Tersigni Vision Pioneers Innovative Approaches to Overcome Claustrophobia in LASIK Surgery

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Tersigni Vision, a leader in refractive LASIK surgery, is pioneering innovative approaches to help patients overcome claustrophobia, making vision correction surgery accessible and comfortable for all. Understanding the concerns and challenges faced by individuals with claustrophobia, Tersigni Vision has developed a comprehensive strategy that prioritizes patient comfort and safety, ensuring a stress-free LASIK experience, which they introduce in the article “LASIK and Claustrophobia: How to Overcome It”, found on the website here:

Claustrophobia, or the fear of being in enclosed spaces, can be a significant barrier for patients considering LASIK surgery. Recognizing this, Tersigni Vision has tailored its patient care approach to address these specific anxieties. The clinic's team, led by the esteemed Dr. Tersigni, a refractive LASIK surgeon known for his calming demeanor and extensive experience, is dedicated to providing a supportive environment from initial consultation through to post-operative care.

Dr. Tersigni emphasizes the importance of understanding and compassion in the patient journey. "We recognize that for patients with claustrophobia, the thought of LASIK surgery can be daunting. Our goal is to demystify the process, offering clarity and reassurance that patient comfort is our utmost priority," he stated. Through detailed consultations, the clinic educates patients on what to expect during the procedure, employing relaxation techniques and, when appropriate, mild sedatives to alleviate anxiety.

The LASIK procedure at Tersigni Vision is designed to be both quick and efficient, typically lasting only a few minutes per eye. This efficiency is crucial for minimizing discomfort and anxiety among claustrophobic patients. Additionally, the clinic employs the latest laser technology to ensure precision and safety, further easing patient concerns about the procedure.

Moreover, Tersigni Vision's commitment to patient care extends beyond the technical aspects of surgery. The clinic offers pre-procedure preparations aimed at reducing anxiety and claustrophobia, such as guided breathing exercises, visualization techniques, and the option to familiarize oneself with the surgery environment before the procedure. These measures are part of Tersigni Vision's holistic approach to patient wellness, ensuring that individuals feel fully supported and comfortable throughout their LASIK journey.

The success of Tersigni Vision in accommodating patients with claustrophobia is a testament to their personalized care and innovative practices. Patients often report feeling relaxed and confident in their decision to undergo LASIK surgery, attributing their positive experience to the comprehensive support and care provided by Dr. Tersigni and his team.

Tersigni Vision's innovative approach to managing claustrophobia in LASIK surgery not only enhances patient comfort but also expands access to vision correction surgery for those who might have otherwise foregone the procedure due to fear. With a focus on patient-centered care, Tersigni Vision is setting new standards in the field of ophthalmology, demonstrating that LASIK surgery can be a viable and comfortable option for everyone, including those with claustrophobia.

For more information about LASIK surgery and overcoming claustrophobia at Tersigni Vision, or to book an appointment with Dr. Tersigni, please visit or the office to schedule an interview.

About Tersigni Vision

Tersigni Vision is a premier LASIK surgery clinic located in Portland, Oregon, specializing in refractive surgery to correct vision impairments such as myopia, hyperopia, and astigmatism. Founded by Dr. Steven Tersigni, the clinic is renowned for its patient-centered approach, utilizing the latest technologies and innovative strategies to ensure optimal outcomes and patient comfort. Tersigni Vision is committed to making LASIK surgery accessible and stress-free for all patients, including those with claustrophobia.

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About Tersigni Vision :

A Modern LASIK and Vision Correction Boutique in Portland. Oregon. Tersigni Vision is the only vision correction center in Oregon to offer the entire portfolio of modern LASIK alternatives.

Contact Tersigni Vision:

Dr. Steven Tersigni

Tersigni Vision
15150 Bangy Rd
Lake Oswego, OR 97035

(971) 362-2020

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