Why LASIK Helps You Break Free and Be Your Best Self - Herschel LASIK and Cataract Institute

Why LASIK Helps You Break Free and Be Your Best Self


Do you want crisp, clear vision that glasses and contact lenses can’t provide you? Are you tired of waking up and fumbling to get your hands on your visual aids before you can see clearly?

There’s another, better way. If you want a permanent solution, think about LASIK.

LASIK is a highly effective and safe way to correct your eyesight once and for all. Over 40 million people worldwide have decided to change their lives with a laser vision correction procedure like LASIK. Keep reading to understand what LASIK is and why it will help you break free and be your best self! 

What is LASIK?

LASIK is a laser refractive procedure that corrects refractive errors such as nearsightedness, farsightedness, and astigmatism. It uses sophisticated laser technology to reshape the cornea and improve vision.

LASIK is an outpatient procedure that only takes a few minutes per eye to complete, meaning once it’s over, you can go home. The best part: most patients start experiencing improved vision almost immediately! 

LASIK’s popularity comes from its ability to provide patients with incredible vision they can’t attain with visual aids. When you have LASIK, it corrects your vision beyond your original prescription. 

If you’ve dreamed of waking up with crystal-clear vision or want to stop depending on visual aids, LASIK could be the answer. 

How Does LASIK Work?

Before having LASIK, you’ll receive numbing eye drops to ensure you don’t feel any pain. LASIK uses a cool-beam excimer laser, a femtosecond laser, and advanced mapping technology. 

A protective suction ring is then placed on the eye to gently hold it steady during the procedure. A femtosecond laser then creates a protective corneal flap by emitting ultrafast light pulses. 

Your LASIK surgeon lifts the flap to access the underlying cornea and tissues. Next, the excimer laser precisely reshapes the inner cornea.

It’s guided by the computer software to correct nearsightedness, farsightedness, and astigmatism based on your unique prescription. Finally, the corneal flap is laid back into place, acting as a natural bandage. There is no need for stitches or sutures. 

Most patients notice immediate visual improvement after LASIK. You may notice temporary symptoms like dry eye, but these should dissipate during recovery. 

Over 95% of patients achieve 20/20 vision or better after LASIK. Patients remark that colors seem more vibrant, things in their lives look sharper, they have improved night vision, and it’s easier to see while playing sports. 

Improved clarity and visual acuity after a successful LASIK procedure means you can finally see the depth of the beauty around you. 

Being Your Best Self with LASIK

LASIK is a procedure that can help relieve the hassles, limitations, and expenses associated with using visual aids. It provides most patients with clear, sustainable vision and several lifestyle benefits. 

These benefits allow patients to realize their full potential while living their best lives. Here’s how:

More Time for What Matters

After LASIK, say goodbye to the daily rituals of fumbling with contact lens solution, inserting your contacts, and constantly cleaning your smudged glasses. The time you’ll save will mean you’ll have more time for what matters.

Whether that’s gaining time in the morning to sleep in a little longer or spending more time with your family, having more time can make a significant difference in your life. Imagine no longer spending time in the morning putting in your contacts or looking for your glasses. 

What if you had more relaxing evenings because you didn’t have to think about removing your contact lenses or making sure you don’t accidentally damage your glasses? That could be your reality if you didn’t have to worry about visual aids anymore!

Save Money Long-Term

Although LASIK requires an upfront cost, it pays for itself after only a few years. Another thing that makes this procedure worth it (and then some) is that it eliminates the costs of visual aids.

After LASIK, you’ll no longer need to pay for glasses, contact lenses, or any other relevant accessories. These savings will let you spend more on the things that matter most.

Or you can save money to pay off things like student loans, go on a memorable trip, or make a downpayment on your first home. No longer needing to pay for glasses and contact lenses can significantly impact you throughout your lifetime and add up. 

What would you do with an extra $500 annually? That’s how much you could save by having LASIK

Stress Less When You Travel

Traveling can be stressful, but what if there was something you could do to make it more enjoyable? Getting LASIK is an excellent first step to enjoying yourself and stressing less when preparing for a trip. 

The logistics of packing your contact lenses, any necessary accessories that go with them, and your spare glasses when traveling are a nuisance. After LASIK, you’ll find packing easier without accounting for glasses and contacts taking up space. 

