EVO ICL is an Implantable Collamer Lens (ICL) designed to correct nearsightedness with and without astigmatism. The small flexible lens is placed behind the iris (the colored part of the eye) and in front of the natural crystalline lens in order to improve vision. It’s like having your doctor implant a lens similar to a contact lens into your eye so you can live without the daily hassles and maintenance of typical contact lenses.
Dr. Harvey has been an early adopter of the Visian ICL. With over a decade of experience implanting the this lens, he is excited to introduce the EVO Visian ICL. This is one of the most advanced and effective surgical procedures available to the Chippewa Valley.
The EVO Visian ICL is an outstanding alternative to LASIK and is extremely effective and proven with over one million implanted worldwide. This advanced technology has greatly expanded the perimeters available for vision correction surgery.
If you have been told you are not a candidate for LASIK surgery, EVO ICL may be the best option for you.
The EVO ICL is suited for a wide variety of people. If you are seeking a solution to decrease or eliminate the cost and frustration of traditional contacts or glasses, EVO may be your answer.
The EVO ICL provides a greatly expanded treatment range available for nearsightedness with or without astigmatism. Many patients who are not candidates for LASIK often qualify for EVO ICL correction.
If you are an appropriate candidate, this procedure is one of the safest and most affective vision correction procedures available. With several advantages of over other procedures, The EVO Visian ICL may be a perfect option to help you toward your best vision for life.
Determining candidacy for EVO Visian ICL involves a simple consultation with one of our experienced doctors.
With your treatment options in hand, you will be able to talk through financing and schedule your surgical procedure.
Vision correction with the EVO Visian ICL is an outpatient procedure that typically takes 20 to 30 minutes. After an initial exam with your ophthalmologist to determine that the EVO ICL is right for you, you will schedule your procedure. On the day of the procedure, your eyes will be numbed with an anesthetic eye drop and your refractive surgeon will implant the ICL between the iris (colored part of the eye) and the natural lens.
Yes; the EVO Visian ICL is intended to provide permanent vision correction, but it can be removed or upgraded by your surgeon.
No, patients should not feel the lens as it does not adhere to any structures within the eye and does not move once in place.
No, the Visian EVO lens is placed behind your iris where only your eye doctor will be able to detect it.
EVO ICL is well-suited for a wide variety of people. Ideal candidates for EVO ICL are aged 21 to 45 with nearsightedness, with 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 may be your answer. Contact us to discuss if EVO ICL is right for you.
After the procedure, most patients are able to return to work and most normal activities the next day. After less than 24 hours, many patients are even seeing 20/20 or better. It is important to remember that your eyes may take up to 4 weeks to fully recover from this procedure.