Posted by: Associates in Ophthalmology (NJ) in LASIK

Young couple enjoying the beach after LASIK

Summertime is here, which means it’s time to get ready for fun, relaxation, and positive energy. One of the best ways you can prepare for the summer of a lifetime is by ditching your glasses! Wouldn’t you rather enjoy clear, quality eyesight instead? You can achieve this with the power of LASIK!

LASIK works by reshaping your corneas so light enters your eyes and focuses properly. It makes the world less blurry and distorted without the need for glasses.

The procedure is safe, fast, and produces some incredible results. You can learn everything you need to know about LASIK during a LASIK consultation! Keep reading to learn 3 ways LASIK will make your summer amazing!

1. Enhance Your Beach Trips

Most people enjoy going to the beach in the summer. It’s a classic way to enjoy the outdoors, get some air, and relax in the sun.

But these trips are often much less fun for people with glasses.

When you have to wear glasses, you have to be on the lookout. After all, your sight depends on the well-being of your glasses.

The thing is, beaches are not exactly the safest place to be for a pair of glasses. Sand is abrasive and will scratch the lenses, and you risk losing your glasses if you go into the water with them on.

Unless you have transition lenses or prescription sunglasses, you can’t see with sunglasses.

LASIK gives you the opportunity to bypass the stress of keeping your glasses in check day in and day out! It may seem small but LASIK can give you the mental freedom to enjoy yourself.

2. Travel With Confidence

For many people, summer represents a chance to explore the world they live in. This means traveling, which in turn means packing.

Packing for an extended vacation can be a mind-numbing process. There are so many things to remember. This is especially troublesome if you wear contacts.

Contacts are convenient because they are invisible while letting you see. Here’s the problem: they need a lot of maintenance!

You have to remove them every night, and you have to clean them with a special solution. More than that, contacts mean you’re always replacing them.

If you forget to bring spare contacts or contact solution on your trip, you’ll need to use your glasses. And that’s if you remembered to bring them with you as well!

Glasses and contacts can take the spontaneity out of just about anything. Doesn’t LASIK sound better?

3. Dress How You Want

Glasses can be fashionable, but no matter what, they are limiting. How many people actually own more than one pair of glasses?

If you like fashion and looking trendy, glasses make it hard to dress the way you want to. Sure, you can wear contacts and achieve the same look, but they are anything but easy!

And don’t even get us started on trying to wear makeup when you have glasses or contacts in. It’s a lot of stress that you don’t need.

Want to find out if you could qualify as a LASIK candidate? Schedule a LASIK consultation at Associates in Ophthalmology in Livingston, NJ today!