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Enhancing Your Lifestyle

Thousands of patients have benefited from our LASIK procedures and are enjoying a life with less dependence on glasses or contacts. Find out if you're a candidate for refractive surgery today.

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The Latest in LASIK Technology

At Horizon, experience visual clarity like no other with customized LASIK featuring iDesign technology, which offers 25 times more precision than conventional measurements.
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Affordable Payments & Special Financing

LASIK is affordable! We offer special financing options, $0 down, and work with flex plans. Our patients quickly realize LASIK is more cost-effective than paying for contact lenses and glassesLearn More

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"Choosing a doctor for LASIK was not easy. I did my research. After meeting Dr. McCulloch and the staff, I knew they were the team for me! Dr. McCulloch’s extensive experience was impressive, but it was the time they took talking with me about the procedure that really made me feel comfortable and “sealed the deal”. His staff was great –professional, knowledgeable and patient. Dr. McCulloch and his staff made me feel as though I was the most important patient they had. I highly recommend Dr. McCulloch and the staff at Horizon Laser Vision Center."

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Why Choose Horizon?

Enhancing Your Lifestyle

Embrace Life Without Limits

Unleash your visual potential with clear, customized vision that fits your lifestyle best, boosting productivity, confidence, and overall well-being.
Visual Wellness for Every Moment

Invest in comprehensive eye care that prioritizes your long-term eye health for years to come.
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The Latest in LASIK Technology

Advanced Technology for Exceptional Vision

We pride ourselves on staying at the forefront of ophthalmic technology by equipping the latest advancements in laser and diagnostic equipment.
Precision Redefined

Experience the future of eye care at Horizon; we deliver the utmost precision and accuracy in LASIK and refractive surgery for unparalleled results.  

Affordable Payments & Special Financing Options

Financial Flexibility

We provide several pathways to clearer vision through affordable payment plans and financing options. Discover the benefits of LASIK without compromising your budget.
Personalized Payment Solutions

Our surgery counselors are dedicated to finding the best payment option for you, ensuring a stress-free and convenient journey to better vision.
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Frequently Asked Questions

Is LASIK Surgery Painful?

LASIK surgery is a virtually-painless procedure. Some patients may experience a slight sensation of pressure or discomfort, but it is usually very mild and brief. Anesthetic eye drops are used to numb your eyes during the procedure to prevent any pain from occurring. The surgery itself is quick, taking only a few minutes per eye, and most patients report feeling minimal to no discomfort afterward. Your surgeon will provide you with detailed information on what to expect during and after the procedure, and our experienced team will ensure your comfort throughout the entire LASIK process.

Why Is LASIK Eye Surgery Considered an Advancement in Refractive Surgery?

LASIK eye surgery is considered a significant advancement in refractive surgery because it offers several key benefits: Firstly, LASIK is a highly-precise procedure that uses advanced laser technology to reshape the cornea, correcting refractive errors such as nearsightedness, farsightedness, and astigmatism. This precision allows for personalized treatment plans tailored to your unique vision needs. Additionally, LASIK offers rapid visual recovery, with many patients experiencing improved vision within hours of the procedure. The procedure itself is quick and relatively non-invasive, leading to minimal disruption to your daily life. These advancements have made LASIK a popular choice for those seeking long-term freedom from glasses or contact lenses.

What Is PRK Laser Eye Surgery?

PRK (or Photorefractive Keratectomy) is another type of laser eye surgery that can correct refractive errors like nearsightedness, farsightedness, and astigmatism. In PRK, the ophthalmologist uses a laser to gently reshape the cornea's surface, improving its ability to focus light onto the retina. While the procedure differs from LASIK, both achieve similar vision correction outcomes. PRK is particularly suitable for patients with thin corneas or those who may not be suitable candidates for LASIK. The recovery period after PRK is slightly longer compared to LASIK, but the results are equally effective and long-lasting. Your ophthalmologist will determine which procedure is best suited to your individual needs during your refractive consultation.

Who Benefits from LASIK?

LASIK surgery can benefit a wide range of individuals who have a variety of refractive errors. If you rely on glasses or contact lenses to see clearly, LASIK can offer you the opportunity to reduce or eliminate your dependence on corrective eyewear. Ideal candidates for LASIK are generally over 18 years old, have a stable prescription for at least one year, and have good overall eye health. A comprehensive evaluation with one of our experienced specialists will determine if LASIK is right for you and ensure the best possible outcome.

Who Cannot Have Laser Vision Correction?

While LASIK is a safe and effective procedure for most individuals, it may not be suitable for everyone. Some factors that may disqualify patients from LASIK include unstable or changing vision prescription, certain eye diseases or conditions, pregnancy or nursing, and certain medications that may affect the healing process. Additionally, if your corneas are too thin or irregular, you may be better suited for an alternative procedure such as PRK. A thorough consultation with an eye doctor, who will evaluate your eye health and medical history, will ultimately determine your eligibility for LASIK or recommend an alternative treatment option.

I Am Happy with My Contact Lenses. Why Should I Pursue Having LASIK Eye Surgery?

While contact lenses can provide excellent vision correction, LASIK surgery offers a range of unique benefits. LASIK provides the convenience of clear vision without the need for external devices like glasses or contact lenses. This means no more worries about cleaning, maintenance, or the discomfort that some individuals may experience while wearing contacts. LASIK can also provide enhanced peripheral vision and freedom to participate in activities that may be limited by wearing glasses or contacts. Over time, LASIK can be more cost-effective than constantly purchasing new contacts and solutions. Ultimately, LASIK surgery can provide a long-term solution for clear vision and convenience, allowing you to fully enjoy an active and glasses-free lifestyle.

Not Everyone Can Have LASIK Surgery, but Can Anyone Have PRK Surgery?

LASIK and PRK are safe and effective procedures for most individuals. However, similar to LASIK, PRK eye surgery may not be suitable for everyone. Patients with certain eye conditions, such as cataracts, glaucoma, keratoconus, or significant corneal scarring, may not qualify for LASIK or PRK. Additionally, individuals with uncontrolled diabetes, autoimmune disorders, or those who are currently pregnant or nursing are typically advised to delay the surgery. Your eye doctor will be able to determine your eligibility for LASIK or PRK based on your specific eye health, medical history, and examination during your refractive consultation.

Do I Need a Referral from My Eye Doctor?

No, you do not need a referral from your eye doctor to qualify for LASIK surgery. We welcome you to schedule a consultation directly with Horizon Eye Specialists. Our expert doctors and staff will conduct a thorough examination to assess your eligibility for LASIK and provide personalized recommendations based on your eye health, visual acuity, and specific needs. We strive to make the process as convenient and accessible as possible, ensuring that you receive the highest standard of care right from your initial refractive consultation.

7 Convenient Horizon LASIK Centers in Arizona

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Scottsdale

18325 N. Allied Way Suite 100
Phoenix, AZ 85054

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Peoria

16150 N. Arrowhead Fountain
Ctr. Dr. Suite 150
Peoria, AZ 85382

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Goodyear

2580 N. Litchfield Rd
Goodyear, AZ 85395

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Desert Ridge

20940 N. Tatum Blvd. Suite 370
Phoenix, AZ 85050

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Sun City

10615 W. Thunderbird Blvd. Suite D180
Sun City, AZ 85351

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Central

2020 N. Central Ave. Suite 1100
Phoenix, AZ 85004

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West Phoenix

9515 W. Camelback Rd. Suite 110
Phoenix, AZ 85037

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