Our eyes are as unique as the rest of our body. Z-LASIK is a premium procedure that takes your unique differences into account. Each Z-LASIK plan is customized to the patient for optimal correction. Astigmatisms and small differences in the surface of the eye are calculated and corrected giving you the best outcome. The following spectacle scripts are treated :
Short sightedness (Myopia ) : under -6.5
Astigmatism : under -4
Farsightedness (Hyperopia): under +2
If your spectacle refractive error is higher than the above , there are alternative corrective surgery solutions. The excimer laser removes tissue with microscopic precision , sculpting the cornea in a pain free procedure.
In general, the following criteria should be met before considering Z-LASIK:
• You are older than 21 years.
• Your vision has been stable for 2 years.
• You don’t have any medical conditions that would inhibit normal healing (auto immune conditions)
Having an allergy to contact lenses or pre-existing dry eye does not exclude you from considering LASIK. If you are not a candidate for Z-Lasik we will advise you of alternative procedures including PRK.
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