The first step to having your vision corrected by refractive surgery, such as LASIK (which is the most common form of elective corrective eye surgery)
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See Better With Laser Eye Surgery
Time and time again, you’ve heard your friends and co-workers, maybe even family members, swear by the astonishing, life-changing results of laser eye surgery.
But do you know exactly how laser eye surgery improves your vision? And what do you need to know before undergoing laser eye surgery?
Known as corrective refractive surgery, laser eye surgery can make long-term vision improvements for astigmatism, farsightedness and nearsightedness. This is accomplished by modifying the cornea’s curvature or shape using the precise power of lasers. Today, several refractive procedures employed. They include LASIK, PRK, SMILE, KAMRA, corneal Inlays, corneal cross-linking, intra-ocular (IOL) lenses AND EPI-LASIK.
Why Trust Us To Correct Your Vision?
Having an experienced eye care professional to guide you through the process from start to finish can ensure you have the right procedure done for the right reasons and expectations.
This is why it’s crucial to follow these two tips if you’re considering laser eye surgery:
- Understand the process from beginning to end: When you meet with an eye care specialist, ask as many questions as needed. After all, you need to feel comfortable with the health care professional entrusted with maintaining your sight. In addition, you should be aware of both the benefits and risks associated with the specific procedure recommended.
- Make sure you undergo a full eye health and vision assessment prior to committing to anyone one procedure. This will help determine if you are a good candidate for refractive surgery and will aid in achieving a successful and expected outcome.
What’s Next? Meet Dr. Jeff Sciberras, Mississauga’s #1 Rated Optometrist
With that said, Dr. Jeff Sciberras, conveniently located in Erin Mills of Mississauga, can determine if you are a good candidate for laser eye surgery. Moreover, he is able to assess which procedure will work best for you. Options include LASIK, PRK, KAMRA, SMILE, corneal cross-linking, intra-ocular lenses and corneal rings (INTACS).
We adhere to a strict protocol for preoperative assessment, which includes taking a full case history, assessing ocular health, evaluating the tear film, measuring corneal thickness (pachymetry) and topography, as well as determining your current prescription. With all the information at hand, Dr. Sciberras will establish which refractive surgery procedure is most appropriate for you, if any, and help set realistic goals.
Expectations and risk assessment are so important in the preoperative analysis. Dr. Sciberras will help monitor and guide you through the postoperative healing stages, and answer any and all of your questions along the way.
Watch this video to learn more about LASIK eye surgery, the most common elective refractive surgery procedure in the world.
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As a patient of Dr. Sciberras, always remember that your vision matters. In the end, Dr. Sciberras is only satisfied when you are. We welcome your laser eye surgery questions and any other eye health-related matters and through the channels you are most comfortable with.
Discover if laser (or refractive) eye surgery can improve your vision today by booking your appointment with Dr. Sciberras online or call us at 905-828-2282.
Learn More About Laser Eye Surgery
LASIK and other refractive surgery options can correct a variety of vision problems. Farsightedness, nearsightedness, astigmatism, even presbyopia can all be treated by a variety