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Laser Eye Surgery - Sydney

Imagine ditching your glasses and contacts thanks to the remarkable advancements in laser eye surgery. At Vision Clinic we customise treatment plans to your individual needs, employing the latest technology for exceptional results. Read on to find out all you need to know about our life-changing laser eye surgery in Sydney.

What is laser vision correction?

Laser vision correction refers to a group of minimally invasive procedures that reshape the cornea with laser energy to correct nearsightedness, farsightedness and astigmatism, leaving patients with 20/20 vision or better after treatment.

These procedures are customised to provide the best possible results for each individual patient, allowing your surgeon to correct the very specific refractive errors that obscure your vision.

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Laser Eye Surgery Sydney: Renowned for exceptional patient care and cutting-edge technology, Vision Clinic Sydney stands out among the premier laser eye surgery clinics in the region.

Benefits of laser eye surgery

Laser vision correction procedures help patients eliminate the need for eyeglasses and contact lenses, a costly and bothersome hassle that millions of people deal with every day. By reshaping the cornea, these procedures change the way that the eye focuses light, allowing you to enjoy clear vision. The key benefits include:

  • Improved vision
  • Eliminate the need for eyeglasses and contact lenses
  • Enhanced quality of life
  • Rapid recovery times
  • Minimal discomfort during and after the procedure
    High success rates

Am I a suitable candidate for laser eye surgery?

You are a suitable candidate for surgery if:

  • You have good vision with lenses or glasses
  • You are short-sighted
  • You have astigmatism
  • You’re over 21
  • You’ve had a stable prescription for over 12 months

What are the different types of laser eye surgery?

Laser eye surgery encompasses various procedures designed to correct refractive errors and improve vision. Among these, LASIK (Laser-Assisted In-Situ Keratomileusis) and SMILE (Small Incision Lenticule Extraction) are two of the most prominent techniques, each offering unique benefits and methodologies.

LASIK (Laser-Assisted In-Situ Keratomileusis)

LASIK surgery is a prevalent choice for vision correction, involving two main steps. Initially, a thin flap is created on the cornea with a femtosecond laser. Subsequently, an excimer laser reshapes the underlying corneal tissue to correct the refractive error.

The flap is then repositioned, aiding in quick healing. The LASIK procedure is favoured for its immediate vision improvement and swift recovery, making it an attractive option for many seeking freedom from glasses or contacts.

SMILE (Small Incision Lenticule Extraction)

SMILE is a modern, less invasive technique compared to LASIK. It uses a femtosecond laser to form a small lenticule within the cornea and a minor incision through which the lenticule is extracted.

This medical procedure reshapes the cornea and corrects vision without creating a large flap. SMILE’s minimal invasiveness appeals to those with specific corneal conditions or lifestyles that necessitate a rapid return to activities, offering a gentle recovery and robust outcomes.

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How much does laser eye surgery cost in Sydney?

To get an accurate estimate of how much the laser treatment will cost you, we advise booking an initial consultation with us. However, we do provide flexible payment plans for any surgical procedures at Vision Clinic Sydney:

  • Simple online application
  • Approval in 60 minutes
  • Payment plans up to $30,000
  • Transparent fees
  • Hassle-free payments to your surgeon

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Laser eye surgery Sydney: For many, laser surgery dramatically improves vision, often to 20/20 or better.
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Why choose Vision Clinic Sydney for your laser eye surgery in Sydney?

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At Vision Clinic Sydney, we are committed to employing only the most advanced diagnostic and laser technologies to fully enhance your vision. With over 12 years of experience, our surgeon, Dr. Kumar, has successfully completed thousands of procedures.

Above all, our dedication lies in offering customised, cutting-edge solutions alongside thorough attention to detail, guaranteeing not only the protection of your vision but also its optimal improvement.

Meet Dr Kumar

Dr Nikhil Kumar is a Cataract, Cornea and Refractive Subspecialist Ophthalmic Microsurgeon with specific and extensive training in many different forms of laser surgery. He graduated in Medicine from the University of Newcastle in 1998 and completed ophthalmology speciality training at the Sydney Eye Hospital in 2008. His subspeciality cornea and laser correction fellowship training was at the University of Toronto in 2009. He has been in private practice in Sydney since 2010.

How to book your FREE laser eye surgery assessment

To book your free laser eye surgery assessment in Sydney, please contact us via the following ways:

Call or message us: +61292229188
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Book online via our website

Our location in Sydney

We are located in the central business district of Sydney in New South Wales. Our physical address is Level 6, Suite 605, 229 Macquarie St., Sydney NSW 2000, Australia.


If you have any more questions about laser eye surgery in Sydney, please don’t hesitate to contact us today. In the meantime see our FAQs below that may provide you with the additional information you’re looking for.

Not everyone is a suitable candidate for laser eye surgery. Those with certain medical conditions, unstable vision prescriptions, thin corneas, or dry eye syndrome may not be eligible. Pregnant or nursing women are also advised to postpone the procedure.

At Vision Clinic Sydney we do not believe one surgery is better than another. Both SMILE and LASIK laser eye surgery have advantages and potential complications. We prefer to evaluate our patients thoroughly and recommend the best surgery on an individual basis.

Laser eye surgery procedures are generally regarded as safe, but like all medical interventions, they come with potential risks. It’s crucial to acknowledge that there is a slight risk of infection and scarring, underscoring the importance of adhering to post-operative care, including eye drops, and attending follow-up appointments scheduled by your surgeon.

A laser eye surgery procedure is remarkably quick, often taking less than 30 minutes for both eyes. The actual use of the laser is usually completed in under a minute per eye. Despite the swift nature of the procedure, patients should plan for pre-surgery preparation and post-surgery recovery time at the clinic.

Cataract surgery is not traditionally categorised as a laser vision correction procedure like LASIK or SMILE. Instead, it involves the removal of the eye’s natural lens that has become opaque and its replacement with an artificial lens to restore clear vision. However, in some cases, femtosecond lasers are used to assist in cataract surgery, providing precision in lens removal and implantation.

This information is not intended to be used for diagnosis or treatment. It is aimed at presenting a perspective only and is not a substitute for a prescription. Anyone experiencing a medical condition should consult their doctor.

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