Look Before You LASIK

Choose your LASIK surgeon as if your sight depended on it…because it does!

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The safety of LASIK primarily involves determining whether a patient is a good surgical candidate in the first place. The fact is that not everyone qualifies as a good candidate for LASIK. That’s why it’s so important before you LASIK to choose a surgeon that you trust to help you make the right decision.  Choosing LASIK at The Eye Associates means choosing doctors committed to safety, comfort, accuracy and the most advanced technology available.

Dr. Cathleen McCabe has performed over 17,000 LASIK procedures and is a LASERVISION Top 100 Surgeon, ranking her among the most experienced LASIK/refractive surgeons in the country. She is also experienced in the latest innovations in cataract surgery, including bladeless laser cataract surgery and advanced high technology lenses. Dr. McCabe was named to the Premier Surgeon 250 list as well as Castle Connolly’s Top Doctor List. Implantable Collamer Lenses (ICL) and Clear Lens Replacement (CLR) are also part of her list of vision correction services. Dr. McCabe has been awarded the American Medical Association Physician’s Recognition Award, and the American Academy of Ophthalmology’s Lifelong Education for Ophthalmology Continuing Education Recognition Award.

Dr. Brian Foster is not only a LASIK surgeon but he is also a LASIK patient, so he knows first hand about having LASIK and what you can expect. He is also a board-certified ophthalmologist, fellowship-trained corneal specialist, and cataract surgeon. He is experienced in the latest innovations in cataract surgery, including bladeless laser cataract surgery and advanced high technology lenses. Implantable Collamer Lenses (ICL) and Clear Lens Replacement (CLR) are also part of his list of vision correction services. Dr. Foster is one of the most experienced corneal transplant surgeons in the area, performing modern corneal transplants, including DSAEK for Fuch’s endothelial dystrophy, DALK for keratoconus, and dry eye treatment. Dr. Foster is the recipient of the prestigious Resident Excellence Award by the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons.

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Why The Eye Associates chose the VISX Star 4 Laser
ADVANCED TECHNOLOGY – VISX® remains the industry leader in quality and innovation, and the VISX Star 4 Laser that we use at The Eye Associates adds a new level of diagnostic information to insure superior surgical outcomes. Our in-house laser center controls temperature and humidity; key elements important to good surgical results. In addition, our skilled technicians adhere to strict sterile requirements and are uniquely and exclusively dedicated to eye procedures.

The VISX Star 4 Laser has the following unique safety features:

ActiveTrak  3D Eye-Tracking – We often hear patients say that their biggest concern is the fear of moving their eye during the LASIK procedure. RELAX…we have you tracked. The Visx Star 4 laser has ActiveTrak 3 D Eye Tracking that detects and continuously compensates for eye movements, virtually eliminating any fear of human error.

VISX Iris Registration – Iris Registration takes a wavescan-generated picture of your unique iris and transfers it to the laser. The reason this is important is because when the patient lays down for their laser treatment, sometimes the eye will rotate. VISX Star 4 Laser uses the wavescan photo to compare with your iris and automatically compensate for any rotation, thereby ensuring an accurate outcome and eliminate the worry of errors.

VISX CustomVue WaveScan – WaveFront technology, developed from NASA space technology, allows us to capture and correct your eye’s unique imperfections with 25 times more precision than could previously be detected using standard measurements for glasses. It also has been shown to improve night vision in some patients.

VISX Exclusive SmartBeam – The SmartBeam technology adjusts the laser beam size according to treatment, minimizing the amount of corneal tissue that needs to be removed and reducing healing time.

If you are interested in learning more about LASIK and other vision correction procedures, click here or call toll free 1-866-865-2020 to schedule a FREE LASIK Screening.