Laser Eye Surgery for Astigmatism
- Would you like to see naturally without contact lenses and glasses?
- Are you frustrated with your lenses?
- Have you been thinking about LASIK for years, but were afraid?
- Are you active in sports and wish you didn’t have to wear lenses?
Fortified LASIK® is a combination of Dr. Brian’s advanced LASIK + Dr. Brian’s accelerated Holcomb C3-R® (a cornea strengthening procedure that he invented in 2003). This reinforces the cornea to help guard against unwanted side effects that might otherwise occur without accelerated Holcomb C3-R®.
It is well known that LASIK can weaken cornea with the creation of the flap combined with tissue removal to reshape your cornea. In some people this can cause a complication known as Ectasia or Keratoconus resulting in severe vision loss from the cornea bulging out like a hernia. Dr. Brian is known around the world for treating Ectasia and Keratoconus with procedures that he invented.
That is the reason he developed Fortified LASIK®. It uses his proprietary crosslinking process (Holcomb C3-R®) to strengthen the cornea at the very end of the LASIK procedure. The crosslinking that Dr. Brian performs at the end of your LASIK procedure minimizes the risk of developing Ectasia or Keratoconus is extremely low. This is the reason strengthening the cornea with crosslinking is very important for your vision.
Patients enjoy the peace of mind of experiencing Dr. Brian’s Fortified LASIK® with the added safety that cannot be found anywhere else in the United States.
Fortified LASIK® is only available at Dr. Brian’s Beverly Hills office due its proprietary nature. This is the reason many people routinely fly in from out-of-state for Fortified LASIK® with Dr. Brian. It’s just an easy 3-day visit to his Beverly Hills office.
Imagine if your LASIK procedure came with an insurance policy…Fortified LASIK® in a sense gives your what you’ve been waiting for – reinforcement for your cornea after the laser treatment that helps “lock-in” all the benefits of the procedure to your vision.
Best of all, it only takes one extra minute per eye for Fortified LASIK®. It’s receiving two procedures for the price of one!
Dr. Phil – How Fortified LASIK® Works
Fortified LASIK® has been the solution for many people who now enjoy freedom from contact lenses and glasses. People have this procedure for many different reasons: sports, relief from dry eyes or red eyes from contact lenses, or general overall convenience.
Fortified LASIK® is an proprietary LASIK invented by Dr Brian Boxer Wachler, one of the world’s leading vision correction eye surgeons. A similar version of this procedure was first developed in Europe.
What Can It Treat?
Fortified LASIK® can treat nearsightedness (myopia), farsightedness (hyperopia), and astigmatism. (Yes, Dr. Brian’s Fortified LASIK® does an excellent job on astigmatism too!)
LASIK Basics – LASIK involves creating a thin flap in the outer layer of the cornea. The flap is carefully moved aside and the laser is used to reshape the cornea. The flap is replaced and bonds without stitches.
Dr. Brian’s FORTIFIED LASIK® is typically a comfortable 5 minute procedure that requires no needles or shots, only numbing drops are needed.
People typically say having Fortified LASIK® with Dr. Brian was easier than going to their dentist. You can rest easy knowing you’re in the gentle, yet expert hands of Dr. Brian.
|EVALUATIONS||POTENTIAL BENEFIT to PATIENT|
|Fortified LASIK®||Combining his advanced LASIK with accelerated Holcomb C3-R® provides you with added safety and “peace-of-mind”.|
|Sterile instruments for each eye||Reduces risk of infection|
|Room Air Filtration System||Reduces risk of airborne contamination of particles, bacteria, viruses|
|Infrared pupil measuring equipment||Minimizes glare and halo risk with industry guidelines developed by Dr. Brian|
Scanning slit laser
Create smooth laser treatment
|Preventative maintenance of equipment||Optimizes function of diagnostic and surgical equipment|
The potential benefit of Fortified LASIK® is improved vision and freedom in your life from contacts and glasses. The potential risks of LASIK are dry eyes, halos/glare, reduced vision, infection, need to still wear corrective lenses, inflammation, among others.
That is the reason Dr. Brian and every staff member here are all highly “detail-oriented” about every step of the process.
We take your trust to have Dr. Brian’s Fortified LASIK® with us very seriously.
LASIK Alternatives for Those Who Don’t Qualify
Even if you are not a candidate for Dr. Brian’s Fortified LASIK® (for example because your corneas are too thin or too mishaped, or your prescription is too high), Dr. Brian will discuss other procedures to help get you to your final goal which typically is freedom from glasses and/or contact lenses.
Fortified LASIK Technology
We routinely hear patients say, “I’ve been waiting years for the next big breakthrough in LASIK and now with Fortified LASIK® I’m hopping off the fence and getting it!! It’s what I’ve been waiting for!”
Dr. Brian’s advanced LASIK studies that he published in the scientific literature show that wider diameter laser optical zones, which are used for his unique Advanced LASIK, reduced the risk of night time glare and halos from LASIK.
You might be asking yourself, “how does this benefit me?”
This is precisely how Dr. Brian reduces the chances of you having problems with halos and glare from Fortified LASIK® with him.
He also published his results in the scientific literature which proved that his unique Advanced LASIK can improve glare and halos from earlier generation LASIK laser procedures that caused these side effects. If you or a friend had LASIK years ago and suffer from halos and glare at night, please know Dr. Brian can very likely help.
The LASIK Consumer Report on the upper right side has been read by over 73,000 people over the past 8 years. Please click on the report on the right to access the report.
Side Note About “Community” Laser Centers:
Dr. Brian has the longest experience of anyone in the world with the laser he uses for Fortified LASIK® – the laser is like “an extension of his hands”.
Dr. Brian uses his wholly owned FDA approved laser in his own facility for Fortified LASIK®. He does not need to go to an outside, “communal” surgery center for Fortified LASIK® where other doctors go in-and-out like a rotisserie – all using the same equipment which causes greater wear-and-tear on the laser and equipment.
Dr. Brian is the only one who exclusively uses his laser and equipment. In fact, Fortified LASIK® is only available at Dr. Brian’s Beverly Hills office. This is the reason many people routinely fly in from out-of-state and from around the world for Fortified LASIK® with Dr. Brian.
Schedule a Consultation
The next step: Are You a Candidate for Fortified LASIK®? To find out, please call the office 310.860.1900 to schedule your evaluation with Dr. Brian. During your evaluation, we will carefully measure your eyes and Dr. Brian will personally meet with you to review the test results and discuss the procedure in detail.
Please note that results may vary for each patient. In general LASIK is not for everyone and we advise that you should talk to your doctor or make an appointment with us to determine if you are a qualified candidate.
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