Is Lasik really worth it? We think so! In this article, we will be covering the national patient satisfaction rate of Lasik eye surgery. We will then compare it to other popular cosmetic treatments to see how they rank. Lasik is one of the most commonly performed cosmetic treatments in the unites states. In fact, Lasik eye surgery is the most performed cosmetic procedure in the world.
According to the American Academy of Opthalmology or the AAO, Lasik has seen a whopping 30 million procedures performed globally since it was first patented in the early 1980s and close to 700,000 thousand procedures are performed every year in the United States and growing. When comes down to it, Lasik is worth the price, and here’s why!
How well does Lasik score nationally?
Lasik, or laser in situ keratomileusis utilizes a laser to reshape the cornea of the eye and correct refractive errors. Refractive errors in the eye result in hyperopia and myopia, also known as nearsightedness and farsightedness. Here in Michigan, Lasik is used as a mechanism to free patients from their eyeglasses and contact lenses so they can enjoy life without the need for corrective eyewear, and this holds true around the world as well.
Numerous studies from 2018 have shown that 99% of Lasik eye surgery patients obtain greater than 20/40 eyesight. Studies also show that over 90% of patients obtain better than the advertised 20/20 vision. These statistics are with traditional Lasik as well, not the cutting edge CATz Lasik offered at Yaldo Eye Center and at other globally recognized Lasik practices. In addition to its high success rate, Lasik boasts an unparalleled 98% patient satisfaction rate; the greatest of any cosmetic surgery.
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