Walman Eye Center specializes in Laser Vision Correction for residents all over Greater Phoenix with 2 locations located in Central Phoenix and Sun City. Our offices are equipped with the latest technology in laser vision correction and each staff member is trained and certified to assist the doctor before, during, and after each procedure to ensure the highest quality of treatment to each patient. These advancements have enabled our team to better assist patients with their vision problems along with raising the bar for proven results. From LASIK to cataract surgery, it is our priority to offer our patients the latest and most advanced eye doctor treatment options and technologies.
Walman Eye Center offers emergency eye care for those unexpected eye emergencies that require immediate attention from an ophthalmologist.
During your consultation or exam, the Walman Eye Center team can get a better understanding of your individual eye care needs to better treat you.
Personalized one-on-one eye care is crucial for your overall eye health. Our team is dedicated to each client and their individual eye care needs.
LASIK surgery is a common procedure used to correct nearsightedness, farsightedness, and astigmatism. This approach uses a laser to reshape the cornea to correct vision problems so that light refracted in the eye is properly focused. This procedure helps you have better vision and may even eliminate the need for corrective lenses altogether. For those receiving laser vision correction via LASIK by Dr. Walman, vision improvements can often be seen within 24 hours of the procedure. LASIK is a great option for candidates who meet all of the appropriate requirements in order to get the procedure and whose eyes have stabilized for at least 2 years. All requirements will be discussed during your consultation with Dr. Walman to ensure the safety and satisfaction of the procedure. LASIK is not always the right corrective surgery for every patient but your doctor can help determine whether this approach would work for your specific vision needs.
Dr. Walman has over 30 years of experience and has performed over 50,000 LASIK procedures, which means he absolutely provides the best LASIK in Phoenix.
For the best LASIK in Phoenix breakdown, please visit our Laser Vision Correction with LASIK guide.
PRK, also known as photorefractive keratectomy, is a type of laser vision correction for nearsightedness, farsightedness, and astigmatism. PRK was the first type of laser vision correction and although LASIK is the more popular choice as the recovery is quicker, PRK offers various advantages over LASIK. The PRK procedure reshapes the cornea allowing light to properly focus on the retina. This is done by removing the outer layer of the cornea (which grows back within a few days), followed by reshaping the corneal tissue underneath. Recovery time from the PRK procedure is slightly longer than LASIK but it can be a better option for candidates who have already tried LASIK or whose cornea is too thin for the LASIK procedure.
For more information on PRK or to see if you are a candidate for either laser vision correction procedure, call out office today!
If you are a candidate, Lasik is usually the best option because of its precision and rapid healing. Sometimes, it is safer to utilize PRK – a procedure that still gives us great precision but does take a little longer to heal. Everyone’s eyes are different; a consultation (which itself is free) with Dr. Walman will result in answers for you as to what technique your unique situation will work best for you.
When you choose laser vision correction, we know the decision does not come lightly and trusting the team who performs the procedure is crucial. Walman Eye Center is the leading eye care facility in Greater Phoenix for laser vision correction, with Dr. Walman performing more than 50k LASIK procedures alone. With over 30 years of experience serving the Greater Phoenix area, Walman Eye Center has the knowledge and understanding to perform routine family eye exams to the most complex laser eye surgeries. Our team has executed thousands of vision correction procedures through the years in the areas of cataract surgery, laser vision correction, keratoconus, as well as laser eyelid surgery. As the leading laser eye doctor in the Valley, Dr. Walman knows how important it is to continuously provide eye care in the most innovative and efficient way.
If you are a candidate, Lasik is usually the best option because of its precision and rapid healing. Sometimes, it is safer to utilize PRK – a procedure that still gives us the great precision but does take a little longer to heal. Everyone’s eyes are different; a consultation (which itself is free) with Dr. Walman will result in answers for you as to what technique your unique situation will work best for you.
Anesthesia with the eyedrops works very effectively. Some people will feel some mild pressure on the eyelids during the procedure, but the eye itself, after the eyedrops, is expected to be comfortable. After a Lasik procedure, there is a pain, like the sensation of getting sand in your eyes at the beach, for 5 hours. However, if you keep the eyes closed during this period of time, that pain is minimized. In addition, if you focus on the fact that this stage is consistently and reliably over within 5 hours, people get through this stage fine. Bottom line; we send you home to sleep, and by the next morning the eyes are feeling comfortable and are functioning.
It is impossible to see any details of the procedure; you will only see some colored lights.
Once the flap has been lifted, you will be directed to look at a red pinpoint of light. Some people wonder if they are going to mess things up if they happen to move and momentarily lose track of the light; not to worry, because the laser has a tracker that visually locks onto the eye, so that even if you move slightly, the head of the laser will move with you. You may slow things up, but you won’t mess things up.
For Lasik, you can return to normal activities and work by the next day. There will be some minor fluctuations in vision over the 3 month healing period, but you should be functional from Day 1.
When you come in for your free consultation, we will be able to determine if you are a candidate, and what type of procedure would be most appropriate for you. We can then discuss with you the cost for your procedure, and how to make it affordable for you.
Yes; we do have financing options to make the procedure affordable.