What Are the Benefits of LASIK Eye Surgery?

Many of us spend more time in front of computer and television screens than ever before. This makes us particularly susceptible to vision problems. Although glasses or contacts were at one point the only option, laser treatment has becoming increasingly popular for vision correction. LASIK technology has gone through years of refinement and is now more exact and reliable than ever.

Here are some of the benefits of LASIK eye surgery.

Enhanced Vision

The most obvious benefit of LASIK eye surgery is improved vision. Your vision is one of your most important tools. Poor vision can make daily activities like reading a street sign or staying productive at work substantially more difficult. LASIK employs a measurement system that is significantly more precise than the system used for glasses and contacts. This means your LASIK procedure will be much more closely tailored to your specific needs. Unlike traditional corrective measures, you will not have to come in for repeat procedures. After one LASIK surgery, your vision will be back to normal.


Another major benefit of LASIK eye surgery is convenience. Glasses and contacts can be expensive and tedious. With contacts, you have to make sure you clean them properly. If you forget and happen to wear a single pair for too long, removing them can be painful. Glasses can also be quite inconvenient. Because they are so fragile, they may cause you to abstain from activities that you enjoy, like sports. Furthermore, they can easily become bent out of shape, leading to expensive repairs. LASIK is a one-time operation, after which you will no longer have to worry about your vision.

If you would like further information about the benefits of LASIK eye surgery, call Boston Laser at (617) 566-0062. Our experienced LASIK doctors can help you correct your vision with our simple, painless vision correction procedure.