LASIK, which is the acronym for 'laser assisted in situ keratomileusis,' is the most commonly performed laser vision correction surgery procedure for patients suffering from nearsightedness (myopia), farsightedness (hyperopia) and astigmatism.
The FDA first approved laser vision correction surgery in the US in 1995. Now LASIK laser technology has improved to the point where the results are phenomenal. Each patient's treatment is so precise and customized that, following custom LASIK, it is common for their vision to be better than it had been while wearing glasses or contact lenses.
Once Dr. Feldman has reshaped your cornea to optimize your vision, your eye's ability to focus light onto the retina will be greatly improved. The result is extremely clear vision the majority of the time without the aid or hassle of contacts or glasses.
Dr. Sandy T. Feldman uses the state-of-the-art iFS 5th generation laser technology to create the corneal flap.
This innovative technique for creating the flap utilizes an iFS IntraLase® laser, which works by producing extremely fast little bursts of energy. These little pulses of light shine through the eye's surface to a predetermined microscopic depth. Each pulse of light creates a tiny bubble below the surface of the cornea, and they accumulate until they've covered the entire treatment area. This enables Dr. Feldman to separate the flap from the inner layers of the cornea.
To learn more about Custom LASIK surgery, contact us to view a LASIK procedure or schedule a complimentary LASIK consultation with our eye surgeon in San Diego.
The Custom LASIK surgeon at ClearView Eye and Laser Medical Center provides LASIK surgery in the San Diego, California area. We offer this web page as general information about Custom LASIK. This information should not be considered formal medical advice. Please contact us today for formal advice during a complimentary LASIK consultation with our San Diego Custom LASIK surgeon.
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