|LASER REFRACTIVE SURGERY - Why laser and why 20/20?
Are you ready to get rid of your glasses and contacts for good? Call for your free laser vision consultation!
Thanks to advances in laser technology, there are many safe surgical vision correction procedures available today. And Dr. Vosseteig is not only aware of these advances, he's certified in the Comanagement of refractive laser surgery.
If you would like to explore the procedures that can be performed, we can test your eyes to see if your vision can be surgically corrected so you can see without the need for glasses or contacts.
Should you elect to have the surgery, we'll work with you before and after. In fact, all of your postoperative visits are included in our one-time fee. In the event that you may temporarily require prescription lenses after the procedure, we'll provide them for you, free of charge.
Why vision correction surgery?
Certain vision problems such as nearsightedness, farsightedness, and astigmatism can be reduced or eliminated surgically. These vision problems occur when the eye is not able to bring images to a proper focus inside the eye. Vision correction surgery involves techniques that correct or reduce these problems by reshaping the surface of the cornea. To correct nearsightedness, the curvature is flattened; to correct farsightedness, the curvature is steepened. To correct astigmatism, the cornea is reshaped producing a more evenly curved surface.
Why choose 20/20 Vision Center?
There are so many places doing refractive surgery, why should you choose us to provide this service. First of all, Dr. Vosseteig is not a surgeon. This is a benefit to you because he will not be biased or misleading to you in any way regarding his experience and outcomes regarding LASIK. What's best for you is also best for him. In other words, a good outcome for you makes the follow-up care much more straightforward and rewarding for Dr. Vosseteig as well. If you're not happy, he is not as well. Dr. Vosseteig has the advantage of being able to choose whomever he feels will do the best job for you as a patient. He is affiliated with only those centers that put quality and safety first.
A number of low-cost centers have arisen that I would briefly caution you about. Very simply put, like most things . . . you get what you pay for. There is a difference between centers. These centers may typically: lack experienced doctors, they may not provide postoperative care, they may only have 1 or 2 year enhancement policies at no charge, they likely aren't using a state-of-the-art laser, lack a medically trained surgical staff, not have fees as low as you think once they see your prescription, and others. Please discuss this important decision with Dr. Vosseteig before making a decision without all the facts. Remember, laser surgery is like buying a parachute, you don't always want to buy the cheapest one! If you're still not convinced that these inexpensive centers may not be the best, please visit this unbiased website as you're browsing; it has a great section on why you most likely don't want to use the lowest priced center in the area. www.refractivesource.com
All laser surgeons that Dr. Vosseteig co-manages with have been extensively educated in all aspects of laser vision correction and are all fellowship trained cornea specialists. Equally important and critical to the outcome of your laser procedure are the pre and post-procedure stages, which include your consultation appointment, collection of accurate information, your education throughout the process and finally, your follow-up care.
The success of your laser procedure is dependent not only on the expertise of your surgeon, but also on the safety, accuracy, and sophistication of the equipment used. Our affiliated laser centers use only FDA approved excimer cold lasers to achieve the best results in the safest way possible. A corneal topographer is used to test your vision, measure the degree of your visual problem, and create a map of the surface of your eye. Almost 8,000 separate points on the eye are measured. The information from your eye exam is used to program the state-of-the-art computer software, which calculates the required corneal change and then helps the laser make this change. Your surgeon programs and operates the laser, maintaining control throughout your procedure.
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