Modern LASIK

A lot has changed in eye surgery over the years we’ve been in practice.

LASIK itself has changed in leaps and bounds since the 90s.

Advances such as radar tracking of the eye, femtosecond technology to create the corneal flap, the registry of data to track postoperative outcomes (Surgivision Datalink Alcon Edition) all exist today and were nowhere near available when LASIK was first approved by the FDA in the 90s.

One of the most exciting advancements has been the technology that allows surgeons to use a femtosecond laser, rather than a metal blade, to create the thin corneal flap that grants access to the cornea during LASIK. This all-laser, bladeless LASIK – which we call “Modern LASIK” – is safer and more accurate. We have found that it gives many patients great peace of mind to know this action will be performed by a programmed laser rather than a metal blade.

Once the corneal flap is created, another laser that has been programmed to remove tissue from the cornea in order to correct a patient’s refractive errors – nearsightedness, farsightedness, and/or astigmatism – does its work. The cornea is located at the front of the eye, so if you’re worried about the invasiveness of the procedure, rest assured that it is truly minimal. Once this has been done, the flap is put back in place, and the healing process begins.

The entire surgery takes no longer than 15-20 minutes, and patients’ vision improves almost instantly. While rest and avoidance of driving, reading, and other activities that can be strenuous to eyes are encouraged for the rest of the day of surgery, most patients are back to their regular lives the next day.

Incredible shifts and advancements in technology have transformed LASIK into the procedure it is today. It’s safe, accurate, and followed by a swift recovery.

While the technology has changed, what hasn’t changed is our commitment to giving people a better vision and a life without glasses. Every procedure – every patient – is unique, and the technology we have in our practice allows our doctors to perform laser vision correction with the utmost confidence and precision.

If you have questions about LASIK and want to know if you’re a candidate, contact our office to schedule a consultation.

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Our locations

1209 York Road,
Lutherville, MD, 21093
Monday: 8:00am-5:00pm
Tuesday-Thursday: 8:00am-6:30pm
Friday: 8:00am-4:00pm
Saturday: 9:00am-1:30pm

301 Saint Paul Place
Professional Office Building
Suites 514 & 902
Baltimore, MD 21202
Mon-Fri: 8am-4pm

Ridge Road Professional Center
7106 Ridge Road
Rosedale, MD 21237
(410) 866-2022
Monday-Wednesday: 8:00am-4:30pm
Thursday: 8:00am-5:00pm
Friday: 8:00am-4:00pm
Saturday: 9:00am-1:30pm

3401 Box Hill Corporate Center Drive
Suite 202
Abingdon, MD 21009
Mon: 8am-4pm
Tue: 8am-6pm
Wed: 8am-5pm
Thu: 8am-5pm
Fri: 8am-4pm

111 Mt Carmel Rd #600
Parkton, MD 21120
Monday 8:30am - 6:00pm
Tuesday 8:00am - 4:30pm
Wednesday 8:00am - 4:30pm
Thursday 8:00am - 4:30pm
Friday 8:00am - 4:00pm
NO SATURDAY HOURS In November & December.
We will resume normal business for the 2nd and 4th Saturdays beginning the New Year 2024.

Optical Opens at 9:00am each day.

310 Main Street
Reisterstown, MD 21136
Mon 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
Tues 8:00 am - 6:30 pm
Thurs 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
Fri 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
Sat (First and Third Saturday of the month): 8:00am - 1:00pm

21 Crossroads Drive
Suite 425
Owings Mills, MD 21117
Tues & Thur: 8 am-5 pm
Fri: 8 am-4 pm

901 Dulaney Valley Road
Suite 200
Towson, MD 21204
Mon-Fri: 8am-4pm