LASIK & Cataract Surgeons serving Gurnee, River Forest & Chicago


If you are wondering when to schedule your LASIK procedure, you probably already know that LASIK can put an end to blurry mornings, fumbling around for your glasses, and the other inconveniences you endure when you rely on corrective lenses for clear vision. Though every patient has a unique set of obligations, scheduling challenges, and preferences, winter is a great time for many patients to have a LASIK procedure for several reasons.

Laser-assisted in-situ keratomileusis (LASIK) has changed the lives of millions of patients. This vision correction method can eliminate your dependence on glasses and contact lenses in as little as a few days. If you are tired of blurry vision, wearing glasses, or using contact lenses, consider this popular procedure to give you the clarity and freedom you have been missing. We’ve provided some quick facts below.

If you have a flexible spending account (FSA) through your employer’s health insurance, you are on the clock to use the money you’ve contributed to your FSA this year. FSA accounts are subject to a “use it or lose it” rule that results in millions of dollars forfeited each year, but there’s still time to use your funds and give yourself the gift of clear sight with LASIK.

LASIK and PRK are two of the most common laser vision correction procedures. Many patients ask about the difference, especially when they first see the less commonly known PRK surgery.

Most patients know that the ultimate goal of LASIK surgery is 20/20 (or better!) vision. But, if you’re considering LASIK, it’s important to know what happens leading up to the optimal vision correction.