LASIK

CustomVue All-Laser LASIK

Your Best Possible Vision

Dr. Seibel was the first eye surgeon in the Los Angeles area to offer his patients Bladeless All-Laser CustomVue LASIK vision correction, which utilizes the most advanced combination of laser technology, which delivers your best possible visual outcome with the sharpest vision possible.

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“Our patients appreciate the safety of IntraLase and the improved quality of vision from CustomVue”
– Barry S. Seibel, MD

LASIK has literally changed the lives of millions of people. It is a nearly painless procedure and has been FDA approved for well over a decade. LASIK patient satisfaction rate rivals that of any other medical procedure.

The Los Angeles area is home to more individuals who have received laser eye surgery than any other region and Dr. Seibel was an investigator in the original FDA clinical study of VISX CustomVue in Los Angeles – in which 98% of the participants had uncorrected vision of 20/20 after their procedure!

Seibel Vision Surgery owns the most advanced custom LASIK technology in the Los Angeles area. Our innovative technology includes:

  • IntraLase Bladeless LASIK Laser
  • VISX CustomVue WavePrint
  • VISX CustomVue S4 Star Laser
  • VISX CustomVue 3D ActiveTrak

The Seibel Vision procedure consists of four steps:

  1. Acquire: Data on the patient’s wavefront error is collected with the AMO WaveScan Wavefront System.
  2. Design: A customized treatment is designed using the data collected on the unique characteristics of the patient’s eye with unique proprietary algorithms.
  3. Align: The treatment is aligned to the patient’s eye using Iris Registration technology, which links diagnostic information to the treatment delivered during the Advanced CustomVue procedure.
  4. Deliver: Using VSS and VRR technologies ensures the intricate shapes reconstructed by the Fourier wavefront algorithm are precisely ablated by the STAR S4 IR Excimer Laser System.

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Step 1: Measuring The Eye

Just like a fingerprint, your vision is 100 percent unique to your eyes. Many eye doctors only measure two values to correct vision using LASIK, meaning that your eye prescription could only provide a minimum level of correction regardless of your individual needs. Often, this leads to several more attempts to “fine-tune” the patient’s vision using LASIK.

Depending on your personal best-possible results, Dr. Seibel can measure and correct the unique imperfections of your vision using LASIK and provide the potential to experience better vision than is possible with glasses or contact lenses, most often to 20/20 and even beyond!

Visx LogoWith the advent of the VISX WaveScan-based digital technology, Dr. Seibel can now identify, measure and address imperfections in your eyes 25 times more precisely than with more common methods.

WaveScan’s wavefront technology was originally developed for use in high-powered telescopes to reduce distortions when viewing distant objects in space. Using this technology, Dr. Seibel can detect and measure the optical distortions unique to your entire optical system.

Light travels in a procession of flat sheets known as wavefronts. Gentle wavefront lights enter the eye, pass through the entire optical system (cornea, lens and retina) and are then reflected back into the WaveScan sensors.

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The WaveScan system compares the reflected wavefronts with the original unaltered wavefronts. This produces a fingerprint of your vision, or WavePrint map. This information is then transferred to the VISX Star S4 excimer laser and is used as a guide to reshape the cornea during your laser vision treatment.

Step 2: Making The Flap

CustomVue LASIK involves making a flap in the cornea and reshaping its inner tissue, which adds a tremendous amount of precision and safety by using a laser (not a razor) to create the flap. The IntraLase femtosecond laser beam passes harmlessly through the outer layers of the cornea until it reaches its exact focal point within the cornea.

With computer precision and high-speed delivery of 15,000 spots per second, the IntraLase laser delivers over a million pulses as it gently separates the layers of corneal tissue and creates a customized flap of the desired thickness, size, orientation and location. After treatment, the flap is folded back into its original position where it bonds without the need for stitches.

This unprecedented level of control makes LASIK safer and allows more patients to qualify for LASIK. The level of accuracy, precision, control, and safety with the IntraLase laser is simply impossible to achieve with a mechanical microkeratome.

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Step 3: Customizing the Laser Treatment

CustomVue LASIK is the revolutionary process of reshaping your cornea using individualized wavefront measurements for your Personal Best Vision.

One year after the CustomVue LASIK procedure, patients in a clinical study reported these great results without glasses and contact lenses:

  • 100% could pass a driving test
  • 98% could see 20/20 or better
  • 70% could see better than 20/20

Waveprint SystemYour unique correction information is transferred from the WaveScan to the VISX Star S4 excimer laser and guides the laser throughout the procedure.

The cool beam from the laser gently reshapes the cornea, removing microscopic amounts of tissue – less than the thickness of a human hair in most casts – to create a new curvature. During the procedure, the 3D ActiveTrak eye tracker follows the eye’s tiniest moves. It automatically repositions the laser to keep the laser focused where Dr. Seibel wants it, so you can completely relax during the procedure.

Benefits For You!

With the precession of all-laser CustomVue LASIK, laser vision correction is now an even safer and more predictable procedure.

  • Custom-tailored precise corneal flap creation – vital for patients with thin or misshapen corneas
  • Safer intra-operative procedure
  • Reduces risk of unwanted visual side effects
  • More likely to achieve 20/20 or better vision
  • Seibel Vision Surgery offers several financing options with low monthly payments.

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At Seibel Vision Surgery, your eyes and vision are of paramount importance. To help you make the most informed decisions regarding the welfare of your vision, we are delighted to be of service and are happy to answer any questions you may have.

Please take the time to familiarize yourself with the information contained on this site. We have compiled it especially for you!

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OUR ADDRESS
11620 Wilshire Boulevard, Suite 711 
Los Angeles, California 90025

PHONE
(310) 444-1134

FAX
(310) 444-1130

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