Epi-LASIK does not cut a cornea flap.
Unlike the Microkeratome LASIK or the Intralase LASIK, Epi-LASIK does not require the
creation of a cornea flap. Examples of cornea flap related complications that Epi-LASIK
- Cornea Flap Wrinkles
- Cornea Flap Dislodgement
- Improper Creation of Cornea Flap
- Inflammation / Infection of the Cornea Flap
Epi-LASIK is suitable for active Sportsperson.
Your eyes will be safe, even if you participate in vigorous or contact sports about two days
after surgery. Unlike LASIK, you need not fear cornea flap wrinkles; you need not fear
cornea flap dislodgements; you need not have any fear.
Epi-LASIK is less likely to cause dry eyes.
By cutting a cornea flap, LASIK also cuts cornea nerves and cause dry eyes. If you do not
have a dry eye problem, we suggest that you should not create one. Your cornea will not be
cut during Epi-LASIK.
Epi-LASIK may be a second chance for patients with thin cornea.
If you have thin cornea, you may already have been rejected for the LASIK procedure.
Epi-LASIK may be your second chance to regain your vision. A big portion of our patients do
not have thin cornea, but have already chosen Epi-LASIK. We believe you should too.
Epi-LASIK may be a better choice for patients with high myopia.
If you have high myopia, much more of your cornea will be used for laser sculpting. With
Epi-LASIK, there is no need to create a cornea flap. Therefore, laser sculpting can begin
right at the surface of the cornea, leaving the cornea with more cornea tissue after
Epi-LASIK may just be the Ultimate Safe LASIK
Your eyes are probably the most important sensory organ you have. Patient will be advised on
all the advantageous and disadvantageous of various Laser Eye Procedures. We believe you
should too be advised on choosing a procedure with the most number of advantages relating to
the safety and well-being of your eyes.