LASIK and Premium Intra-Ocular Lens Implants
Here at Pines Vision Care, we are proud to offer LASIK surgery and premium intra-ocular lens implant options.
LASIK stands for laser in-situ keratomileusis and is a popular surgery to correct vision problems. LASIK can help people who are nearsighted or farsighted as well as those who have astigmatism.
LASIK works by reshaping the cornea with a laser, which allows light to be focused onto the retina. A laser is used to create a small flap in the cornea, which is peeled back so another laser can reshape the cornea. The flap is then returned to its original position, and the surgery is complete.
LASIK is quite popular because it works so well. It has a very high success rate.
The procedure itself is fast, taking only about 10 minutes. Most patients require only local anesthetics, which is given in eye-drop form.
The procedure is painless, and you won’t have to deal with stiches or bandages. Most people see a difference in their vision right away. If needed, minor adjustments can be made in the future.
Premium intra-ocular lens implants are quickly becoming the lens choice for many needing cataract surgery. Cataracts, often starting in the 50’s and 60’s, start to cause night glare and difficulty seeing clearly even with glasses or contact lenses. Now, cataract surgery can be performed in those experiencing difficulty much sooner than previously, helping patient’s achieve visual freedom from glasses and contact lenses for far vision, near vision and even computer vision. Laser assisted cataract surgery uses a laser to correct astigmatism as well as to precisely open an incision to remove the cataract, as well as to open the capsule and soften the cataract for removal before implantation of the intra-ocular lens. Laser assisted surgery can help to minimize post-operative complications from cataract surgery.
In certain cases, LASIK can be combined with cataract surgery to allow patients excellent visual results following cataract surgery minimizing or even eliminating the need for glasses.
If you have questions regarding your situation regarding LASIK or premium cataract surgery, be sure to call us at (954) 438-3937 to ask about your options during your examination.