The recent advancement of medical lasers now makes it possible to correct vision for nearsightedness (myopia), farsightedness (hyperopia) and astigmatism. The entire surgical process takes place in about 20 minutes and can eliminate the need for corrective lenses.
Consider not wearing eyeglasses or contact lenses again! You will be able to see clearly when you wake up in the morning, in the shower, when participating in sports activities, etc. Your peripheral vision will no longer be blurred. Simply, you can have more fun doing the things you wanted to do, but couldn't without glasses. Laser vision correction at Long Vision Center in Sherman can truly change your life.
Laser vision correction was first approved in America by the Food and Drug Administration in November 1995, although, the first laser procedure was performed in Germany back in 1987. To date, there have been over 4 million laser vision procedures performed throughout the world.
Patients treated experience an improvement in vision that would allow them to pass a drivers' license exam without the aid of eyeglasses or contacts.
LASIK Vision Correction (Laser In-Situ Keratomileusis) is becoming the most common elective surgical procedure in the United States. The surgery is painless and eliminates or reduces the need for eyeglasses or contact lenses to see objects clearly. Patients are usually able see more clearly within 24 hours.
LASIK Vision Correction is an outpatient procedure and is performed using an "eye-drop" anesthesia. Some patients report some minor discomfort immediately afterwards until the outer portion of the cornea heals, usually within 48 to 72 hours. Many patients will see a dramatic improvement in their vision within the first day and return to normal activities within one to three days.
Long Vision Center uses the VISX S4 ActiveTrak manufactured by VISX, the most trusted laser vision correction company. VISX invented the technology for laser vision correction more than 15 years ago and is the choice of more eye doctors for their patients. The VISX laser has been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to treat nearsightedness, farsightedness, and astigmatism. Thousands of eye doctors and their staffs have had laser vision correction themselves and have trusted their own eyes to VISX.
Dr. Clint Long will perform a thorough eye examination as part of the LASIK consultation. He will explain all of the advantages, the realistic outcome and any potential side effects that might result. Most of all, Dr. CLint Long will advise you if you are a good candidate for the procedure and will help you decide if laser vision correction is right for you.
The decision to undergo LASIK vision correction is important. Long Vision Center wants you to understand the procedure and your options so that you can make an informed decision.
Contact us today to schedule an appointment and see if LASIK vision correction is right for you.