Laser and Refractive Eye Surgery
Eyeglasses and contact lenses are optical solutions to correct refractive errors, the blurring and focus distortion associated with myopia (nearsightedness), hyperopia (farsightedness), astigmatism, and presbyopia. Over time, some people become frustrated with relying on these optical solutions. If you are one of them, there are exciting laser and refractive surgery options to make you less dependent on wearing glasses or contact lenses. These options include:
- LASIK Eye Surgery: The most common type of laser vision correction performed around the world to correct nearsightedness, farsightedness, and astigmatism.
- PRK or Photorefractive Keratectomy: A laser vision correction for nearsightedness, farsightedness, and astigmatism for patients who may not be good candidates for LASIK.
- Clear Lens Extraction: Removal of the eye’s natural lens and replacement with an intraocular lens (IOL) that corrects presbyopia, in addition to nearsightedness, farsightedness and astigmatism. IOL options include an accommodating lens implant such as Crystalens® or a multifocal lens implant such as ReStor® and ReZoom®.
- Implantable Collamer Lenses (ICL): Implanting an ICL (also known as phakic intraocular lens) to correct moderate to severe nearsightedness without removing your natural lens. ICL options include the Verisyse® and the STAAR® Visian® ICL.
Our board certified ophthalmologists who specialize in laser and refractive surgeries perform these outpatient procedures at conveniently located surgery centers, including Ambulatory Surgery & Laser Center of Cape Cod, Greater New Bedford Surgicenter, and Massachusetts Eye & Ear Infirmary.
Refractive Eye Surgery Specialist at Kadrmas Eye Care New England
Meet our ophthalmologists who specializes in refractive eye surgery: