surgery varies drastically across the country. Several factors influence the LASIK cost, but the average price most people pay is about $2,000 per eye.  The price you’ll pay for your LASIK depends on several factors, including: The type of laser technology you choose The type of surgical instrument used to […]

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Can I Drive After a LASIK Consultation?

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A LASIK consultation at Client Name includes several steps to determine if you are a suitable candidate for LASIK surgery. This appointment will last approximately 2-3 hours, during which time you will have your vision, eyes and overall health thoroughly evaluated.  During the visit in Rancho Cucamonga, Dr. Blanton is creating a thorough assessment and […]

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What are LASIK Doctors Called?

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LASIK doctors are eye doctors called ophthalmologists. When it comes to eye care, the most trained and skilled professionals in the field are ophthalmologists. An ophthalmologist is a physician, either a doctor of medicine (MD) or a doctor of osteopathy (DO), who specializes in the medical and surgical care of the eyes and visual system […]

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What Happens in a LASIK Consultation?

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The first step in having LASIK in Rancho Cucamonga is scheduling a consultation, during which Dr. Blanton will evaluate your candidacy for laser eye surgery. After a thorough discussion and a non-invasive eye exam, Dr. Blanton will be able to determine if LASIK is right for you. The doctor and staff can then recommend the […]

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How is LASIK Performed?

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LASIK is a vision correction procedure that aims at permanently altering the focusing power of the eye by reshaping the cornea with a precise excimer laser. LASIK is performed as an outpatient procedure while the patient is awake. Usually both eyes are operated on at the same time, but if you prefer, it can be done one […]

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Can I Use My Phone After LASIK?

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Following LASIK surgery, it’s important to understand that your eyes are in a recovery process and you need to take special care to ensure they heal properly. Since your eyes are still healing, they will be especially sensitive in the first 24 hours after the LASIK procedure. Because of this, it’s recommended to wait at […]

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Can You Have LASIK After Cataract Surgery?

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LASIK surgery can be performed 3-6 months after cataract surgery, however, it may not be necessary. Modern cataract surgery can help to reduce a person’s need for glasses. In fact, depending on the intraocular lens that you choose to have implanted in your eye during cataract surgery, you might even eliminate the need for glasses.  […]

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Is LASIK Effective Long Term?

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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 […]

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Does LASIK Wear Off?

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In general, LASIK eye surgery is considered to be a permanent way to correct vision. Given that the procedure takes roughly 30 minutes total to complete, this is pretty impressive. Over the last several decades, LASIK results have proven to be very stable. After the initial healing period of 3 to 6 months, your distance […]

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Is LASIK a Good Investment?

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LASIK is an investment in your vision. Based on patient experience, it’s also an experience that adds valued benefits and satisfaction to a person’s life. Having LASIK eye surgery is a better solution for many people that have nearsightedness, farsightedness and astigmatism than other visual aids. Using a prescription product in close contact with the […]

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