You may have seen advertisements for laser refractive surgery on TV or heard them on the radio. They make claims that often sound too good to be true, but are they?
If you have a refractive issue – such as nearsightedness, farsightedness, astigmatism, or presbyopia – laser refractive surgery can likely provide you corrective-lens free vision for many years… potentially even a lifetime.
Before you can receive surgery, a consultation is required to assess your candidacy. We are refractive surgery experts and will provide you the appropriate information and guidance. Book an appointment to schedule your consultation.
Important Information to Know:
Refractive surgery can correct multiple eye conditions. The most common are:
We offer a free refractive surgery consultation. During that visit we will determine if you are a good candidate for refractive surgery, and if so, the procedure that would offer you the best success rate for your vision. We will perform a thorough eye exam that includes:
During your consultation, you will be provided with information regarding the various procedures for which you are a candidate for, as well as the results from your examination.
There are four main types of refractive surgery:
The procedure itself takes approximately 10 minutes per eye, with most of that time being prep for the actual procedure. The laser itself is only activated for somewhere between 15 and 60 seconds.
During the procedure:
Once finished, you will be sent home with an eye shield as well as instructions on what to expect over the coming days, weeks, and months.