LASIK and PRK, forms of refractive surgery, are an option for vision correction without needing to wear glasses or contact lenses. Simply put, laser vision correction reshapes the cornea with a laser. Dr. Grindstaff had LASIK in 2001 and loves his results. He understands that surgical correction is not the best option for every patient but would be happy to talk with you to see if it would fit your lifestyle needs.
Recently, other surgical alternatives have become available. With these new options, many of those who were too highly nearsighted or farsighted for laser vision correction are now candidates for refractive surgery.
If you are interested in refractive surgery, please let us know. Refractive surgery is not to be taken lightly. Detailed testing is necessary to determine whether or not you are a good candidate for the surgery. If testing shows you to be a good candidate, we can help you choose the refractive surgeon who is most appropriate for your case. In addition, we provide post-operative care for refractive surgery.
Corneal Refractive Therapy (CRT) is a refractive therapy option. CRT allows you to see clearly during the day without glasses or contact lenses. Specially designed therapeutic lenses gently reshape the front surface of your eye while you sleep.
Imagine great vision all day without contacts, glasses or surgery. No more problems from dust, allergies, or dryness. CRT has also been shown to slow the progression of nearsightedness in children and teenagers.
Previously, if you were nearsighted and wanted to see clearly during the day, your options were glasses, contacts, or laser surgery. CRT offers a new non-surgical solution. No more worry about broken frames or torn contact lenses. Additionally, while laser vision correction has been approved only for those over 18 years of age, CRT is ideal for our younger patients who are active in sports and do not like the hassle of glasses or contacts.
For more information on Corneal Refractive Therapy, call today to schedule your CRT evaluation or visit www.paragoncrt.com.