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– Jonathan Christenbury, M.D.

Dr. Jonathan Christenbury First in Carolinas to Offer New VisuMax for LASIK

The newest and most advanced FDA-approved technology for LASIK vision correction.

For Immediate Release
Contact: Amanda Peralta
Christenbury Eye Center
(877) 702-2020

Christenbury Eye Center announced the arrival of the Zeiss VisuMax® Femtosecond Laser, the newest and most advanced FDA-approved technology for LASIK vision correction. The VisuMax laser is used to create the corneal flap, the first step of a LASIK procedure. Christenbury Eye Center is the only provider of this new technology in the Carolinas and one of only two providers on the East Coast. With VisuMax, patients experience a faster and more comfortable procedure.

The VisuMax laser is faster and more accurate than prior lasers. This laser pulses 500,000 times a second, making it the fastest laser vision correction laser in the world. Patients simply fixate on a flashing green light and say “they feel nothing” after the 20-second procedure.

“I have performed all laser LASIK since 2002, which is safer. The addition of VisuMax to our WaveFront Custom LASIK procedure allows us to reduce the procedure time for the patient while providing more accuracy. The VisuMax is almost 10 times faster than prior lasers and uses one tenth the energy, which allows quicker vision recovery,” Dr. Christenbury said. “Our results for VisuMax are greater than expected and patients tell us they don’t feel a thing.”

It’s no surprise that Dr. Christenbury is on the forefront of LASIK technology as he performed the first LASIK in the Carolinas and more than 75,000 LASIK procedures in the past 15 years. He continues to adopt the latest and most advanced technologies. LASIK patients at Christenbury Eye Center receive the WaveFront Custom LASIK procedure, a system that provides a unique treatment customized to each patient’s eye. WaveFront Custom LASIK measures and corrects optical errors that glasses and contacts do not correct.

Dr. Christenbury says, “With WaveFront Custom LASIK, 98% of our patients are 20/20 or better, and patients say their night vision is better than with glasses or contact lenses.”

For more information about VisuMax, WaveFront Custom LASIK and a free consultation, contact the Christenbury Eye Center at (877) 702-2020 or visit the Christenbury website.

About the Christenbury Eye Center

Dr. Jonathan Christenbury established Christenbury Eye Center in 1987 and is known for his groundbreaking work in vision care. For more than a decade he has consistently been one of the first surgeons in the Carolinas to perform many pioneering vision care procedures including LASIK, Visian ICL and ReSTOR.

Dr. Christenbury performed the first LASIK procedure in the Carolinas in the early 1990s and since that time has performed more than 75,000 laser vision correction procedures. He also performed the first IntraLASIK procedure on the East Coast in 2002 and the first WaveFront Customized IntraLASIK in the Carolinas in 2005. In the Spring of 2005, the doctor was the first Carolinas eye surgeon to perform the ReSTOR® procedure, used both for the treatment of cataracts and for Presbyopia, eliminating reading glasses and bifocals. Today, Dr. Christenbury is the most experienced ReSTOR surgeon in the United States.

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    View Video

  • Ace & TJ talk about LASIK with Dr. Christenbury

    Channel 96.1 Ace & TJ both have 20/15 vision after LASIK with Dr. Jonathan Christenbury! View Video

  • Paul Schadt talks about son’s LASIK experience with Christenbury Eye Center

    Country Music Hall of Famer and host of 96.9’s Paul Schadt and Meg show talks about his son’s 20/15... View Video

  • As Seen on the Discovery Channel

    In View the educational TV series hosted by broadcast icon Larry King, interviewed Jonathan Christenbury, MD of the Christenbury Eye Center... View Video

  • See what our LASIK patients are saying

    LASIK patient Brianna sees 20/20 after Laser Eye Surgery with Dr Christenbury... View Video

  • Jason – Visian ICL

    Christenbury Eye Center Visian ICL by Dr Jonathan Christenbury gives client Jason Johnson incredible 20/15 results... View Video

  • Dale – LASIK

    Meet Dale. He had his one month LASIK follow up appointment today and is seeing great! View Video

  • Renee – LASIK

    As a business owner, I have struggled with contacts and glasses all of my life. I decided to look into LASIK and contacted Dr. Christenbury’s office... View Video

  • Mark – ReSTOR

    Mark McIntosh had ReSTOR 3 years ago and was able to eliminate his fixed lenses, progressive bifocals, and prescription sunglasses... View Video