What are the benefits of SMILE?

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SMILE is a very attractive laser vision correction option because it is minimally invasive.

  • The opening in the front surface of the eye known as the cornea is very small, less than 4 millimeters in length. This may enable the cornea to maintain more of its strength and resist traumatic injuries.
  • The cornea or front surface of the eye remains mostly untouched.
  • There may be a reduced chance of dry eyes after surgery because few nerves may be affected by surgery.1
  • The recovery is very quick.
  • And most patients return to their normal daily activities the very next day.
  • Often recommended for people with active lifestyles and those who engage in contact sports such as basketball, wrestling, rugby, martial arts. Because there is no flap, there is less risk of complications from direct contact to the eye.

To find out if SMILE laser eye surgery is right for your eyes, schedule a consultation with us at Clearview Eye and Laser Medical Center. We will do a thorough exam,discuss your medical history, lifestyle and goals. Together, we will determine the best options for you to achieve a reduction or freedom from glasses and/or contact lenses.

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