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How much does PRK cost in 2024?

The Cost of PRK Eye Surgery

 
Photorefractive Keratectomy (PRK) is a well-regarded laser eye surgery that corrects vision by reshaping the cornea. According to the American Academy of Ophthalmology, the PRK procedure is often preferred over LASIK for patients with thinner corneas or other specific conditions like dry eyes, or for those who have a very active lifestyle or job. Understanding the cost of PRK is essential for anyone considering this vision correction option.

Average Cost of PRK

 
The cost of PRK surgery can vary significantly based on several factors, including the surgeon’s experience, the location of the clinic, and the specific technology used.

On average, here’s what you can expect:

National Average: The average cost for PRK surgery ranges from $2,000 to $4,000 for both eyes.

Factors Influencing Cost: The type of laser technology, pre- and post-operative care, and geographic location can all affect the final price.

LasikPlus Cost: At LasikPlus, our primary objective is to offer each patient a tailored treatment plan that aligns with their vision correction needs. We take pride in providing affordable LASIK eye surgery to eligible candidates, with pricing typically ranging from $1,099 to just over $2,899 per eye. Our transparent pricing ensures that patients know exactly what to expect, with no hidden fees or surprises.

Beyond the Sticker Price: Additional Considerations

 

While the cost of PRK is a significant factor, there are other important considerations:

Insurance Coverage: PRK is generally considered an elective surgery, so most insurance plans won’t cover the entire cost. However, some plans might offer partial coverage for pre-operative evaluations.

Financing Options: Many eye surgery centers, including LasikPlus, offer financing plans to help spread the cost over manageable monthly payments. Explore these options to make PRK more financially accessible.
Consultation is Key: Scheduling a consultation with Lasikplus is the first step in determining if you’re a candidate for the procedure, receiving a firm price quote, vision correction options, and more.

Consultation is Key: Scheduling a consultation with Lasikplus is the first step in determining if you’re a candidate for the procedure, receiving a firm price quote, vision correction options, and more.
 

Take the LASIK Candidate Self-Test

LASIK surgery can be a life-changing procedure, but not everyone is a candidate. There’s a free LASIK self-test available that can give you a preliminary idea of whether you might be a good candidate. Our LASIK self-test is a useful starting point, but it can’t replace a professional evaluation by our LASIK specialist. To determine if LASIK or PRK is right for you, schedule a consultation with LasikPlus at any one of our nationwide locations.

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Frequently Asked Questions About the Cost of PRK at LasikPlus

Insurance

  • Does Insurance cover PRK?

    Insurance discounts, which are available with most health and vision plans, are a helpful way to reduce the cost of PRK and LASIK eye surgery. In addition, some health plans and vision plans provide an allowance that can be applied to the cost of your treatment…

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  • What are My Payment Options?

    If you are interested in financing your procedure, we will help you find a plan that works best with your budget through our financing partner, CareCredit (Subject to credit approval; ask your provider for details), or apply for PremierPay in-house financing.

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  • How to use Your FSA or HSA TO Pay for LASIK and LASIK?

    Using the money in your Flexible Spending Account (FSA) or Health Saving Account (HSA) is a great way to pay for LASIK eye surgery and save money through pre-tax dollars

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  • Is LASIK eye surgery worth it?

    LASIK can be worth it for many people who are seeking freedom from the annoyance of wearing glasses or contacts. LASIK is a safe and effective procedure that has been performed on millions of people. Benefits of LASIK include improved vision, greater convenience, and reduced long-term costs compared to purchasing glasses or contacts over time. LASIK can make daily activities easier and more convenient, especially when it comes to activities that are difficult or inconvenient with glasses or contacts. For example, LASIK can make it easier to care for a child in the middle of the night, or to participate in sports or other recreational activities without worrying about glasses or contacts getting in the way. Each person’s eyes are different, and the benefits of LASIK vary from patient-to-patient. Consult with one of our qualified LASIK doctors to determine if the procedure is right for you.

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  • Are You A LASIK Candidate?

    Considering LASIK but unsure if you’re a suitable candidate? Take our quick one-minute LASIK self-test to find out! Whether you’re nearsighted, farsighted, or have astigmatism, this simple test will assess your candidacy for LASIK surgery. Discover if you’re ready to achieve clearer vision. Start your journey toward visual freedom today!

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Managed Care Insurance Plans

LasikPlus is the preferred provider for many leading health and vision managed care insurance plans, including EyeMed®, Cigna®, Aetna®, Humana®, BCBS®, among others. In addition to helping verify the experience and character of your LasikPlus-affiliated surgeons, these insurance plans offer their members valuable discounts and other savings off their LASIK procedure.

What makes LasikPlus a preferred provider of insurance plans?

These insurance plans have done their due diligence about the surgeon involved in your care and the value of the care you receive. They know that some LASIK providers charge for your pre-operative examination and ocular analysis to see if you’re even a safe candidate for the procedure. At LasikPlus, there are no charges for your pre-operative examination to see if you’re a safe candidate for the procedure. There are no hidden fees for the surgeon, the equipment, post-operative care, or unnecessary “add ons”. Rather, with prices that are generally all-inclusive and the care and experience of your world-class LasikPlus surgeon and team, it is little wonder many leading health and vision insurance plans choose LasikPlus as their preferred LASIK provider.

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If you get PRK and currently wear contacts, how much will you save over your lifetime?

††Estimated cost of your contacts over time:

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††Based on the selected age and type of contact lenses costs are estimates provided for comparison purposes only. Contact lens cost estimate excludes the cost of an annual routine eye exam. Contact lens costs will vary.

When thinking about LASIK, you should consider the cost of not having LASIK. When you take into account the amount of money you will spend over time as a glasses and/or contact lens wearer, the one-time cost of LASIK may come into focus as the better option. Not to mention to the hassle of buying contacts and solutions, putting contacts in, or searching for your glasses every time you wake up. Think about what you could do with that long-term savings of money and your time! In addition to the monetary and time savings provided by having LASIK – you will be helping the environment. Contact lenses are microplastics which are very slow to degrade. About 20% of contact lens wearers simply flush their old lenses, sending these small plastics into our waterways. Considering a large number of contact lens wearers, this is about 9 million pairs or 18 million individual contacts placed into our waterways. You can read more about the environmental damages caused by contact lens disposal here.

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