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Corneal Cross-Linking

Corneal Cross-Linking is a procedure which uses UV light and a photosensitizer to age and strengthen chemical bonds in the cornea. By strengthening the chemical bonds, we are able to slow down/stop the progression of irregular changes in the corneal shape, thus making the cornea more receptive…

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Intacs

Typically used to treat: · Keratoconus · Myopia (Nearsightedness) What is Intacs? Intacs(also known as Intracorneal Rings, ICRs, and Corneal Ring Segments) are two tiny half rings designed to permanently correct vision when placed within the eye. They are made of a special biocompatible plastic that has been used in…

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LRI (Limbal Relaxing Incision)

Typically used to treat: · Astigmatism o    Cataract Patients What is LRI? Limbal Relaxing Incision, or LRI, is a procedure in which partial thickness incisions are made at the corneal periphery (edge of the cornea) in order to treat corneal astigmatism.  The small incisions “relax” the curvature of the cornea…

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Orthokeratology

Imagine if you could correct your nearsightedness and reduce your dependency on corrective lenses (glasses and contact lenses)… while you sleep! It might sound far-fetched, but it's a reality for many people. It's called Orthokeratology, or Ortho-K, and it is available at IQ Laser Vision. With an increase in the…

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Pterygium

Typically used to treat: · Pterygium · Pinguecula What is Pterygium? Pterygium is a growth of the conjunctiva that grows onto the cornea.  The conjunctiva is the clear tissue that covers the sclera (the white part of the eye) and also lines the inside of the eyelids.  The exact cause of…

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