Our doctors are trained and certified in all areas of refractive surgery to provide excellent pre- and post-operative treatment and co-manage the patient's care with the most experienced eye surgeons in the Bay Area.
- Laser In-Situ Keratectomy (LASIK)
- Photorefractive Keratectomy (PRK)
- Radial Keratotomy (RK)
- Laser Thermal Keratectomy (LTK)
- Intacs (intracorneal rings - ICR)
- Clear Lens Removal (CLR)
There are various techniques used to perform laser vision correction procedure. With the use of the latest technology the surgeons are able to reshape your cornea according to your specific needs.
A suitable LASIK patient:
- Is 18 years of age or older.
- Has had a stable corrective lens prescription for over a year.
- Has a prescription within -0.25 to -12.00 diopters of Myopia or up to +6.00 diopters of Hyperopia (farsightedness) or has an astigmatism up to 6.00 diopters.
- Has healthy eyes free from disease or serious aliments.
- Is informed of both the risks and benefits of LASIK.
- Knows the alternatives to LASIK.
- Has a realistic expectation of how LASIK can improve vision.
If you think you may be a good candidate for LASIK surgery, find out for sure by calling 20/20 Optometry at (925) 244-1400 or (650) 349-5733.
At 20/20 Optometry, we will provide a complimentary surgical consultation. Contact us if you have more questions and to schedule a free laser vision correction consultation today!
What can LASIK do for you?
LASIK surgery can help you return to an active life. According to the Eye Surgery Education Council (ESEC), more than 90 percent of patients who undergo LASIK experience vision improved to 20/40—the minimum vision standard for driving an automobile or playing sports without corrective eyewear.
Although LASIK will not prevent age-related eye conditions or diseases, results are permanent. Most patients are able to return to their normal daily activities the day after surgery. For more information about LASIK or to schedule an examination, please contact 20/20 Optometry today.
Steps for determining your candidacy for corrective surgery:
- Doctor conducts comprehensive eye exam to determine if the patient qualifies for surgery based on prescription.
- Doctor analyzes physiological state of the patient's corneas.
- Doctor helps patient determine needs and expectations of surgery.
- Patient decides if he/she wants to pursue correction of eyes through surgery.
- If the patient decides he/she wants to proceed with surgery; patient returns for dilation of their eyes to finalize current prescription and check the overall health of the eyes.