LASIK Specialists Berks County
The specialists at Eye Consultants of Pennsylvania in Berks County, PA are experienced in the very best technologies for LASIK eye surgery.
The Eye Consultants of Pennsylvania staff includes a nationally-recognized team of specialized ophthalmologists, ophthalmic surgeons, and eye care professionals who have been trained by some of the most respected medical facilities in the world and have vast clinical experience in a wide variety of eye disease and surgical services.
Why Choose Us?
Adam J. Altman, MD, Jonathan D. Primack, MD and Kevin J. Shah, MD are among the very best LASIK surgeons in Pennsylvania. They are board certified, cornea fellowship-trained specialists who have a combined 45 years of experience and have successfully treated thousands of patients.
Dr. Altman was fellowship trained at the world-famous Wills Eye Hospital in Philadelphia. Dr. Primack was fellowship trained at the Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary at Harvard Medical School. Dr. Shah was fellowship trained at the Cincinnati Eye Institute at the University of Cincinnati.
Fellowship-trained doctors go through extensive additional training under the guidance of highly-qualified experts in the field of corneal and refractive surgery. The training ensures that your surgeon is equipped to treat cornea diseases and that you will receive the highest standard of quality and the best possible outcome. The most qualified doctor to perform your LASIK surgery will be both board certified and fellowship trained.
Why Choose Bladeless Custom LASIK?
Drs. Altman, Primack, and Shah prefer the state-of-the-art Bladeless Custom LASIK technique, also called “all-laser” LASIK, which is the most technologically advanced and safest way of performing LASIK.
In conventional LASIK surgery, the surgeon uses a handheld surgical blade, called a microkeratome, to cut a thin, hinged flap into the surface of the cornea. The flap is then folded over and the surgeon applies energy pulses from a computer-guided excimer laser to reshape the cornea and improve vision imperfections. In Bladeless Custom LASIK, the curvature of the cornea is reshaped with cool laser beams instead of a surgical blade.
Bladeless Custom LASIK surgery may have advantages for patients with:
- Very steep or very flat corneas
- Thin corneas
- Large refractive errors
- Dry eyes or contact lens intolerance
- Anxiety about “the blade”
It’s important to remember that both the microkeratome and the femtosecond laser are tools, and tools are only as good as the surgeon who is using them. Drs. Primack, Altman and Shah are highly selective in choosing patients for bladeless LASIK. Each performs an extensive screening process that includes personally examining and speaking with each candidate about their goals and expectations.
If you live or work in Berks County, PA, schedule a free consultation with our LASIK specialists at Eye Consultants of Pennsylvania and get started on the road to better vision.
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