There's a way to better vision without the hassle of glasses and contact lenses. Since its introduction, LASIK vision correction has become one of the countrys most sought-after surgeries. LASIK offers freedom from glasses and contacts. It also can now address other vision problems such as night vision, glare and haloes.

Vanderbilt LASIK offers bladeless, all-laser vision correction surgery to patients from Nashville, Tennessee and across the Southeast. Our patients receive the most advanced, personalized care possible from the region's No. 1 healthcare provider, as ranked by U.S. News and World Report. Our team of board-certified ophthalmologists tailors treatment to each patient, ensuring personalized care and high-definition results.

The Vanderbilt difference

Safest and most advanced LASIK technology. Our procedure uses the safest and most advanced LASIK technology: IntraLase•, the first completely blade-free procedure, in combination with Wavefront technology and the Advanced VISX CustomVue• treatment. Vision correction with this method has been shown to achieve 20/20 and beyond.

Highest standard of care provided by board-certified ophthalmologists. All pre-operative and post-operative visits are with your Vanderbilt ophthalmologist who performed your surgery. We want to ensure that you are receiving the highest standard of care available.

No hidden costs. The exam fee covers your comprehensive evaluation with a certified LASIK ophthalmologist and the necessary measurements to determine if you are a candidate. All your post-operative needs, including office visits after surgery and any necessary laser enhancements for one year, are included in the surgery fee.

No assembly line approach. We are dedicated to achieving the highest quality in each individual treatment to ensure its success, rather than pursuing a quantitative assembly line approach.

Nationally renowned healthcare system. Our center is part of the Vanderbilt Health system, recognized among the nations best and #1 in Tennessee by U.S. News and World Report.

Vanderbilt LASIK offers free screenings to discuss LASIK eye surgery options, benefits, costs and concerns for those struggling with nearsightedness, farsightedness and astigmatism. At Vanderbilt LASIK, the most advanced 100% laser technology is used to achieve high-definition vision of 20/20 and beyond.

LASIK eye surgery is considered an elective procedure and isn't usually covered by most health insurance plans. However, Health and Flexible Spending Account payment cards can be used and discounts apply for Corporate Partners. People over age 18 who wear glasses, contacts or have blurred vision are typically eligible for LASIK. Only a thorough examination with a LASIK surgeon will determine if someone is a candidate.

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