Evolution in Visual Freedom Experience The Freedom And Flexibility Of The EVO Visian ICL Lens

Life Is All About The Details, And We Want You To Enjoy Every Single One. EVO Visian ICL Is Made For People Who Want To Experience Life Without The Hassle Of Glasses Or Contact Lenses

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What is EVO Visian ICL?

EVO Visian ICL, also called an Implantable Collamer® Lens, is a refractive implant to correct common vision issues like nearsightedness with or without astigmatism. Unlike some other vision correction options, the EVO Visian ICL is an additive technology that corrects vision without the removal of any corneal tissue. The EVO Visian ICL in New York City is meant to reduce or eliminate the need for glasses and contacts, and unlike most permanent refractive solutions, EVO Visian ICL is removable by your doctor for added peace of mind.

EVO Visian ICL Procedure What to Expect

EVO Visian ICL is made of biocompatible Collamer material that works in harmony with your eye. Your eye doctor will create a small opening in your cornea that will be used to insert and position the EVO Visian ICL. For most patients, the procedure is virtually painless with numbing drops, and it typically takes less than 20 - 30 minutes. Patients typically experience improved vision right away and a quick recovery time

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Easy 20-30 Minute Surgical Procedure


Pre-Op Eye Exam

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Eye Drops Administered

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Small Opening


Lens Insertion and Positioning


Post Op & Check-up

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Benefits of EVO Visian ICL

There are many benefits to using the EVO Visian ICL system, including:

  • Provides clear, sharp vision 1,2
  • 20 to 30-minute procedure
  • Quick recovery time
  • Removable by your doctor
  • Offers UV protection
  • Not visible once in place
  • Can treat nearsightedness with or without astigmatism
  • For patients who may not be candidates for LASIK or other vision correction procedures due to thin corneas 3,4
  • Does not cause dry eye syndrome 5
  • Excellent night vision
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Cost and Financing for EVO Visian ICL

The cost of an EVO Visian ICL procedure in New York City at Dello Russo Laser Vision can vary depending on your personalized treatment plan. Many EVO Visian ICL patients look forward to spending less in the long run with the EVO Visian ICL compared to the continued costs of contacts and glasses. Ask about financing options and payment plans that may be available for your EVO Visian ICL procedure.

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I had my first opportunity to put my Visian ICL eyes to the test recently in the Brazilian Rainforest, and it couldn’t have been more exciting to be able to spot rare species better than ever.

Phil Torres, Entologist, TV Show Host

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*The preceding testimonial is related to a patient implanted with the Visian ICL. The EVO Visian ICL is the latest model with over 1 million lenses sold globally. We are proud to offer this next-generation solution for people seeking visual freedom

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Is EVO Visian ICL Right for Me?

EVO Visian ICL is well-suited for a wide variety of people. Ideal candidates for EVO Visian ICL in New York City at Dello Russo Laser Vision are aged 21 to 45 with nearsightedness with or without astigmatism and have maintained a stable prescription for at least one year. If you are seeking a solution to decrease or eliminate the cost and frustration of traditional contacts or glasses, EVO Visian ICL may be your answer. Contact us to discuss if EVO Visian ICL is right for you. Many folks who are looking into corrective vision surgery choose between the following options:

EVO Visian ICL

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The EVO Visian ICL (Implantable Collamer Lens) is an implant that corrects vision without removing any corneal tissue.


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LASIK is a two-step laser vision correction surgery where a flap is made on the surface of the eye called the cornea, and the underlying layers are reshaped with an excimer laser to correct vision.


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PRK is a laser vision procedure similar to LASIK, but no corneal flap is created. The top layer of the cornea, called the epithelium, is removed, and the underlying tissue is reshaped to correct vision.

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Which Option Is Right for Me?

This chart breaks down the general candidacy guidelines for each procedure. During your initial consultation, your eye care professional will discuss your measurements and help you make the right choice, depending on your unique vision.

Nearsightedness Moderate to Severe Mild to Moderate Mild to Moderate
Farsightedness No Yes Yes
Astigmatism Yes Yes Yes
Thin Cornea Yes 3,4 Limited Limited
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Important Safety Information for EVO Visian ICL

The EVO Visian ICL lens is intended to correct/reduce nearsightedness between -3.0 D up to -20.0 D and treat astigmatism from 1.0 D to 4.0 D. If you have nearsightedness within these ranges, EVO Visian ICL surgery may improve your distance vision without eyeglasses or contact lenses. Because the EVO Visian ICL corrects for distance vision, it does not eliminate the need for reading glasses. You may require them at some point, even if you have never worn them before. Since implantation of the EVO Visian ICL is a surgical procedure, before considering EVO Visian ICL surgery you should have a complete eye examination and talk with your eye care professional about EVO Visian ICL surgery, especially the potential benefits, risks, and complications. You should discuss the time needed for healing after surgery. Complications, although rare, may include need for additional surgical procedures, inflammation, loss of cells from the back surface of the cornea, increase in eye pressure, and cataracts. You should NOT have EVO Visian ICL surgery if your doctor determines that 1) the shape of your eye is not appropriate, 2) you do not meet the minimum endothelial cell density for your age at the time of implantation, 3) you have moderate to severe glaucoma, 4) your vision is not stable; or 5) if you are pregnant or nursing.

For additional information with potential benefits, risks, and complications, please visit DiscoverICL.com

  1. Sanders D, Vukich J. Comparison of implantable collamer lens (ICL) and laser-assisted in situ keratomileusis (LASIK) for Low Myopia. Cornea. 2006
  2. Igarashi A, Kamiya K, Shimizu K, Komatsu M. Visual Performance after implantable Collamer lens implantation and wavefront-guided laser in situ keratomileusis for high myopia. Am J Ophthalmol. 2009
  3. Parkhurst G, Psolka M, Kezirian G. Phakic intraocular lens implantation in United States military warfighters: A retrospective analysis of early clinical outcomes of the Visian ICL. J Refract Surg. 2011;27(7):473-481
  4. Gimbel H, et al. Management of myopic astigmatism with phakic intraocular lens implantation. Journal of Cataract & Refractive Surgery, Volume 28, Issue 5, 883 – 886.
  5. Ganesh S, Brar S, Pawar A. Matched population comparison of visual outcomes and patient satisfaction between 3 modalities for the correction of low to moderate myopic astigmatism. Clin Ophthalmol. 2017 Jul 3;11:1253-1263.
  6. Martinez-Plazs E, Lopez-Miguel A, Lopez-De La Rosa A, et al. Effect of the EVO+ Visian Phakic Implantable Collamer Lens on Visual Performance and Quality of Vision and Life, Am J Ophthalmol 2021;226: 117–125

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