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Is LASIK for you?

You’ve probably heard a lot about LASIK surgery and wondered if LASIK is right for you. In the last 25 years alone, more than 10 million men and women around the world have taken advantage of this remarkable outpatient surgery to improve their vision. If wearing glasses or contact lenses interferes with your lifestyle, make achieving 20/20 vision through your OWN eyes your #1 priority. Learn more about New York LASIK eye surgery and how it can change your life in as little as 15 minutes!

New York LASIK surgery is quick, virtually painless, and can be remarkably affordable. In the hands of a skilled, board-certified New York LASIK surgeon like Dr. Ilan Cohen, LASIK can improve the vision of nearly anyone with nearsightedness, farsightedness or astigmatism. And, if you are not a good candidate for LASIK for some reason, there are so many other options available to solve your unique vision problems. Dr. Cohen is a fellowship trained cornea and refractive surgeon who is an expert at all laser vision correct procedures.


What is LASIK surgery?

New York LASIK | Ilan Cohen MD

The term “LASIK” is actually an acronym for a much longer title: Laser-Assisted In Situ Keratomileusis. LASIK surgery involves creating a flap in the cornea of the eye to reshape it and correct your vision problems. There are several ways to accomplish LASIK vision correction, including with a microkeratome (a blade device) or a laser keratome (laser device). During your New York LASIK surgery, a flap is cut into the cornea and then laser pulses are used to reshape the tissue. At the end of the surgery, the flap is replaced and your eye heals in a matter of a few days.

The entire LASIK procedure takes no more than 10 to 15 minutes for both eyes! You’ll be able to drive the following day and return to work in 24 to 48 hours.


Why should I choose Dr. Cohen?

Meet Ilan Cohen MD | New York Lasik

No one can promise you perfect vision but, using the latest cutting-edge New York LASIK technology and his expert training, Dr. Ilan Cohen is among the top LASIK surgeons in the nation. He is considered the “experts’ expert” by his colleagues and offers you the highest quality, premium LASIK eye surgery. Most patients experience significant improvements before they even leave the eye center, and others within 2 or 3 days.

Safety is Dr. Cohen’s guiding principle. The wide array of advanced laser techniques he uses enable him to tailor LASIK treatment to the individual patient to minimize the risks and maximize vision improvement. With Dr. Cohen as the surgeon, better than 99% of his LASIK patients have no complications at all and are thrilled with the results of their surgeries.


Is LASIK for me?

New York LASIK | Ilan Cohen MD

LASIK is a remarkable procedure! It is time-tested, FDA-approved, safe and fast. Although many people qualify for LASIK, some people with pre-existing eye conditions, autoimmune diseases or chronic infections may not. At the 5th Avenue Eye Center, we will educate you about your options for New York LASIK surgery. We perform many different variations of LASIK surgery as well as non-laser options, and will tailor your procedure for your individual needs.


Ready to learn more about LASIK surgery?

New York LASIK eye surgery

Having New York LASIK surgery at the 5th Avenue Eye Center is convenient for so many reasons. We offer lasik surgery in Manhattan, Queens, the greater New York City area, as well as in New Jersey. We can accommodate your busy schedule and make your screening, procedure and follow-up care visits convenient. Our talented surgeon and elite support staff will make you feel right at home. We’ve got satisfied clients all over the Tri-State area and around the world, and we are constantly improving our service as a part of our commitment to excellence. Our #1 priority is to provide top quality service to every person we serve. Start today to see the world through your own eyes!

We always welcome your calls at (212) 764-2020 or (866) 731-3937!



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