You should have rock-solid peace of mind about the iLASIK Procedure; it's never been safer.
- All branches of the U.S. military and NASA recently allowed the treatment of LASIK for their servicemen and women, thanks to studies using iLASIK Technology
- Based on the infection rates associated with wearing contact lenses, experts consider the treatment of LASIK safer than wearing contacts1
- Doctors have been performing laser vision correction procedures for a over decade and 31.4 million procedures have been performed worldwide to date,2 making it the most common elective vision procedure in the U.S.
- Ninety-eight percent of mildly to moderately nearsighted patients participating in the CustomVue Procedure Clinical Trials submitted to the FDA could see 20/20 or better one year after treatment3
- Oregon Health & Science University (OHSU) Casey Eye Institute. Is LASIK Surgery Safer than Contact Lenses?
- Market Scope Q1 2009 Quarterly Estimate.
- Data on file. AMO Development, LLC. CustomVue Procedure Clinical Trials submitted to the FDA; 2003, 2004, 2005, 2007.
Laser assisted in-situ keratomileusis (LASIK) can only be performed by a trained physician and is specified for reduction or elimination of myopia, hyperopia, and astigmatism as indicated within the product labeling. Laser refractive surgery is contraindicated for patients: a) with collagen vascular, autoimmune, or immunodeficiency diseases; b) who are pregnant or nursing women; c) with signs of keratoconus or abnormal corneal topography; d) who are taking one or both of the following medications: Isotretinoin (Accutane) and Amiodarone hydrochloride (Cordarone). Potential side effects to laser refractive surgery may include glare, dry eye, as well as other visual anomalies. LASIK requires the use of a microkeratome that cuts a flap on the surface of the cornea, potential side effects may include flap related complications. Consult with your eye care professional and Patient Information Booklet regarding the potential risks and benefits for laser refractive surgery, results may vary for each individual patient.
Restricted Device: U.S. Federal Law restricts this device to sale, distribution, and use by or on the order of a physician or other licensed eye care practitioner. U.S. Federal Law restricts the use of this device to practitioners who have been trained in its calibration and operation and who have experience in the surgical treatment and management of refractive errors.