Enjoy freedom from glasses and contact lenses with eye lens surgery in Brisbane

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Be self-reliant with eye lens surgery

Who can eye lens surgery help?

You may benefit from lens surgery if:

  • You’re tired of having to wear glasses for refractive errors, such as long-sightedness or presbyopia (the age-related loss of close vision)
  • You don’t like the hassle and maintenance of contact lenses
  • You don’t meet the requirements for laser eye surgery, or you do not want to permanently reshape your cornea
  • You have early signs of a cataract or would like to eliminate the need for future cataract surgery.

Could you benefit from eye lens surgery?

After lens surgery:

  • You’ll discover crystal-clear, high-definition vision, free from contact lenses or glasses
  • You will savour the freedom to get up and go at a moment’s notice without stopping to worry about visual aids
  • You can spend more time focusing on the things and people you love, instead of taking time to find your glasses or clean your contacts
  • You’ll look and feel like the most confident version of yourself
  • You’ll savour life’s simple pleasures as you were meant to appreciate them.

Could you benefit from lens surgery?

After lens surgery:

  • You’ll discover crystal-clear, high-definition vision, free from contacts or glasses
  • You will savour the freedom to get up and go at a moment’s notice without stopping to worry about visual aids
  • You can spend more time focusing on the things and people you love, instead of taking time to find your glasses or clean your contacts
  • You’ll look and feel like the most confident version of yourself
  • You’ll savour life’s simple pleasures as you were meant to appreciate them.

Dr. Russell can help you live a glasses-free life

Your eyes and your lifestyle are unique, and you deserve to find a lens that suits you. Dr. Russell will review all of your lens options with you, including:

  • multifocal,
  • toric and
  • accommodating lenses,

and help you find the lens that’s right for you.

Dr. Russell offers all of the latest in lens technology to help you get the best results and the safest, most pleasant experience.

Dr. Russell can help you live a glasses-free life

Your eyes and your lifestyle are unique, and you deserve to find a lens that suits you. Dr. Russell will review all of your lens options with you, including:

  • multifocal,
  • toric and
  • accommodating lenses,

and help you find the lens that’s right for you.

Dr. Russell offers all of the latest in lens technology to help you get the best results and the safest, most pleasant experience.

How lens surgery works

Step 1: Book your free initial assessment 

Step 2: We’ll recommend the best vision correction procedure for your eyes 

Step 3: Blurry for years, fixed in minutes. Minutes after the procedure you’ll have a clearer vision and can begin your new life free from glasses or contacts.  

How eye lens surgery works

Step 1: Book your free initial assessment

Step 2: We’ll recommend the best vision correction procedure for your eyes

Step 3: Blurry for years, fixed in minutes. Minutes after the procedure you’ll have a clearer vision and can begin your new life free from glasses or contacts.

HOW LASER EYE SURGERY IN BRISBANE WORKS

Enjoy a life free from glasses and contact lenses in 3 easy steps

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Chat us up, give us a call or book an appointment online. We make it easy to get in touch with us.

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Enjoy life

After a procedure that’s over before you know it, you’ll have the life-changing freedom that laser eye surgery brings.

LENS REPLACEMENT

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What you need to know about eye lens surgery

Correcting your vision and achieving freedom from the inconvenience of glasses and contact lenses sometimes goes beyond the scope of laser eye surgery like LASIK or PRK. In other cases, laser eye surgery may not be sufficient to correct your severe prescription.

If you wear reading glasses or varifocals or are not a candidate for laser eye surgery, we may recommend you opt for a permanent alternative: eye lens surgery.

We can replace your natural crystalline lens with an intraocular lens implant (IOL). We can also place an implantable contact lens (ICL) inside your eye to help you see clearly and do all the things you love.

There are two types of lens surgery.

  1. Lens replacement removes your eye’s natural lens and replaces it with an artificial lens. This procedure improves the way light passes through the eye and focuses on the retina.
  2. Implantable Contact Lenses (ICLs) work just like removable contacts, except that they are surgically inserted into the eye.

Lens replacement surgery or refractive lens exchange (RLE) is virtually identical to cataract surgery, except the lens we replace is clear rather than cloudy. This procedure has a history that goes back to 1949 and is the most commonly performed elective surgery technique in the world.

We use lens replacement to safely and effectively fix:

  • Long-sightedness (hyperopia)
  • Short-sightedness (myopia)
  • Presbyopia (the age-related loss of near vision)

We can surgically insert contact lenses (ICLs) into the eye, where they cannot be seen or felt.

We use ICLs to fix:

  • Extreme short-sightedness (myopia)
  • Extreme long-sightedness (hyperopia)

Book a free assessment today. You can book online or call us to arrange an appointment. Assessments are free and suitable candidates all meet with highly sought-after lens surgeon, Dr. Matthew Russell, before they commit to eye surgery.

TAKE THE FIRST STEP TO SELF-RELIANT VISION FROM THE SAFETY OF YOUR HOME

Book a free video appointment to get a clear answer on your suitability and options for laser eye surgery so you can gain self-reliance and independence from glasses and contact lenses.

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WHO CAN LASER EYE SURGERY HELP?

Find the laser eye surgery option right for your age. We offer unique solutions for each stage of life

Tired of missing out because you need glasses and contact lenses to see clearly?

Do your glasses prevent you from looking your very best?

We know how it feels to have glasses and contact lenses get in the way of what you most want out of life. That’s why we offer a free assessment in Brisbane to help you make an informed choice about laser eye surgery.

After you’ve had our assessment, you’ll enjoy the clarity and confidence you need to know – without a doubt – if laser eye surgery is right for you.

Do your glasses make you look years older than you actually feel?

Life needn’t go downhill the second you hit some magic number. Why spend half a lifetime in reading glasses when a 20-minute treatment can get you out of them for good?

These days, people in their 40s and 50s are living as actively as their kids. That’s why we offer specific treatments for people whose eyes are changing as they age.

Book an assessment in Brisbane, and we’ll guide you towards the right treatment for you.

Seeking to ditch your lifetime of glasses and contact lenses for good?

Armed with varifocals, bifocals, reading specs, contact lenses and everything else – it can sometimes feel like you’re carrying around a pharmacy in your pockets or purse.

We appreciate how you’ve probably got better things to do than have to worry about your declining vision. Visit us for a free assessment, and you too can join the hundreds of thousands that experience spectacle-free vision from morning till night regardless of age.

WE PRIDE OURSELVES ON MAINTAINING THE HIGHEST CLINICAL STANDARDS OF CLEANLINESS AND HYGIENE

When you visit VSON, you can rest assured knowing that we have taken every precaution possible to ensure your safety. We are screening every visitor to the clinic, operating a one-patient-at-a-time policy and disinfecting all surfaces between each patient visit.

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Educate yourself further about lens surgery

An informative guide on what lens replacement is, and what procedures are most commonly used. Click here for more information.
An article that explains why lens replacement surgery may become the most successful refractive procedure. Click here for more information.
A published, scientific article that provides an overview of intraocular lenses, their safety and effectiveness. Click here for more information.
An example of an ICL lens that has been approved by the FDA, what it can accomplish and how it works. Click here for more information.
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ABOUT THE EXPERT

Dr. Matthew Russell

MBChB, FRANZCO

Laser eye surgery specialist

My combination of education, training and experience positions me to provide optimal results for patients of all ages. I have a passion for helping my patients enjoy the clear, high-definition vision they need to live rich and active lives. Now, I’ve hand-picked a team of professionals for my laser eye surgery clinic in Brisbane that share my passion and commitment to exceptional care.

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