The standard of care… performed to a new standard
Laser-assisted in situ keratomileuses (LASIK) eye surgery is the most widely performed type of vision correction. It consists of creating a flap in the cornea, then using a laser to precisely sculpt the cornea to the correct shape. LASIK surgery is a brief procedure that requires only a few minutes.
This type of refractive surgery can correct vision problems such as nearsightedness, farsightedness, and astigmatism. Our Reno ophthalmologists introduced Wavefront LASIK vision correction, which maximizes precision and individualizes the correction for each patient, optimizing results. We were also among the first in the area to use the IntraLase LASIK method.
Today, we remain one of very few providers utilizing these more exacting approaches using femtosecond Laser technology. We use this technology to create the LASIK flap rather than the older mechanical microkeratome.
Comprehensive Options, Including State-of-the-Art Procedures
Similar to LASIK, photorefractive keratectomy (PRK) involves laser reshaping of the cornea. However, with PRK, the reshaping happens directly to the cornea’s surface rather than “in situ” through an open flap. While less common, PRK is still more appropriate for certain people.
In addition, our Reno ophthalmologists offer the latest advancements, which include implantable collamer lenses (ICLs), refractive lens exchange (RLE) and KAMRA corneal implants.
ICLs (Implantable Collamer Lenses) and RLE (Refractive Lens Exchange)
To put it simply, our skill and experience make it possible to implant specialized “contact” lenses inside the eye over its natural lens. And for certain other individuals, we may recommend that we exchange the natural lens for an advanced intraocular lens implant. Thanks to our unsurpassed experience and capability with techniques commonly used in cataract surgery our patients experience excellent outcomes with lasting visual improvements from both of these procedures. We are among an elite group and a small minority of area providers offering ICLs and RLE.
Reliable Refractive Surgery in Reno, NV
Considering refractive surgery or laser vision correction to reduce your dependence on glasses or contact lenses? See your best with the most advanced care from the team who set the standard for precision and excellence. Whether you’re interested in LASIK or PRK, our expert and renowned eye surgeons can help. Call Eye Care Professionals today to schedule an appointment.