LASIK Surgery

Ophthalmology Physicians & Surgeons, PC -  - Ophthalmology

Ophthalmology Physicians & Surgeons, PC

Ophthalmology & Eye Surgery located in Trappe, Blue Bell, Spring House, Hatboro, Bethlehem, & Levittown, PA

More than 10 million Americans have been able to say goodbye to their glasses and contact lenses thanks to LASIK surgery. The eye specialists at Ophthalmology Physicians & Surgeons, PC have been providing LASIK surgery since it was first approved by the FDA in 1999 and use the most advanced techniques, including blade-free IntraLase. If you live in the greater Philadelphia area, including Trappe, Blue Bell, Spring House, Hatboro, Bethlehem, and Levittown, Pennsylvania, or the counties of Montgomery, Bucks, or Northampton, schedule an appointment online or by phone today to find out if LASIK surgery is right for you.

LASIK Surgery Q & A

What is LASIK?

LASIK, or laser-assisted in situ keratomileusis, is the most popular procedure for vision correction. It’s a type of refractive surgery that uses advanced laser technology to change the shape of your cornea and improve your eyesight so you no longer have to wear glasses or contact lenses.

The eye specialists at Ophthalmology Physicians & Surgeons, PC have been performing LASIK surgery since it was first approved by the FDA in 1999. The experienced team uses the most advanced techniques to correct your vision at some of the best LASIK eye surgery centers in the country.

Am I a good candidate for LASIK surgery?

Your eye doctor at Ophthalmology Physicians & Surgeons, PC determines if you’re a good candidate for LASIK surgery after a comprehensive eye exam. The advanced surgical technique can correct some of the most common vision problems, including:

You should also be in good health, over the age of 18, and have a cornea thick enough to support the flap.

What is IntraLase LASIK surgery?

The eye specialists at Ophthalmology Physicians & Surgeons, PC only use the IntraLase bladeless procedure to perform LASIK surgery. This advanced technique allows your eye doctor to cut your cornea to improve your vision with ultraprecision, which means better results and less risk to you.

The procedure itself only takes a few minutes and is conducted using anesthesia to minimize pain and anxiety. The team at Ophthalmology Physicians & Surgeons, PC recommends you arrange for a ride home after the procedure.

How long is the recovery following LASIK surgery?

You may need to take a few days off from work following your LASIK surgery. Your eye specialist at Ophthalmology Physicians & Surgeons, PC provides you with specific instructions on what to expect after your LASIK surgery so you can prepare. You should notice an improvement in your vision within a few days following your surgery, with continued improvements over the next two to three months.

Your specialist has you come back to the office periodically following your surgery to evaluate your eyes and vision. Most patients achieve perfect vision after LASIK surgery.

To learn more about LASIK surgery and how it can improve your vision, call Ophthalmology Physicians & Surgeons, PC or schedule an appointment online today.