Vision Services in Los Angeles, CA
Laser vision correction has been performed in many countries around the world to correct nearsightedness, farsightedness and astigmatism since the 1980s. Multiple scientific studies of the long-term results for LASIK have shown that the
The PRK procedure is similar to that of LASIK in the way the laser is applied to the eye. The main difference is that there is no flap created by the surgeon using a microkeratome. Instead, the laser is used to produce your optical correction by reshaping the outermost surface of the cornea, rather than the tissue beneath a flap, as in LASIK.
ICLs work with the eye to correct high levels of nearsightedness and farsightedness (greater than 6 dioptores) and is great for people who want a procedure beyond what LASIK and PRK can offer. The procedure is performed in an outpatient setting and, typically, one eye at a time is corrected.