What you need to know about getting Implantable Contact Lenses in Brisbane

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WHAT OUR PATIENTS EXPERIENCE

Turned down for LASIK? Implantable contact lenses might be the option you’ve been waiting for

Vision correction’s best kept secret

If your heavy specs are getting in the way of work or play – there is a solution, even if you’ve been told that laser eye surgery isn’t for you.

When life goes from dull to full

Imagine clear vision – from morning till night – without a pair of glasses or contact lenses in sight. Even better, you’ll avoid all the frustrations and dangers that are part and parcel of those pesky lenses.

When life goes from dull to full

Imagine clear vision – from morning till night – without a pair of glasses or contact lenses in sight. Even better, you’ll avoid all the frustrations and dangers that are part and parcel of those pesky lenses.

Why rent your vision when you can own it?

It’s never the only reason, but rest assured that getting ICLs isn’t solely an emotional choice. There’s a pretty good financial case for them too. Your ICLs are so resilient, they’ll even outlast you.

Why rent your vision when you can own it?

It’s never the only reason, but rest assured that getting ICLs isn’t solely an emotional choice. There’s a pretty good financial case for them too. Your ICLs are so resilient, they’ll even outlast you.

There is no dress rehearsal – this is your life

With your new vision, you’re finally free from those troublesome specs and drying contact lenses. You’re feeling liberated, open-minded and free to explore new interests.

There is no dress rehearsal – this is your life

With your new vision, you’re finally free from those troublesome specs and drying contact lenses. You’re feeling liberated, open-minded and free to explore new interests.

HOW VISION CORRECTION WORKS

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

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Visit our clinic in Fortitude Valley for a free assessment that will give you a complete understanding of your vision correction options.

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Enjoy life

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

WHAT OUR PATIENTS SAY…

We’ve helped thousands of Queenslanders enjoy great vision without glasses and contact lenses

“Very friendly and professional staff. Dr Russell is extremely informative and has a really positive presence. The doctor and all of the staff ensured all my questions were answered fully. I left the surgery feeling as if I’d been really well cared for.”

Suzanne Cooper
“The staff are all friendly and helpful.”
Alana Jenkins
“Dr. Russell and the entire team should be commended for their genuine care and personal attention. They made every possible effort to explain and clarify the treatment required and made sure I was comfortable through the consultation treatment.”
Xerxes Meher

“I was very impressed with the way they run things. It is a well-oiled machine. Everyone knew exactly what they were doing and were very friendly. To top it off, my treatment was excellent.”

Iris Van Quickelberghe
“Dr. Russell is my hubby’s specialist for years. We love him. Such a kind person and always spends time to explain everything.”
Zita Farczadi Kershaw
“Highly recommended. They are always helpful and friendly and the outcomes have been beyond my expectations.”
Brad Gooda

“Many thanks for your care and skill and a big thanks to all your staff for their friendly care and professionalism shown each time I have visited.”

Henry Ellison

“My wife came to see Dr Russell today and we wanted to say thank you to all the staff for the kind and professional service. We are also extremely grateful for Dr Russell’s generosity when it came to us paying for the consultation. We wanted to reach out and say thank you so much!”

Troy and Liana Todd
IMPLANTABLE CONTACT LENSES EXPLAINED

In these toggles we explain what you need to know about implantable contact lenses

Laser eye surgeries like LASIK are an excellent way to attain clearer vision without corrective eyewear. Although they are popular, LASIK and PRK procedures are not suitable for everyone.1

If you want clear vision without glasses and contacts but do not qualify for LASIK, implantable contact lenses (ICLs) may be a good option for you. Instead of sitting on the surface of your eyes like removable contacts, ICLs work from inside your eyes.2

You may be a suitable candidate for vision correction with ICLs if:

  • You are at least 21 years old
  • You want clear, crisp vision without glasses or removable contact lenses
  • You’ve had a stable prescription for at least one year prior to treatment
  • You don’t meet the requirements for LASIK because either your prescription is too high or your corneas are too thin
  • You want the flexibility to reverse or change if your visual needs change in the future.

Dr. Russell has the experience and skills needed to help you achieve great results with ICLs.

He will explain everything you need to know to make an educated decision about your care, and will explain what you can expect during every step of the treatment plan.

ICLs are clear lenses surgically implanted between the lens (the clear lens inside your eye) and the iris (the colored part of the eye). They do not replace the eye’s natural lens, and you will no longer need visual aids to see clearly. As light passes through the ICL, it properly focuses light onto the retina at the back of the eye.

ICL procedural details

We implant ICLs during an outpatient procedure that takes around 20 minutes or less. We numb your eyes to prevent any pain.

Through a small incision, we insert the ICL into your eye and position it correctly. The incision is designed to heal itself quickly after surgery.

The recovery from ICL treatment is brief, and most patients can resume work and their normal activities as soon as the day after surgery.

If you daydream about what it would be like to enjoy clear, crisp vision without corrective eyewear, but you’re not eligible for laser vision correction, ICLs might be a good option for you. Dr. Russell has helped many patients live more enjoyable and active lives with ICLs, and he is happy to educate you about your options and help you make a decision about your care.

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.

DISCOVER IF YOU CAN BE FREE FROM GLASSES AND CONTACT LENSES

The best way to find out if eye treatment is right for you is to have an in-person assessment. You’ll get a clear answer from our experts on your suitability and vision correction options

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WHO CAN VISION CORRECTION HELP?

Find the vision correction 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 to help you make an informed choice about vision correction.

After you’ve had our assessment, you’ll enjoy the clarity and confidence you need to know – without a doubt – if vision correction 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, 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.

DISCOVER IF YOU CAN BE FREE FROM GLASSES AND CONTACT LENSES

The best way to find out if eye treatment is right for you is to have an in-person assessment. You’ll get a clear answer from our experts on your suitability and vision correction options

BOOK A FREE ASSESSMENT
FOR MORE INFORMATION ABOUT LENS SURGERY…

Educate yourself further about lens surgery by reading the links below

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 ICL, its 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.

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 in Brisbane. 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 that share my passion and commitment to exceptional care.

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