What is Intralase® blade-free LASIK?

Female eye with eyechart in scanning circle closeup. Skokie, IL, area patients who are faced with poor vision and eyesight may start to consider their options to free themselves from glasses and contact lenses. Dr. Stuart P. Sondheimer may, in many situations, talk to patients about options for treatment such as LASIK. Today, there are various LASIK treatment options that are available for those who want freedom–but they are all not the same. One solution might be the Intralase® Blade-Free LASIK treatment available at his office.

What is Intralase® Blade-Free LASIK?

Intralase® Blade-Free LASIK is a specific type of laser eye surgery that uses a femtosecond laser instead of a traditional steel blade to create the corneal flap in the first step of the procedure. This technology offers improved precision and safety for patients, resulting in better overall outcomes.

What are the benefits of the Intralase® Blade-Free LASIK treatment?

  • More precise flap creation, leading to better visual results
  • Improved safety and reduced risk of complications
  • Quicker recovery time
  • Enhanced comfort during the procedure

What can I expect during recovery following Intralase® Blade-Free LASIK treatment?

Most patients see a noticeable improvement in their vision within the first 24 hours after the procedure and will continue to see improved vision over the next several weeks. It is important to follow all post-operative care instructions given by your doctor, including the use of eye drops and avoiding strenuous activity or rubbing your eyes. Most patients return to their normal everyday activities quickly and will reduce their risk of complications by closely following Dr. Stuart P. Sondheimer’s post-operative care instructions provided after the procedure.

Schedule an appointment with Dr. Stuart P. Sondheimer today!

If you are considering LASIK, ask about Intralase® Blade-Free technology as an option. It may be worth it to choose this advanced technique for better results and peace of mind! Dr. Stuart P. Sondheimer and his team in Skokie, IL, work directly with patients to help them choose treatments that best suit their individual needs and unique situations. Call 847-677-2794 to request time to speak to our team of professionals about your options for treating your eyes and improving your vision.

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