Eyesight correction methods such as glasses and lenses are costly. Since they become a part of your lifestyle, it is hard to understand how much they cost. However, once you calculate the actual costs, you will see how much your eyesight correction costs you in a lifetime.

When people hear of LASIK eye surgery, they immediately think of the complicated process and its associated expenses. However, once you consider the cost of your lenses, glasses, and sunglasses, LASIK eye surgery is very affordable.

Let us find out how in this article.

Why is Eyesight Correction Lead to an Expensive Lifestyle?

Some lifestyle choices are such that we forget to calculate the money we spend on them. If you use glasses, you will only consider your first spectacle and lenses’ cost and forget to calculate all the overhead expenses. Following are a few things through which eyesight correction costs you a fortune in a lifetime.

  • Ophthalmologist’s appointment
  • Prescription eye drops and other drugs
  • Frames
  • Lenses
  • Contacts
  • Lens solution
  • Overhead expenses, such as commute costs.

It is easy to negate all these things. However, you will be surprised to know how much more they cost than a LASIK eye surgery.

LASIK Saving Calculation

There is very little you need to calculate in the morn time when you can access a LASIK saving calculator (NOTE: Please create a LASIK Saving Calculator and integrate it to the website.) online. However, it is essential to ask yourself specific questions while calculating how much money you will be spending on your eyesight correction routine throughout your life. The questions being:

  • Your age
  • The cost of your regular prescription eyewear
  • The durability of your prescription eyewear
  • Your ophthalmologist’s fee
  • The frequency of your appointments
  • The number of contact lens and contact lens solution boxes and bottles you use in a year.
  • The general cost of your contact lens and contact lens solution

Once you have calculated all of this by appropriate addition and multiplication, subtract the sum with your LASIK eye surgery cost. And you will know exactly how much you’ll be saving in a lifetime by getting LASIK eye surgery now.

How Much Can I Save?

To put matters into perspective, a 20-year-old person using only eyeglasses as an eyesight correction tool can expect to spend about $3000 – $10000 in their life for eyecare, depending on the standard of the product preferred. A LASIK eye surgery on one eye costs $999 at Columbus LASIK Vision. Considering the above, lifetime savings by choosing LASIK are huge!
You can use a LASIK saving calculator to understand how much you can personally save by getting the surgery.


You can contact your insurance company or even consult at Columbus LASIK Vision to get a clear idea of how to deal with your finances to get the surgery. You can also opt for our financing options to get a clearer and safer financial image.

Call at 1-866-600-3937 today to book an appointment.

About Dr. Columbus

Dr. Bill, as he is affectionately known, is the founder and surgical director at Columbus LASIK Vision. He received his Bachelor’s Degree at Scranton University and his medical degree at Penn State University Medical Center where he also performed his internal medicine internship. He then spent three years at Nassau County Medical Center training in Ophthalmology. Shortly after finishing at Nassau county, he began his cornea and refractive fellowship at the prestigious Cornell Medical Center in Manhattan. Dr. Columbus has demonstrated his commitment to excellence with over 25,000 corrective eye procedures.