Laser refractive surgery can help resolve a variety of conditions. Some conditions we treat include:
Treatments we offer for these conditions include:
A typical evaluation with us begins with a vision counselor at the Refractive Surgery LASIK Center in the Gavin Herbert Eye Institute building on the main Irvine campus. The counselor discusses different vision correction procedures and treatments that are available and gives a tour of the center.
You will then meet with one of our refractive surgeons for an examination. This ophthalmologist personally supervises all necessary measurements and tests. All of your questions can be addressed at this time, as well.
Based on the examination and test results, the surgeon determines which vision correction procedure—LASIK, PRK, implantable contact lens or cataract surgery—is right for you.
The surgeon and counselor remain available to you if you have further questions about your procedure and the healing process.
After the procedure, the surgeon will continue to meet with you for postoperative testing, measurements and follow-up care.
By guiding you through each step of the process, we are able to individualize your care, which results in greater satisfaction.
Unlike most refractive surgery centers, our surgeons take the time to follow you through every step of your refractive surgery experience —your preoperative evaluation, your surgery and your postoperative care visits.
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At the UC Irvine Health Gavin Herbert Eye Institute, our fellowship-trained eye surgeons are leaders in the development of new treatments and technologies for diseases and conditions of the eye.
Our experts in laser refractive eye surgery include: