LASIK Surgery Near Seattle
Have you or a member of your family been considering LASIK surgery? Are you looking for an expert eye surgeon to perform this procedure? If you need an eye doctor near Seattle
, who is well versed in LASIK surgery, you need to look no further than Dr. Sheldon Cowen.
Dr. Sheldon Cowen is an ophthalmologic eye doctor and surgeon who provides compassionate and personalized eye care for his patients in Seattle and the surrounding communities. Among his specialties is LASIK vision correction surgery. Our eye doctor near Seattle
often performs this popular eye surgery choice for his patients. LASIK surgery is effective for correcting nearsightedness, farsightedness and astigmatism. Our practice is the most experienced refractive/LASIK surgical practice in the area. LASIK surgery works by reshaping the cornea. This allows the light that enters the eye to be properly focused on the retina, resulting in clearer vision for the patient.
LASIK eye surgery is a pain-free option for achieving great vision. It usually takes Dr. Cowen less than 15 minutes to complete the surgery for both eyes. Usually only local anesthesia is necessary. It is administered in the form of eye drops. And afterwards, there is no need for any sutures or bandages. This is one of the great advantages of the surgery. Usually our patients are able to see improved vision within 24 hours. However, there is a period lasting from several days to a few weeks during which the patient’s vision adjusts. Our eye doctor near Seattle
ensures that patients are a good candidates for LASIK surgery by making sure that they go through a screening process. It is important that patient’s eyes and medical history are examined to be sure that the surgery will be successful and to greatly reduce the likelihood of any vision complications. A thorough eye exam must be performed to make sure that your eyes are healthy enough to undergo the LASIK procedure. The shape and thickness of your cornea will be determined as well as pupil size and other eye characteristics measured. If you are interested in meeting with Dr. Cowen to see if you would be a good candidate for LASIK eye surgery, contact our office today. Dr. Cowen will be happy to meet with you and discuss your eye treatment options.
Eye doctor near Seattle
515 Minor Avenue, Ste 160
Seattle, Washington 98104
By Dr. Sheldon J. Cowen
May 22, 2015