Using WaveLight Refractive Suite for LASIK
When you choose LASIK surgery at the John A. Moran Eye Center, you have the confidence that your eyes are being cared for by world-renowned surgeons using state-of-the-art technology.
As part of our commitment to providing patients with the best care and outcomes available, the Moran Eye Center now offers the WaveLight® Refractive Suite.
The suite features the WaveLight® EX500 Excimer Laser, the WaveLight® FS200 Femtosecond Laser, and a swiveling patient bed. This advanced system provides the world's fastest and most precise LASIK experience.
More Comfortable LASIK Surgery
LASIK surgery involves the use of two lasers: the first to create a corneal flap and a second to shape the cornea to provide clear vision. Previously, patients undergoing LASIK had to stand up and walk between two lasers. Now, the patient remains in a reclining position and the bed is gently swiveled between pieces of equipment.
Beyond Glasses & Contacts
Glasses and contacts are limited in their ability to correct unique imperfections in each individual's vision. In fact, thousands of individuals have the same prescription. With the WaveLight® Refractive Suite, however, no two prescriptions are identical. This precise level of measurement and treatment can enable you to achieve the full potential of your vision.
What Is the WaveLight® Refractive Suite?
The WaveLight® features the fastest laser time of any laser on the market, as well as the broadest range of customized, patient-specific treatments. WaveLight® technology allows your surgeon to create a personalized treatment plan, with treatment options that take into account your unique visual needs, for your best results.
Facts About LASIK with WaveLight® Refractive Technology
- 93 percent of nearsighted patients see 20/20 or better*
- 83 percent of farsighted patients see 20/25 or better*
- 92 percent of patients described their vision as "good" or "excellent."*
- Think 20/20 vision is impressive? 75 percent of Wavefront Optimized® treated nearsighted patients and 64 percent of Wavefront-Guided nearsighted patients actually see better than 20/20.*
*Data on file. Alcon, Inc.