Monthly Archives: November 2016

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LASIK Financing

With the average cost of LASIK being more than $2,000 per eye in the U.S. and the procedure not being covered by most insurance plans, you might feel that laser vision correction is beyond your financial means. Thankfully, there are a number of LASIK financing options available to make LASIK affordable for people who cannot… Read More


LASIK Consultation

The first step in having LASIK in Seattle is scheduling a consultation, during which Dr. Leavitt will evaluate your candidacy for laser eye surgery. After a thorough discussion and a non-invasive eye exam, Dr. Leavitt will be able to determine if LASIK is right for you. Your doctor can then recommend the best approach for… Read More


How Old Do You Have To Be To Have LASIK?

If you have considered vision correction surgery, you may have wondered how old you have to be to have LASIK. LASIK has been FDA approved for patients 18 or older. There is no ideal age to have the procedure, but it is important to have a stable prescription and, of course, healthy eyes. One benefit… Read More


LASIK Flap

LASIK, which stands for laser in-situ keratomileusis, is a popular surgery used to correct vision in people who are nearsighted, farsighted or have astigmatism.  One aspect of LASIK surgery that has made it such an innovative and effective procedure is the LASIK flap. CREATING THE LASIK FLAP The first step of LASIK eye surgery is to partially… Read More