LASIK VISION CENTER: CENTER FOR SURGERY & CORRECTION
Vision correction for All
LASIK + EVO ICL + RLE
One of the top LASIK surgeons in the world, Dr. Sharpe opened SHARPEVISION MODERN LASIK & LENS to bring the best refractive surgeons, tech, & vision correction procedures to everyone, all for the best price. Each SHARPEVISION laser eye clinic is doctor owned & run. We have grown organically through our patient-focused process that is fully customized to your unique eyes. So, if you are looking for a LASIK provider, come check us out. The consult is free. The results are life-changing.
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For your eyes only
We’ve thought of everything, so you don’t have to. You get the best price combined with the best experience, not just giving you a new view, but a new outlook. So when you leave here, you’ll be looking at things differently. You’ll be looking SHARPE.
We understand how important good vision is for living life to the fullest, no matter your age. Therefore, we offer a range of laser vision correction services to address the most common eyesight issues people face. When you come to us, you aren’t just a patient at a LASIK corporation; you are getting access to the best possible solutions for poor eyesight throughout your lifetime. Because one size does not fit all when it comes to your eyes.
We use the newest technology available, which helps minimize risks, increase the number of people who can have vision correction procedures, & make it more affordable for our patients. At SHARPEVISION, we only do all-laser LASIK and other vision procedures because it is safer, faster, & better for you!
We’re over accomplished, not overpriced. SHARPEVISION may be the first provider to list some of our prices right on our website. And no hidden fees! We are committed to LASIK for ALL & offer our services for a fair price & have a price-match guarantee. If you happen to find a better price elsewhere, we will match it. You’ll get the SHARPEVISION experience and results for the best price. It’s a no-brainer.
When considering vision correction surgery, the LASIK provider you choose can make a big difference in the types of outcomes you can expect. At SHARPEVISION MODERN LASIK & LENS, we have put together a team of refractive surgery specialists who run their clinics based on what is best for their patients, not the boardroom, to give you peace of mind & confidence that the procedure will go smoothly.
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Modern Vision Correction
Goodbye glasses! SHARPEVISION is bringing custom all-laser LASIK, PRK & EVO ICL paired with the most modern technology and techniques to everyone. Improve your vision & your life with less risk, less expense, & in less time than ever before. Welcome to the future of vision!
Our Procedures Include:
Custom All-Laser Vision Correction
Custom All-Laser Vision Correction for Thin Corneas
Most Advanced Implantable Contact Lens Technology with EVO
Modern Vision Correction
This is not your parents’ vision correction surgery: RLE means getting rid of those pesky “readers” now & not needing Cataract surgery later! And laser-assisted Cataract extraction with custom multifocal intra-ocular lenses (IOL) make it so there are no needles, no blades, & potentially NO glasses afterward.
Our Procedures Include:
Laser Vision Correction Procedure with Custom Lens Replacement
Laser Distance & Near Vision Restoration
Laser Vision Restoration Procedure with Custom Lens Replacement
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THREE VISION MILESTONES
As adults, our eyes predictably undergo three major Milestones. At SHARPEVISION, we have vision correction solutions for each of these Milestones, regardless of your age or glasses prescription.
Goodbye Glasses, Hello Lasers!
Milestone 01: Ocular Maturity (Ages 18-45)
In Milestone 01, our glasses prescription stabilizes, & the lenses of our eyes are still flexible. We heal quickly & vision correction results can be enjoyed for a long time, thus young adulthood is the perfect time to have laser vision correction. The most common procedures recommended for this age range are LASIK, PRK & EVO ICL.
Meet Middle Age. Got Readers?
Milestone 02: Dysfunctional Lens (Ages 45-60)
As we age, we lose flexibility in the natural lens of our eye. This is called Presbyopia, or Dysfunctional Lens Syndrome. This happens to everyone around their mid 40s, regardless of previous vision correction surgery. You will eventually need glasses for near vision, distance vision, or both. The most common procedures recommended for Milestone 02 are RLE & Monovision, although in some cases, LASIK, PRK, & EVO ICL may also be appropriate.
Good Night Fog, Good Day Sunshine!
Milestone 03: Cataract Development (Ages 60+)
When we reach our 60s & older, the lenses of our eyes become less clear. The loss of clarity is called a Cataract, & it progresses slowly. You may first start to notice difficulty driving at night. At Milestone 03, Cataract surgery is recommended to remove the cloudy, inflexible lens & replace it with a clear, custom lens (IOL). *Good to know: Cataract surgery is the same procedure as RLE surgery, the only difference is that your natural lens is cloudy at this point, so your insurance may cover a portion of the cost.
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The SharpeVision Difference
Custom All-laser LASIK and vision correction procedures = increased safety & faster procedures – both critical factors for successful results.
What is a LASIK Vision Center?
