I went in for a consultation with the director and top surgeon Dr Ella Fakrovich. Immediately I was made to feel comfortable and confident that she could restore my vision! I was sick and tired of wearing contact lenses! (I had worn them for over 30 years!) and the last two times trying to remove a contact lense from my eyes I ended up scratching my cornea! If you have ever done that to yourself you know what it's like, similar to having someone scratch your eyeball with a razor! Anyway, so I went in she was able to determine (through a series of tests) that I had an eye infection and some scarring on one of my eyes (after having worn those damn contact lenses!) and I was told they could not perform the LASIK (or in my case ""PRK"") until the infection was cleared up. That took nearly 2-3 weeks with some antibiotic eye drops they gave me. I thought to myself, Wow these people are truly professional, not just ...take your money, do the procedure and you are history. My eyes cleared up I went in for the procedure which was (I am not going to lie to you!) painful! (however I was advised of this during the consultation) I ended up being out of work for roughly 4-5 days on Vicedin! (again be sure to ask them, ""PRK"" is different than basic LASIK surgery, plus I had some scarring they needed to remove as well) All in all I DO NOT regret having this done. I can finally see again (even at night!) as some people warned me that my ""night-vision"" might be effected, not at all. Now I have 20/20 vision and I feel FREE from the burden of contact lenses(not to mention the expense of those!) So I would HIGHLY recommend Dr Ella Fakrovich to anyone! Everyone else at the Institure was pleasant as well! Front desk staff, financing lady, and my eye care specialist (doctor) that examines my eyes (Dr Fong) So if you are sick and tired of wearing glasses or contacts go have this procedure done! You will not regret it! Whats a little pain when you can have 20/20 vision once more?!
Pros: Skilled, Polite, caring, wonderful communication skills, Nice atmosphere
Cons: Pricey(but then again aren't all LASIK surgeries pricey?) Nothing else!