Category Archives: Refractive Surgery

Why soft contact lenses do not usually provide satisfactory astigmatism correction.

Soft contact lenses have an inherent problem with trying to correct astigmatism. The problem is that with each blink, contact lenses not only move up and down, they also rotate either clockwise or counter clockwise. The rotation does not matter if the correction is only spherical (meaning nearsighted or far sighted corrections). However with astigmatism, the curvature of the corneal…

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Q: What type of visual quality does someone get with the Visian ICL?

A: The Visian ICL, like all lens implants for nearsightedness, gives excellent visual results. Some doctors have even referred to the outstanding visual results with the Visian ICL as High Definition Vision – because it is so clear and predictably good. One of the advantages of the Visian ICL for those who are very nearsighted is that images will appear…

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Q: I wanted to have Lasik but was told I need Visian ICL’s instead. Can you help?

A: Lasik is a great surgery; I have been doing it for over 20 years. Lasik is very effective for treating astigmatism, nearsightedness, and farsightedness. However, in some cases, Lasik may not be the best treatment or even advisable for some people. The Visian ICL by Staar Surgical is an excellent option for those who are nearsighted and cannot have Lasik.…

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I have been told I am not a candidate for LASIK because my corneas are too thin. Does that mean I am stuck in these glasses and contact lenses?

There are other refractive procedures that can eliminate your need for glasses even if your corneas are too thin for LASIK. During a refractive exam at Price Vision Group many special tests are performed to ensure you are indeed a good candidate for LASIK, including corneal thickness. The average corneal thickness is between 520 microns and 540 microns, however the…

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I have keratoconus and now I am developing a cataract.  Does this present a challenge when I need cataract surgery?

Cataract surgery for a keratoconus patient does require some additional testing and consideration for the best visual outcomes. Choosing the appropriate lens and lens power can be more challenging with keratoconus.  The length of the eye and the shape of the cornea are important factors when calculating an intraocular lens (IOL).   If you are wearing a contact lens it…

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