The goal of refractive surgery, also called laser vision correction, is to correct nearsightedness, farsightedness, astigmatism and other eye conditions.
You should first meet with an eye surgeon, who can determine if you are a candidate for laser vision correction and recommend which type of procedure is best for you.
Most types of laser vision correction surgery can be done at Phillips Eye Institute, including:
Once you and your surgeon agree on the procedure, the surgeon will give you instructions for everything from preparing for the surgery to recovery.
have recently invested in new bladeless LASIK technology that allows even more
patients to take advantage of laser vision correction surgery. Not only is it
very accurate and fast, it also requires less preoperative testing and sculpts
the cornea into a more natural shape. Patients who have been told in the past
that were not good candidates for laser vision correction surgery may now be
able to consider this treatment.
Eye Institute is the region's only eye specialty hospital. Everything it does
is centered on providing quality eye care, and it has been recognized for its
patient safety practices. It has a strong history in performing laser vision
correction surgery - in fact, it participated in the clinical trials that led
to approval of the Excimer laser to treat nearsightedness, farsightedness and
astigmatism decades ago.
To speak with someone about selecting a LASIK surgeon, call 612-775-8841 or 1-888-301-0021.
After having laser vision correction surgery at Phillips Eye Institute, Kolb's vision has improved to the point where it is better than what the chart in his doctor's office can measure.