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Laser Vision SA Reception Area

Three Generations of Laser Vision Correction

Laser Vision SA, Adelaide’s most advanced laser correction clinic.

Not all Laser Eye clinics in Adelaide offer all advancements and the latest in technology.  At Laser Vision SA we are the ONLY clinic in SA to offer minimally invasive SMILE procedure to leave your cornea stronger with less risk of dry eye.

Laser Correction Suitability Guide (D)

Including to 6D Cyl
Phakic IOL SMILE LASIK Phakic IOL
- 20 to - 10 - 12.5 to - .75 - .75 to + 6 + 6 to + 10

This is an approximation, you can obtain your prescription from your optometrist and scan or fax it to us if you need assistance in selecting the likely vision correction procedure for which you are suitable.

  • "-" means myopia or shortsightedness
  • "+" means hyperopia or long sightedness
  • "D" means Dioptres that are the units of focus

SMILE v LASIK v PRK

SMILE LASIK SURFACE (PRK)
Lasers 1 visumax only 2 including excimer I excimer
Sound
Odour
“Incision” size 3mm microtunnel 20mm circumference flap 8mm diameter surface removal
Preservation corneal epithelium
Moved between lasers
Cornea nerves cut 85% less than LASIK
Eye make-up after One day One week One week
Swimming after 48 hours One week One week
Contact sports after One week Two weeks One week
Flap related complications none Very rare but can occur none
Effective optical zone Bigger for better night vision Good night vision Good night vision

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