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Glossary of Lasik Surgery Technology Terms

Glossary of Lasik Surgery Technology Terms


Laser-Assisted Intrastromal Keratomeleusis, or LASIK, is the most advanced refractive surgical technique. During the LASIK surgery procedure, an out layer of the cornea is lifted up to form a flap and the underlying corneal tissue is then reshaped by use of a laser. This flap is self-sealing and requires no stitches in order to heal. The entire procedure takes less than ten minutes per eye and many people are able to see results instantly. Advancements LASIK technology now offers the ability to correct for multiple conditions such as myopia, hyperopia and astigmatism.

Pentacam by Oculus

To insure safety Harbor Lasik Center is proud to be one of the first facilities on the west coast to utilize the Pentacam by Oculus. The Pentacam is a state-of-the-art diagnostic imaging device that provides us with a 3-D representation of both the front and back surfaces of your cornea. We can now view these structures more accurately and in greater detail than any device has ever been able to in the past. This advanced technology provides us with important information about your vision to insure safety and accuracy in determining if you are a good candidate for refractive surgery.

VISX CustomVue Lasik Surgery Procedure

CustomVue technology enables the physician to measure and correct unique imperfections in each individual's vision. As shown in an FDA clinical study, the CustomVue procedure has the potential to produce better vision than is possible with gla... Read More
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