The New Vision Centre has a full range of corrective eye surgery options to suit your individual needs. Our surgeon will recommend the safest procedure for you at your consultation. Our aim is to help you to achieve the best vision outcome, whilst safe guarding your interests at all times.
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TEMLA - Trans-Epithelial Minimal Laser Ablation
TEMLA is a less invasive, low risk laser vision correction technique for all patients suitable for laser vision correction, TEMLA achieves effective vision outcomes with a simple one-step, gentle, no cut treatment.
What does TEMLA do?
This LASER eye surgery procedure uses a solid-state flying spot refractive laser to gently remove the surface layers, then re-shape, the cornea. There is no need for other appliances, suction devices, or separate cutting lasers to create a cut and flap into the cornea. The latest software algorithm drives the tracking refractive laser through the whole process.
By avoiding a cut into the eye and creating a flap or tunnel, this increases the safety of the procedure, and significantly reduces long-term risks. No blades, no flap cutter and no suction means a gentle safe approach that has the same effective outcome as any other refractive surgery. Long term problems from too deep a cut, or flap issues are completely avoided.
Who is suitable for TEMLA?
TEMLA may be reliably used for myopia (short sight) up to around 7.00 dioptres, astigmatism up to about 3 dioptres, and those with mild hypermetropia (up to 2 dioptres of long-sightedness). Larger eye corrections may be better treated with lens surgery. By not having to create a flap we are able to treat thinner corneas; which means more people may be suitable for laser eye surgery.
What is involved?
Because this is an all laser eye surgery, it is only an office procedure; there is no need to go to the operating theatre to cut a flap. It simply involves lying on a bunk, looking at the light and it's done in a few minutes. Afterwards a bandage contact lens is placed whilst it heals, and this is removed four or five days later.
Are there any issues?
As with all laser eye surgery vision correction, some have dry eyes following TEMLA treatment, but the problem tends to be limited and short term only. For larger corrections "haze" leading to regression is a possibility, but it is uncommon with the Pulzar Z1 Refractive Laser we use.
At The New Vision Centre, we operate at the forefront of vision correction surgery in Australia and offer the most advanced refractive laser technology, in addition to a full range of other refractive surgery procedures. Our laser eye surgeon, Professor Nigel Morlet MB BS (WA) has over 20 years of experience and along with our friendly staff, will assess your needs and provide a 'tailored' solution to suit your personal circumstances.
“I’d like to welcome you to New Vision – choosing the right refractive procedure for your own personal circumstance can be difficult. We take pride in our clinical approach to your problems, wanting to ensure your great outcome with minimal risk.”
– Nigel Morlet
Why Choose Us?
We want you to achieve your best vision with the lowest risk, best value, refractive surgery procedure. At New Vision we 'tailor' the procedure to suit your particular need after careful assessment and consultation.
The least invasive procedure TEMLA may be best for you, but if not, we have a full range of other surgical options that may suit you better.
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