Though more patients qualify for LASIK than ever before, some may still require an alternative procedure. If, during your free consultation, Dr. Davis determines LASIK is not the best option for you, we offer three other vision correction procedures to reduce your dependency on glasses or contact lenses.
Photorefractive Keratectomy (PRK)
One of the most common reasons a patient is ineligible for LASIK is inadequate cornea thickness. The good news is Dr. Davis is still able to use our EX500 laser to perform a PRK procedure that achieves the same results as LASIK.
Implantable Collamer Lens (ICL)
Sometimes a patient’s eyeglass prescription is too strong to fix with laser eye surgery. In these rare cases, we offer an ICL that is surgically placed in the eye rather than reshaping the surface of the cornea with a laser. This procedure is typically for those in their 20s or 30s who are not dependent on reading glasses.
Refractive Lens Exchange (RLE)
Similar to the Implantable Collamer Lens procedure, a Refractive Lens Exchange is a surgical option for patients when laser correction may not be the best long term choice. This procedure removes the patient’s natural crystalline lens and replaces it with an Intraocular Lens Implant. Surgical options give the patient the ability to correct distance, intermediate and near vision to achieve their visual goals. Believe it or not, RLE is the same procedure done to remove cataracts and is performed on-site at our Center for Surgery.
Whatever vision problems you may have, trust the Davis Eye Center to recommend the right procedure for you. We have years of experience and pride ourselves on doing what’s best for the patient, not our pocketbook. Contact us today to schedule your complimentary consultation.