No more glasses & contacts for me! The procedure was extremely comfortable, fast, and painless. Dr. Buchsbaum is the best. I HIGHLY recommend Manhattan LASIK Center. I had an amazing experience and cannot express how blessed I am to be able to see clearly again!
Tiffany L., SMILE Patient
This has been something I’ve been wanting to do (I’ve been wearing glasses half my life) and now as a new mom, I wanted to experience life with my son with corrected vision. I was able to take photos for his 1st birthday just 4 days after my surgery and it felt amazing being able to see everything that was going on! Dr. Buchsbaum gave me a step-by-step, hand-holding experience and I am forever grateful. My surgery was fast and pain-free. Just to put things into perspective—when he told me he was done performing surgery on my right eye, I couldn’t believe it. I felt even more confident, having Dr. Buchsbaum perform my left eye. My only regret is not getting it sooner.
Andreina R., SMILE Patient
I have been wearing glasses since I was 5 and being able to see has always been the biggest dream of mine! After doing tons of research and consulting with a couple different doctors, I decided to go with MLC since they offer SMILE, the newest and most recent innovation in laser vision correction, and same day procedure. The full eye exam took about an hour and a half, and the whole procedure took about 15 minutes, absolutely painless! Dr. Buchsbaum walked me through the whole thing. And then tah dah, my life had changed!
Kha F., SMILE Patient
For as long as I can remember, I’ve needed glasses or contacts and everything was a blur without them. Being able to wake up and seeing my kids’ beautiful faces makes all the difference in the world. They are my reason for getting SMILE. Having this procedure was one of the best decisions of my life.
Andrea A., SMILE Patient
…I had SMILE, only within hours of the operation! My vision is now amazing. I am truly thankful to Manhattan LASIK Center for changing my life.
Zaher A., SMILE Patient
I am very pleased with the service and the staff were really nice. I have not seen this good in years. The doctors are extremely experienced and professional. It was one of the best decisions I made. High recommended!
Zaki U., SMILE Patient
While 2020 Vision was a bust, I’m ecstatic to announce that I started 2021 with a clear focus. The gift of sight is truly remarkable, and I have that now thanks to the SMILE LASIK procedure I had done at the Nation’s best LASIK center, Manhattan LASIK Center. It was a seamless, painless and quick procedure. Nothing can compare to the feeling I had the next morning waking up and being able to see the NYC skyscrapers from my bed!
Sushma K., SMILE Patient
The atmosphere was very relaxing and comforting. The staff is incredible and they are attentive of you which I found great. The place was super clean and everyone was very professional as soon as I walked in!
Cindy H., SMILE Patient
“Dr. Niksarli and Brad are both fantastic people. I walked in having worn glasses for 17 years and walked out with 20:15 vision! Follow the instructions, take the eye drops, rest your eyes. I literally rode my motorcycle 1,636 miles a week after having LASIK done by them... the first time I've been able to ride without having to wear glasses under my helmet! Highly recommend them!”
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I had been contemplating corrective vision surgery for years. The procedure went so smoothly and the entire staff made me feel so cared for. I felt so supported by Dr Niksarli, Dr Buchsbaum and the incredibly kind talented technicians and office staff at Manhattan Lasik Center. They walked me through the process and my surgical options and took their time answering all of my questions. I am one week post operation and I can see nearly perfectly!
Both of us had been wearing glasses since elementary school. Between the yearly costs of contact lens and glasses, we took the decision to finally go through with surgery. We are so happy we made that decision! Our procedure was quick, painless and took 15 mins each. The next day we could both see 20/20 and no longer needed glasses. We will be recommending this to all our family and friends!
I had been using glasses for over 20 years and it was time for a change - MLC made it happen! During my consultation, the team made me feel very comfortable and secure about my decision to do the SMILE procedure. During the procedure everything went smoothly and the recovery till this day has been great.
