LASIK is truly a revolutionary and effective procedure for vision correction.


Millions of people have undergone the LASIK process with incredible results. With the latest advancements of LASIK and cataract technology, most patients report little or no discomfort during the procedure and are able to go back to work the very next day. Furthermore most people are surprised to learn that the procedure only takes about 15 minutes and is painless.

If you are considering LASIK eye surgery in the Lowcountry, you want to be 100% sure you are choosing the right doctor, the right technology, and the right procedure for you. This will ensure the best possible outcome for your results. Here at SUNGATE CATARACT, LASIK AND VISION CENTER, we understand and share your concerns. Your vision is your most precious sense. The LASIK surgeon you choose can have one of the most significant impacts on the results you experience. Dr. Kenneth Farr and Dr. Drew Hunter work to educate our LASIK patients through each step of the process and always encourage you to consider each aspect of your eye care provider, from the very first telephone consultation to your long-term follow-up we care. 

LASIK eye surgery as well as other common laser vision correction procedures such as PRK (Photo Refractive Kerotectomy) were first approved by the FDA in 1995. Over the past 25 years of vision correction history, there have been over 10 million LASIK procedures recorded in the United States. 

Although laser eye surgery is considered a relatively fast and simple procedure for most of our patient’s perspectives, like any other surgical procedure it requires an extreme level of caution and expertise by the eye surgery doctor and comes with both risks and benefits. During your consultation, we will answer any questions you have and cover all risks and benefits in detail. We have a LASIK surgery coordinator that will be dedicated to ensuring your experience is a positive one.

If you have been living with imperfect vision and have been dependent on glasses or contacts for years, LASIK can be each truly remarkable and life changing procedure. We always aim to keep our LASIK surgery cost affordable for everyone with great financing options. 

Learn more by reading some frequently asked questions. Please feel free to contact us at any of our four locations to schedule your consultation today.