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May 27

What is an ICL? These are exciting devices to help correct very severe degrees of near-sightedness, farsightedness and astigmatism. They are a thin piece of soft plastic, much like a contact lens. But, unlike a contact lens, it can be inserted actually into the eye, and remains there. It has the lens correction built into it and never needs to be removed or cleaned. I have patients who are blind without glasses or contacts and now can see near 20/20 (normal) Imagine not being able to see anything clearly past the tip of your nose, and then leaving after a 20 minute operation and being able to see across the street. It really is amazing. The ICL is also for people with thin corneas that may not be eligible for laser vision correction.

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