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Courtney G.

Age: 31
Occupation: Nurse
Procedure: LASIK
Prescription
BeforeAfter
Right Eye20/CF20/20
Left Eye20/CF20/25
SphereCycinderAxis
Right Eye-8.25+0.50135
Left Eye-8.75+1.50052

CF = Count Fingers (Unable to read eye chart).

Patient's Comments:
I had heard all the stories about LASIK. What was especially wonderful for me was how the staff assisted me. They were helpful, kind, and extremely supportive. The surgery itself was over in minutes and yet I will have a lifetime to benefit from what was provided! I am 31 and have depended on contacts since they age of eight. Today was the first time in my life I could wake up to see my surroundings. Thank you all so much!! You do wonderful work but the extra personality you add to what you're doing is what truly makes you stand out!! Thank you all!
Doctor's Comments:
Courtney was extremely nervous and anxious on the day of her procedure which was completely understandable given her prescription and the major lifestyle change she was about to undergo. She had been wearing rigid gas permeable lenses ever since she was in elementary school and this was one of the biggest steps she was about to take to become free of glasses and contacts altogether. It has been delightful seeing Courtney during every post-operative visit because of her glowing joy and genuine gratitude which are so contagious that she leaves the entire staff in the office with a smile every time.

Courtney G.,

Carrie E.

Age: 32
Occupation: Self Employed
Procedure: PRK
Prescription
BeforeAfter
Right Eye20/CF20/20
Left Eye20/CF20/20
SphereCycinderAxis
Right Eye-4.50+0.75090
Left Eye-5.25+1.00090
Patient's Comments:
I am so thankful for the freedom that has been given to me by the staff at LaserVue. I began my journey with very poor vision and I have 20/20 acuity now. I love waking up and being able to see everything without glasses or contacts. I'm very active and I can see in the pool now, while wakeboarding and biking--it really is a whole new world for me. Thank you all so much!
Doctor's Comments:
Carrie had very specific needs when she came in to our center because of the unique shape of her cornea(outermost surface of the eye). Even though some centers had recommended her to have PRK(photo-refractive keratectomy), she was a bit apprehensive about having that procedure because of the longer healing time. Luckily, our IntraLase technology was able to deliver exactly what she was looking for--fast healing with the versatility to treat almost any corneal profile. Today, Carrie is able to enjoy her weekend outdoor adventures without any restrictions.

Carrie E.,

Emil S.

Age: 76
Occupation: Retired
Procedure: LASIK
Prescription
BeforeAfter
Right Eye20/150
20/20
Left Eye20/10020/20
SphereCycinderAxis
Right Eye+2.00+0.75170
Left Eye+2.00+0.25010
Patient's Comments:
The entire staff was very professional and friendly. The examinations were not rushed and very calm. It was a rewarding experience.
Doctor's Comments:
Having had "perfect vision" during the first 40 years of his life, Emil became frustrated with needing multiple pairs of glasses for distance and up close, so he decided to pay us a visit. He felt a little apprehensive about getting LASIK at his age so we assured him that we have done the procedure on many patients, including those as much as ten years his senior. He is thrilled about not needing a multitude of glasses for various functions and hobbies anymore. Now he can wake up and see!

Emil S.,

Barbara L.

Age: 66
Occupation: Retired
Procedure: LASIK for Monovision
Prescription
BeforeAfter
Right Eye20/3020/20
Left Eye20/4020/20
SphereCycinderAxis
Right Eye+0.50+0.75070
Left Eye+1.00+0.75110
Patient's Comments:
Everything LaserVue Eye Center had told me was exactly the way the result turned out--I was very pleased with the job they did.
Doctor's Comments:
Frustrated with her poor vision and having multiple pairs of glasses, Barbara opted for monovision. This is a setup when one eye is set for distance while the other is corrected precisely for up close viewing. There's an adaptation period involved when patients have never tried this before but once they adjust, they get to enjoy the "best of both worlds." I tell every patient that monovision is not for every individual but when it works for you, it's a great multi-functional setup. Barbara had already tried monovision with contacts before seeking our help to make it permanent and the results turned out wonderful. She can now drive and read the menu at a restaurant without glasses.

Barbara L.,

Traci H.

Age: 35
Occupation: Preschool Teacher
Procedure: Intra-LASIK
Prescription
BeforeAfter
Right Eye20/100
20/20
Left EyeN/AN/A
SphereCycinderAxis
Right Eye-2.00+1.00100
Left EyeN/A
Patient's Comments:
LaserVue answered every question and provided all the necessary information to alleviate any fear I had prior to my procedure. I had only one eye done and it was literally over before I thought it had begun. Dr. Bansal said the laser was adjusting to my eye and I thought it was still doing that, when he said that we were done. I had no pain or discomfort during the procedure or after it. I had heard that it might feel like having sandy grit in my eye after the procedure, but I experienced no discomfort. I highly recommend this office and procedure to everyone.
Doctor's Comments:
Traci had worn toric contact lenses for a number of years before she decided it was time for a change. Although her left eye has a small amount of astigmatism, I had recommended to her the option of treating only her right eye first because her vision in that eye was significantly worse. After her procedure, she was so satisfied with her new vision that she didn't see a need to have Intra-LASIK treatment in her left eye. Now her vision in her right eye is much better and her eyes feel more comfortable and balanced than ever before.

