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You can rest assured that at TLC San Antonio, your eyes will always be in the safest hands, no matter what type of eye surgery you need.
LASIK Eye Surgery
at TLC San Antonio
As one of the most trusted providers of eye surgery in the US, TLC San Antonio is proud to offer a personalized service with individualized treatments that revolve around your individual needs.
Our highly qualified and skilled eye surgeons form the heart of our healthcare team. They are renowned for consistently delivering exceptional outcomes, which is why we see individuals from all over Texas and surrounding states choosing to come and get trusted treatment at TLC San Antonio.
Whether you’re looking for vision correction or treatment for conditions such as glaucoma, keratoconus or cataracts, you can count on our years of experience and use of the latest technology to ensure you enjoy healthier, clearer vision in the long term.
How do we deliver the best possible outcomes?
Through Innovation — our commitment to investing in the latest innovative technology and procedures means you know you’ll receive modern treatment at the forefront of eye care when you choose TLC San Antonio.
Through our Expert Team — our highly-qualified surgeons are led by Dr. Oday Alsheikh MD, who is not only recognized for his clinical expertise, but also his ability to build sophisticated & customized healthcare solutions that revolve around your unique surgical needs.
Through our Personal Touch — we always take the time to get to know our patients, when it comes to vision and lifestyle, so you know the care you receive will always be customized to your individual needs.
The TLC San Antonio Difference
More than 7,000 doctors have trusted their own eyes to the surgeons at TLC
TLC's Lifetime Commitment®
with nationwide locations.
97% of patients would recommend TLC
to friends, family or coworkers
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Reviews for our LASIK Eye Center
The staff was so caring, kind, and accommodating. Dr. Guzman and Dr. Alsheikh were both reassuring and thorough in answering all my questions and ensuring I felt comfortable. Overall, my entire experience at TLC for my Lasik procedure was enjoyable and effortless
TLC San Antonio freed me from using glasses and contact lenses. It was such a hassle to deal with broken glasses and annoying contacts. Since my initial visit the staff made me feel at home. I loved how Dr. Guzman took the time to explain with full detail the LASIK procedure. Dr. Alsheikh is such an excellent surgeon, the LASIK procedure was quick and painless. During my last visit, Dr. Guzman checked my eyes and I was astounded when she said I had 20/15 vision!! It is like seeing the world in Ultra HD. Having LASIK with TLC San Antonio was a life changing decision. Thank you, TLC!
The staff is extremely helpful, knowledgeable, and relatable. Dr. Guzman is super nice and made me feel at ease about the process. At no point did I ever feel pressured during the process. It was always about helping me process if this was the right choice for me.
If you’re looking to get Lasik look no further, Clarissa at the front desk was more excited for me to get my Lasik than I was. I loved her enthusiasm and the way she made me feel calm and relaxed during the whole procedure it was amazing.
Very quick, professional. Excellent work, perfect vision within a week. All the nurses/assistants were wonderful, very energetic, positive, and competent
Getting my eyes treated with Lasik was quicker and less painful than going to the DMV. Everyone at the San Antonio ( 1604 ) location were extremely friendly and helpful with promos. Thanks again for making this an easy process.…
I am seeing better than 20/20 and the process with TLC was smooth. I enjoyed my consultations with Dr. Guzman. She does a great job reviewing the options and answering questions.
Super fast and painless procedure. Just amazing how clear you can see right away. Really friendly stuff.
I had a great experience having my lasik procedure done. Everyone was super nice and courteous. I didn’t wait long at all on any of my appointments or follow up. The doctor are super nice and always ask if I…
Their kindness and professionalism blew me away. My doctor talked through all my questions and concerns throughout the whole process, and the procedure itself was comfortable and flawless- I’m seeing better than 20/20 and have had such an easy recovery!…
Meet Your Surgery Team
TLC San Antonio
If you’re looking to find a trusted LASIK eye surgeon in Texas and surrounding states, look no further than TLC San Antonio. Our team is led by Dr. Oday Alsheikh, one of the most experienced and respected surgeons in the country, with thousands of LASIK surgeries and other advanced eye surgeries under his belt.
Dr. Alsheikh and his colleagues Dr. Fernando Trujillo and Dr. Nancy Guzman are committed to getting to know more about your medical history, lifestyle and visual needs prior to your surgery, so they gain the most comprehensive picture in order to help you. We are proud to have an exceptionally talented team that can offer you the surgical success you’re looking for.
- Dr. Oday Alsheikh LASIK Surgeon
- Dr. Nancy Guzman Clinical Director
- Dr. Fernando Trujillo LASIK Surgeon
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
This is a common LASIK question. LASIK is an excellent option for many people to improve their vision. The best way to determine if you qualify for LASIK is through an eye exam with your optometrist. In order to be considered, you must be at least 18, healthy and have good eye health with no diseases such as cataracts or glaucoma. Laser vision correction can treat a broad range of nearsightedness, farsightedness and astigmatism.
