6 Incredible Ways that LASIK will Change How You Look at Kingston - Cheema MD Eye Care

6 Incredible Ways that LASIK will Change How You Look at Kingston


There’s a lot to love about living in Kingston, and you’ll love it even more after getting LASIK.  Whether you’re relatively new to the area or have spent your entire life here, you’ll see our beautiful city in a whole new light after laser eye surgery. 

You owe it to yourself to make the most out of where you live. Keep reading for six ways LASIK will allow you to see Kingston as you’ve never experienced it before! 

How Does LASIK Work?

Although you may have heard it’s possible to live glasses and contacts-free with laser eye surgery, you might be unsure how exactly LASIK works.

step by step diagram of LASIK surgery

The good news is that laser eye surgery is an incredibly effective and safe procedure that revolutionizes your eyesight. Getting LASIK only takes about as long as watching an episode of a sitcom, which is as little as thirty minutes. 

Because LASIK is an outpatient procedure, you get to go home the same day after it’s over. During the procedure, one of our experienced LASIK surgeons will gently reshape the surface of your cornea using ultra-precise laser technology. 

Rest assured that you won’t feel a thing beyond a slight sensation of pressure. Before LASIK ever begins, you’ll receive numbing eye drops to ensure you won’t feel any pain. 

Because it doesn’t take very long to recover from LASIK, you don’t have to spend too much time away from obligations and activities you enjoy.

LASIK has the highest satisfaction rate of any elective procedure. Ninety-six percent of patients are happy with their results. 

Of the 600,000 people who undergo laser eye surgery each year in the United States, the vast majority achieve 20/20 vision, or even better.

That all sounds great, but what does it mean for you and your life? There are various ways that LASIK makes living in Kingston even more special. 

1. Take In the Natural Beauty of Minnewaska Park 


There’s nothing like taking a break from the daily hustle and bustle and spending time in the great outdoors at Minnewaska State Park Preserve. Who doesn’t appreciate breathtaking views of waterfalls and crystalline lakes?

When you get LASIK, it can be like seeing this natural beauty in stunning high definition for the first time. There are no longer pieces of glass or a silicone film standing between you and the world around you. 

With LASIK, life is unfiltered. You can look forward to having better vision than ever before. Many times, this means your vision is crisper, more precise, and sharper than it ever was when you had to wear glasses or contact lenses. 

Instead of having to consider your eyesight when embarking on a hike, you can tell your eyewear to take a hike instead. There is nothing like the feeling of seeing whenever and wherever you may be!

2. Live It Up at the O+ Festival

The community comes together to admire art and clap along to live music every year at O+ Festival. When you get LASIK, there is even more to celebrate.

Crowd cheering

If you want to dance with your friends (and maybe make a couple of new ones!), you don’t have to worry about accidentally knocking your glasses to the ground and breaking them while you’re trying to cut loose. 

The dance floor is better when you don’t have to rely on visual aids. Although there are also plenty of sculptures, installations, films, workshops, and special performances to be captivated by, the festival is most known for its larger-than-life, thought-provoking murals found throughout Midtown. 

With LASIK, you can see every brushstroke. There is no shortage of bright hues in these murals. Laser eye surgery makes colors appear even more vibrant.

3. Score the Best Finds While Antiquing at Zaborski Emporium

Sass Watching Tv GIF by Gogglebox Australia

Anyone who has been antiquing or thrifting knows that your eyes are your most important tool to find the best items. The more clearly you can scan a store, the more likely you will come home with treasures that make your heart happy. 

Zaborski Emporium is bursting with antique light fixtures, exquisite stained glass, old-school door knockers, and so much more. You can find just about anything there, and with LASIK, you’ll have no problem finding what you want.

4. Have an Instagram-Worthy Brunch at PAKT

Taking a picture of a meal with your phone

PAKT offers Southern food that feeds your stomach and soul with an eclectic vibe. Post a pic of your horseradish cheddar mac and cheese or avocado french toast, and you’re sure to stop anyone scrolling their feed right in their tracks. 

A blurry picture, however, probably won’t do the trick. When you wear glasses, steam rising off a hot meal can fog up your glasses, making it difficult to snap the perfect photo. LASIK means your camera skills won’t be lacking. 

And did you know LASIK can make food taste more flavorful? Because your vision is directly tied to your sense of taste, more vibrant-looking meals are sure to taste even more delicious. 

5. Sit Back and Enjoy a Show at the Ulster Performing Arts Center

Crowd at a concert with their hands up

Without LASIK, when you remove your glasses or contacts, sitting in the front row might as well be in the last row. This can put a serious damper on the comedy show, jazz music, or dance performance you are trying to enjoy at this iconic venue.

After getting laser eye surgery, you’ll be able to see clearly from any seat in the house!

6. Unwind Your Mind at The Yoga House

Group of people in same yoga pose

Yoga has been a way to relax your mind and body for hundreds of years. It’s an excellent way to ensure you are in perfect harmony with yourself. 

Achieve inner peace without giving your vision a second thought with LASIK. Contacts can easily slip out and be lost when performing a physical activity, while glasses can slip right off your nose. 

Regardless of your background, age, or experience, you can focus on experiencing the full benefits that this ancient practice has to offer when you have visual freedom. 

Ready to see Kingston with new eyes? Schedule your LASIK consultation with Dr. Cheema at Cheema MD Eye Care in Kingston, NY, today to determine if you are a good candidate.

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