Category Archives: Visian ICL

Price Vision Group Becomes First in Indiana to Implant Visian Toric ICL

Indianapolis, IN, November 8, 2018 – Price Vision Group is the first practice in Indiana to implant the new FDA-approved Visian Toric ICL from STAAR Surgical. This new implantable collamer lens (ICL) provides a new solution for patients with moderate to high levels of myopia and astigmatism ‒ in one simple procedure. Previously, ICL patients with astigmatism would need a separate LASIK…

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FDA Approves Visian Toric ICL for astigmatism. What it means.

On September 13, 2018, STAAR Surgical announced the approval by the FDA of the Visian Toric ICL (TICL) for the correction of myopia with astigmatism. Before the announcement, the Visian ICL (implantable collamer lens) product line in the United States only consisted of lenses that offer correction for patients with myopia (nearsightedness). Visian ICL patients with astigmatism would require an…

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I have keratoconus, and I am having trouble wearing my contact lenses, but my glasses are really, thick and they distort my vision. Can a Visian ICL work for me?

Yes!  The Visian ICL can often help those who are very nearsighted as a result of keratoconus. For young people with keratoconus, we often recommend corneal cross-linking to make sure the cornea becomes stable and the keratoconus does not progress. In many cases, we place small reinforcing rings in the cornea called either intracorneal ring segments or Intacs. The plastic ring segments help stabilize…

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Why would someone use an ultrasound or UBM prior to Visian ICL surgery?

The UBM is an ultrasound that allows the doctor to see inside the eye, behind the iris (the colored part of the eye). Just like an ultrasound allows doctors to see inside our bodies for things like evaluating a pregnant woman to make sure a baby is OK, these ultrasounds allow us to look into an eye and make sure there are no abnormalities…

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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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Price Vision Group is a global leader in corneal transplant, cataract surgery, keratoconus treatment, PRK and LASIK. At our center in Indianapolis, we see patients from Indiana cities including Fishers, Carmel, Noblesville, Avon, and Greenwood, as well as people who travel from across the U.S. and even abroad for treatment by our renowned physicians.

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