Before you undergo permanent laser vision treatment, you will do plenty of research. Knowing the answers to decisive questions will help you feel comfortable. Your choice affects you for the rest of your life. Here are a few of the questions you should ask a trustworthy, local Lasik surgeon.

What technologies do you use for Lasik
Understanding the tools the surgeon uses for eye treatment is critical. The better the equipment, the more the surgeon can customize the procedure. Healing times are much faster with bladeless tools meaning you can get back to ordinary life sooner.

How bad do a person’s eyes need to be to get treatment
Lasik is an excellent treatment for poor vision. Whether you have a slight prescription or not, you may be a candidate for laser vision correction. A trusted provider can tell you if you are a good candidate.

How do you get ready for Lasik
Visit a Lasik center for a free consultation. Ask questions, research the procedure, talk to others with Lasik corrections, and check into the credibility of the provider.

How many procedures do you perform each year
Knowing how often a surgeon performs Lasik can give you an idea of how reputable and skilled the provider.

What will you feel after a laser procedure
Immediately following the procedure, you should feel like there is something stuck in your eye. Your vision will alternate between blurry and clear. Your eyes may itch and water. It is for these reasons, providers will recommend going home and taking a nap.

At Columbus Lasik Vision, your doctor will explain each and everything to you. Our goal is to provide the utmost care and ease any fears. We want to help you see better and improve your lifestyle.

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.