You’ll also feel more carefree adventuring without worries over losing a contact or breaking your only pair of glasses. That will mean no more stress when sightseeing, heading to the beach, skiing majestic mountains, or going on hardy camping trips. 

LASIK will simplify traveling so you can fully immerse yourself in new cultures and experiences. Look at the world around you with new eyes, whether you’re traveling the world or lounging on the couch.

Exercise Freely and Confidently

There’s nothing like getting in the zone with your workout until your glasses start sliding down your nose. Sweating vigorously isn’t a great combination for those who wear glasses, especially while working out.

They can also get foggy and make it hard to see. Contact lenses aren’t much better because they can cause irritation and may become displaced or dislodged while lifting weights or running on a treadmill. 

But after LASIK, you can see clearly and no longer need to depend on visual aids. You’ll have clear vision no matter what you’re doing, whether cycling, running laps, swimming, or doing yoga. You’ll feel unencumbered and safer while being active, knowing you can always see.

See the Faces of Loved Ones

When you depend on visual aids, small but special details can get lost. You may not notice the flecks of gold in your spouse’s eyes or how your child’s eyes light up when they see you. 

But after LASIK, you’ll have sharper and clearer vision, making it easier to see what you want. You’ll also be able to capture precious memories and fully appreciate what’s around you as it happens. 

Sharp focus is the best way to see the world around you! 

Pursue Professional Growth

Advancing your career can require intense visual focus. You may need to review reports, create presentations, edit footage, analyze data, or perform certain technical skills.

But doing this while depending on visual aids like glasses and contact lenses can mean eyestrain and fatigue. When you choose LASIK, you can have the best vision of your life. It’s crisper, sharper, and better than you ever knew possible. 

Whether you’re looking to get a new promotion or switch to a new career, LASIK can give you more confidence and improve your vision at the same time. It is a proven way to gain freedom from the limitations of refractive errors.

Are you ready for better vision? Take the next step by requesting a LASIK consultation at Herschel LASIK and Cataract Institute in Orlando, FL, today! Why wait when you could finally see clearly?

Those who know choose Herschel LASIK and Cataract Institute

Beautiful office. Amazing and caring staff. Getting my surgery done Saturday and the Doctor and the staff helped choose the right option for me and I didn't feel pushed to commit. One of the only few who commits the patient to a dry eye treatment as per my research. Post-surgery I hope to keep my 5 star rating because I have nothing bad to say!

Yogi Nayyar (Google), February 2020

I recently did my LASIK procedure about 1 week ago and was completely blown away from beginning to end with the SERVICE received from the entire staff at Herschel LASIK. The office is beautifully decorated and the staff was always professional, personable, knowledgeable and friendly. I particularly enjoyed the way that everything was explained clearly before, during and after my procedure and questions were always encouraged and answered. My experience was the best encounter to date with a physician. Excellent doctor + excellent support staff +excellent service = excellent experience and a happy customer. Thank you so much Dr. Herschel, Doris and Francesca.

Vernicia Sturrup (Google), September 2019

Great service, sometimes a bit of a wait, but I take a full lobby as a sign of a well recommended doctor. Staff is friendly & quick to answerphones & squeeze me in when I got an eye problem. Would definitely recommend them to anyone wanting to get LASIK. Doctor even personally called to check on me the night after my procedure.

Stephanie G. (Yelp), January 2020

I got my LASIK procedure done here. I was apprehensive, mostly because anything to do with my eyes kind of freaked me out.
I went under a free consultation. The nurses/assistants were very nice and they answered any questions I had. Then I met Dr. Herschel and he was very nice and understanding. He explained all that would happen, how everything works, how long recovery will be, everything.
So, I agreed and start the process. I love the fact you always meet with Dr. Herschel at every appointment.
I now have 20/20 vision.
I'd highly recommend going to him for all of your vision needs.

Kelsea K. (Yelp), November 2019

Great surgeon and great staff. Do your research, Dr. Herschel is more than just a LASIK surgeon. He is certified and specializes in all areas of eye surgery so have peace of mind that you are getting one of the best. They use current technology and machines. More so, if your eyes aren’t ready for surgery he has no problem delaying 1-2 weeks until they are 100% good-to-go. He will not risk your health for the sake of money.

Dave T. (Yelp)
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