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Which is right for me? LASIK, SMILE or PRK?

PRK, LASIK, and SMILE For those looking for the best laser vision correction strategy in Cleveland, LASIK, SMILE, and PRK are your options. All three are considered effective ways to correct your vision, and become less dependent on glasses and contact lenses. But, you may be asking yourself, which one is for me? PRK PRK… Read More


Does Insurance Cover LASIK?

Insurance Coverage: Most health insurance and vision insurance plans don’t cover refractive or laser eye surgery, but many will allow for a discount if you go to certain LASIK centers. Because laser eye surgery is elective, most health insurance companies consider it cosmetic, and not medically necessary. Vision Care insurance companies like VSP (Vision Service… Read More


RIP to a Special Friend

Today we say goodbye to a very special friend and patient of ours, Ana, a Golden Lion Tamarin who lived at the Akron Zoo. Back in 2017 the Akron Zoo contacted Dr. Wiley about Ana, who was having trouble seeing. Ana was 13 years old. She weighted 1.25 pounds. It is estimated that there are… Read More


What can I do to lower the cost of LASIK?

Tax-Free Savings Accounts If the price of LASIK surgery has prevented you from making an appointment with Clear Choice Custom LASIK Center, you should investigate an overlooked funding option. Many employees, as well as the self-employed, have Health Savings Accounts (HSAs) or Flexible Spending Accounts (FSAs) to which deposits are made throughout the year. These… Read More


Maximize your HSA / FSA for LASIK this holiday season!

There’s no shortage of fun to pack in during the Holiday season. From turkey dinners to Christmas lists, the to-dos can get long. You might not think to add it initially, but somewhere between buying presents and sipping eggnog, “maximizing the funds in your HSA / FSA” shouldn’t be overlooked. After all, it’s money you’ve… Read More


What to expect from your free consultation for LASIK at ClearChoice

“My only regret is I didn’t do it sooner!” -Sarah F., LASIK patient, May 2017 Congratulations, you scheduled your consultation for LASIK eye surgery, what’s next? The consultation is when our doctors determine if you’re a good candidate for LASIK. (Spoiler alert: we also want all of your visits with us to be relaxing and… Read More


Clear Choice LASIK Discounts

Your insurance says “no” to covering LASIK, but there’s more to the story… Following a thorough eye exam, once it’s established a patient is a good candidate for LASIK the next logical question is, how can I make LASIK affordable for me? Some insurance policies do offer some benefits that can help people wanting LASIK…. Read More


Clever and Unconventional Ways to Afford LASIK

Thousands of satisfied customers can tell you paying for LASIK was worth every penny to them, but we get it, the costs associated with getting LASIK surgery aren’t something individuals always carve out in their budgets. We know how it goes, money doesn’t grow on trees (except, have you seen those braided money Bonsai trees?… Read More


Will My LASIK Procedure Wear Off Over Time?

The short answer is “no”. LASIK is a permanent procedure. One of the most common myths about LASIK is that the results “wear off”. A lot of people assume they will have to undergo multiple procedures to maintain the results. LASIK is a permanent surgical vision correction procedure. A laser is used to change the… Read More


Am I Ready for LASIK?

With an almost unlimited amount of information on the internet, someone could easily find themselves caught in an endless research cycle. The same is true for researching LASIK. The very best way to find out if you’re a candidate for LASIK is by scheduling a consultation at a LASIK center. There are a few self-assessments… Read More


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