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What to Expect at Your LASIK Eye Surgery Consultation

Before people in Utah can have LASIK eye surgery performed, they must first set up a consultation appointment with an eye doctor to see if they qualify. If you’re considering having LASIK done, here’s what you can expect from your consultation appointment.

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Length

Length

It is first important to know how long your consultation appointment will last so you can fit it into your daily schedule. Generally, your appointment will last 30 to 45 minutes; however, the time may vary from doctor to doctor. Be sure to allow yourself plenty of time for the appointment.

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A Full Eye Examination

A Full Eye Examination

In order to determine whether they qualify for LASIK eye surgery, Utah residents must undergo a complete eye examination. During your consultation appointment, the eye doctor will assess all aspects of your eye health.

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A Lesson in LASIK

A Lesson in LASIK

To reduce any anxiety you may have about LASIK, the eye doctor will explain the complete procedure to you, as well as follow up care and possible side effects.

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An Insurance Talk

An Insurance Talk

Of course, you should know this information before you set up your consultation appointment; however, your eye doctor will be able to provide you with a list of insurance agencies he or she accepts and those that will cover the cost of the surgery.

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A Q&A Session

A Q&A Session

If you have any concerns about the procedure, insurance, or even the eye doctor’s credentials, there will be time during the consultation appointment for you to address those fears and have all of your questions answered.

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Other Options

Other Options

For various health reasons, not all individuals in Utah qualify for LASIK eye surgery. If you happen to not qualify, your eye doctor will be able to offer other options to help improve your vision.

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