Really happy I picked MLC. Thai helped make the process as smooth as possible - he went the extra mile to make me comfortable about how to finance and schedule my procedure, and Nicole was really helpful as well. Ultimately Dr. Niksarli was great, patient, and very accommodating. I was very nervous, and he calmed me down. Overall my experience at MLC was wonderful!
It wasn't until I made my appointment at MLC, that I knew getting LASIK would change my life. Dr. Niksarli and his staff made me feel comfortable and at ease. The entire experience exceeded my expectations. I had the SMILE procedure done and I couldn't believe that I could see perfectly the next day! Thank you MLC, couldn't have done it without you (literally)!
I was wearing contacts and glasses for years and wanted to get vision correction for a long time. By profession, I'm a designer so my eyesight is extremely important to me because it's my livelihood. I did a lot of research and decided to just go with it. The SMILE procedure at MLC was life-changing. The morning after the procedure I woke up being able to see so clearly. I was so excited to see with my own bare eyes that I almost cried. Honestly, it's the best thing that's happened to me in 2020!
I had a 4-day recovery! I was nervous and excited at the same time. Dr. Buchsbaum was amazing not just because he laughed at all my jokes, but also because this was a life-changing procedure and my eyes were in his hands! I didn't feel the laser, and the procedure was all done in 7 minutes! I appreciate the comfort and all my questions being answered, and most importantly, my eyesight!
I have to say that the entire experience far exceeded my expectations. I had the procedure a week ago and I feel brand new, with no negative side effects whatsoever. My eyes are not sensitive even to the brightest light! Everyone who wears glasses and contacts should invest in this miracle, my only regret is not doing it sooner!
I struggled with very bad astigmatism all my childhood, couldn't play outside much as a kid as my glasses would fall off or break. The personnel and the doctors at MLC made me feel super comfortable, and treated me with great respect and care. I feel like I was reborn!
I always had a headache, and my prescription was going up 0.25 every six months. Ever since I had SMILE, everything has been great. No more headaches, my vision is perfect! I love wearing signature eyeglasses and now I can wear all the nice, cool sunglasses. I am very happy that I had it done. Thank you MLC.😊
Ever since I was little I’ve had issues with my eyes. I was told by other places that they couldn’t fix my eyes. Now I have 20/20 vision and I feel great. I am so proud of myself for getting LASIK and so happy I did it. Thank you so much MLC!
I am one day post-op from the SMILE procedure and I CAN SEE! Huge thank you to Brad and Dr. Niksarli for taking such good care of me and keeping my mind at ease through the actual surgery. It didn’t take long at all and I was shocked I was able to see the next day + wear eye makeup! I haven’t had any pain and I cannot recommend this enough to anyone considering it!
I chose SMILE because I have an extremely active lifestyle, so it was very important to me that I get back to my lifestyle as quickly as possible. The procedure was extremely fast - it was over for both eyes in 10 minutes. Having SMILE has been life changing. I no longer have to worry about my contacts when I am being active, and in the morning it’s a five minute ritual that I no longer have to do. Thank you MLC!
With the SMILE surgery I didn't feel any pain or discomfort. The entire procedure was done in less than 5 minutes, and the recovery time was less
than 24 hours. Thank you MLC for the great job!
It’s not scary at all, and now I can make jokes like #start2020with2020 😉I have been loving my no glasses life.
I chose SMILE because I was looking for fast recovery since it’s hard to take time off from work. Dr. Niksarli and the team are amazing. No more contacts, no more glasses, I am happy to be seeing 20/20 for 2020!”
Amazing results and amazing team! I have been wearing glasses for 30 years, and it was amazing to be able to see clearly less than 24 hours after the surgery. The procedure itself was quick, recovery speedy, and the results are fantastic. I would recommend SMILE to anyone who wears contacts on a daily basis.
Loved it. Had the procedure about a month ago. Was a bit scared just reading stuff online, but so glad I went through with it. Visited a few different places and this one stuck out to me. They also price match which is great. Highly recommend Dr. Buchsbaum, he talked through the procedure step by step before and during the actual procedure, that really helped. Super painless and easy.
