Raindrop® Corneal Inlay in Nashville, TN
If you use reading glasses, you understand the hassle of using these important but inconvenient tools for reading and other close-up activities. Jeffrey D. Horn, MD, of Vision for Life offers Raindrop® corneal inlay for the residents of Nashville, Lebanon, Murfreesboro and the surrounding communities of Tennessee.
What is Raindrop® Corneal Inlay?
The Raindrop® corneal inlay gives you better near vision so that you can enjoy your favorite activities without reading glasses. The Raindrop® inlay is a small, transparent lens that is 80 percent water and similar to a contact lens. The inlay changes the shape of the front part of your eye to allow for better focus at close and intermediate distance.
Benefits of Raindrop® Corneal Inlay
The Raindrop® corneal inlay procedure takes only 10 minutes, and you are seeing better without your reading glasses in just one week.
What Should I Expect from Raindrop® Corneal Inlay?
Practical experience with Raindrop® corneal inlays allow for almost 100 percent of patients to read a newspaper and fine print without their reading glasses. About three out of four patients report being able to read emails better at an intermediate distance after the procedure.
Is Raindrop® Corneal Inlay Right for Me?
The ideal candidate for Raindrop® corneal inlays:
- Is 41 to 65 years old
- Has good distance vision
- Uses reading glasses of +1.50 or greater for reading and other close-up tasks
- Does not suffer from dry eyes
- Meets certain eye measurement requirements
How Much Does Raindrop® Corneal Inlay Cost in Nashville?
The cost of your Raindrop® corneal inlay may not be covered by your vision and medical insurance. You should check coverage before your procedure so that you understand your out-of-pocket expenses. We accept cash, check and major credit cards, including Visa®, MasterCard®, and American Express®, for your out-of-pocket costs, such as a co-payment, deductible and co-insurance, and any other remaining balance. Financing is available through Alphaeon™ Credit and CareCredit®.
At Vision for Life, our ophthalmologist, Jeffrey D. Horn, MD, offers Raindrop® corneal inlay for the residents of Nashville, Green Hills, Bellevue and the surrounding communities of Tennessee. For more information or to schedule a consultation, please contact us today!