Allegheny Ophthalmology Associates
Pittsburgh's Most Reliable, Local Ophthalmologists, located in Natrona Heights, PA
Allegheny Ophthalmology Associates provides Lasik eye correction surgery throughout Pittsburgh, PA. Book your appointment online today!
(opens in a new tab) is a surgical procedure that typically involves cutting of a flap in the eye. It removes the need for glasses by restructuring the cornea, the clear round dome that covers the front of the eye. This type of refractive surgery (opens in a new tab) the cornea by removing small amounts of tissue from the outer surface with a cool, computer-controlled ultraviolet beam of light.
At Allegheny Ophthalmology Associates, we have done thousands of safe and successful LASIK procedures. Our doctors are board-certified and are highly qualified Contact us in Natrona Heights, PA to answer your LASIK questions. Call 724-224-4240 or book an appointment online today!
LASIK is a painless procedure that involves virtually no discomfort. Because the eye tissue is flipped away and then returned to its original position, (opens in a new tab). Because the laser is applied to tissue deep within the cornea instead of to the surface, vision recovery is rapid. Research shows that (opens in a new tab).
You may experience (opens in a new tab) after the surgery, which is part of the normal healing process. The haze might appear but it has little or no effect on your final vision. You also may experience (opens in a new tab) around lights. These conditions diminished after six months. (opens in a new tab) are a temporary side effect. Lubricating eye drops should be sufficient to correct this problem. To protect your eyes, a specialized glass or contact lens must be worn for about two to three days following the operation.
About 90 percent of patients who undergo LASIK surgery achieve 20/20 vision or better. Long-term results are also promising in terms of visual and refractive outcomes, about (opens in a new tab).
If you would like to know more about LASIK Surgery or evaluate if qualify for one, please call our Natrona Heights office or book an appointment using the easy online booking tool today. Our expert ophthalmologists at Allegheny Ophthalmology would love to help you regain your vision using this advanced laser surgical procedure.