LASIK is a type of refractive eye surgery, which can correct nearsightedness, farsightedness, & astigmatism. Extremely safe and fast, the procedure requires complex technology & experienced refractive surgeons, which is why it is usually performed in a LASIK vision center, such as SHARPEVISION MODERN LASIK & LENS.
The main reasons why so many people choose to get their surgery in a LASIK vision correction center is experience & convenience. When getting LASIK eye care in a specialized facility, you ensure a consistent & reliable process and results with minimal downtime after the procedure.
90% of people can have LASIK
For many people, the ability to forgo wearing glasses or contact lenses, or at least significantly improving their eyesight, is a proposition too good to pass up. In fact, hundreds of thousands of patients turn to LASIK eye doctors every year to improve their vision & quality of life.
Over 90% of people are suitable candidates for LASIK, especially in clinics like SHARPEVISION, where the experience of the surgeons means better results & our extremely precise femtosecond laser allows for a faster, safer, & more comfortable creation of the LASIK flap. And for those who are not a good candidate for LASIK, there is PRK, which is just like LASIK but without the flap, & EVO ICL.
More than just LASIK
How do you know if LASIK is right for you? Our doctors will guide you through a comprehensive vision correction consultation including a thorough eye exam using equipment specific to refractive surgery, providing you with an accurate assessment of your vision & eye anatomy. They will make surgery recommendations based on these results & your lifestyle, for your best path forward.
For those not eligible for LASIK or PRK, we offer advanced procedures such as EVO ICL (implantable contact lens) and RLE (refractive lens exchange).
And in our Seattle-Bellevue location, we can help you stay on top of your eye health using new dry eye technology to treat this issue effectively.
My experience with LASIK at SharpeVision couldn’t have been better! The staff were so kind and constantly made sure I felt comfortable and all my questions were answered. Thanks for my new eyes!
William S — Chicago
If you are considering LASIK, I highly recommend SharpeVision Modern LASIK, it’s the best decision I’ve ever made!
Sam — Chicago
The whole process from the consultation to the post-operation appointment have been smooth and helpful. The office is welcoming, warm and an overall great environment.
Paulina — Chicago
The whole process was smooth and efficient and pleasant from the first call to the check up a month after the procedure. Love the lifetime guarantee as well.
Laura — Austin
SharpeVision provided me the best once-of-a-lifetime experience. Their staff is super friendly and I never once felt unwelcome. I totally recommend these guys.
Jonah — Austin
I highly recommend SharpeVision to anyone sick of glasses and contacts.
Jon — Chicago
From start to finish SharpeVision was professional, kind, informative, and beyond expectations. The staff is amazing and the doctors are incredibly knowledgeable.
Jillian — Austin
Everyone on staff is so helpful and professional and kind. I would recommend SharpeVision to anyone I know.
James V — Chicago
I literally said to Dr. Lancaster “That was it? THAT WAS IT?” I could see immediately after, and now I’m seeing better than 20/20.
Doug O — Chicago
Had a wonderful experience here for LASIK! Will be highly recommending it to all friends and family who are considering! Dr. Lancaster was phenomenal!
Conrad S — Austin
Are you a LASIK Candidate?
The majority of people who fall into Milestone 01 are good candidates for LASIK surgery. However, there are some conditions that exclude certain patients. Take our quiz to see if LASIK is right for you, and if it’s not, which procedure is!
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MODERN Vision Correction: WHAT TO EXPECT
Vision Correction Exam & Consultation
A comprehensive vision correction examination is the only way to know which vision-correction procedure is best for you. We do this at no charge at SHARPEVISION because we believe so strongly in giving patients all the information necessary to make the right treatment choice. We will only recommend a procedure that is medically appropriate for your unique eyes & many times there are more than one option.
While your exam involves complex diagnostic testing, it is also our opportunity to learn more about you, your expectations, & your lifestyle. All of these factors play an important role in recommending the best procedure for you. Your visit will also include dilation of your pupils which will affect your eyesight for about 4-6 hours, as you may have experienced with a routine eye exam.
The complete consultation and exam can take up to 90 minutes. After all your data is first collected by your technician in our specialized diagnostic rooms, the doctor will continue with a full eye exam & consultation, discuss your procedure recommendation(s), & answer any questions you may have about the procedure. You may also have family or friends join you during your consultation. Questions concerning pricing, insurance, scheduling & pre-op instructions will also be discussed, all in the comfort of your private room.
Before Your Procedure
We’d like you to leave your contacts out prior to your treatment, and the time can vary depending on the type of contacts and your procedure. When you arrive the day of your procedure, & after carefully reading through the entirety of the literature you will receive from your doctor, you will sign a copy of the informed consent in our office. You will receive a Recovery Kit with everything you need to heal after your surgery, which may include comfort drops, antibiotic drops & steroid drops depending on your type of surgery, saving you a trip to the pharmacy! We will explain & give you written instructions for your post-procedure care, which includes instructions for using these eye drops. We will also schedule your post-operative appointments. If you had LASIK or PRK, we will provide you with a cool compress for your ride home, but it’s also a good idea to have one waiting for you in your refrigerator. It will feel great on your eyelids after your procedure.
