Implantable Contact Lenses

What Are Implantable Contact Lenses?

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Wanting to see clearly is more than just a convenience. If you are one of the nearly 8 million Americans with visual difficulties, according to the U.S. Census Bureau, wearing glasses or contact lenses is an absolute necessity that is sometimes not enough. Implantable contact lenses (ICL) are one answer that may eliminate the need for glasses. Visian ICL vs LASIK Eye

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What is the Difference Between LASIK and ICL?

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Many of our patients come to us asking about LASIK eye surgery to improve their vision. Since not everyone is a great candidate for LASIK, we then get questions about alternatives to the procedure. What is LASIK and ICL? Laser-Assisted In Situ Keratomileusis, also known as LASIK, is a popular vision correction procedure used to correct nearsightedness, farsightedness and astigmatism. If you

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What is the ICL?

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ICL, which stands for implantable contact lens, is basically just that; a lens, much like a contact lens that is implanted inside of the eye. It’s kind of like somebody putting their contact lenses in, and then never having to take them out. The results of the procedure are very fast. The full effects aren’t quite seen the day of

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Combining ICL with Laser (LASIK and/or LenSx) for Vision Correction

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At Barnet Dulaney Perkins we have had the opportunity to use the ICL (Implantable collamer or contact lens) for 15 years having participated in the initial FDA trials for this vision correcting lens. We were impressed with the results of this initial study and have been implanting the lens ever since. It is a wonderful solution for patients who like

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Questions about LASIK or ICL, Ask Us NOW

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We understand the decision to have LASIK or ICL can be difficult. Our goal is to help you make an informed decision and find the best solution to improve your specific vision needs. If you have been considering LASIK or ICL Implantable Contact lenses and have a few questions, log onto www.goodeyes.com and click on LASIK or ICL, you will

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The Ultimate Vision Correction Surgery

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What do Swiss precision, astigmatism and nearsightedness have in common? If you know the answer to this, you have undoubtedly come across the STAAR Visian Toric ICL, which is an amazing advance in our quest for the ultimate vision correction surgery. The Toric ICL, or TICL, represents the single greatest leap in our ability to surgically correct myopia, or nearsightedness, and

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The History of Lens Implants

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Implanting a tiny plastic lens inside the eye is the standard procedure for correcting cataracts and is also used for correcting the vision in people who are nearsighted, farsighted, and have astigmatism. How did the idea of using a plastic lens implant get started ? In World War II, some British fighter pilots were wounded in their eyes by plastic

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