Specialty Vision Correction
The Optometric Physicians of Eyecare Associates provide treatment, consultation, and referrals for specialty vision correction surgeries and procedures.
LASIK (Laser-Assisted in Situ Keratomileusis) is a surgical procedure that uses a laser to reshape the cornea. Patients who are nearsighted, farsighted or astigmatic may benefit from this type of procedure.
While millions of patients have seen successful results from LASIK, the procedure is not right for everyone. Your optometrist will need to thoroughly examine your eyes to determine which type of vision correction best fits your needs.
In cataract surgery, the lens inside your eye that has become cloudy is removed and replaced with an artificial lens to restore clear vision. Your doctor may recommend surgery if cataracts are disrupting your routine daily activities. Our doctors co-manage with local surgeons by providing post-operative care at our office.
Rigid Gas Permeable Lenses and Scleral Lenses
A rigid gas permeable lens (RGP) is a lens made of durable plastic that transmits oxygen through the lens to your eye. RGPs can be used to correct various conditions such as high astigmatism and keratoconus that do not respond well to soft contact lens correction.
A scleral lens is a large contact lens that rests on the sclera and creates a tear-filled vault over the cornea. Scleral lenses are designed to treat a variety of eye conditions, many of which do not respond to other forms of treatment.
If you have a specialized vision requirements, your doctor may suggest a specialty contact lens to maximize your vision potential.