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ICL Procedure

Glasses & Contacts can be a thing of the past

Anyone with compromised vision knows just how much of a hassle wearing glasses and contact lenses are. They can be restrictive, aesthetically unappealing, or you may have trouble placing your contacts.

Contact lenses are less noticeable than glasses, but the issue that many people often have is that it can be quite a task to place them correctly, especially for those who have just started wearing them. They can also be uncomfortable and require a great deal of maintenance.

The ICL is a lens that can be implanted into the eye, which gets rid of this hassle.
This is a lens for your eyes that could simply be implanted without you having to put it on every morning and take it out every night.

Read on to find out more about ICL or Implantable Collamer® Lenses and what it can do for you.

What is the ICL procedure
and how does it work?

ICL or Implantable Collamer® Lens is an implantable lens that can correct your vision. ICL can be used for correcting a wide range of prescriptions for those suffering from moderate to severe myopia or hyperopia. The ICL procedure can even cover those patients who may not be eligible for LASIK, thus helping a wider number of patients.

The great thing about the ICL procedure is that it does not require any removal of your corneal tissue. Instead, the ICL is designed in such a way that once it is implanted, it blends in seamlessly with your natural eye and works in perfect harmony without any issues. Once implanted, the lens will unfold gently in your eyes and rest behind your iris. In other words, ICL is completely biocompatible with your natural body chemistry.

For this reason, it is often referred to as additive vision correction. No corneal tissue is removed, but a special lens that is compatible with your natural eye chemistry is simply implanted.

What is the procedure like?

The procedure for Implantable Collamer® Lens is fairly quick and simple. It takes only about 30 minutes for the procedure to be completed for most patients. It is a minimally invasive procedure that involves only an insert so the procedure is completely reversible if needed.

During your ICL procedure, we will do everything we can to ensure that you feel safe and comfortable and that your procedure goes smoothly.

After your procedure, you will need to rest for some time so you can recover quickly. In just a few days, you can continue with your daily routine with a much-improved vision.

A great thing about ICL is that it is a removable option. So, even if you have chosen to undergo the procedure, you can do it with peace of mind, knowing that you can always have it removed when a better treatment option comes along in the future, or when your needs change.

What are the benefits of the ICL procedure?

ICL does not cause dry eyes
Implanted Collamer® Lens does not cause dry eyes, which is a common side effect for many other vision correction procedures. This is because it is completely biocompatible with your natural eye chemistry, so there are no adverse effects.

ICL blends in seamlessly with your natural eye
ICL unfolds gently in your eyes once it is implanted and rests behind your iris. There is no need for removal of any corneal tissue because it blends in seamlessly with your natural eye.

Provides UV rays protection for your eyes
The Collamer material that is used for making the lens has built-in UV protection. This means that not only is your vision improved, you also get a barrier to protecting your eyes from harmful UV rays.

Simple procedure and quick recovery
With a procedure that lasts no more than 30 minutes and a very short recovery period, the ICL procedure is the ideal vision correction treatment for many patients.

Gives you the vision you always dreamed of
The results of ICL procedures are truly vision-changing. You can achieve excellent night vision, and it is the ideal solution for patients with myopia. Besides, you can see the results quickly, thanks to the short recovery period.

Patients have the option to remove ICL
In case your requirements change or a better, more advanced solution comes along, your doctor can easily remove your implanted ICL. You don’t have to make any permanent commitment.

Treats a wide range of prescriptions
The ICL procedure can treat a wide range of prescriptions and can correct up to –20 diopters. This means that even patients who are not eligible for LASIK because of reasons such as thin corneas may be able to benefit from the ICL procedure.

Trade in your glasses or contacts today, schedule your consultation!

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