ICL vs LASIK vs PRK - What is the Difference? | AVC, London

ICL vs LASIK vs LASEK

Below is a comparison between various vision correction treatments

 
Vision Quality

Visian ICL

LASIK

LASEK

Sharp and Clear Vision

Yes

Yes

Yes

 

Patient Experience

Visian ICL

LASIK

LASEK

20-30 Minute
Outpatient Experience

Yes

Yes

Yes

Removes
Corneal Tissue

No

Yes

Yes

Contributes to
“Dry Eye”

No, does not induce dry eye syndrome

Occasionally, up to 20% can experience dry eye

Occasional

 

Safety Features

Visian ICL

LASIK

LASEK

Removable or
Reversible

Yes, Removable

No, Not Reversible

No, Not Reversible

Flexibility for
Future Procedures

Yes, Removable

Limited if additional treatments involve the cornea

Limited if additional treatments involve the cornea

Treats thin
corneas

Yes

Limited

Limited

UV Protection

Yes

No

No

Bio-compatible
Lens

Yes

NA; Laser based

NA; Laser based

Long Term
History

Yes

Yes

Yes

 

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