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The Visian Candidate
The Visian ICL is a state-of-the-art solution that’s ideal for anyone with the need or desire for quality vision correction. Produced by STAAR® Surgical Company, the Visian ICL has numerous advantages including its correction of the widest range of myopia, or “nearsightedness.”

After a comprehensive eye examination, the ophthalmologist will discuss various refractive surgery options including the implantation of a lens like the Visian ICL, and/or laser refractive surgery. Based on your correction needs, eye health, medical history, and desired outcome for refractive surgery, your eye surgeon will determine if you are a good candidate for the Visian ICL.

 
 Good candidates for the Visian ICL include patients who:
Are between the ages of 21 and 45.
Are nearsighted with or without astigmatism* or farsighted*, including those with mild, moderate, and severe myopia (as low as -3D to as high as -20D prescription) with minor or no occurrence of astigmatism. The Visian Toric ICL™, capable of correcting myopia with astigmatism, is currently under review with the U.S. FDA. The Visian TICL™ is currently available only outside of the United States.
 
Have sufficient anterior chamber depth and acceptable endothelial cell density (this will be determined by an ophthalmologist after a comprehensive eye exam).
Have not had a change in their eyeglass prescription of more than 0.5D in a year.
Are not currently pregnant.
 
Have no other contraindications including no known allergies to medications used during refractive surgery.
Have dry eyes, severe myopia, or a thin cornea (non-LASIK candidate).
 

 

 



Somi Kim O.D. 3053 W. Olympic Blvd. Suite 105 Los Angeles, CA 90006 Phone: (213) 736-0066 Fax: (213) 736-5535

Los Angeles eye doctors located in Koreatown proudly serving the neighborhoods of Beverly Hills, West Hollywood, Culver City, Glendale, Inglewood, Huntington Park, La Crescenta, Universal City, Maywood, Burbank, North Hills, North Hollywood, Monterey Park, Studio City, Bell, Alhambra, South Pasadena, South Gate, Marina Del Rey, Hawthorne, Pasadena, Compton, Bell Gardens, Lynwood, Toluca Lake, and Valley Village.

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