Laser Vision Correction
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
|Lasers||1 visumax only||2 including excimer||I excimer|
|“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|