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By Chelsea Eye Ophthalmology, PLLC
June 10, 2019
Category: Ophthalmology

Find out if LASIK is exactly what you’ve been looking for to get better eyesight!

Wouldn’t it be great to wake up every day and see clearly without glasses or contact lenses?  If the answer is yes, consider laser vision correction at Chelsea Eye Ophthalmology in New York, NY. Our laser vision surgeon, Dr. Christopher Coad MD, FACS, can help you determine whether LASIK is right for you.

What is LASIK?

If you want to correct your vision without needing to wear glasses or corrective lenses, then it might be time to consider LASIK. The LASIK procedure performed at Chelsea Eye Ophthalmology is known as iLASIK. The iLASIK procedure is a laser only procedure with no blades. iLASIK uses advanced laser technology by combining the IntraLase Method and Advanced CustomVue correction to correct your vision. What this means is that the procedure can correct most visual imperfections WITHOUT the use a blade, such as in older LASIK procedures. In fact, this is one of the safest ways to correct your vision.

What are the benefits of getting LASIK?

If you want to correct your nearsightedness, farsightedness, or astigmatism, then LASIK is a treatment that you may want to consider. During the procedure, our New York LASIK surgeon, Christopher Coad MD, FACS, will tailor the treatment to your specific needs and your unique eyes. LASIK will help you to see the world with clarity and with freedom from eyeglasses or contact lenses. LASIK is an investment in excellent vision and quality of life!

How does iLASIK work?

At Chelsea Eye Ophthalmology, we perform the most advanced LASIK procedure, called iLASIK. A comprehensive and thorough eye exam will be performed to determine candidacy for iLASIK. Once you pass the screening process, a customized blueprint of your eye will be mapped.

Advanced CustomVue correction uses the WavePrint system to painlessly measure and map the uniqueness of both of your eyes, right down to the minutest characteristics individual to you. This 3D mapping technology creates a blueprint (or fingerprint) of your eye. This blueprint will also be able to detect even the slightest issues so that we can create a customized treatment that fits your specific needs and visual aberrations.

Then, a cool beam of laser light is used to gently reshape the surface of the eye (the cornea), to painlessly correct your vision with our precise laser technology.

If you are interested in finding out whether LASIK is right for you, take the first step in seeing the world with clarity! Call Chelsea Eye Ophthalmology at (212) 220-0066 to schedule your consultation with Dr. Christopher Coad, our Castle Connolly Top Doctor and New York Super Doctor. Clear vision is a call away!

By Chelsea Eye Ophthalmology
June 10, 2019
Category: Ophthalmology
Tags: LASIK  

If you’ve been living with blurred vision that affects your ability to read, write, and drive, you’re probably eager for a long-term solution. lasikGlasses help, but not everyone likes the way that they look while wearing them or the inconvenience. Chelsea Eye Ophthalmology in New York, NY offers a revolutionary treatment called iLASIK as an alternative.
The LASIK Solution
In the past, the only option available for vision correction was glasses or contact lenses. Today, more patients are opting for laser eye surgery. LASIK at Chelsea Eye Ophthalmology, is a blade-free, surgical procedure that can improve your vision significantly. LASIK is a type of laser surgery that is considered the premier choice for patients today. This surgery allows our laser vision surgeon, Dr. Christopher Coad MD, FACS, a board-certified ophthalmologist, to fix your visual imperfections using Advanced CustomVue technology. Many patients have achieved vision correction thanks to this treatment.
Benefits of LASIK
The clearest benefit of LASIK is right before your eyes. You’ll be able to see clearly without the use of refractive lenses. You won’t have to worry about wearing glasses or putting on your contact lenses in the morning! Here are a few other key benefits to consider:
- No blade is needed with iLASIK at Chelsea Eye Ophthalmology.
- It is a pain-free procedure, so you should experience minimal to no discomfort.
- Vision improvement is usually seen right away and continues to improve over 3-6 months.
- There is a high success rate for this treatment, so you can feel confident about your results!
What to Expect
Most LASIK procedures can be completed in just one visit and in a matter of minutes! Your eyes will be sedated with anesthetic drops in preparation for the procedure so that you won’t feel anything. Your LASIK surgeon will then use specialized lasers to expose the cornea and reshape it to improve your vision.
Come in for an Examination
If you’re still struggling with vision imperfections, it’s time to see an ophthalmologist for an eye examination to determine if LASIK is right for you. Call (212)-220-0066 today to schedule a consultation with Dr. Christopher Coad MD, FACS, at Chelsea Eye Ophthalmology in New York, NY. Let us help you see clearly!

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New York, NY Lasik Surgeon & Lasik Doctor

Chelsea Eye Ophthalmology, PLLC
157 W 19th St.
New York, NY 10011

Phone:(212) 220-0066
(212) 727-3789 
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