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ALL-Laser LASIK in the San Francisco Bay Area

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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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Nov
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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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Nov
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LaserVue LASIK & Cataract Center opening in Sacramento

LaserVue is proud to announce the opening of a new location in Sacramento! We’re opening this location in Sacramento to bring affordable advanced all-laser LASIK and laser cataract surgery to more people than ever before. Jay Bansal, MD, founded LaserVue in 1996 with the goal of bringing the most advanced technologies and techniques to his...

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Nov
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LASIK Surgery Concerns Answered By Dr. Jay Bansal

Dr. Jay Bansal addresses patient questions about LASIK Eye Surgery. Dr. Bansal is a leading laser eye surgeon located in the Bay Area of Northern California. With over 25,000 eye surgery procedures, Dr. Bansal often speaks at industry events and offers his patients the safest eye surgery correction procedures by investing in the newest and safest...

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Nov
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Is it possible to have LASIK for farsightedness after having LASIK twice for nearsightedness?

Yes, it is possible to have LASIK 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 correcting your vision for a closer focal point.  As we age, our ability to focus...

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Oct
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Post Op Care For PRK, Make Sure You Have The Correct PRK Surgery Eye Drops.

Post LASIK patients generally take three types of drops: an antibiotic for one week, a steroid for one week, and artificial tears as needed.  Post PRK patients are usually prescribed four types of drops: an antibiotic for a week, a steroid tapered over the course of a month, a non-steroidal drop for four days, and...

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Aug
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VisuMax All-Laser LASIK at LaserVue

LaserVue offers cutting-edge All-Laser LASIK technology to the residents of Sunnyvale! The VisuMax system is a highly advanced refractive eye surgery device that revolutionizes the way that LASIK is performed. VisuMax comes from Zeiss, the world renowned optical system manufacturer. All of its components are of the highest quality. These high quality components include high-precision...

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Apr
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Blade-Free Cataract Surgery

Blade-free cataract surgery is a huge step forward from normal cataract surgery. Traditionally, cataract surgery wasn’t a type of laser eye surgery. With advancements in technologies and techniques, however, cataract surgery is more effective than ever before. What are cataracts? A cataract is common visual impairment identified by the clouding of the lens within the...

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Mar
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What is the safest / most advanced / most effective LASIK procedure?

For obvious reasons, patients want to know which LASIK procedure is the safest, the most advanced, and the most effective. All surgeries have their own unique risks, and people want to be as informed as they possibly can be before making such a large investment. When it comes to laser eye surgery, there’s no “one-size-fits-all”...

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