Frequently Asked Questions

Co-Management

PRE-OP FORM
POST-OP FORM

VISX CustomVue Laser Vision Procedure

What is VISX CustomVue (individualized laser vision) correction?
Who is a candidate for VISX CustomVue procedure?
What is WaveScan technology?
Why is WaveScan technology so important to the CustomVue procedure?
Can you briefly explain what a patient will experience during the course of this procedure?

Clinical Study Results

How many sites were included in the FDA clinical study and where are they?
What were some of the visual acuity results?
What does better than 20/20 mean?
How could the CustomVue procedure affect my night vision?

Beyond Glasses and Contacts

Will I need glasses or contacts after the CustomVue procedure?
What if I have contacts or contacts for astigmatism?

IntraLase Method™

What is the IntraLase Method™?
How does the IntraLase Method work?
What is the difference between a corneal flap created with the IntraLase Method and one created with a microkeratome?
How is the IntraLase Method different from Epi-LASIK or photo-refractive keratectomy (PRK)?
Are there other benefits to using the IntraLase Method?
Is the IntraLase Method painful?
Is the IntraLase Method safe?
How long does it take to create a flap using the IntraLase Method?
What’s the reaction of patients who have experienced the IntraLase Method?
Is the IntraLase Method right for me?
What is the IntraLase Method™?
How does the IntraLase Method work?
What is the difference between a corneal flap created with the IntraLase Method and one created with a microkeratome?
How is the IntraLase Method different from Epi-LASIK or photo-refractive keratectomy (PRK)?
Are there other benefits to using the IntraLase Method?
Is the IntraLase Method painful?
Is the IntraLase Method safe?
How long does it take to create a flap using the IntraLase Method?
What’s the reaction of patients who have experienced the IntraLase Method?
Is the IntraLase Method right for me?

Cataract Surgery FAQ

What is Cataract Surgery?
Is Cataract Surgery Safe?
How is the Cataract removed?
How is the Lens replaced?
How will Cataract Surgery Feel?
What is the ACRYSOF® Single-Piece IOL lens?
What should I ask my Doctor?
How many Eyes have AcrySof OIL’s implanted?

Cataract and Astigmatism FAQ

What is Corneal Astigmatism?
What is Presbyopia?
How can the AcrySof®Toric IOL lens correct Cataracts and Astigmatism?
What are the Precautions?
What are your options for correcting astigmatism?
What is the AcrySof® Toric IOL?

Spherical Abberation FAQ

What is Spherical Aberration?
How can the AcrySof® IQ IOL correct Spherical Aberration?
How does it Restore the full Range of Vision?

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