Allegretto Eye-Q® & VisuMax® Laser Eye Surgery Technology at The Eye Clinic of Texas serving greater Houston in Galveston, Texas City & League City.

By Bernard Milstein, M.D.

Bladeless All Laser LASIK with VisuMax®
VisuMax® photoAll Laser LASIK Eye Surgery in Texas is now within your reach. The VisuMax® method is an all laser approach to creating the corneal flap, the first step in the LASIK procedure. VisuMax® provides the most sophisticated and accurate technology for corneal flap creation available today for laser eye surgery Texas patients procedures and we trust this advanced technology to deliver exceptional results. Our commitment is to provide you with the ultimate in comfort, safety, and outstanding vision. LASIK with VisuMax® can help you achieve this-while it delivers the added assurance of knowing you're being treated with the most advanced technology there is.

The VisuMax? is extraordinary in all major applications of state-of-the-art corneal surgery. The innovative femtosecond laser system brings together perfectly coordinated components to provide maximum cutting precision, efficiency, predictability and comfort.

Allegretto Wave Eye-Q® Excimer Laser
The second step of the LASIK procedure is reshaping the corneal surface with an excimer laser. At The Eye Clinic of Texas laser eye surgery involves one of two platforms for treatment. Your ophthalmologist will choose the laser platform for each patient based upon their individual needs. One laser platform is the Allegretto Wave Eye-Q® Excimer Laser system. The Allegretto Wave Eye-Q® Excimer Laser customizes every treatment to the patient's individual prescription and cornea while aiming to improve what nature originally designed. Wavefront Optimized treatment considers the unique curvature and biomechanics of the eye, preserving quality of vision and addressing the spherical distortions than can induce glare and night vision reduction.

Allegretto Wave Eye-Q® Excimer Laser photoPerfectPulse Technology ensures safe and precise work at high speed. Each ultra-thin laser pulse is used to sculpt the corneal surface of the eye with the utmost accuracy. The high-speed eye-tracker follows the eye's fastest movements, checking the eye's positions 400 times per second while ensuring an accurate placement of each laser pulse on the cornea. In addition, an integrated cross line projector provides the surgeon with an exact alignment of the eye's position, making the Allegretto Wave Eye-Q® Excimer Laser one of the safest, most effective optical lasers currently available. One of the most innovative features of the Allegretto Wave Eye-Q® Excimer Laser is the way it uses Wavefront-Optimized technology to automatically compensate for the curvature of the cornea. At night and in dark conditions, the pupil becomes larger to permit the maximum amount of light to enter the eye. Laser eye correction needs to take this fact into account. If the optical zone is smaller than the size of the pupil at its largest, there is a chance that the patient will experience glare and halos around bright objects such as oncoming headlights. The Allegretto Wave Eye-Q? Excimer Laser is able to produce a larger optical zone, virtually eliminating glare and night vision problems.

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You should feel free to discuss any fears, concerns, questions or thoughts about LASIK or any Laser Eye Surgery procedure for Laser Vision Correction with our eye doctors or the staff. Our staff is available to answer any questions or to address any needs you may have regarding Laser Vision Correction at The Eye Clinic of Texas. We will be pleased to spend whatever time is necessary to review any information about the Laser Eye Surgery procedures, what to expect on surgery day, follow-up care, fees and affordable "no money down" easy monthly payment plans that will fit into your budget.

Patients seeking Laser Eye Surgery in greater Houston are invited to schedule an appointment for a Free Consultation to have questions answered and determine suitability of procedures for their individual situation. Call The Eye Clinic of Texas by phoning us Toll Free at 800-423-3937.

For a complete review of Laser Eye Surgery including LASIK, LASIK risks, LASIK complications, contraindications to having LASIK, possible LASIK problems and LASIK side effects you may visit www.fda.gov or www.seewithlasik.com.