Lasik eye surgery cost: How much?
It around from 250$ up to 2250 $ per eye ( Update 2017). This article guides you MINIMIZE the LASIK EYE SURGERY COST.
Some people say: Avoid low-cost because it corresponding to receive bad value. Totally agree, but I don’t want to waste money and still achieved satisfactory results.
Don’t believe the hospital so much. Of course, they want you to pay much for them. They trick you with sublime terms, makes you mistakenly believe and pay a high price is right.
My story: I had eye surgery in early 2016. Until now the results is still good. And now I’m supporting a field of online marketing for some clinics. So I will share free experience cost savings for eye surgery. I pay only 2225$ for both eyes, so I think you can pay cheaper after reading my experience below:
First, you need to know: How many factors affect the cost of surgery?
Second, apply the solution for each factor.
Depends on the local cost of living and a surgeon’s experience.
Some doctors charge more for the customer who has worse eyes. Some doctors take the overall price for all customers.
Solution: Check the prices of all doctors whose your know
The age: Costs will be higher for the elderly.
Middle-aged and older people often premature cell aging eyes. Costs will rise because they need more drugs after surgery.
Solution: Surgery as soon as possible, with requiring you to be over 18 years old.
Insurance / Financial Schedule.
With the membership card of some insurers, you will get a discount of 10-30% depending on your ability of negotiation.
Some other companies will help you to make repayment schedule. Suppose you installment in 4 years, each month just spent 40-100$.
Fully utilized if you have an FSA, HSA, or HRA. You can save much money with income-tax-free accounts. The Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA) Funds can save around 400-600$. The Health Savings Account (HSA) help you avoid personal income tax.
Surgical costs will decrease a lot if you choose a hospital in the small city. Note: Hospitals must meet medical standards. If you do surgery in big cities, the results are not sure better than the standard.
- Fee for some advice call will undoubtedly cheaper than you pay for something you don’t know.
- Leveraging vacation when you visit relatives in the small city.
The technology upgrade.
Of course, new technology will be more expensive old technology. However, sometimes new things aren’t really necessary. Ask your doctor about the necessity of new features. If not really necessary, skip.
Some hospitals have promotions for specific subjects or relatives of employees. Make sure you do not forget any relatives working in hospitals.
I have reduced costs from 3000$ surgery to 1525$. And how much you save? Share with me.
In case you have any questions, please comment below and I will try to support you.