Talk to your eye doctor about your LASIK questions and to get more information about the different laser vision correction procedures and options available to you. Your TLC affiliated doctor and TLC laser surgeon will explain what results you can expect by measuring your prescription and thoroughly examining your eyes. You can learn more about patient qualifications for LASIK.
Laser vision correction has proven overwhelmingly successful in reducing dependency on glasses and contact lenses, though the degree of improvement varies among individuals. How well and how quickly your visual acuity (sharpness) improves depends on your healing and the severity of your prescription. Although TLC San Antonio cannot promise patients perfect vision, most LASIK recipients with mild to moderate prescriptions achieve 20/20 vision or are within one to two lines of 20/20 vision on an eye chart. This means they no longer need glasses or contacts to drive, play sports, watch movies and TV or participate in career fields requiring excellent vision such as police work and fire departments.
Clinical studies have shown that Custom LASIK can improve not only what you can see but how well you can see it. Many Custom LASIK patients have reported that they can see better than ever before. Custom LASIK addresses the unique imperfections in each person’s vision, making it less likely that surgery will result in an increase in glare or halos.
Your pre-procedure LASIK consultation with your doctor is the perfect time to ask LASIK questions. S/he will help determine the range of your probable outcome based on your particular prescription, healing profile and expectations.
More than two million LASIK procedures have been performed at TLC Laser Eye Centers. The results and research gained from more than two million LASIK procedures performed at TLC Laser Eye Centers allows TLC Surgeons to continually fine-tune their techniques, more effectively forecast post-surgery results and counsel new laser vision patients.
Best of all, TLC stands behind its patients’ distance vision results for life. The TLC Lifetime Commitment® program ensures no-charge enhancement procedures for life for qualified nearsighted patients should an enhancement ever be needed in the future. This commitment will be honored by any TLC San Antonio location in North America.
Custom LASIK uses a tool called the wavefront analyzer to accurately measure the way light travels through your eyes. The resulting data is programmed into the laser, which then treats your eyes based on highly individualized measurements. Custom LASIK allows the surgeon to avoid increasing higher-order aberrations, which are tiny imperfections in the eye. These aberrations have significant effects on your quality of vision, and have not been addressed with contacts, glasses or conventional LASIK.
Conventional LASIK can still be a good choice for many patients, though most will prefer the higher level of customization, less risk of glare and halos, and better chance of achieving 20/20 vision that Custom LASIK can provide. Your doctor can answer these and other LASIK questions, help you understand your various options and decide which laser vision procedure is right for you.
Most laser vision correction patients find LASIK surgery to be slightly uncomfortable but not painful. One good way to learn more about how it might feel is to talk to someone who has had LASIK, such as a friend, relative or a staff member at the doctor’s office. For most LASIK patients, the feeling of anxiety and the fear of the unknown is actually worse than the LASIK procedure itself. Anesthetic drops are used to numb the eye just before LASIK surgery begins, and you may also be given a mild sedative to help you relax. After your LASIK surgery, your eye may feel a foreign body sensation or irritation for a few hours, but most patients are quite comfortable after taking a short nap. You will be given drops for your eyes to counteract any dryness you may experience in the days following the surgery.
The price of a LASIK procedure is highly sensitive to the type of technology recommended for your specific condition. Generally, Custom LASIK is more expensive than its conventional version because Custom LASIK is performed using some of the most advanced technology in the vision industry. The procedure combines the technology of the wavefront analyzer with the precision of a computerized laser and the skill of your respective surgeon. The fee you pay at TLC includes all of your pre- and post-operative care. Financing options and various insurance discounts may be available to you. For more information on LASIK pricing, call 210-348-0265.
Doctors are involved in all three phases of your laser vision correction procedure: the pre-procedure LASIK consultation, the laser vision procedure itself and your post-procedure care.
There are two doctors involved in the overall LASIK procedure: your LASIK surgeon and your own TLC-affiliated eye doctor. Your surgeon performs the procedure at a TLC San Antonio while your eye doctor provides pre- and post-operative care. (If you do not currently have an eye doctor, we can identify a TLC-affiliated eye doctor in your area.)
The doctors who work with TLC, including your own eye doctor, have been educated in all aspects of laser vision correction. Although TLC-affiliated surgeons are renowned for their training and expertise, the outcome of your laser procedure also depends upon the proper pre-operative and post-operative care that is delivered in conjunction with your surgery.
We recommend you consult with your own eye doctor because of his or her familiarity with your eyes, your history and your future care. If you don’t have an eye doctor, we can help find one in your area. We work closely with your eye doctor to provide you with the best possible care and the best possible visual results. This team-based care is just one reason why more than a million people have trusted TLC for their LASIK surgery.