LASIK no longer has an advantage over Staar's Visian ICL (Intraocular Contact Lens). Nearly half of the ICL's inserted in the US are now being done bilaterally. Convenience and cost control couples with safety making the ICL the latest alternative to LASIK, SBK, and Epi-LASIK. The Staar Collamer Phakic Implant corrects 3 to 16 diopters of nearsightedness with an almost instant return of stable, sharp, clear vision. James Lewis, MD, of the Wills Eye Surgical Network and The Pennsylvania College of Optometry, narrates and performs this surgery. Originally the ICL was considered for patients not suitable for LASIK. It is now considered an alternative that may be better than LASIK for many. There are less halos, starbursts and glare and absolutely no dry eye, regression or corneal issues after surgery. Dr. Lewis uses the Zeiss Visante™ (OCT: Optical Coherence Tomographer) to assess the patients both pre and post-operatively.
Dr James S. Lewis was the first doctor in the Delaware Valley to implant Starr’s Visian ICL. Dr. Lewis performed this procedure abroad prior to its 2003 FDA approval. He has watched the ICL become popular with patients who prefer a reversible surgical option with unparalleled visual quality and safety.
Choose safer surgery, save $100 to $300 per eye, and reduce the hassle of multiple eye drops. Intraocular antibiotics administered at the time of eye surgery reduces risk.
LewisLASIK is a premier refractive surgery practice without a premium price. At $3000 total for both eyes, LewisLASIK is second to none in quality, safety, experience and clinical results. You do not need to spend $5000 or $6000 for top-of-the-line LASIK
Visian ICL can give you the freedom to see the world without the hassles of contacts and glasses. See the difference Visian ICL has made for people from all walks of life.
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