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Vision Correction

Vision Source Coppell / Elliott Eye Associates, PA in Coppell provides treatment, consultation and referrals for these common vision correction surgeries and procedures.

Vision correction is a general term used to describe a variety of optometric techniques for correcting less-than-perfect vision. For your convenience, we have included a brief description of some of the most common vision correction procedures offered at Vision Source Coppell / Elliott Eye Associates, PA in Coppell. For more specific information about lenses and frames or contacts, please visit their respective pages.

Orthokeratology (CRT)

Correct your vision while you sleep with Paragon CRT therapeutic lenses, and enjoy great vision 24 hours a day, without the hassles of glasses and daytime contacts.  Orthokeratology is a non-surgical procedure for correcting myopia (nearsightedness) and mild astigmatism by gently reshaping the cornea with special contact lenses that be worn overnight.  Recent clinical research combined with the latest corneal surface mapping technology, computerized manufacturing and space age oxygen-breathing materials have brought new science to corneal reshaping.

Because Paragon CRT offers freedom from glasses and the hassle of wearing contact lenses during the day, this leading-edge technology can enhance the lifestyle of those requiring vision correction. Active individuals can freely participate in sports without the interference of glasses or daytime contact lenses.  The eye irritation and dryness, sometimes associated with contact lens wear due to outside dust and pollutants, are also eliminated.

CRT Frequently Asked Questions 

LASIK

With the advent of the Excimer laser and the latest refractive surgery technique, excellent visual results are being achieved almost immediately.  It is estimated that over 50 percent the world population requires glasses or contacts to achieve good vision.  Now many are experiencing for the first time in their lives the ability to see clearly without either.  For certain individuals, it is now possible to enjoy more visual freedom and pursue a more active lifestyle as a result.  Perhaps you’re one of these individuals.

LASIK (Laser-Assisted in Situ Keratomileusis) is a surgical procedure that uses a laser beam to reshape the cornea. Patients who are nearsighted, farsighted or astigmatic may benefit from this type of procedure.

While millions of patients have seen successful results from LASIK, the procedure is not right for everyone. We will need to thoroughly examine your eyes to determine which type of vision correction best fits your needs.

LASIK Frequently Asked Questions 

Vision Source Coppell / Elliott Eye Associates, PA has the experience and equipment necessary to provide treatment, consultation and referrals for the vision correction procedures and surgeries detailed above at our office in Coppell.  If you desire freedom from glasses and/or contacts, schedule an appointment for a consultation with Dr. Elliott today.

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