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ALL-Laser LASIK in the San Francisco Bay Area

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Why We Use All-Laser LASIK

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In your research on LASIK, you may have come across the terms “blade” and “bladeless” LASIK. Below, we explore why we use bladeless LASIK. Blade LASIK is the original version of LASIK, wherein a microkeratome—a tool with an oscillating blade—is used for the first step of the LASIK procedure, the corneal flap creation. Bladeless LASIK...

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Should I get LASIK or SMILE?

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SMILE isn’t available in the US yet, but its FDA studies seem to indicate that it will be at some point soon. So, when SMILE comes out should you go for it or go for LASIK? We explore the differences below. Which laser eye surgery is the best? Laser vision correction can be confusing. Many...

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Feb
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LASIK Surgery and Farsightedness / Nearsightedness

If you’re considering LASIK surgery, knowing the details is important. Read these patient questions and doctor answers to learn more about hyperopia, myopia, and presbyopia. After LASIK surgery for farsightedness, how well can I expect to see? Will it be a reasonable replacement for glasses or will it be better? Most patients can expect their...

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Feb
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Why Choose Jay Bansal?

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Jay Bansal, MD, Founder of LaserVue Eye Center in the Bay Area Read below to hear what our patients have to say about their experience at the LaserVue offices! It was nothing short of a miracle. My vision is 20/20, the new found freedom is incredible. Susan Roesgen – CNN News Anchor A surprising number...

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Nov
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How Safe is LASIK?

LASIK has become one of the most popular surgeries in the world, and not without merit. Since its early days, LASIK has been known throughout the medical community and the general public as an extraordinarily safe and effective procedure. When LASIK was first developed, surgeons would perform part of the surgery by hand, using an...

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Sep
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Dr. Jay Bansal’s Top 10 Reasons to get LASIK Surgery

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Dr. Jay Bansal has been performing LASIK eye surgery for over two decades. When it comes LASIK, Dr. Bansal knows the ins and outs, ups and downs, and most everything in between. If you’re considering LASIK eye surgery but aren’t sure if it’s worth it, you’re not alone. Here are Dr. Bansal’s top 10 reasons...

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Sep
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Dr. Jay Bansal — A History

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Dr. Jay Bansal offers advanced laser eye surgery to the residents of the North Bay Area. For nearly two decades, Dr. Bansal has been performing LASIK surgery for patients in California. Whereas most people don’t know what career they want halfway through college, Dr. Bansal knew all his life he was going to help people...

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Astigmatism Before, During, & After LASIK

LaserVue LASIK & Cataract Center helps patients in the San Francisco Bay Area reclaim their vision. If you have questions about astigmatism and LASIK surgery, read on to learn more. I have astigmatism and am +X nearsighted / -X farsighted—am I a candidate for LASIK? First and foremost: only a qualified refractive surgeon that has...

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May
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Redness In Eye After LASIK Eye Surgery

Are you experiencing redness in the eye you had LASIK surgery on? Redness due to UV rays may be indicative that you have a pinguecula or pterygium in the eye that you had LASIK surgery on.  This occurs when sunlight exposure and long-term irritation cause tissue to thicken and form usually at 3 and 9...

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May
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Dropless Cataract Surgery, Making Post-Op Instructions Easy

Make post-op instructions easier for cataract surgery patients with dropless cataract surgery One of the biggest reasons for medical complications is noncompliance, e.g. a patient acting against medical advice. Whether it be a diabetic who can’t manage a sweet tooth or a post-op patient forgetting to take prescriptions, noncompliance can be the difference between a...

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Apr
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LASIK Surgery For Farsightedness

Is it possible to have LASIK for farsightedness after having LASIK twice for nearsightedness? Yes, it is possible to have LASIK surgery for farsightedness after having LASIK for nearsightedness. However, it is important to note that if you have surgery in both eyes for nearsightedness, your distance vision will not be clear because you are...

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Feb
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Is SMILE As Accurate & Safe As LASIK?

With new technology, new questions arise. This time we’ll discuss ReLEx SMILE ReLEx SMILE has been presented as a less invasive procedure to correct for myopia and astigmatism.  During SMILE, a 3D lens is cut and created in the cornea with a laser to correct the eye’s prescription.  The laser also creates a small incision...

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Dec
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Losing Clarity After Laser Vision Surgery?

Is it normal to lose clarity a week after your laser vision surgery? A decrease in vision after Lasik is not normal however, there may be several relatively benign causes of decreased vision.  The most common cause is dry eyes.  During Lasik, a flap is cut in the cornea of the eye severing some of...

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Dec
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Migrating Cells After LASIK Surgery, Should You Be Worried?

LASIK Surgery Recently? Did Your Surgeon Tell You That You Have “Migrating Cells”? The “migrating cells” that your LASIK eye surgeon mentioned is likely a condition called epithelial ingrowth.  This occurs when the cells on the outermost surface of your cornea grow under the LASIK flap.  In most cases no treatment is required and your eye...

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Major LASIK Complications? There Is Hope For You.

Zypotix Lasik utilizes custom wavefront technology to map the front surface of your cornea, which is the same as topography guided LASIK.  Dryness may be causing your symptoms especially if you notice that your vision changes upon blinking.  Taken consistently and correctly, Restasis does take a few months for you to notice the full effect...

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