Laser Eye Surgery Consultation in Edmonton

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Clearer Vision Without Obstruction

If you’re currently wearing glasses or contact lenses, you’ve likely heard of the possibilities of laser eye surgery. The surgery offers patients the ability to see clearly without having to worry about glasses and contacts every day.

At Total Focus Optometry, we’re here to help patients through the laser eye and refractive surgery process. Our consultations help determine if you’re right for surgery.

Your Consultation

When we first meet with you to discuss laser eye surgery, we’ll normally talk about what the surgery entails, including how to prepare and recover. After we have outlined what the surgery includes, we’ll typically run a few tests to ensure your eyes are eligible for the surgery. 

When you visit for your consultation, we’ll typically check the following:  

  • Cornea thickness 
  • Current prescription 
  • Possibility of changing prescription
  • Medical history

Types of Laser Eye & Refractive Surgery

Although we don’t perform the surgery ourselves, we’ll typically recommend you for one of the following types of surgery, depending on the health of your eyes and specific vision issues.

LASIK

LASIK is one of the most common types of laser eye surgery. The surgery involves reshaping the underlayer of the cornea. This is done by cutting a small flap on the cornea’s surface and using a computer-programmed laser to adjust the cornea’s shape. After the cornea is at its ideal shape, the flap will be placed back for recovery.

PRK surgery is similar to LASIK, however, the surgery takes a different approach to reshaping the cornea. During PRK surgery, the top level of the cornea is removed and a computer-programmed laser is used to change the corneal tissue.

Cataract surgery is used to remove an eye’s natural lens that’s been affected by a cataract. When the eye’s natural lens is removed, it’s typically replaced with a new, artificial lens. This surgery can help patients see objects clearly again and view colours with full brightness.

Find Your Clear Vision

Laser eye surgery offers new opportunities to patients wearing glasses or contacts. Learn more about laser eye surgery and if it’s right for you with a consultation today! 

Our Location

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From our practice’s architecturally stunning office to our warm and welcoming staff, visiting Total Focus Optometry is always an enjoyable experience.

Our team can’t wait to meet new patients and see friendly returning faces!

Our Address

  • 3352 Gateway Blvd. NW
  • Edmonton, AB T6J 6V1

Contact Information

Hours of Operation

  • Monday: 9:00 AM 6:00 PM
  • Tuesday: 8:30 AM 8:30 PM
  • Wednesday: 9:00 AM 6:00 PM
  • Thursday: 8:30 AM 8:30 PM
  • Friday: 9:00 AM 6:00 PM
  • Saturday: 9:00 AM 4:00 PM
  • Sunday: Closed

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Since children’s vision isn’t fully developed, they might be vulnerable to different eye complications. Therefore, it is important for parents to make sure their kids have a healthy vision. After all, their vision can impact reading abilities, playing, and writing skills. Here are a few notable problems that children might come across:  Lazy Eye (Amblyopia)  […]

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Eye Trauma – Symptoms and Treatments

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On some occasions, eye trauma is not that serious and may involve just a small bruise or minor bleeding in the cornea. This is often treated with antibiotics and other common medications to prevent an infection. However, some eye trauma cases go beyond that.  Eye trauma and injuries require immediate medical attention, and late treatment […]

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How Do Sunglasses Protect the Eyes?

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Sunglasses come in all shapes, sizes, and designs. For many people, they’re more of a style statement than something to protect the eyes with. As the name suggests, sunglasses are made to protect the eyes from the sun and harmful UV rays. Many of us are often unaware of the dangers that the sun can […]

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