How a Corneal Inlay Will Simplify Your Life

by Lance Kugler, MD

On April 29, 2015, the Food and Drug Administration approved the first corneal inlay procedure to improve age-related near vision loss, which typically happens around age 40. Kugler Vision was the first in the state of Nebraska to perform a Corneal inlay procedure.

Are You Suffering to See Close?

You are a busy person, but now that you are in your 40s, you find yourself not able to read emails without rolling your chair back a foot or two… and those text messages! It may seem like your arms just aren’t long enough.

Do you have reading glasses scattered all over your house, work desk, car, and bags but never seem to find a pair when you need one? We understand the pain and the hassles that you are going through with your readers. Many of our patients went through these same changes to their lifestyle. They tell us what a hassle reading glasses are. It’s unbearable at times! But they got their youthful vision back by choosing to trust us with their vision goals. We are here to help.

How much time could you save if you never had to try and remember where you left your reading glasses? A corneal inlay, at Kugler Vision in Omaha, NE can rid you of your readers and or bifocals, saving you precious time each day.

What is a Corneal Inlay?

A corneal inlay is a small implant that helps reduce or eliminate your dependence on reading glasses. It dramatically improves not only your near vision but the quality of your life. As busy as you are, you don’t have time to take weeks off recovering. With a corneal inlay you don’t have to! The whole procedure takes less that 20 minutes and is virtually painless. There are many benefits of life after a corneal inlay procedure.

4 of Life’s Simple Pleasures

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  1. A corneal inlay will allow you to enjoy reading a book, magazine, or iPad without the hassles of reading glasses. Pick up your reading material without searching for your readers first. It is life-changing. No more depending on readers to read the newspaper, or any of your favorite publications.
  2. A corneal inlay allows you to feel more polished and professional in a work setting. No more fumbling for your glasses during a meeting or presentation. An inlay allows you to focus on your work, or on your client, rather than focus on your vision. When you leave your readers behind, you will be more productive and that is time well spent.
  3. Corneal inlays allow you to shop with relative ease. Price tags, labels, shopping lists become more readable. Shopping becomes quick and more efficient when you are not burdened by your vision throughout the process.
  4. Corneal inlays make Smartphone use quick and enjoyable. Answer text messages, share photos, follow a GPS map all without the burden of reading glasses. Quick glances at the screen become much easier without the need to take glasses on and off.

Live and Read, Happily Ever After

You deserve to see clearly. Call us today at 402.558.2211 for more information on corneal inlays or to schedule your consultation to find out if you’re a candidate!

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Lance Kugler, MD, is a specialist in vision correction surgery and CEO of Kugler Vision. A proud Omaha native, he is passionate about improving lives through clear vision. Dr. Kugler serves on several national boards, and his practice is recognized internationally as a center of excellence. Dr. Kugler is one of the original founders of the Refractive Surgery Alliance, an international organization comprised of over 350 of the world’s leading vision correction surgeons; he also served as its first president. In 2019, Dr. Kugler was selected as a TEDx speaker, and delivered a talk in Omaha about the worldwide epidemic of nearsightedness and refractive solutions. Dr. Kugler is an associate professor of Refractive Surgery at the University of Nebraska Medical Center’s Truhlsen Eye Institute, has been published in many medical journals, and participates in numerous clinical studies to advance the field of vision correction surgery. Dr. Kugler and his wife are proud parents to five active kids. When he has a spare moment, he enjoys skiing, tennis, travel, and fine coffee.

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