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Vision Correction

Medina Eye Center in Castroville provides treatment, consultation and referrals for these common vision correction surgeries and procedures.

Vision correction is a general term used to describe a variety of optometric techniques for correcting less-than-perfect vision. For your convenience, we have included a brief description of some of the most common vision correction procedures offered at Medina Eye Center in Castroville. For more specific information about lenses and frames or contacts, please visit their respective pages.

LASIK

At NuVision, you have choices that go beyond traditional LASIK. Depending on your specific vision needs, we will provide a thorough diagnostic evaluation and explain what choice will result in your best vision.

  • STEP 1: Complete our LASIK Self Evaluation TEST or call our office at 201-615-9385 to arrange your FREE LASIK consultation.
  • STEP 2: Evaluate your candidacy in a pre-operative evaluation to make sure you are a good candidate.
  • STEP 3: Review the costs of advanced vision correction with our counselor and schedule your procedure.

WHAT’S NEXT: Understand Your Options for better vision
If you are ready to take the next steps to reduce or eliminate your dependency on glasses and contacts, we will provide you with a thorough diagnostic evaluation and explain which choices may result in your best vision.

Advanced Wavefront Optimized Intra-LASIK
Implantable Contacts: Visian ICL
Refractive Lens Exchange

Studies have shown that over the long term, contact lens wear is more costly than having advanced LASIK vision correction. Many of our patients use their flex plan dollars for extra savings, and we have developed an extensive LASIK financing program with CareCredit; to provide you with the most affordable solutions for vision correction available today. We also accept major credit cards, debit cards and personal checks as payment methods for your advanced vision correction procedure.

Our prices are all-inclusive, one price covers the full advanced vision correction evaluation, the procedure with Dr. Greg Parkhurst, and after-care. Not all eyes are the same; your solution will be customized to the individual vision needs you have.

Gregory D. Parkhurst, M.D., FACS is a board certified and fellowship trained cornea specialist who is recognized nationally as an expert and leader in LASIK and Advanced Vision Correction Surgery. Dr. Parkhurst trained with the first surgeon to perform LASIK in the United States; has had advanced laser vision correction on his own eyes; and has personally performed the most implantable contact lens procedures in all of Texas.

To find out more, please visit: www.SanAntonio-LASIK.com

Low Vision Therapy

Low vision is a general term that refers to a partial loss of vision that cannot be adequately corrected with eyeglasses, contact lenses, medications or surgery. Common causes of low vision include macular degeneration, diabetic retinopathy, inherited retinal degenerative diseases, glaucoma and optic nerve atrophy.

Low vision therapy typically includes an evaluation of the patient’s visual abilities, prescription of low vision devices and training in their use. The goal is to maximize the use of the patient’s available vision for reading, writing, hobbies and work-related tasks such as working at a computer.

Medina Eye Center has the experience and equipment necessary to provide treatment, consultation and referrals for the vision correction procedures and surgeries detailed above at our office in Castroville. Schedule an appointment with Wm. R. Burges, O.D., and we will be in touch with you shortly.