Lasik with Specks Floating Above the Retina

Recently, a post-LASIK showed a simulation of the type of vision she was experiencing. Specifically she felt that most of what she viewed looked like static or small pixels on the TV. We recently had a young man who underwent LASIK surgery last year. He was experiencing the same type of vision as this member wrote. The image below is a 3-D simulation of the vitreous field and the retina of this young man. The thick green blue structure seen here is a cross section of the retina. Note the hundreds if not thousands of tiny specks floating just above the retina. These are micro floaters that are casting their shadows onto the retina. This is why your visual field may appear to be pixelated. It has been my experience that floaters are not a rare complication of LASIK surgery.

SMAP 3D Scleral Lens Design

Last year we introduced an exciting piece of technology that has allowed us to custom design a scleral lens much more accurately. It is the SMAP 3D, which is a computer attached to a dedicated camera that allows us to obtain a 3 dimensional image of the entire front surface of the eye, including the cornea and the surrounding white portion of the eye (the sclera). Up until now there has not been any technology that would allow us to measure the ocular curvatures outside the cornea. The SMAP allows us to do this. Read More

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EyePrintPro technology creates a scleral lens based on a mold of the cornea. The molding is accurate to 1 or 2 microns and fits perfectly because it exactly mirrors the irregularities of the individual corneal surface. The technology is well suited for post-Lasik, Keratoconus, RK, eye injury, and corneal transplant patients. Read More in this PDF about EyePrintPro Scleral Lens Technology

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