LASIK Eye Surgery

Average LASIK Procedure Time: 120 Seconds Per Eye!

LASIK eye surgery has become a mainstream method of vision correction. Within minutes, those who struggle with nearsightedness, farsightedness, and astigmatism can be glasses-free and living a life of visual freedom. The everage LASIK procedures takes about 2 minutes per eye.

Flap

Thin corneal flap is created.

Laser

Cool-beam laser reshapes the cornea

After

Flap is repositioned and heals naturally and completely

Is LASIK right for you?

Whiting Clinic has the most advanced specialized equipment for determining your LASIK Candidacy.

LASIK eye surgery has become a mainstream method of vision correction. Within minutes, those who struggle with nearsightedness, farsightedness, and astigmatism can be glasses-free and living a life of visual freedom. The everage LASIK procedures takes about 2 minutes per eye.

  • Nearsightedness

    Nearsightedness

    Sleep Cornea – images lands short of the retina

  • Farsightedness

    Farsightedness

    Flat Cornea – images lands past of the retina

  • Astigmatism

    Astigmatism

    Imperfect Curvature – images lands multiple places on the retina

Free 90 Minute Lasik Exam

At Whiting Clinic, finding out if you’re a candidate for LASIK is free of charge and risk.

Our team of experts will spend 90 minutes guiding you through each step, presenting all of your vision options, and helping you decide when is the best time for you to have LASIK. If it’s determined that you are a good candidate for LASIK, you’ll have an opportunity to schedule your procedure!

LASIK Recovery

The day of your LASIK procedure, you’ll be accompanied by a driver and spend approximately 90 minutes at Whiting Clinic.

The procedure itself is relatively painless, and only take 120 seconds per eye. After the procedure, you’ll be sent home to rest for 2-6 hours, and can awaken to resume most normal activities. Your vision will already be dramatically improved, and many of our patients feel comfortable driving and returning to work the very next day. Aside from using a series of eye drops for 1 week following your LASIK, your life resumes as normal with the benefit of not relying on glasses and contact lenses to see your world.

Frequently Asked Questions

Over the years, we’ve heard many myths about LASIK. After all, we’ve been in the field of Laser Vision Correction longer than most. Please contact us with any questions or to clarify something you may have read on the internet.

LASIK will not interfere with having cataract surgery later in life.

True. You can have cataract surgery, or any other eye treatment, after correcting your vision with LASIK. Routine eye exams are the only way to identify eye conditions that may need treatment.


Routine eye exams are important after LASIK.

True.Even though your vision has been corrected and you no longer need a prescription, it is still essential to take care of your eyes by having a yearly routine eye exam.


Price is the biggest difference between LASIK providers.

FalseIn 97% of cases, low cost LASIK providers do not honor their low advertised price. Remember, in any medical procedure the surgeon’s experience is the most important attribute for patient success.


LASIK is not recommended for everyone.

True. Approximately 75% of patients at the Whiting Clinic are good candidates for LASIK. A FREE comprehensive LASIK exam will determine the best vision correction procedure for you.


LASIK can correct my astigmatism.

True. LASIK corrects nearsightedness, farsightedness, AND astigmatism. Your individual candidacy recommendation is based on meticulous diagnostic testing and your unique lifestyle.


LASIK is risky and untested.

False. LASIK technology has been evolving for over twenty years. Studies on patients who had earlier laser vision corrections show their vision is still clear with no significant health effects.


LASIK achieved immediate results.

True. You will notice a dramatic improvement in your vision immediately after your procedure, and nearly 99% of patients feel comfortable driving the very next day!


LASIK is painless.

True. Some patients feel slight pressure during the procedure, and some feel a stinging sensation for a short time afterward. Over-the-counter pain medication is enough to alleviate any discomfort.


LASIK is permanent.

True. The change made to your vision is permanent. Whiting Clinic offers a Lifetime Commitment for any future necessary laser vision enhancements.


LASIK is considered to be just as safe or safer than contact lenses.

True. Statistics show there is a greater risk of infection with prolonged contact lens wearing than with LASIK.


Schedule Your Free LASIK Consultation.

We hope to speak with you soon and assist you on your journey toward your vision correction.

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