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CLEAR Lasik: The New, Minimally Invasive Laser Vision Correction Procedure

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CLEAR Lasik is a new, minimally invasive laser vision correction procedure that can correct nearsightedness with or without astigmatism. It is performed using the Ziemer FEMTO Z8 laser, which uses low laser energy and advanced scan patterns for a gentle treatment and a good patient experience.

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How Does CLEAR Work?

The CLEAR procedure is performed in three steps:

  1. Lenticule creation: The femtosecond laser cuts a small disc-shaped piece of tissue (Lenticule) within the cornea.
  2. Lenticule extraction: The surgeon then extracts the Lenticule through a small incision.
  3. Corrected vision: The removal of the Lenticule changes the shape of the cornea, correcting the refractive error.

Advantages of CLEAR

CLEAR offers a number of advantages over other laser vision correction procedures, including:

  • Minimally invasive: CLEAR is a flapless procedure, which means that the surgeon does not need to create a flap in the cornea. This can reduce the risk of complications and speed up recovery time.
  • Gentle: The Ziemer FEMTO Z8 laser uses low laser energy and advanced scan patterns for a gentle treatment. This can reduce discomfort during and after surgery.
  • Effective: CLEAR is a very effective procedure for correcting nearsightedness with or without astigmatism. Most patients achieve 20/20 vision or better after surgery.

Who is a Candidate for CLEAR?

CLEAR is a good option for most people who are nearsighted, with or without astigmatism. However, it is important to talk to your eye doctor to see if you are a good candidate for the procedure.

What to Expect Before, During, and After CLEAR Surgery

Before surgery:

  • Your eye doctor will perform a comprehensive eye exam to make sure that you are a good candidate for CLEAR.
  • They will also discuss the risks and benefits of the procedure with you.

During surgery:

  • You will be given eye drops to numb your eyes.
  • You will then lie down on a surgical table and your eye doctor will position a laser under your eye.
  • The laser will create the Lenticule in your cornea.
  • Your eye doctor will then extract the Lenticule through a small incision.

After surgery:

  • You will need to wear protective eye shields for a few days.
  • You may also experience some mild discomfort, such as dry eyes, blurred vision, and light sensitivity. These symptoms usually resolve within a few weeks.

CLEAR Lasik at The Eye Foundation

The Eye Foundation is proud to offer CLEAR Lasik vision correction to our patients. Our experienced surgeons are highly trained in the CLEAR procedure and are committed to providing our patients with the best possible care.

If you are considering CLEAR Lasik, we invite you to schedule a consultation with one of our surgeons. They will be happy to discuss your individual needs and determine if CLEAR Lasik is the right procedure for you.

CLEAR Lasik Success Rates

CLEAR Lasik has a very high success rate. Most patients achieve 20/20 vision or better after surgery. However, it is important to note that no surgical procedure is 100% successful. There is always a small risk of complications, such as dry eyes, blurred vision, and corneal scarring.

Why Choose The Eye Foundation for CLEAR Lasik?

The Eye Foundation is one of the leading providers of CLEAR Lasik vision correction. We have a team of experienced surgeons who are highly trained in the CLEAR procedure. We also offer a variety of financing options to make CLEAR Lasik affordable for everyone.

If you are considering CLEAR Lasik, we encourage you to schedule a consultation with one of our surgeons. They will be happy to discuss your individual needs and determine if CLEAR Lasik is the right procedure for you.

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