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Comparing Vision Correction Options

Posted on Thursday July 8, 2021 inImplantable Contact Lens, LASIK, Latest News, PRK, Visian ICL

Vision Correction Options: What is Right for Me? When most patients begin to consider vision correction surgery, LASIK is the procedure that typically comes to mind. However, while LASIK is extremely effective at reducing visual refractive errors, this laser procedure is not always best for every patient. Fortunately, at The Eye Institute of Utah, we…

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Recovery After PRK

Posted on Wednesday February 15, 2017 inImplantable Contact Lens, LASIK, Latest News, PRK, Visian ICL

PRK (photo refractive keratectomy) is a very successful type of laser vision correction surgery that is similar to LASIK, but may be better suited for some patients that have thinner corneas or dry eyes. During LASIK surgery, the surgeon uses a femtosecond laser to create a corneal flap on the surface of the eye. During…

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How Much does Cataract Surgery Cost?

Posted on Friday March 4, 2016 inCataract Surgery, Cataracts, Implantable Contact Lens, IOLs, Latest News

Cataracts develop as a common part of the aging process when the natural lens in the eye begins to harden and become cloudy, causing a decline in vision over time. Cataracts can eventually progress to the point of not being able to pass a driver’s test, and can even result in blindness if left untreated…

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ICLs – Look into this if you aren’t a candidate for LASIK

Posted on Saturday November 3, 2012 inDry Eye, Implantable Contact Lens, Latest News, Myopia, Visian ICL

If you’ve been told before that LASIK isn’t an option for you because you have severe myopia (nearsightedness), dry eye, or thin corneas then the Visian ICL may be a perfect fit for you.  The Visian ICL surgery is an out patient procedure typically lasting 15 minutes.

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Dr. Wolsey’s Role Reversal – Becoming a Patient

Posted on Saturday October 29, 2011 inDry Eye, Implantable Contact Lens, In The Media, Latest News, Visian ICL

I had been wearing contact lenses since I was 12 years old. Although I didn’t mind contact lenses, I had become more contact lens intolerant over the past five years becoming more dependent on my glasses. Many of my own patients seeking refractive surgery would ask me why I still wore glasses which was always…

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