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Category: Implantable Lenses

Visian: A LASIK Alternative –

Written by Dr. Dean Dornic on Sun 08/19/2012

What if you could have a contact lens to correct your vision that you couldn’t feel, didn’t have to remove or clean and never had to replace.  That’s the idea of a Visian implantable lens.  This lens, unlike a standard contact lens, doesn’t sit on the eye, it resides inside the eye. So how does… Read More »

LASIK Alternative: The Implantable Lens

Written by Dr. Dean Dornic on Wed 02/22/2012

For some patients, an implantable lens may have advantages over LASIK.  Intraocular lenses have a long history of use in ophthalmology.  Virtually all cases of cataract surgery utilize an intraocular lens.  Intraocular lenses have a power, just as do contact lenses.  They are placed inside the eye, so they cannot be felt by the patient. … Read More »

When LASIK is Not an Option

Written by Dr. Dean Dornic on Sun 12/20/2009

As most patients know, LASIK is not an excellent option for everyone. Some patients may not be ideal candidates because their prescription is outside recommended limits, their corneas may be too thin or their may simply be a better procedure for their particular visual problem. Many Raleigh NC area patients have consulted us after finding… Read More »

New Bifocal Intraocular Lens

Written by Dr. Dean Dornic on Fri 02/20/2009

One of the main complaints that patients have had with the Alcon ReStor Intraocular Lens was the close working distance and poor intermediate vision found with this lens. The near focal point of this implant is around 13 inches which forced patients to hold reading material much closer than they may have been accustomed to…. Read More »