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What is Conductive Keratoplasty or CK?

If you're over 40, your vision is inevitably changing. Many people who never wore glasses before are suddenly finding they require corrective lenses to do things like drive at night, work on a computer or read a menu.>

What is Refractive Lens Exchange or (RLE)?

Refractive Lens Exchange (RLE) corrects nearsightedness and farsightedness using an intraocular lens implant. RLE is often the procedure of choice for patients who are too nearsighted, too farsighted or have corneas that are too thin for laser vision correction. It is also an excellent alternative for those over the age of 40 and for those…

What is Epi-LASEK?

The main advantage of Epi-LASEK is its simplicity. The results are identical to LASIK except that the healing time is an extra few days.>

What is the Allegretto Wave Laser?

The ALLEGRETTO WAVE laser is used to treat the central and peripheral area of the cornea. It uses a proprietary system to adjust to the aspheric shape of the cornea and to reshape the cornea based on the front, or prolate curve. This is the main reason for the excellent quality of both day and…

What is Astigmatism?

Astigmatism is an irregularly shaped cornea, resulting in a vision error that occurs when light rays entering the eye scatter instead of providing a single focal point. Regular astigmatism is the most common type, in which the shape of the cornea resembles a football. Astigmatism can usually be corrected with eyeglasses, special contact lenses (toric…

How well will I see after the LASIK procedure?

Some patients may experience small vision changes during the first several months, which is a normal occurrence as the cornea reaches its stable state. Based on recent studies, some patients who undergo all-laser LASIK using wavefront-guided technology will see better than they could in glasses or contact lenses.

What are the advantages of LASIK surgery?

* no risk of blade-related complications * faster visual recovery * less discomfort after surgery * less risk of corneal haze or scarring * less need for prolonged use of anti-inflammatory eye drops * better quality vision * better for patients with dry eyes