Why Choose The BEST and SAFEST LASIK eye surgery?
Blade-FREE LASIK in Vermont is available!
Traditionally, a microkeratome is used to create the corneal flap. Ophthalmologists have found that when complications arise from LASIK they are typically from a poorly created corneal flap. Unlike mechanical instruments, IntraLase technology is uniquely able to program the dimensions of your flap based on what's best for your eye(s). Then the IntraLase laser creates your flap from below the surface of the cornea-without ever cutting it.
What is the Blade-FREE LASIK process?
- Ultra-fast pulses of laser light position microscopic bubbles at a precise depth predetermined by your doctor.
- The laser light passes harmlessly through your cornea. Then the laser creates rows of these bubbles just beneath your corneal surface as it moves back and forth across your eye in a uniform plane.
- Next, the IntraLase laser stacks bubbles around your corneal diameter to create the edges of your flap. These bubbles are stacked at an angle that is determined by your doctor and is individualized to the way your eye is shaped.
- The process takes only about 30 seconds from start to finish- it's quiet and it's comfortable.
- Your doctor then gently lifts the flap to allow for the second step of your LASIK treatment. When treatment is complete, the flap is gently put back into position and the healing process begins.
Intralase Blade-FREE LASIK Advantages
When making your decision about LASIK there are numerous advantages of IntraLase that you should take into consideration. IntraLase creates a very smooth surface whereas using a microkeratome could create a slightly rough surface if precision isn't achieved. With IntraLase a more precise corneal flap can be created depending on what is best for your eyes. If you were previously denied the opportunity for LASIK because of the thinness of your cornea, you may be a candidate for IntraLase because of the precision of the computer-based laser. Corneal flaps that have been created by IntraLase tend to set back into place more smoothly after the procedure. Studies have shown that more people achieve 20/20 vision and experience less trouble seeing in dim lighting conditions after their surgery when the IntraLase method is used.
The IntraLase method has been successfully performed on hundreds of thousands of eyes since its introduction because of the accuracy involved with the laser. The goal of LASIK with IntraLase is to provide you with the ultimate in comfort, safety, and outstanding vision. LASIK with IntraLase delivers the added assurance of knowing you're being treated with some of the most advanced technology there is in ophthalmology.