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What is EVO ICL?

EVO ICL, also called an Implantable Collamer Lens, is a refractive implant to correct common vision issues like myopia (nearsightedness) with or without astigmatism. Unlike some other vision correction options, the EVO ICL is an additive technology that corrects vision without the removal of any corneal tissue. The EVO ICL is meant to reduce or eliminate the need for glasses and contacts and unlike most permanent refractive solutions, EVO ICL is removable by your doctor, for added peace of mind. 

EVO ICL Procedure - what to Expect

EVO ICL is made of biocompatible Collamer material that works in harmony with your eye. Your Eye doctor will create a small opening in your cornea that will be used to insert and position the EVO ICL. For most patients, the procedure is virtually painless with numbing drops and it typically takes less then 20 - 30 minutes for both eyes. Patients typically experience improved vision right away and a quick recovery time.

Benefits of EVO ICL

• Provides clear, sharp vision
• 20 - 30 minute procedure
• Quick recovery time
• Removable by your doctor
• Offers UV protection
• Not visible once in place

• Can treat nearsightedness with or without astigmatism
• For patients who may not be candidates for LASIK of other vision correction procedure due to thin corneas
• Does not cause dry eye syndrome
• Excellent night vision

Cost and financials for EVO ICL

The investment in the EVO ICL procedure is more than LASIK and by performing the procedure in our facility that difference is minimized versus having to use an outside facility. Many EVO ICL patients look forward to spending less in the long run with the EVO ICL compared to the continued cost of contacts and glasses. Ask about financing options and payment plans that may be available for your EVO ICL procedure.

Is EVO ICL Right for me?

EVO ICL, is well-suited for a wide variety of people. Ideal candidates for EVO ICL are at least 21 years of age with nearsightedness or without astigmatism and have maintained a stable prescription for at least one year. If you are seeking a solution to decrease or eliminate the cost and frustration of traditional contacts or glasses, EVO ICL may be your answer. Contact us to discuss if EVO ICL is right for you. 

Which Option is Right for ME?

This chart breaks down the general candidacy guidelines for each procedure. During your initial consultation, your eye care professional will discuss your measurements and help you make the right choice depending on your unique vision. 


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Important Safety Information for EVO ICL

The EVO ICL lens is intended to correct/reduce nearsightedness between -3.0 D up to -20.0 F and treat astigmatism from 1.0 D to 4.0 D. If you have nearsightedness within these ranges, EVO ICL surgery may improve your distance vision without eyeglasses or contact lenses, Because the EVO ICL corrects for distance vision, it does not eliminate the need for reading glasses, you may require them at some point, even if you have never worn them before. Since implantation of the EVO ICL is a surgical procedure, before considering EVO ICL surgery you should have a complete eye examination and talk with your eye care professional about EVO ICL surgery, especially the potential benefits, risks, and complications. You should discuss the time needed for healing after surgery. Complications, although rare, may include the need for additional surgical procedures, inflammation, loss of cells from the back surface of the cornea, increase in eye pressure, and cataracts, You should NOT have EVO ICL surgery if your doctor determines that 1. the shape of your eye is not appropriate, 2. you do not need the minimum endothelial cell density for your age at the time of implantations, 3. you have moderate to sever glaucoma, 4. your vision is not stable, or 5. if you are pregnant or using. 

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