At Clear Advantage Vision Correction Center, our mission is to provide our patients with the most technologically advanced vision correction option available. We value the importance you place on your vision and know that our highly-trained staff and vision correction surgeon can help guide you on the procedure that will best meet your needs and lifestyle in a personalized and comfortable manner.
Proudly serving Northern New England, Clear Advantage Vision Correction Center is located in Portsmouth, New Hampshire. To find out how to schedule your 90 minute comprehensive LASIK evaluation, please click here. We look forward to discussing all your vision correction possibilities including LASIK, PRK, Bladefree LASIK, or the Visian Implantable Contact Lens.
Before any eye surgery such as custom LASIK vision correction is considered, basic education about the eye tends to be helpful for our patients. Here is a quick primer on your eyes and how they work.
All vision is based on light. In order for you to see correctly, light must pass through various parts of your eye for your brain to interpret what you are seeing and produce an image of the object you are looking at. To see clearly, the cornea (the front of your eye) must be perfectly round. When light passes into the cornea, it passes through the iris, the pupil, and finally, the crystalline lens, located inside of the eye. Depending on the amount of light, the pupil and the iris muscles adjust to allow the proper amount of light in. After passing through the iris and the pupil, the crystalline lens focuses the light onto the retina. The retina senses different types of light and allows the optic nerve to send the information to the brain.
Clear Advantage Vision Correction Center was the FIRST center in Northern New England offering an"all laser," blade-free, LASIK procedure. In fact, the DaVinci Femtosecond laser is one of the newest, and most advanced bladeless lasers on the market today. In traditional LASIK surgery, a thin flap in the cornea is created by a microkeratome (a mechanical device with a precise, sharp blade).
The DaVinci Femtosecond laser solves the"flap creation with a blade" by using an extraordinarily fast and ultra precise laser that essentially creates millions of air bubbles in the cornea that overlap creating a"bubble" on the front of the eye, which is then gently lifted. Bladeless treatments are a great alternative for patients who previously were unable to get LASIK due to thin corneas or dry eyes. Due to the significant safety of bladeless LASIK over traditional bladed procedures, Clear Advantage only offers LASIK, Advanced LASIK and Customized LASIK treatments using bladeless flap creation.
Clear Advantage Vision Correction Center strives to make your eye care and surgical experience as comfortable as possible. That’s why we offer you a lot of choices in the way you pay for your LASIK or Visian ICL procedure. Our office staff can work with you to select a payment option that fits your needs.Learn more about LASIK financing
Staffed with highly-trained personnel and one of the top surgeons in the region, Clear Advantage Vision Correction Center provides patients with highly skilled eye doctors from all fields in the eye surgery industry, including LASIK surgeons, cataract surgeons and optometrists. Select any of our doctors below to learn more about their backgrounds and qualifications.
A trained cornea specialist and one of the most experienced LASIK vision correction surgeons in the region, Dr. Tim Peters has performed over 18,000 LASIK procedures. In addition to his practice, Dr. Peters is a medical consultant for Bausch & Lomb and is frequently asked to participate in national events to educate and train other eye surgeons.Learn More
N. Timothy Peters, MD
Dr. Turner is one of a select few optometrists in the area with eye surgery pre-operative and post-operative care experience. Having worked in a variety of ophthalmology settings, his skill and dedication are an asset to Clear Advantage Vision Correction Center.LEARN MORE
Christopher J. Turner, OD
After graduating from SUNY College of Optometry in 1997, Dr. McLoughlin completed her residency in ocular disease and primary care at the V.A. Medical Center in Willmington, Delaware in 1998.LEARN MORE
Lauren McLoughlin, OD
Dr. Theroux practices primary care optometry at Eyesight Ophthalmic Services in the Exeter and Portsmouth locations. She also provides pre and post refractive surgery care at Eyesight’s sister-company, Clear Advantage Vision Correction Center.LEARN MORE
Dr. Renee Theroux, OD
Right eye: -1.25 -0.25 x180 Left eye: -1.00 -0.50 x180
Vision without corrective lenses after surgery: 20/15
"I am writing this less than 24 hours after the procedure, and I'm thrilled with the results. I was very nervous, as I am about any medical procedure, but the staff and doctors could not have made the experience better. It was painless, fast and everyone made me comfortable. And the results are amazing. Thank you, thank you, thank you."
Right eye -1.50 sph Left eye: -1.50 sph
Vision without corrective lenses after surgery: 20/15
"What amazed me most about this entire experience was how knowledgeable every staff member was. I mentioned to my husband one hour after surgery that there was never a moment when my questions could not be addressed by the person whom I asked the question to."
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155 Borthwick Avenue,
Suite 200 E.
Portsmouth, NH 03801