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Woolfson Eye Institute Announces New Location in Johnson City, TN - Press Release

Welcome to our LASIK Eye Surgery & Ophthalmology Practice in Johnson City, TN

Nestled in the foothills of the scenic Appalachian Mountains, Johnson City, Tennessee combines big-city amenities, small-town Southern charm, and world-class outdoor recreation. Johnson City is a great place to call home.

Your LASIK Eye Surgery Doctors in Johnson City, TN Welcome You!

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It also happens to be one of the best places in Tennessee for LASIK surgery!

Woolfson Eye Institute, founded in 1996 and headquartered in Sandy Springs, GA, is one of the leading LASIK eye surgery centers in the Southeast. This is because Dr. Jonathan Woolfson, a LASIK pioneer, and his team of surgeons have performed well over 100,000 LASIK procedures. In fact, over 300 eye doctors have entrusted Dr. Woolfson with their own LASIK surgery.

Simply put, you can trust the doctor the doctors trust!

The good news? You don’t have to drive to Atlanta for LASIK surgery with Dr. Woolfson! We are thrilled to announce that Dr. Woolfson is now personally offering his LASIK expertise to residents of Johnson City. In addition to our Johnson City LASIK facility, we also have eight other LASIK practices around the Southeastern United States (including North Carolina, Tennessee, and Georgia).

You now have the opportunity to get LASIK from a world-class LASIK surgeon and industry pioneer like Dr. Woolfson right in your own city.


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What’s the next step?

If you believe that LASIK could be the solution you have been looking for, we encourage you to schedule your evaluation at our Johnson City LASIK center.

We take great pride in providing positive outcomes for patients, so our first step is to ensure that you are, in fact, a candidate for LASIK surgery (if you’re not, don’t worry; we may have other surgical options designed to deliver the same result).

You don’t have to settle for less than your best vision. So what are you waiting for? Give our office a call today to schedule your LASIK evaluation!


Frequently Asked Questions

How do you choose a LASIK surgeon?

Don’t choose a LASIK surgeon based solely on cost/pricing. You know the saying, “you get what you pay for”? Well that applies here.

Choose a LASIK surgeon with a lot of experience and the right training/credentials. Check out their patient reviews online. Schedule a consultation to make sure you feel comfortable during your experience at the office.

There are a lot more things to consider when choosing the right LASIK surgeon for you or your family!

Please read our blog posts related to this topic: What Credentials Should I Look for When Selecting a LASIK Surgeon?

14 Important Points to Consider before Selecting your LASIK Surgeon

How much does LASIK cost?

While we certainly understand that pricing is a factor in determining whether or not you are able to have LASIK surgery, we put forth every effort to ensure each patient (who is a candidate for LASIK surgery) will be able to pay for it.

We also offer financing options at Woolfson Eye Institute. Your decision should be based on the experience and care you will receive, and not solely on price, but at Woolfson Eye Institute our goal is make LASIK surgery affordable for everyone. In fact, we are able to connect you to financing programs that start as low as $57 per month to cover the cost of your laser eye surgery.

Also, here’s a warning about bargain pricing for LASIK….

You may see offers for LASIK surgery that seem too good to be true. When you see a suspiciously low number, be very wary. This is a frequent tactic used to get people in the door, but may not accurately reflect the true costs associated with the LASIK procedure. LASIK ads are sometimes comparable to commercials advertising satellite TV—the $29/month price in the ad ultimately costs you 3-5 times that number.

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Typically, these low numbers do not include essential LASIK surgery costs, such as your pre-operative exam and consultation, as well as post-surgical follow-up care. At Woolfson Eye Institute, our price includes your pre-operative evaluation, at least a full year of post-operative care, lubricant eye drops, and for most patients, the Woolfson Lifetime Assurance Plan.

Call Woolfson Eye Institute for more details regarding pricing and to schedule your consultation appointment.

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Why is my vision blurry?

Do you oftentimes find that your vision is blurry? Do you have trouble seeing fine details? Do objects often appear out of focus and hazy? Do you wonder why you’re suffering from blurry vision?

These are all symptoms or signs of blurred vision, and there are many reasons why someone might suffer from this condition. No matter if it occurs in one eye (called unilateral blurred vision) or both eyes (called bilateral blurred vision), blurry vision should be professionally evaluated and treated right away.

Blurred vision can be the result of eye diseases and eye conditions such as:

  • nearsightedness (myopia)
  • farsightedness (hyperopia)
  • astigmatism
  • glaucoma
  • dry eyes
  • refractive eye conditions
  • cataracts
  • contact lens problems
  • age-related macular degeneration

Certain medications can cause blurry sight, such as:

  • antidepressants
  • heart medications
  • oral contraceptives
  • cancer therapy drugs

If you’d like to learn more about which medications can cause blurred vision, visit this informative page.

If you experience blurred vision along with sudden nausea, stiff neck, severe headache, and/or vomiting, call 9-1-1 immediately.

If you are suffering from any of the symptoms or signs mentioned above, seek medical attention as soon as possible. At Woolfson Eye Institute, we diagnose and treat blurry vision quite often. It is very important to start treatment by first determining the root cause.

Our doctors are trained and experienced to find out why you’re experiencing this condition. Call us to schedule your appointment!

I was told I’m not a candidate for LASIK. What are my options?

At Woolfson Eye Institute, our commitment to customized vision is why, in addition to LASIK, we offer a variety of other refractive surgery options designed to improve vision problems caused by refractive errors. These alternative treatment options allow us to treat patients who are not good candidates for LASIK.

Photorefractive keratectomy (PRK) is an alternative to LASIK. For individuals with corneal scarring, thin corneas, and other corneal conditions, PRK may be the best treatment option. As with all refractive patients, during your comprehensive evaluation, you will be advised if PRK is the treatment option ideally suited for you to achieve your best vision at any age.

If you’ve been told that you’re not a candidate for LASIK, call us today to schedule your appointment!

This website provides general information & a list of our services. The information on this website is solely meant to assist you in your search for an eye specialist. You are urged to seek the advice of an eye specialist before undergoing any eye procedure. This site is intended for use only by healthy adult individuals. Any information on this website is not to be used as a substitute to seeking medical advice.