What is SMILE?

SMILE is the latest in laser vision correction for myopia (nearsightedness), providing results similar to LASIK in slightly different and less invasive manner.


A laser is used to create a thin contact lens-shaped layer just beneath the surface of the eye and then a small opening through which that layer is removed, correcting your vision.


Over 800,000 SMILE procedures have been performed worldwide by thousands surgeons. The number of operations continue to grow on daily basis are more and more doctors are offering this new procedure.

Now at Porter Ophthalmology, we are among the first practices in the U.S. to offer the latest in laser vision correction, SMILE.


Our Technology

 SMILE laser eye surgery with the Zeiss VisuMax laser is the latest in refractive technology. This ground-breaking laser system employs high-performance femtosecond laser technology and is characterized by its outstanding precision, unsurpassed speed and gentle treatment technique. The laser outlines a personalized 3D-shaped layer in the cornea that is removed to change the shape of the cornea.







Why choose SMILE for Laser Vision Correction?


 Less Invasive Procedure
Only one small opening is made to correct your vision with our laser.
Fast and Reliable
SMILE takes only a few minutes and provides wonderful results similar to LASIK.
Quick Recovery Times
SMILE offers fast vision recovery times, allowing you to return to your daily activities in as little as one day.
Gentle to the Eyes
With SMILE, you may experience less dry eye and less discomfort during and after the procedure.
Lastly: No More Glasses.
Reduce or eliminate your need for glasses and contacts.

If you think you’re ready to open your eyes to a clear world every morning, without contacts, glasses, or squinting…

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