Schneider LASIK Centers offers IntraLase® LASIK to residents of Corona, Riverside, the Inland Empire, and Orange County.
LASIK is a popular laser vision correction procedure that is actually an acronym: Laser-Assisted In situ Keratomileusis. Our advanced method of Custom iLASIK was the first laser procedure approved for both NASA’s astronauts and the elite forces of our U.S. Military. LASIK is currently FDA-approved for the correction nearsightedness, farsightedness and astigmatism.
Dr. Schneider and Schneider LASIK Centers offers an all-laser method of iLASIK called IntraLase®. The major difference between our all-laser method of LASIK and traditional LASIK is the use of a computer-controlled Femtosecond laser to create a protective flap…vs. a blade guided by the surgeon’s hand. Because traditional LASIK uses a blade guided by the surgeon, it is limited in its flexibility and is subject to complications or human error. Our all-laser, blade-free method of iLASIK is the safest, most advanced method of laser vision correction available today.
Named a ‘better type of LASIK’ by doctors worldwide, IntraLase® reduces the risk of complications actually gives patients a higher quality of vision. Patients treated with IntraLase® require far fewer secondary procedures to correct vision or resolve side effects. IntraLase® was approved by the FDA in 2000 and since 2001 has been used on over 50,000 patients.
Mark Schneider, MD received the Pioneer Award in 2003 “In recognition of your pioneering efforts in the bringing femtosecond laser technology to the field of corneal refractive surgery and in appreciation of your continued support and commitment to this new standard of care.”
You should plan to have someone drive you home after your LASIK procedure. Dr. Schneider recommends you go home and take a 4 to 5 hour nap. When you wake up, you will have “functional vision,” which will enable you to navigate the house and see the television. The next day, most patients are able to drive a car. You will reach 100% of your vision within the next few months while your eyes are healing.
Although rare, some patients experience discomfort in the first 24 to 48 hours after LASIK. As with any surgical procedure, there are inherent risks and possible complications that can occur with LASIK. Some of these include under or over-correction, sensation of dry eyes following treatment, glare & halos around images at night, fluctuating vision and difficulty driving at night.
Schneider LASIK Centers offers the IntraLase® procedure to residents of Corona, Riverside, the Inland Empire, and Orange County.
At Schneider LASIK Centers, we are pleased to offer our patients in the Inland Empire community the safest, most advanced method of LASIK available today. Our “next generation” LASIK procedure is called IntraLase®, a blade-free, all-laser method of LASIK that represents one of the most exciting breakthroughs in refractive surgery history!
With the IntraLase® method, no mechanical incisions are required, so it is less invasive than conventional LASIK and offers patients unprecedented safety and precision.
The IntraLase® method gives Dr. Mark Schneider more control and accuracy to customize the procedure to each patient’s specific needs. The IntraLase® method also provides fewer risks and possible flap complications.
The IntraLase® method of LASIK takes an all-laser approach to creating the corneal flap, rather than using a surgical blade called a microkeratome. By using this painless approach, it enables the refractive team at Schneider LASIK to safely create a flap of exact shape and thickness which results in faster healing and a better quality of vision for our laser vision correction patients.
Although traditional LASIK is an extremely safe and effective procedure, LASIK with IntraLase® by Dr. Schneider offers patients in Orange County, Corona, Riverside, and the entire Inland Empire area a new sense of assurance and peace of mind through added safety and increased precision in a less invasive manner. Feel free to ask a member of our staff for more information about our blade-free, all-laser LASIK procedure.
This combination of experience and reputation, technology, safety, and integrity is the Schneider LASIK Centers difference.
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