Vision Correction Profiles

Learn which vision correction method is right for you!

Myopia

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Myopia, or nearsightedness, is one of the most common vision problems characterized by the inability to see far distances clearly. Myopia can be corrected a number of ways. If your myopia is relatively minor, it can be treated with iLASIK or PRK.

Don’t worry if you experience higher levels of myopia. You have options like bioptics, cachet phakic lens impants, or a refractive lens exchange.

Hyperopia

Hyperopia, or farsightedness, is a vision problem making it difficult to focus on nearby objects. Hyperopia can be treated with procedures like iLASIK, PRK, Bioptics, LASIK Xtra.

Presbyopia

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Similar to hyperopia, presbyopia is a condition that prevents you from focusing on nearby objects. Unlike hyperopia, presbyopia is a condition that naturally occurs with age and is something everyone experiences around the age of 40. Presbyopia can be treated with iLASIK, PRK, or KAMRA vision.

If you had myopia when you developed presbyopia and require bifocals, you can treat both concerns with Monovision.

Astigmatism

Is your vision blurred? Do you have trouble focusing your vision? You might have astigmatism which is caused by the irregular curvature of the cornea or lens. You may already know that iLASIK and PRK can correct astigmatism, but there are other options beyond these procedures as well. Femtosecond Laser Astigmatic Keratotomy, or FSAK, which reduces reliance on contacts and eyeglasses.

Keratoconus

Keratoconus is a degenerative eye disorder that causes the cornea to thin and change to a more conical shape. It has been known to cause distortions to vision that include multiple images, streaking, and sensitivity to light.

Keratoconus can be treated through a variety of methods. Corneal Cross Linking is a method that prevents the progression of keratoconus, although it does not improve vision. Procedures such as LASIK Xtra, PTK, and Intacs which help treat corneal thinning can also help correct keratoconus.

 

If you’re interested in correcting your vision, the best option for you would be to come in for a free consultation so we can help you determine which procedure is best suited for your individual circumstance.

Posted on by Maria Afonso in Vision