LASIK Eye Surgery Wernersville, PA
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LASIK (laser-assisted in situ keratomileusis) is a popular refractive surgery procedure that can correct common vision problems such as nearsightedness, farsightedness, and astigmatism. If you’ve thought about having this surgery and are ready for your initial consultation, LASIK eye surgery for Wernersville, PA, is close by at the Wyomissing office of Eye Consultants of Pennsylvania.
About the procedure
During the LASIK procedure, a surgeon uses a laser to reshape the cornea, the transparent front part of the eye, to improve how the eye focuses light rays onto the retina. The LASIK procedure generally involves the following steps:
- Anesthetic drops are used to numb the eye.
- The surgeon uses a femtosecond laser to create a thin flap in the cornea.
- The surgeon folds back the flap to access the underlying cornea and uses an excimer laser to reshape the eye to correct vision.
- The flap is then laid back in place, where it will adhere without stitches.
LASIK surgery has a relatively quick recovery time. Many patients notice improved vision within a few days. As with any surgical procedure, there are potential risks and complications associated with LASIK, such as dry eyes and potential infection risk. We do send you home with eye drops to minimize all of these risks. Come in for an initial consultation with one of our experienced eye surgeons to determine whether LASIK is the right option for your specific situation. At that time, we can discuss the potential benefits and risks of the procedure.
Why should you choose us?
Eye Consultants of Pennsylvania (ECP) is a trusted eye care practice with several locations in Pennsylvania. We are known for providing a comprehensive range of eye care services, including routine eye exams, cataract surgery, LASIK surgery, treatment for glaucoma, diabetic eye care, and more. Our patients love and trust our team of experienced ophthalmologists and optometrists who are dedicated to providing high-quality and compassionate eye care to our patients.
We utilize advanced technology and innovative techniques to ensure the best possible outcomes for our LASIK patients. We keep up with the latest advancements in the field of ophthalmology, and we frequently incorporate new technologies into our practice to benefit our patients.
LASIK is a great vision correction option for most patients. However, it is essential to note that LASIK is not suitable for everyone. Some people might not be good candidates due to unstable vision, thin corneas, or certain medical conditions. We recommend LASIK after age 18 after the eye has had a chance to stabilize. Because vision changes during pregnancy, we suggest waiting until after having the baby to have the LASIK procedure.
However, most patients are good candidates, and most wish they had done LASIK much earlier than they did. We are dedicated to providing the best surgical experience for you. If you are considering LASIK eye surgery, or you’ve already decided to have it, Wernersville, PA, is close to our Wyomissing office of Eye Consultants of Pennsylvania. We also have several other convenient locations if one of those suits you better. Give us a call today to set up your initial LASIK consultation. We can’t wait to meet you.
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