My experience at MLC was amazing, from the beginning to the end, the. Dr. Buchsbaum was so comforting and detailed throughout the entire process. Now I have beyond perfect vision. Thank you so much to the team and the doctor, they really are the best!"
Throughout the entire process they made me feel comfortable and relaxed and most importantly I had such trust and confidence in Dr. Buchsbaum and the team. If you need LASIK, I recommend MLC. I only have great things to say!
Everything is super clear. I would definitely recommend it.
I’ve been wearing glasses since the 3rd grade. I got tired of waking up every morning with blurry vision, going to bed at night with blurry vision, putting on my makeup with blurry vision. I was greeted with wonderful doctors who helped guide me through the process. It was the best decision I’ve ever made.
Dr. Niksarli came recommended by my dentist- who bet his livelihood on this office for his own surgery. I was completely nervous about the procedure which was not nearly as bad as I had worried about. The staff is absolutely wonderful and answered my million questions before during and after with friendly smiles and good advice. I went from -6.5 to seeing 20/15 in just under 2 months. My only complaint is now my wife wants it so I have to pay for hers as well!
What an amazing feeling happy tears blur your vision because you can see so clearly once you wake up. Seeing the world through a new set of eyes has never had so much meaning as it does now.
I had been wearing glasses for over 20 years and was tired of it. My family members have all gotten it, so I said ‘why not?’. The whole process went very well, and my vision keeps getting better.
I have been wearing glasses for over 10 years. My father had LASIK done at MLC about 8 years ago before SMILE was a thing, and when he recommended it to me I had no doubts. I am super happy and I would highly recommend it.
From consultation to the surgery and to the follow up, I can say that the entire team at MLC including Thai, Dr. Niksarli, Dr. Buchsbaum did an amazing job making me feel comfortable and answering every question/concerns I had about the procedure. On the day of my LASIK procedure, Dr. Buchsbaum spoke and guided me from start to finish and prepared me with thorough details of what to expect in terms of discomfort, pain and recovery time. Thank you team!
I came in for a consultation and ended up getting the SMILE procedure the very same day. Procedure was quick and painless. In less than 10 minutes everything was done! I could see clear instantly. I started driving the very next day. The end result is wonderful, I can’t thank you guys enough! This is a perfect Christmas gift to myself!
We are given 5 senses to play with in this life. Never to be taken granted for and always to recognize their privilege. MLC, you did your thing! Shout out to Dr. Buchsbaum and the great staff for making me feel welcome.
I had pretty bad vision with -5.75 prescription and astigmatism. I did the SMILE procedure. It was super quick, easy, and painless. I was able to wear make-up and go to my follow-up the next day. One of the best decisions I have made for myself.
Wow - it's almost been two years since I got laser vision correction! Because I work out a lot and love eating piping hot food, glasses were super inconvenient because they would always slip down my nose when I was working out or get foggy from the steam of hot food. Then, when I transitioned to hard lenses that I sleep in and eventually contacts, those didn't work for me either because my eyes would get irritated due to the dryness. So, I decided to get a consultation at MLC and scheduled the procedure the week after because the staff made me feel so comfortable about trusting them with my eyes. It's not scary at all, and I actually recommended a friend and she is loving her life not too without glasses!
I'm so happy with the results - I had 20/20 vision within 24 hours of the procedure! Dependency on glasses and contacts, and the associated annoyances are now distant memories. I specifically recommend MLC based on the availability of the SMILE procedure, the educational pedigree of their surgeons, and the reassuring bedside manner of Dr. Bucharbaum and the rest of the office! 😊
Day 1 after SMILE I was able to see perfectly and drive during both daytime and nighttime hours without discomfort. I am currently on day 2 after SMILE procedure and I am still in disbelief I can see SO incredibly good.
I've been wearing glasses since I was 11 years old. I do hip hop dancing and it was generally uncomfortable wearing contacts when I was moving around. The contacts would never stay in place! I am glad I got SMILE.
If I had known how easy and painless the SMILE procedure was, I would have done this years ago. Thank you for changing my life.
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