LASIK Eye Surgery Isn’t the only option for your vision correction.
is a great procedure, but not everyone is a . It can treat a range of vision problems called . If you aren’t the right fit for a , there are safe, affordable to fix , , , and ! At ICON Eyecare, we are experts at a number of treatments to . We want you to explore the various treatments that could help correct your vision.
Ask an ICON about and other options to target your vision problem. Keep reading to find the right for your eyes.
Visian Implantable Contact Lens (ICL)
, also called , are removable microlenses implanted in patients to correct or those with a . This implant procedure can reduce refractive errors and only takes about 15-30 minutes to complete. Most people will experience vision improvement within 24 hours. This can be a better option for patients with or oddly shaped corneas. ICL lenses do not require maintenance and can stay in a patient’s eyes for your lifetime. It is a good treatment option for those who are not eligible for .
How is Visian ICL Different From LASIK?
Unlike LASIK, is well-suited for patients with chronically dry eyes or thin or abnormally shaped corneas. is an that helps your to see clearly, while LASIK involves re-shaping your with a laser to achieve the same .
Colorado’s Visian ICL Expert
Dr. Eva Kim is the #1 Visian ICL surgeon in the state of Colorado. ICON Eyecare is also the only provider in the state to have ArcScan’s Insight® 100 to precisely fit your ICL.
Photorefractive Keratectomy (PRK)
This procedure reshapes the PRK is an advanced and modern . is a better option for those that have a , struggle with dry eyes or have thin corneas.. An removes the outer layer of your then reshapes to provide lasting .
How is PRK Different from LASIK?
The main difference between PRK and LASIK is how the surgeon accesses your cornea during the procedure. With LASIK, a thin flap is created on the surface of the cornea. With PRK, the thin outer layer of the cornea (the epithelium) is gently swabbed away to allow the surgeon to access the treatment area. This outer layer naturally regenerates after surgery. Due to the nature of the procedure, PRK will include a longer recovery time than LASIK. The results appear more gradually, and vision improvements will take longer to stabilize. However, PRK is a safe and effective alternative for patients with thin corneas or other restrictions who may not qualify for LASIK.
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