Good candidates for the Visian ICL include patients who:
- Are between the ages of 21 and 45.
- Are nearsighted, including those with mild, moderate, and severe myopia (as low as -3D to as high as -20D prescription) with minor or no occurrence of astigmatism. The Visian Toric ICLTM, capable of correcting myopia with astigmatism, is currently under review with the U.S. FDA. The Visian TICLTM is currently available only outside of the United States.
- Have sufficient anterior chamber depth and acceptable endothelial cell density (this will be determined by an ophthalmologist after a comprehensive eye exam).
- Have not had a change in their eyeglass prescription of more than 0.5D in a year.
- Are not currently pregnant.
- Have no other contraindications including no known allergies to medications used during refractive surgery.
- Have dry eyes, severe myopia, or a thin cornea (non-LASIK candidate).
The Visian Toric* ICL Candidate(Currently available only outside of the United States)
Good candidates for the Visian Toric* ICL are those who have met all of the qualifications for the Visian ICL, and who have astigmatism of up to 4.0 diopters.
If you have additional questions about your Visian ICL candidacy, please contact a Visian ICL surgeon near you.
For more information on the Visian ICL visit: Visianinfo.com