Eye Health and Laser Correction
Treatment is Safe, Accurate, and Permanent
Abbey Eye Doctors are well informed on current laser vision correction procedures. After a thorough eye exam they will take the time to fully discuss your treatment options. Our doctors often perform pre-operative and post-operative exams conveniently in our office, saving you unnecessary trips to the laser clinic.
Many people with lower prescriptions (-0.75 to -4.00) prefer the less invasive procedures to none at all. Others are not good laser candidates, or simply want to enjoy the benefits of natural vision while waiting for future advances in laser surgery. Our doctors will review all your options for treatment during your eye exam.
It is a treatment designed to permanently reduce dependence on glasses or contact lenses for people whose eyes are nearsighted, farsighted, and/or astigmatic. A cool laser beam is used to reshape the cornea to improve the focusing ability of an eye. Laser vision correction can only correct distance vision.
There are various types such as Lasik, Prk, No Touch etc. The common thread is that they all reshape the cornea to correct the patients prescription, To see if you are a candidate make an appointment with Abbey Eye Doctors.
Is it Safe?
Yes. The treatment is safe, accurate, and permanent. As with any surgery, there are risks. It is important for you to fully understand the risks and benefits of laser vision correction.