Custom Wavefront LASIK in Atlanta and the surrounding area
Manuel Chaknis, MD, is a fellowship-trained, board-certified ophthalmologist who has performed over 26,000 treatments. Dr. Chaknis underwent LASIK surgery himself in order to achieve freedom from eyeglasses and contact lenses. Dr. Chaknis’ patients include his family members, fellow physicians, athletes, media personalities and military personnel.
Dr. Chaknis draws on his extensive experience and training at some of the world’s premier educational institutions when performing LASIK eye surgery. This approach has helped him earn a reputation as an excellent LASIK surgeon who offers the highest quality treatments and consistently delivers outstanding surgical results. As a testament to his professional standing, Dr. Chaknis has repeatedly served as an instructor at the American Academy of Ophthalmology annual meetings. He has also published a number of medical articles about the latest techniques in laser eye surgery.
Patient Care is our Priority at Joffe MediCenter
Joffe MediCenter was founded by pioneers in laser eye surgery (the Joffe family), and its surgical team remains deeply committed to providing the highest quality LASIK treatments and superb patient care. The surgeons of Joffe MediCenter believe that each patient deserves receive compassionate, personalized care at an affordable price. Each Joffe MediCenter clinic is staffed with a support team of experienced and certified technicians and doctors. We think you will be surprised at the empathy, excitement and professionalism during your experience with Joffe.
Leading-Edge Treatments with Advanced Technologies
Joffe MediCenter is equipped with state-of-the-art laser technologies, including All-Laser LASIK. Dr. Chaknis and his team develop a truly customized treatment plan for each patient using the the Orbscan and custom wavefront analyzers. This diagnostic equipment generates a 3-D map of the cornea and allows our staff to determine your candidacy for LASIK and which laser will give you the best possible outcome from Custom LASIK.
The next step of LASIK eye surgery is the creation of the corneal flap. Dr. Chaknis creates the flap with the Bausch & Lomb Zyoptix XP microkeratome. Once the flap is created, it is lifted to expose the underlying corneal tissues for excimer laser treatment.
Joffe MediCenter features several excimer laser platforms, including the Alcon Allegretto Wave excimer laser and the Bausch & Lomb Technolas 217z Zyoptix system. Dr. Chaknis uses these lasers to reshape the corneas, treating common visual conditions such as nearsightedness, farsightedness and astigmatism. . By using an array of sophisticated diagnostic and surgical instruments, Dr. Chaknis is able to help patients realize their dreams of sharp, 20/20 vision without glasses or contacts.
At Joffe, it is our commitment to make high-quality Custom LASIK affordable to as many as possible. With multiple financing plans to fit any budget, your LASIK procedure could be much more affordable than you think.