How to take advantage of summer with laser eye surgery

What’s your favorite summer activity? It may be hard to pick just one. But, if your top priority this summer is to get out and about as much as possible, then now’s the best time to consider laser eye surgery.

Think about it. Wouldn’t summer activities be better without worrying about putting in contact lenses? Isn’t it more convenient to bring only a pair of sunnies instead of taking off your prescription glasses, switching to sunglasses, then back to specs again?

Laser eye surgery in summer is no doubt one of the best decisions you’ll make. So if you’re ready to experience the best summer yet, here are some reasons to get LASIK, PRK, or laser blended vision now.

Enjoy more outdoor adventures

Wouldn’t you like to embrace everything the great outdoors has to offer without glasses or contact lenses? Sure, you don’t need perfect vision for sunbathing, but what about rafting or wakeboarding? If you’re a glasses wearer, you know how bothersome reflective glare from the sunlight is, as well as constantly wiping wet lenses.

Now, if you wear contacts, you already know that they make a bad combo with water. Plus, even if you stay away from beaches or lakes, you still have to contend with outdoor allergens. Don’t forget that your contact lenses can trap pollen and dust, which can be irritating even if you don’t have summer allergies.

Laser eye surgery can free you from these worries, helping you be your adventurous self during summers and all year round.

Say goodbye to vision-related holiday hassles

If you plan to travel a lot this summer, have you considered what would happen if you lost your only pair of glasses?

It’s not that bad if you know your eye grade. There are disposable contacts, or you can buy prescription glasses online. However, some retailers take 7 to 10 days to ship to your hotel or wherever you’re staying.

If you get LASIK, PRK, or laser blended vision, you’ll be glasses and contacts-free. That means you don’t need to pack your spare glasses or worry about your contact lenses’ solution spilling and making a mess in your bag. Those inconveniences will be a thing of the past.

Summer or not, better vision is always an excellent investment

“Laser eye surgery summer” might not be one of your top searches on Google. Perhaps you’ve gotten used to spending your summers with glasses or contact lenses. But have you ever thought about the little things or pursuits you could be enjoying if you had better vision?

For example, waking up without reaching for your glasses, spending your afternoon strolls without worrying about dirt getting into your contacts. The same applies to playing sports, watching a 3D movie, or drinking hot drinks without your specs fogging up.

A simple procedure that has little recovery time is all you need to do these activities without limitations. So why not say yes to laser eye surgery this summer?

Laser eye surgery in summer: We can help you

Now that you’ve read some of the best reasons to get laser eye surgery in summer, what are you waiting for?

Let us help you get ready for summer. All you need to do is book a free laser eye appointment. Book before August 1st, 2021, and you’ll lock in savings of $300 off your treatment.

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Dr. Bennett Chotiner
M.D., F.A.C.S.


Dr. Bennett Chotiner is the founder and medical director of Memorial Eye Institute. A noted innovator, in 1977 he established his clinical practice, the Pennsylvania Eye Associates. In 1984, he established the Pennsylvania Eye Surgery Center, Pennsylvania’s first …

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Dr. Erik A Chotiner
M.D., F.A.C.S.


Erik Chotiner, M.D. diagnoses and treats a wide range of medical eye conditions. He is a Phi Beta Kappa graduate of Franklin and Marshall College. Dr. Chotiner attended Jefferson Medical College in Philadelphia where he received multiple awards including the Physiology Prize for …

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