3 Reasons To Get LASIK and Have Your Best Summer Ever

Young people celebrating after LASIK eye surgery

There are a lot of reasons to get LASIK. If you’re sick of glasses and contacts, LASIK is actually a cost-effective alternative.

It also may be safer than contacts over the long term. But perhaps one of the most relevant reasons to get LASIK is to enjoy yourself.

What better time is there to enjoy yourself than during the summer? Here are just three ways that LASIK can make your summer even better!

1. Worry-Free Travel

Summer is a great time for travel, both near and far. Whether you’re going on a month-long trip or camping at a state park, you have to be careful packing.

It can be difficult to make sure you bring everything you need. If you wear glasses or contacts, that means worrying about having spares.

If you’re camping, it may mean not being able to wear contacts unless you can find a way to change them out in the woods. Somehow you have to do this in a safe way as well!

What happens if your glasses break and you don’t have a spare? You may be stuck not being able to see until you get home. That could be a disaster if you’re supposed to be the one driving!

LASIK takes away all the worries over contacts and glasses while you’re traveling. Traveling is fun but can be stressful enough without the fear of being left blind!

2. Enjoy Summer Sports

Warm weather means outdoor sports. Outdoor sports also mean an increased risk of injury.

Proper eye safety can be harder with glasses. Depending on the sport, it’s even harder with contacts.

If you’re a swimmer, contacts aren’t safe to wear in the pool. You’ll either have to invest in expensive prescription goggles or swim blind.

After LASIK, though, you don’t have to worry about anything but standard eye protection. Sure, you should avoid sports and pools while you recover from the procedure. But after you’ve recovered, you can enjoy a lifetime of outdoor summertime activities.

3. Have More Fun at the Beach

Where better to travel and enjoy warm weather and outdoor sports than the beach? The beach is one of the most popular places to visit during the summer, and it comes with its fair share of eye hazards.

Sand has a tendency to get everywhere. This can be a real issue when you’re wearing contacts. Imagine if you were to accidentally get a face full of seawater!

But with LASIK, you can go to the beach without worrying about glasses or contacts. No more uneasy thoughts because you think you lost your glasses or experiencing pain with your contacts. Sounds pretty nice, doesn’t it?

It’s hard enough to relax and enjoy yourself sometimes. It becomes a lot easier to relax and enjoy your summer when you no longer rely on visual aids!

LASIK can give you more than perfect vision because it can also give you peace of mind. Consider getting LASIK so you can enjoy your next summer to the fullest!

Think LASIK could be right for you? Schedule a LASIK consultation at Ellis Eye in San Francisco, CA! Why not take a crazy chance on your vision this year?