Wavefront™ Custom LASIK in Ocala, Florida

Ocala Eye offers CustomVue™ custom LASIK and Epi-LASIK at our surgery center in Ocala, Florida. CustomVue™ uses Wavefront™ technology to precisely map the individual differences in each eye. The Wavefront™ scan is 25 times more accurate than standard methods used for glasses and contacts. An Excimer laser then reshapes the cornea to treat nearsightedness, farsightedness, and astigmatism.

Ocala Eye makes LASIK affordable to free yourself from the hassle of glasses and contact lenses. We offer complimentary consultations, and finance plans are available to fit any budget including interest-free options.

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What makes Wavefront™ technology important?

Wavefront™ was originally designed for use in astrophysics to help detect and reduce visual aberrations in telescope lenses. When used in laser vision correction, Wavefront™ analyzes how light waves travel through your eyes, mapping out the distortions and imperfections unique to your vision. This 3D map is then saved. The computer-guided Excimer laser will correct the surface of your eyes based on the information on the 3D map. Since your own unique visual distortions are accurately assessed and precisely corrected, the possibility of achieving 20/20 vision or better is increased.


How LASIK works

LASIK (Laser-Assisted Stromal In-situ Keratomileusis) is a popular refractive surgery procedure used to treat patients suffering from myopia (nearsightedness), hyperopia (farsightedness), and astigmatism. The procedure is a combination of keratomileusis, which involves cutting of the cornea, and Excimer laser photoablation, which uses a laser to reshape the surface of the eye. The cool ultraviolet beam of the laser delivers a preprogrammed number of pulses to correct and reshape the exposed surface of the eye. The corneal flap is then put back into place where it heals without the need for stitches.





How Epi-LASIK works

Epi-LASIK (Epithelial Laser In-Situ Keratomileusis) is a laser vision correction procedure performed for patients who may not be good candidates for traditional LASIK. People who qualify for Epi-LASIK may have thin corneas, dry eyes, or other conditions. During the Epi-LASIK procedure, the epithelium (the thin outer layer covering the cornea) is lifted with a non-cutting instrument. The cornea is then reshaped with a laser as it would be during a normal LASIK procedure. Though the visual recovery time is generally slower than traditional LASIK, the visual outcome is the same.

When you visit Ocala Eye for a laser eye surgery consultation, one of our surgeons will review your vision correction options and discuss the risks and benefits of each procedure.

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If you would like more information on custom LASIK, we have provided a LASIK FAQ.

To schedule a FREE Wavefront™ custom LASIK evaluation in the Ocala, Florida area, contact our refractive coordinator at Ocala Eye today.

The excimer laser is guided using the WavefrontTM scan to precisely correct vision imperfections. This results in a sharp focal point after the procedure. (no audio)

 

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To schedule an eye care appointment, contact our ophthalmology and laser vision correction offices in Ocala, Florida.
     

VisionLock
The only Vision Lock certified surgeons in North Central Florida
Refractive surgeons Dr. Jank and Dr. Polack are proud to offer Vision Lock outcome insurance to their LASIK  patients.  Achieving Vision Lock certification is based on years of medical outcomes review, national board certification, extensive surgical experience and multiple other criteria. We are proud to be the only practice in North Central Florida which has qualified for this distinction and thereby provide this FREE supplemental patient benefit.

Did you know that Wavefront™ custom LASIK increases a patient’s possibilities for achieving 20/20 vision? In fact, there are some cases in which the precise mapping and cutting edge technology of custom LASIK has been able to achieve better than 20/20 vision.

"I had very poor vision and was a slave to my corrective lens since the 2nd grade.  The thought of being free from glasses and contacts with their associated chemistry kits was extremely exciting.  At my consultation, Dr. Mark Jank gave me a detailed explanation of the procedure and made me feel quite at ease- I could tell I was in good hands. I had assumed that everyone was corrected at 20/20 vision.  When Dr. Jank asked me about what I wanted from LASIK, he informed me that I had some options.  I participate in tournament archery which requires clear vision of a fiber optic sight pin on my bow and also seeing my target in the distance.  I am so grateful for Dr. Jank individualizing my LASIK treatment as I have the perfect balance of vision for participating in the sport I love.   My experience with Dr. Jank and Ocala Eye has exceeded my every expectation.

Bill Krysalka
High School Educator
Ocala, FL


"As a Registered Nurse, I have endless reasons for choosing LASIK.  Every day I find myself leaning over patients to do assessments or start IVs.  My glasses would slide down and I would be unable to adjust them until I’d removed my gloves and washed my hands.  Reason enough, but at home I have a 17-month old daughter who loves to grab my glasses when given any opportunity.  So when it came time for my first appointment at Ocala Eye with Dr. Peter Polack I was more than ready.  Everything was so organized and professional- from the consults to my post-op relaxation time in the Zen Room.  My vision is 20/20 a month after the procedure and I’m very happy with the results.  I would recommend Ocala Eye and Dr. Polack to anyone considering LASIK surgery.

Jeanna Kaplan, R.N.
Ocala, FL

 

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