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Old 10-22-2009, 11:31 AM
 
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Wondering if anyone has any experiences with bladeless Lasik in Tampa? Pricing, etc,

My wife just cam back from a consultation at TLC and they were asking for about 3995$ for both eyes with lifetime. I had friends that went there and had great success.
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Old 10-22-2009, 12:58 PM
 
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My hubby had lasik done by Dr. Groden 6 years ago and has been 20/20 since. I know some people complain of halos, but he has been fortunate with no side effects. I think we paid around 2995 for each eye with the lifetime deal. Looks like the prices have come down some.
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Old 10-22-2009, 01:01 PM
 
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I have heard Dr. Updegraff is the best (not sure if that is the correct spelling of his name) . I used TLC in Charlotte, NC and had a great experience!!
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Old 10-24-2009, 11:13 AM
 
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My wife just cam back from a consultation at TLC and they were asking for about 3995$ for both eyes with lifetime. I had friends that went there and had great success.
I was thinking of LASIK as well but $3995 or $2999 for pair of eyes is exorbitant.
Does insurance cover this or is it out of pocket?

What does 'lifetime' mean? If something were to go wrong, then could undergo LASIK for 'free' ?

Also, do you have to have consistent 'power' in your eyes for a certain number of years before you can have LASIK ?
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Old 10-26-2009, 08:02 AM
 
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I used Updegraff and your pricing is pretty consistent with his. I'm currently seeing 20-15 and feel like its the best money I've ever spent.
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Old 10-30-2009, 01:29 PM
 
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No insurance does not cover lasik, but sometimes offers a 10% discount, you have to check your policy specifically.

You really have to go for a consultation because some people are good candidates depending on a number of variables while others are not.

Yes, the lifetime policy is in the case of more surgery being needed down the road, it should be included in the initial cost.
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Old 10-30-2009, 02:19 PM
 
Location: Tampa, FL
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Yes, the lifetime policy is in the case of more surgery being needed down the road, it should be included in the initial cost.
Do you know if that is only for correcting problems with the initial surgery, or does it cover stuff like developing presbyopia when you get older?
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Old 11-02-2009, 09:07 AM
 
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Do you know if that is only for correcting problems with the initial surgery, or does it cover stuff like developing presbyopia when you get older?
I can't make a blanket statement, but based on the ones I have looked at, it is for correcting problems with the initial surgery.
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Old 12-03-2016, 05:54 PM
 
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check out the web site eye clinic of Florida they explain age requirements etc. Not all are suited for it and you need an eye check up first also-
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