If you lead an active lifestyle and are bothered by the inconvenience or appearance of glasses and the risks of contact lenses, you may be a candidate for Laser Vision Correction. Also, if allergies, dry eye, or other eye disorders make contact lenses irritating to wear, LVC may be a safe, convenient alternative. For many of our patients, Laser Vision Correction is a life-changing experience. A dramatic improvement in vision takes place painlessly in just a few minutes. Many people wake up the morning after surgery and see the alarm clock clearly for the first time ever.
Not everyone is a candidate for Laser Vision Correction surgery. Most candidates for LVC are 21 years of age or over, although ladies may be candidates at 18 with a stable refraction. In addition to having a healthy cornea, patients should not have had a significant change in their prescription in the last 12 months. People with certain medical conditions may not be good candidates for Laser Vision Correction. New mothers need to finish nursing prior to undergoing the procedure.
Conditions Treatable by "Laser Vision Correction":
- Myopia, or nearsightedness with or without astigmatism
- Hyperopia, or farsightedness with or without astigmatism
Learn why thousands have trusted The Eye Center for caring service and excellent surgical results. For more information about any of the life-changing services we offer, please contact us. To schedule an appointment, you may call 803-256-0641 or schedule your appointment online.
Your decision to have Laser Vision Correction is a serious decision. Ultimately, you will be the one to make the final decision. When selecting a surgeon it is important to choose one that can honestly explain your visual needs and customize your plan to which treatment is best for your eyes. Sometimes it is not a laser treatment, but another such as ICL. This is why selecting a surgeon with a vast amount experience is important. The ultimate goal of LVC is to reduce your dependence on glasses and contact lenses. It does not always create perfect 20/20 vision, though most cases are successful in improving vision. Ask the right questions before selecting you surgeon. Make sure that your surgeon of choice has the right answers, the best technology and the experience under his belt to ensure a safe and effective procedure. It is possible that this is one of the most important decisions that you will ever make.
Contact us for more information about our life-changing services. To schedule an appointment, you may call 803-256-0641.