Refractive Surgery

Vision Correction Surgery

  • Photorefractive Keratectomy (PRK)
  • Laser Assisted In Situ Keratomileusis (LASIK)
  • Intacs™ Corneal Rings (ISCR)

Incisional Refractive Surgery:

The Eye Foundation of Kansas City coordinated and confirmed with independent examinations Kansas City's first study of Radial Keratotomy (RK) starting in 1980. RK represented a good solution for many people in the 1980s and early '90s. Better procedures are now available, as described below.

Laser Vision Correction Procedures:

Photorefractive Keratectomy (PRK):

Laser Assisted In Situ Keratomileusis (LASIK):

New Technology:

Refractive Surgery:  Intacs™ Corneal Rings

Laser Vision Correction Philosophy of the Eye Foundation:

We use the best current technology and are constantly evaluating new technology on the horizon. Our refractive surgeons represent a stellar experience rating of over two decades of refractive surgery. Affordable payment options are available to all patients.

Current Refractive Surgery Research:

The Eye Foundation is involved in phakic IOL clinical trials and hyperopic studies using the Autonomous LADAR Vision System. The LADAR Vision System utilizes a system of eye tracking, thus allowing accurate placement of its laser beam.

General Points of Interest:

Approximately 420,000 Laser Vision Correction procedures were performed in 1998, compared to about 200,000 in 1997.

Director, Refractive Surgery:

Jean Hausheer, MD

For More Information:

Please contact the Refractive Surgery Clinic: (816) 404-1796

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