We understand that this procedure may create nervousness & fear. It’s your eyes! So we’ve worked very hard to make it easy for you. We offer an oral sedative to help you relax, & we encourage you to take it if medically appropriate. In our Austin location, we offer wine or beer in lieu of the sedative, if you prefer. We want your experience to be as comfortable as possible.
Before your procedure, the doctor will refract your eyes one last time to confirm the results. You’ll then enter the laser room. Your surgeon will gently talk you through each step of the process, so you’ll know what you will feel, see, & hear. He monitors your eye through the microscope at all times. The entire LASIK or PRK procedure takes about three minutes per eye; the first laser takes 20 seconds & the second laser takes between 10-50 seconds, depending on the amount of your prescription. EVO ICL, RLE and Cataract Removal take about 15 minutes per eye. All of your post-operative instructions and appointments will be addressed before your procedure, so you can simply go home when the procedure is complete.
Immediately following the procedure, you will notice a change in your vision. It’s always foggy at first, but most people can see well enough to read a clock from across the room. Your eyes will be numb for 15-25 minutes, then they will start to water & burn. After LASIK, this discomfort usually lasts 4-5 hours; PRK tends to be worse the next day. To help with the burning, we supply you with comfort drops in the Recovery Kit that have a numbing medicine & artificial tears in them. After you arrive home, place a cool compress on your eyelids to relieve any discomfort. Try to sleep or rest with your eyes closed. You may resume normal activities the same or following day. You can lift weights & exercise, but do not rub your eyes. Your vision may still be blurry; this is a normal part of your healing process & will clear in the days and weeks following the procedure. Most people see well enough to work the next day.
What If I’m not a good LASIK Candidate?
If you happen to fall into that small percentage of patients for whom LASIK is not the best option, there is still hope for great vision! You can still get rid of your glasses and contacts with other advanced laser vision correction techniques. Vision correction for all!
Just like LASIK, but with a twist. Best for those with thinner corneas.
Involves one eye corrected for distance vision and the other corrected for near vision using all-laser LASIK or PRK.
Implantable Contact Lenses
Micro-thin EVO contact lenses placed inside the eye to correct a variety of vision problems. Good for high prescriptions.
Refractive Lens Exchange
No readers now and no Cataract surgery later. It’s a win-win!
Cataract Removal Surgery
Laser-asssisted removal of your cloudy lens & replacement with a new custom lens. See like you did when you were young!
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Over the years, we’ve heard many myths about vision correction. Let’s set the record straight and answer other common LASIK questions.
Lasers cannot correct astigmatism.
It’s hard to believe we’ve been able to treat astigmatism since 1998 & we’ve been treating it with more improved lasers ever since. When you have moderate to severe astigmatism, laser vision correction is an extremely appealing option, because toric (astigmatism correcting) contact lenses are thicker, more expensive, less comfortable & give more variable vision than ordinary contacts.
LASIK made me need reading glasses.
At Milestone 02 (ages 45+), a moving part inside our eye, called the crystalline lens, becomes less flexible due to natural aging. This causes everyone to lose vision up-close, at distance, or both, no matter if you’ve had LASIK or not. Although no current technology can restore this flexibility of youth, we can avoid reading glasses with a procedure called Monovision that corrects one eye for near and the other for distance with a laser just like LASIK or PRK. During your consultation, we can demonstrate this option for our patients over 45. The other option is RLE, which replaces the inflexible lens with a new custom lens that restores your vision, & you won’t need Cataract surgery later!
The laser will mess up if I move.
Our lasers have an amazingly fast infrared tracker that keeps the laser perfectly centered on your eye. It follows even the microscopic movements of your eye during the procedure, so if your eye moves even a little, the laser moves with it. Large movements of the eye cause the tracker to stop the laser completely until the eye is back into position.
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World-Class Vision Specialists
It’s not just our experience and our patients’ results, it’s our culture. We are on a mission to make glasses & contacts a thing of the past!
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Our Clients Are Our Vision Statement
Because anyone can be affected by poor vision, we get to help people from all walks of life & hear some amazing stories along the way.
Success Stories — Geena Urango
Read Geena’s Story
Since getting LASIK, I feel like I can see and track the ball better than I ever had before on the beach volleyball court.
Success Stories — Brad Simms
Read Brad’s Story
20/15 day after LASIK- unbelievable!
Success Stories — Kiliii Yüyan
Read Kiliii’s Story
Having the freedom to travel anywhere in the world to cover a story and not worry about bringing enough contacts.
Success Stories — Missy Truscott
Read Missy’s Story
Now I can see clearly and appreciate the little things I didn’t see before.
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Trusted by the Best
Our surgeons have had the privilege of treating a wide range of professional athletes, coaches, & trainers. We are honored to partner with & support our local teams & humbled that the players & staff trust us with their vision.
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