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What is Visian ICL?

September 23, 2022  |  Posted By admin

closeup photo of implantable collamer lens (visian ICL) for refractive error surgery

The Visian ICL is an intraocular lens (IOL) implanted in the eye to correct vision. It is used for people who are nearsighted or farsighted and cannot have LASIK surgery by an ophthalmologist.

The Visian ICL is made of a flexible material that is folded and inserted into the eye through a small incision. Once in place, the ICL unfolds and stays in the eye permanently.

Benefits of Visian ICL

The Visian ICL has several benefits over other types of corrective lenses.

  1. It can provide better vision than glasses or contact lenses.
  2. It does not require any care after it is implanted.
  3. It reduces the risk of developing cataracts later in life.

Visian ICL vs Lasik

There are a few key differences between the Visian ICL and LASIK surgery. The Visian ICL is an implantable lens, while LASIK is a surgical procedure that changes the shape of the cornea. The Visian ICL can be removed if necessary, while LASIK is permanent. The Visian ICL does not require any recovery time, while LASIK may have a short recovery period. Finally, the Visian ICL may be a better option for people with very high levels of myopia or nearsightedness.

If you are considering the Visian ICL or LASIK surgery, talk to your eye doctor to see if either option is correct.

Is Visian ICL Right For Me?

The Visian ICL may be right for you if you are over 18 years old and:

  1. You are nearsighted or farsighted
  2. You have had a stable eyeglass or contact lens prescription for at least one year
  3. You cannot have LASIK surgery due to thin corneas or other reasons
  4. You do not have any other health conditions that could affect the success of the surgery

If you are interested in the Visian ICL, please talk to your eye doctor or schedule a consultation with our surgeon.

Best Ophthalmologist near me and Best Optometrist near me

Be sure to take a look at the visian icl reviews when looking for an optometrist. Also, visit the office in Annandale, Virginia,  and receive a consultation.

Finding the Right Ophthalmologists Near Me

The right eye care center will provide the best eye care services. Our optometrist in Manassas, VA, is dedicated to providing our patients with the best possible vision care. We offer comprehensive eye exams, contact lens fittings, LASIK consultations, and more.

Our team at SilkVision & Surgical Center provides comprehensive eye exams, contact lens fittings and prescribing, LASIK consultations, cataract evaluations, and management of the ocular disease. We also offer the latest technology in intraocular lenses, including the Visian ICL. Get in touch with us today to learn more.