When it comes to permanent vision correction, LASIK surgery may be an excellent option, but it’s not best for everyone. Bernitsky Vision in Albuquerque offers a number of vision correction procedures so that we can meet the diverse needs of our patients.

Albuquerque Vision Correction Procedures

The best vision correction procedure depends on a number of factors:

  • The type of vision correction you require
  • Your eye health
  • Your budget and schedule limitations

For the best vision correction care and results, contact us or
call 505-323-0800.

Below is an overview of the vision correction options offered at Bernitsky Vision and the conditions and contraindications for each.

LASIK

PRK

RLE

ICL

Full Name

Laser-Assisted In-Situ Keratomileusis

PhotoRefractive Keratectomy

Refractive Lens Exchange

Implantable Contact/Collamer Lens

Immediate results

Yes

No

No

Yes

Recovery time

Quick

Up to 4 weeks

Up to 4 weeks

Quick

Removable/Reversible

No

No

No

Yes

Contraindications
  • Thin cornea
  • Large pupil
  • Dry eyes
  • Thin cornea

More information

May provide UV protection

Provides UV protection

Recommended vision correction procedure for:

Myopia (nearsightedness)

Mild to moderate

Mild to moderate

Moderate to severe

Moderate to severe

Hyperopia
(farsightedness)

Mild to moderate

Mild to moderate

Moderate to severe

No

Astigmatism

Mild to moderate

Mild to moderate

Moderate to severe

No

Keratoconus

No

No

Yes

Yes

The Best Patient Care in Albuquerque, New Mexico

At Bernitsky Vision, we believe that vision correction must fit your needs, so we don’t apply a one-size-fits-all approach to vision correction. We provide more options so that patients who are not ideal LASIK candidates may still experience the benefits of permanent vision correction. Before recommending any procedure, Albuquerque LASIK surgeon, Dr. Bernitsky performs a thorough eye exam during your consultation. We also help you find ways to make vision correction affordable through a number of financing options. To explore your vision correction options, contact Dr. Bernitksy at Bernitsky Vision to schedule your consultation.