LASIK, a groundbreaking eye surgery technique aimed at correcting vision issues such as myopia (nearsightedness), hyperopia (farsightedness), and astigmatism. The process involves meticulously reshaping the cornea, the transparent frontal segment of the eye, utilizing high tech laser technology. This minimally invasive approach promises a swift recovery and has the potential to markedly decrease and even eradicate your reliance on corrective eye wear.
Making an informed decision is crucial, as patients frequently have questions regarding the efficacy, duration of surgery, recovery period, and cost of LASIK surgery. At Diamond Vision, we address these concerns head-on, providing clear, data-backed insights that help to reassure patients of the high success rates and long-term benefits. You when you find a LASIK eye center in Manhattan with Diamond Vision, you know you have the best eye surgeon as well as experiencing the following benefits:
• Improved vision: It only takes a single outpatient procedure to say farewell to glasses and enjoy to benefits of better vision
• Speedy recovery: It’s safe to say that there’s little downtime with the surgery, and most patients can return to their regular daily routine the day after the procedure.
• Lasting results: After your LASIK surgery in our NY office, your vision will usually stabilize rapidly over the course of couple weeks, but you will want to use lubricating artificial tear drops for a few months until the cornea has fully healed its inner layers and by then you will be able to enjoy long term treatment results.
• Say goodbye to corrective eyewear: After having LASIK eye surgery, the vast majority of patients will no longer have to deal with glasses or contacts.
PRK laser eye surgery or Photorefractive Keratectomy is part of a family of procedures called “surface ablations” because the laser is applied directly on the surface of the cornea rather than under a flap, as with LASIK. Surgeons worldwide have performed PRK for over 20 years now.
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During surgery, we will use an ultrasound device or laser to help break up the cloudy cataract lens into tiny pieces. Then these small pieces are carefully removed through gentle suction. After the cloudy lens has been removed, we will replace it with an artificial lens implant.
Intacs corneal implants are an exciting option for individuals experiencing intolerance to contact lenses and who are facing a corneal transplant. Intacs corneal implants may be the best possible option to stabilize the cornea, improve vision and potentially defer the need for a corneal transplant.
The journey to clear vision is a step-by-step process that begins with a comprehensive consultation. Our seasoned eye surgeons thoroughly evaluate your eye’s health and vision to determine if you are a suitable candidate for LASIK surgery. Here’s the whole process from consultation to LASIK surgery recovery:
Comprehensive eye examination.
Discussion of medical history and expectations.
Addressing any concerns or questions you may have.
Detailed measurement of the eye.
Creation of a personalized treatment plan using WaveScan technology and Fourier algorithms.
The LASIK Procedure:
Application of numbing drops to ensure comfort.
Reshaping the cornea using a laser, guided by the CustomVue Wavefront LASIK technology to correct refractive problems.
The procedure typically lasts only about 10 to 15 minutes per eye, with both eyes often treated in the same session.
Immediate post-operative assessment to ensure the surgery went as planned.
Provision of post-operative instructions and scheduling of follow-up visits.
Most patients notice an immediate improvement in their vision.
Full recovery and stabilization of vision usually occur within a few days to a few weeks.
Post-procedure, patients often find a significant improvement in their vision, with many achieving 20/20 vision or better. The newfound clarity can be life-altering, allowing individuals to enjoy a life free from the constraints of eyeglasses or contact lenses.
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Your journey to clearer vision is but a call away. At Diamond Vision, we are poised to guide you through every step of the process, ensuring a smooth transition to improved vision. Whether you have queries about LASIK, financing options, or anything else, our team is here to provide the answers and support you need.