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4 Reasons To Get LASIK Before Your Next Boat Outing

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Are you looking for ways to make your next boat outing more fun?  Do you find that your glasses or contacts get in your way while you’re boating? 

If you’re out on a boat, you want to enjoy being on the water, socializing with friends, and looking at the stunning views you have of the shoreline. But if you wear glasses or contacts, your boating experience might not be this fun. 

One way to solve your vision needs is by getting LASIK. Having this procedure will provide you with the visual freedom that you crave. Keep reading for 4 reasons to get LASIK before your next boat outing!

1. Stop Worrying About Your Glasses Falling Off

Sometimes while you are boating, you have to move quickly to complete a task or bend down to adjust a rope. If you wear glasses, they can make these types of tasks more complicated and harder to do in a rush. 

They can get caught against a cord or rope, and next thing you know, your glasses have fallen off and you can’t see. By getting LASIK, you’ll eliminate this problem. 

You can move freely around a boat and complete tasks with clear vision and without worries. This will make your boating experience more enjoyable! 

2. Contacts Move

If you wear contact lenses, then you do not have to worry as much about them falling off. But unlike glasses, contacts can move around in your eye. 

If it gets windy or water splashes up while you are boating, it can cause your contacts to move around in your eye. This means that you cannot see clearly. 

Not being able to see could take its toll on your boating experience. You may be unable to assist in tasks and could have trouble maneuvering around the boat. 

Getting LASIK lets you say goodbye to your contacts forever. You will be able to see clearly without them so you can enjoy the entire boating experience without worrying about your vision. 

3. Dry Eyes

One of the major downsides of contacts is that they can cause your eyes to get dry. When this happens, it is because your eyes are not getting enough moisture. 

If you wear contact lenses, your contacts may be preventing your eyes from getting the moisture that they need. While you are boating, the wind can be stronger, which can contribute to your developing dry eyes. 

Having dry eyes while boating is annoying, and won’t allow you to take in every moment. LASIK lets you see clearly without contacts, and helps ease or reduce your dry eyes. 

4. Get Better Sunglasses

While you are boating, especially during the daytime, you need to wear sunglasses. The sun will reflect off the water into your eyes, which can cause damage if you are not protecting them. 

While you are boating, you should be wearing sunglasses that protect and block 100% of UVA and UVB rays. There are specific sunglasses designed for boating. 

They might not be prescription sunglasses, meaning you’d have to wear contacts and your sunglasses. Getting LASIK allows you to be able to see clearly while wearing sunglasses without worrying about contacts. 

This is a combination that will provide you with a better boating experience thanks to nicer sunglasses and clear vision.

Are you ready to talk to a professional about LASIK? Schedule your LASIK consultation at South Texas Eye Institute in San Antonio, TX, and make your eye health and visual freedom a priority!