What is the difference between LASIK and iDesign?

What is the difference between LASIK and iDesign?

What is iDesign? iDesign is the latest technology to perform LASIK. It is 25 times more precise in measuring eye prescription for your LASIK eye surgery than current methods used to measure glasses or contacts. It provides 5x more resolution* than Customvue LASIK.

How long does LASIK iDesign surgery take?

Expect to be at the surgery for about two hours each time, and prepare to be wait around between consultations. Whether you opt for Lasik or Lasek you’ll be offered ‘standard’ or ‘iDesign’ laser treatment, the standard laser corrects your vision according to your standard vision test.

What is the Intralase femtosecond laser?

The iFS® femtosecond laser is an ophthalmic surgical laser indicated for use in patients undergoing surgery or treatment requiring initial lamellar resection of the cornea, in treatment requiring initial lamellar resection of the cornea to create tunnels for placement of corneal ring segments, in treatment requiring …

What is the maximum number for LASIK?

It is therefore recommended that the ideal upper limit is -8.0, while the acceptable upper limit is -10.0. Beyond this number, LASIK should be avoided, and a better way would be to go in for an ICL implant. The upper limit of correction by LASIK for a plus number, i.e. hypermetropia is +5.0.

Is iDesign better than wavefront?

There are many different machines that allow for wavefront-guided LASIK, but iDesign is among the best. This is because the iDesign system collects over 1,200 data points, which is significantly more than some other wavefront systems.

What is iDesign laser eye?

iDesign is an innovative system which produces a highly-detailed 3D map of the eye and enhances your treatment. Capturing over 1,200 microscopic eye imperfections, your personalised iDesign map is as unique as your fingerprint.

What does iDesign mean?

Is LASIK better than Contoura?

Better results: The results of Contoura surgery are better as compared to LASIK in terms of visual clarity and correction in refractive error. Some of the patients experience corrections better than 6/6.

What is Contoura vision surgery?

Contoura Vision takes LASIK corrective surgery to a new height. Contoura Vision is a computer-guided topographic mapping technique that maps microscopic contours of the cornea. The cornea is the clear front of the eye. This procedure treats irregularities of the curvature of the cornea as well as optics.

Can myopia returns after LASIK?

Such changes may cause a person to develop blurry vision after a few years of LASIK surgery. The following factors can cause myopia to return after the LASIK: Having high myopia (myopia above -6.00 D) Co-existing astigmatism (irregular corneal shape)

Is Wavefront and iDesign the same?

Wavefront technology for increased precision. At Optimax, we use Wavefront technology for all of our laser eye surgery procedures. We have one price of £1,795 per eye for all laser eye surgery patients, regardless of your prescription, and this price includes Wavefront treatment (also known as iDesign).