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LASIK Eye Surgery in Johnstown, Richland and Somerset

Ophthalmic Associates and Envision Laser Centers partner together in West Central Pennsylvania to provide the best refractive surgical technique and the best technology to create your best vision possible.

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What is LASIK?

LASIK (Laser Assisted In Situ Keratomileusis) is a laser vision correction procedure, or refractive surgery, that treats nearsightedness, farsightedness and astigmatism by removing tissue within the cornea (clear front part of the eye). Reshaping the cornea allows light traveling through it to more accurately focus onto the retina in the back of the eye, resulting in clear vision. If both eyes are eligible for treatment, the majority of patients will have them done at the same time.LASIK is one of the most frequently performed elective surgeries in the United States and has been proven to yield lasting results with a high degree of safety. Most LASIK patients achieve 20/20 vision or better!

The procedure is performed at our Richland location, takes less than 30 minutes and causes little or no discomfort. With fast recovery, fewer complications and side effects than other vision correction procedures, LASIK is the laser eye procedure of choice for most patients.

LASIK Benefits

  • Reduces or eliminates the need for glasses or contact lenses.
  • Patients notice a significant improvement in their vision soon after surgery. More than 90 percent of people who have LASIK achieve somewhere between 20/20 and 20/40 vision without glasses or contact lenses.
  • Most patients return to their typical routine only one day after LASIK, with little disruption to daily life.

Am I A Candidate for LASIK?

The best way to know if you are a candidate for LASIK is to schedule a consultation. Call us today at 814-536-5343 or visit for more details and to schedule your consultation.

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