Change the Way You See the World at Kugler Vision

Make life better by leaving behind the hassles of glasses and contacts. Kugler Vision in Omaha, Nebraska is the only office to offer seven effective solutions for clear vision at any stage of life. Our doctors will determine which option is best and will meet your specific needs based on the results of an EyeAnalysis. Find out which vision correction procedure is right for you by contacting us to schedule a consultation.

LASIK

When ocular maturity is reached, typically between ages 18-21, eye prescriptions stabilize and laser vision correction becomes an alternative to glasses and contacts. Laser vision correction reshapes the cornea – the front of the eye – to change its focusing power, resulting in clear vision. Laser vision correction is a permanent solution that helps you see more naturally and frees you from the daily hassles of glasses and contacts, so you can enjoy life to the fullest. The most common laser vision correction procedure is LASIK, however, advanced surface ablation (also known as PRK) and SMILE are great alternatives for patients who are not candidates for LASIK.

Key Benefits
  • Virtually painless
  • Quick recovery
  • Safer than contacts
  • Vision correction is permanent
  • Freedom from the hassles of glasses and contacts
  • Saves money
Candidates
  • Astigmatism
  • Myopia (nearsightedness)
  • Hyperopia (farsightedness)

RELEX SMILE

SMILE is a laser vision correction procedure that changes the shape of the cornea by extracting a corneal lenticule. LASIK is the most common laser vision correction procedure, but SMILE is the latest addition to available vision correction techniques. SMILE may also be an option for people who have been told in the past that they were not good candidates for laser vision correction.

Key Benefits
  • Comfortable
  • Quick recovery
  • Safer than contacts
  • Vision correction is permanent
  • Freedom from the hassles of glasses and contacts
Candidates
  • Myopia (nearsightedness)

Advanced Surface Ablation (ASA)

ASA (also known as PRK) is a laser vision correction procedure that reshapes the cornea to improve vision. ASA is effective, safe, and has an extremely high patient satisfaction rate. While LASIK is the most common laser vision correction procedure, ASA is an excellent alternative to LASIK and commonly performed on patients who are found to not be LASIK candidates for a variety of reasons, such as having thin corneas.

Key Benefits
  • Virtually painless
  • Quick recovery
  • Safer than contacts
  • Vision correction is permanent
  • Freedom from the hassles of glasses and contacts
  • Excellent alternative for those who are not LASIK candidates
Candidates
  • Astigmatism
  • Myopia (nearsightedness)
  • Hyperopia (farsightedness)

Implantable Collamer Lens (ICL)

ICL, also known as the implantable collamer lens, also gives you the freedom to see the world without the hassles of glasses and contact lenses. ICL is a removable lens implant that is a common alternative to LASIK and other refractive procedures.

Key Benefits
  • A removable option
  • Quick procedure and recovery
  • Freedom from the hassles of glasses and contacts
Candidates
  • Moderate to High Myopia (nearsightedness)
  • Astigmatism

Monovision

Monovision is when laser vision correction is done in one eye, allowing you to see near and far without depending on any visual aids. Monovision is an option for you if you are over 40 and you want to avoid reading glasses after laser vision correction. With monovision, one eye is used for distance vision and the other eye is used for near vision. When both eyes are open, the brain can choose to use the distance-corrected eye to see far away and the near-corrected eye to see up close.

Key Benefits
  • Virtually painless
  • Quick recovery
  • Safer than contacts
  • Vision correction is permanent 
  • Freedom from the hassles of glasses and contacts
  • Saves money
Candidates
  • Astigmatism
  • Myopia (nearsightedness)
  • Hyperopia (farsightedness) 
  • Dysfunctional Lens Syndrome (DLS) Stage 1 (Presbyopia, difficulty reading)

Corneal Inlays

Corneal inlays, like the KAMRA inlay, are designed to restore near vision and can free you from the constant frustration of reading glasses. An inlay is inserted into the first few layers of the eye, known as the cornea. The corneal inlay is smaller and thinner than a contact lens, and allows you to achieve clear near vision. Corneal inlays are placed in only one eye, allowing recipients to see up close, while maintaining distance vision in both eyes.

Key Benefits
  • Improves everyday vision – see text messages, computer screens, menus, or your watch clearly
  • Provides a broader, more natural range of vision – from near to far – without blurry zones
  • Long-term solution
Candidates
  • Dysfunctional lens syndrome (DLS) stage 1 (presbyopia, difficulty reading)
  • Can be combined with other vision correction procedures

Refractive Lens Exchange (RLE)

As we enter our 40s, we begin to experience near vision problems due to changes in our eyes’ lenses, and may develop the need for reading glasses and bifocals. This is a completely natural part of the aging process that happens to all of us. RLE is a procedure that replaces the dysfunctional lens with a technologically advanced lens. With one simple procedure, the prescription is corrected, it improves the yellowing, distorted lens, and prevents any future development of cataracts.

Key Benefits
  • Prevents any future development of a cataract
  • Helps you see both near and far
  • Reduces any astigmatism
  • Reduces dependency on reading glasses and bifocals
  • Permanent solution that lasts a lifetime
Candidates
  • Astigmatism
  • Myopia (nearsightedness)
  • Hyperopia (farsightedness)
  • Dysfunctional lens syndrome (DLS) stage 1 and stage 2 (presbyopia, difficulty reading)

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