Wave Corneal Molding

Wave Corneal Molding contact lenses are specially designed lenses that gently reshape the cornea. Worn while sleeping, Wave Ortho-K lenses allow patients to wake each morning to crystal clear vision. By wearing these specially designed lenses each night, patients can enjoy perfect vision throughout the day without the need for glasses or contact lenses.

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What to Expect

For potential Wave Corneal Molding patients in Atlanta, their first eye doctor appointment will be an informative and educational experience. During the initial visit, Dr. Kyle Jones will assess the patient’s current vision and discuss their lifestyle to determine if Wave Corneal Molding is appropriate. The eye doctor may also need to take some measurements of the patient’s eyes to determine if their eyes are suitable for Wave Corneal Molding.

During the appointment, the patient will be able to ask questions and have a full understanding of what Wave Corneal Molding entails. The optometrist may also suggest that the patient participates in other pre-treatment tests such as automated corneal topography or wavefront technology. These tests will help Dr. Jones to determine if Wave Corneal Molding is suitable for the patient.

After the initial appointment, the patient may need to visit the office again for a follow-up session or even for treatment. During this visit, the Dr. Jones will go over all of the options that are available and explain what to expect during each step of the process. Dr. Jones will also discuss the risks, benefits, and long-term effects of Wave Corneal Molding. After all questions are answered, the patient can decide whether or not they want to move forward with Wave Corneal Molding. With support from an experienced eye doctor in Atlanta such as Dr. Jones, potential Wave Corneal Molding patients can have peace of mind knowing they are in good hands.

By the end of their eye appointment, potential Wave Corneal Molding patients will feel educated and informed about the entire process. They will understand what their expectations should be when it comes to treatment, recovery, and results. With the help of an experienced eye doctor in Atlanta such as Dr. Jones, you can have confidence that Wave Corneal Molding is the right choice for you.

FAQ

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Wave Corneal Molding?

Wave Corneal Molding (also known as Ortho-K) is a non-surgical vision correction procedure that uses custom designed contact lenses to gently reshape the cornea while you sleep. This reshaping helps to correct nearsightedness, farsightedness, and astigmatism.

What is the preparation for Wave Corneal Molding?

Before undergoing treatment, your eye doctor will need to take measurements of your eyes including corneal topography and wavefront technology to determine if Wave Corneal Molding is suitable for you. Your eye doctor may also suggest that you wear a contact lens trial prior to treatment.

What happens during a Wave Corneal Molding appointment?

During the appointment, your eye doctor will assess your current vision and discuss your lifestyle to determine if Wave Corneal Molding is appropriate for you. The eye doctor may also need to take some measurements of your eyes to determine if they are suitable for Wave Corneal Molding.

What are the risks associated with Wave Corneal Molding?

The most common side effects of Wave Corneal Molding include dry eyes, irritation, and redness. However, these symptoms usually resolve within a few days. It is also important to note that results may vary from person to person.

How long do the results of Wave Corneal Molding last?

The effects of Wave Corneal Molding can last up to two years. However, in some cases, the results may not be permanent and you may need to undergo additional treatments in order to maintain desired vision correction.

Is Wave Corneal Molding safe?

Yes, Wave Corneal Molding is a safe and effective vision correction procedure that is approved by the FDA. It is minimally invasive and non-surgical and has been proven to be successful in correcting nearsightedness, farsightedness, and astigmatism.

How much does Wave Corneal Molding cost?

The cost of Wave Corneal Molding can vary depending on the type of lenses used and other individual factors. It is best to speak with your eye doctor for an estimate of what the procedure would cost.

Does insurance cover Wave Corneal Molding?

Most insurance plans do not cover Wave Corneal Molding since it is considered an elective procedure. It is best to check with your insurance provider or eye doctor for more information on coverage.

How long does the treatment take?

The length of time that a Wave Corneal Molding appointment takes can vary depending on the individual’s condition and needs. Generally speaking, the entire process can take up to 2-3 hours from start to finish.

What should I expect after the treatment is complete?

After Wave Corneal Molding, patients may experience short-term side effects such as dry eyes, irritation, and redness. These symptoms usually resolve within a few days. It is also important to note that results may vary from person to person. Your eye doctor will provide you with specific instructions for post-treatment care and follow up visits.

Dr. Kyle Jones, an Atlanta eye doctor, has dedicated himself to specializing in a wide range of unique eye conditions. With a particular focus on keratoconus, Dr. Jones not only possesses expertise in this field but also holds membership with the Orthokeratology Academy of America. In addition Dr. Jones, a Certified Wave Designer, is an expert in fitting Wave Corneal Molding Ortho-k corrective lenses.

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