Refractive eye surgery (LASIK) is an amazing procedure that could restore perfect vision to those who have suffered from poor vision for years. Because LASIK surgery is a highly delicate procedure performed on the eyes, many potential LASIK consumers choose a reputable company to entrust with their vision. Fortunately, there are currently a great number of companies that have earned the trust and respect of the medical community through their continued dedication to providing patients with the highest standard of medical care. But the most popular or the major LASIK companies in the U.S. are only five (TLC, LASIKPlus, ILASIK, LASIK MD and LASIK Vision Institute).
More than seven hundred thousand people undergo the procedure every year and these five companies are taking a big percentage of these patients because the variety of surgeon, location, technology and budgets for individual needs.
LASIKPlus currently has locations in 30 states across the U.S. and provides patients with care from the highest trained ophthalmologists. With over fifteen years of experience, LASIKPlus surgeons are regarded because of their skill and experience as some of the best in the country. When deciding to undergo LASIK surgery, LASIKPlus offers patients with a free preliminary eye exam, which will give patients a feel for the company and provide them with pricing and financing options. LASIKPlus is currently accepted by seven of the eight most popular vision plans and offers various payment plans to fit the needs of their patients.
TLC, which stands for technology, lifetime, and commitment; is committed to improving the quality of vision throughout the lifetime of their patients through the use of their advanced technology. TLC offers a TLC Lifetime Commitment to patients that have undergone LASIK surgery in one of their centers. This commitment guarantees lifelong results by providing supplementary enhancement surgeries free of cost. With locations in 32 states, TLC makes it possible for patients throughout the U.S. to take advantage of the TLC Lifetime Commitment. TLC also helps to make LASIK affordable to their patients through the TLCVision Advantage Program, which offers savings to members of 39 different insurance programs.
LASIK Vision Institute has locations in 23 states across the United States and currently employs 22 of the most experienced and highly skilled LASIK surgeons in the country. These surgeons focus solely on laser refractive procedures and are committed to every step on their patients care. Currently, LASIK Vision Institute boasts of securing the collective experience of 750,000 completed procedures, with that number increasing almost daily. LASIK Vision Institute also offers a free LASIK evaluation to patients considering the surgery to see if they a good candidate for the surgery and to answer any questions they may have.
There are currently iLASIK physicians in all 50 states to make vision care more convenient than ever. iLASIK utilizes an exclusive quick and almost painless procedure to correct the vision of the patient. Most people, who are at least 21 years of age, are candidates for the iLASIK procedure. In many cases, iLASIK can restore vision to beyond what is considered to be 20/20. Payment plans are available, as low as $89.00 a month, to patients who qualify. These plans can be made to include the iLASIK surgery and all associated doctors visits, to provide customers with affordable options if they choose to undergo the surgery.
LASIK MD currently has one United States location, in Syracuse, New York, but also has many Canadian locations available to treat patients from the U.S. LASIK MD employs surgeons who are not only considered to the be some of the best in the United States, but some of the best in the world. These world renowned surgeons have the experience of over 500,000 completed LASIK procedures, including over 20,000 of the latest Advanced Custom Wavefront procedures. LASIK MD works to make LASIK eye surgery affordable by working with many different vision plans and offering different pricing and payment options so that patients may choose a plan that works with their financial needs.
Page updated Sep 02, 2010