July 31, 2013

Alternative to
Laser Surgery

What are Intacs Corneal Implants?

How do Intacs Corneal Implants work?

Are Intacs Corneal Implants right for me?


What if my vision changes?

The Intacs Corneal Implants procedure

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Intacs Corneal Implants - Are They Right For Me?

You are a candidate for Intacs corneal implants if...

  • Your prescription for eyeglasses or contacts is between -1.00 and -3.00 diopters, with no more than 1.00 diopter of astigmatism. (Check the prescription on your contact lens package or ask your eyecare professional for your current prescription.)
  • You have healthy eyes, free from disease or injuries.
  • You have had stable vision for one year; minor vision fluctuations may not disqualify you.
  • You are at least 21 years of age.

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Consult an Eye Care Professional

The best way to determine if Intacs corneal implants are right for you is to consult an eye doctor familiar with the product. Find a certified physician near you at our doctor locator page.

The best decision is an informed decision and to make sure you have all the facts, a consultation with a certified Intacs corneal implants eye doctor is essential. He or she will cover the benefits and risks of Intacs corneal implants with you in detail. The material they will review with you is called Essential Prescribing Information. The United States Food and Drug Administration requires that this information be provided to you so that you will be well-informed about your decision to have a vision correction procedure.