Brisson, Leis & Associates.

Laser and Refractive Eye Surgery Consultations in Guelph

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Find Out if Laser Eye Surgery is Right for You

Laser eye surgery is becoming one of the most sought after solutions for issues like myopia, hyperopia, and astigmatism. Laser eye surgery provides patients with the opportunity to correct their vision while reducing their dependence on glasses or contact lenses.

However, not everyone is suitably matched for laser vision correction. If you are interested in laser eye surgery, we offer consultations to discuss the different types of surgery available. Depending on the health of your eyes and your prescription, our doctors can determine if you are a candidate, then recommend the most appropriate type of refractive eye surgery for you.

Once you decide on surgery, we will arrange your surgical referral and provide quality follow-up care after the procedure.

Please book your consultation today and let us help you achieve your goal of clear, crisp vision!

Types of Refractive Eye Surgery

Refractive eye surgery corrects prescriptions, including myopia, hyperopia, and astigmatism.

However, it does not guarantee 20/20 vision. Even after the procedure, you may still require glasses or contact lenses to make the most of your vision. Please speak to your optometrist if this is the case for you.

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LASIK (laser-assisted in situ keratomileusis) is the most commonly performed laser eye surgery. During the operation, an ophthalmologist makes a small incision in the outer layer (epithelium) of the cornea, creating a hinged flap to access the underlying corneal tissue.

Once the ophthalmologist folds back the flap, an excimer laser is used to reshape the corneal tissue, correcting the refractive error. After this, the ophthalmologist puts the flap back in place to heal.

Prior to LASIK, photorefractive keratectomy (PRK) surgery was the most commonly performed laser vision correction procedure. During the surgery, instead of making a flap, like in LASIK eye surgery, the surgeon removes the epithelium altogether, then reshapes the cornea using an excimer laser. PRK surgery is often performed on patients with thinner corneas or other reasons preventing LASIK eye surgery.

Refractive lens exchange (RLE) also called clear lens extraction (CLE) is a vision correction technique for patients with myopia, hyperopia, astigmatism and presbyopia. Instead of reshaping the cornea, RLE surgery replaces your eye’s natural lens with an intraocular implant that helps correct your vision.

Book Your Consultation Today

If you believe that you might benefit from refractive or laser eye surgery, please book a consultation with us today! We can determine if a refractive procedure is a good option for you, discuss your options, and provide you with the information you need to make an informed decision.

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Our office is conveniently located on College Ave West, right next door to the Guelph Campus Co-operative, and across the street from OVC Small Animal Clinic. We offer plenty of parking right in front of our clinic. To enter our parking lot, turn on to Borden St. and drive behind our building. You can then easily circle in front of the clinic to park!

Our Address

21 College Ave West
Guelph, Ontario N1G 1R7

Contact Information

Phone: (519) 822-2710
Fax: (519) 822-7877
Mondays
8:00 AM – 8:00 PM
Tuesdays
8:00 AM – 7:30 PM
Wednesdays
8:00 AM – 5:30 PM
Thursdays
8:00 AM – 5:30 PM
Fridays
8:30 AM – 5:30 PM
Weekends
Closed

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