Quite a few years have passed since the introduction Igenics of LASIK surgery for vision correction. However, this surgery is to some extent abnormal when it is considered as a type of product. Most goods and services on the market decrease in price over time. The opposite case in LASIK surgery is that its cost seems to continue to increase. Except for its anticipated benefits such as permanent eyesight improvement, the price is also one of the most widely considered factors of LASIK procedure. In fact, there are a lot of factors that are involved in LASIK price. Basic ones include equipment expense, training fees, surgeon skills and laser types and so on. The huge variety of factors makes LASIK price complicated.
Modern technological advancements even make the LASIK price higher. For instance, some up-to-date surgeons choose to use a scalpel during the surgery, while most doctors still stick to a microkeratome or a laser. It is quite natural that more advanced equipment or tools will cause a higher price. In addition, there are even different types of lasers that can be used to reshape the cornea. An excimer laser is relatively versatile, while the Allegretto Wave is the latest form to be approved by FDA. And IntraLaser is still newer than excimer laser. As mentioned before, a newer laser will charge more.