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Laser Vision Correction

Weill Cornell Medicine Laser Vision Correction

Weill Cornell Medicine laser vision correction physicians believe that a strong doctor-patient relationship is the cornerstone of vision correction surgery success, which is why our surgeons personally perform all preoperative and postoperative care. Your first visit is complimentary and will give you an opportunity to meet our extraordinary staff members and experience our state-of-the-art facility.

Initially, we perform a thorough examination of your eyes using the latest diagnostic equipment to assess whether vision correction surgery is right for you. Safety is our team's number one priorityOur skilled surgeons use the most advanced equipment to perform laser vision correction surgeries including:

  • LASIK (Laser-ASsisted In Situ Keratomileusis).
  • PRK (PhotoRefractive Keratectomy).
  • LASEK (LASer Epithelial Keratomileusis).

Services

  • Complimentary laser eye screening
  • Questions and concerns addressed by your surgeon well in advance of your surgery
  • Review of diagnostic test results with one of our refractive surgeons
  • Development of a personalized treatment plan to address your specific vision needs
  • Follow-up visits with your surgeon after your surgery to assess overall eye health and vision

Experience & Expertise

Your safety is our surgical team's top priority. Our experienced surgeons are fellowship-trained in advanced corneal, refractive and cataract surgery from highly respected institutions including Weill Cornell Medical College, Harvard University's Massachusetts Eye & Ear Infirmary and Johns Hopkins' Wilmer Eye Institute. Practicing in the setting of a distinguished Ivy League medical college, our surgeons are widely published in ophthalmic literature, and actively involved in cutting-edge corneal research and education.

Reputation

The NewYork-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medical Center is consistently ranked the #1 Hospital in New York year after year by New York Magazine.

In 2007, NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital was ranked sixth in the nation by U.S. News & World Report, one of only 18 included in the Honor Roll of America's Best.

The Laser Vision Center

Weill Cornell Medicine Laser Vision Center

Our state-of-the-art laser center is owned and operated by our surgeons, and available exclusively for our patients. Home to the VISX® Star S4 Excimer Laser System, one of the most advanced lasers available for LASIK eye surgery, we offer custom wavefront iris-registration treatments for perfect alignment. Using our 60Hz IntraLase femtosecond laser, our surgeons perform blade-free LASIK surgery that ensures safety, accuracy and rapid visual recovery.