Traci H.,

Caroline F.

Age: 22
Occupation: Student
Procedure: LASIK
Prescription
BeforeAfter
Right Eye20/20020/20
Left Eye20/20020/20
SphereCycinderAxis
Right Eye-2.75+1.00015
Left Eye-2.75+1.00165
Patient's Comments:
I was very excited coming into this. I got very nervous on the day of my procedure but everyone, including the lady at the desk, was extremely nice and made me feel at ease. My biggest amazement was how fast the actual surgery took and the only pain I felt was some slight pressure in the beginning. About an hour after the surgery I felt a little burning but the Valium kicked in and after my nap, I felt nothing. The next day was fabulous--I could see! I haven't had any problems and I am very grateful for the procedure. Thank you very much!!!
Doctor's Comments:
Thank you for sharing your personal experience with all of our current and prospective patients. I believe your honest depiction will help a lot of people get a better sense of how LASIK works. We're enthused that you're happy with your new 20/20 vision!

Caroline F.,

David F.

Age: 50
Occupation: Manager
Procedure: CK
Prescription
BeforeAfter
Right Eye20/2520/25
Left Eye20/20020/20
SphereCycinderAxis
Right Eye
Left Eyeplano+0.25160
Patient's Comments:
Having perfect vision and not having to wear reading glasses all my life, it was difficult adjusting to the sudden blur for reading distance within the last five to six years. That was why I decided to get this procedure done and now I can read again without reading glasses.
Doctor's Comments:
David's frustration with his onset of presbyopia was understandable, especially given that he has never needed glasses his entire life. He was a great candidate for CK (Conductive Keratoplasty) despite the strict parameters that this procedure requires. Instead of laser energy used in LASIK surgeries, the procedure reshapes the cornea by employing radiofrequency energy. CK is the number one non-laser refractive procedure done in the United States and David was glad to be a beneficiary of this technology.

David F.,

Roger H.

Age: 51
Occupation: Electronics
Procedure: Intra-LASIK
Prescription
BeforeAfter
Right Eye20/40020/15
Left Eye20/400
20/15
SphereCycinderAxis
Right Eye -3.75 DS
Left Eye-4.00 DS
Patient's Comments:
It was probably one of the best things I've ever done. I was a little surprised by how easy the surgery was and how little pain there was. Immediately after the surgery, things were a little fuzzy but within a day or two things became much better. You may get a little bit of glare from lights right after the surgery but all that went away, as I have been told by my doctors before the surgery. I'm glad that I did this.
Doctor's Comments:
Roger felt a little nervous before the procedure but he couldn't believe how simple everything was when it was all over. It would be an understatement to say that he had done much better than anything he had ever expected. He was a bit concerned about the initial glare at night but when everything subsided, it reaffirmed his decision to get LASIK in the first place. This is why we spend quite some time counseling patients pre-operatively to ensure that patients have realistic expecations and to help them understand what we can or cannot achieve. It is important to inform patients which of their needs can or cannot be met so they can make an informed decision.

Roger H.,

Rie S.

Age: 27
Occupation: HR Manager
Procedure: LASIK
Prescription
BeforeAfter
Right Eye20/40020/15
Left Eye20/40020/15
SphereCycinderAxis
Right Eye-4.25+0.75090
Left Eye-4.50+0.25090
Patient's Comments:
A few days after my surgery, I could not believe what I had missed out on for over 15 years! I thought I was seeing everything in the world with the help of glasses and contact lenses before I had the surgery, but I was wrong. I don't know how it's possible or how to explain it but I see more colors and crisp beautiful details of everything that I didn't even know existed before. This is a life-changing experience and all the consistent care provided by LaserVue throughout the whole process really made me feel safe and comfortable. Also now I realize that there were activities that I had subconsciously avoided doing because I felt disabled(to see). It's amazing to feel that I now have this ability to see all the beauties of this world--thanks to LaserVue!
Doctor's Comments:
Rie's comments really resonated with the general concensus from most LASIK patients after their procedure. There's this sense of empowerment to pursue their hobbies and interests without any restriction or limitation. In addition, it's not uncommon for patients to actually see better after the surgery than their pre-operative vision with glasses and/or contacts. I'm glad that you're seeing the world better and enjoying your life more now.

Rie S.,

Catherine H.

Age: 36
Occupation: N/A
Procedure: PRK
Prescription
BeforeAfter
Right Eye20/CF20/20
Left Eye20/CF20/25
SphereCycinderAxis
Right Eye-9.00+0.50087
Left Eye-9.25+0.75146
Patient's Comments:
Dr. Singh and her entire staff at LaserVue was great. I can't believe I can see so clearly now! Although the healing time for PRK was a little longer, it was well worth the wait. I love my new vision!

Catherine H.,

Mary N.

Age: 22
Occupation: Surgical Technician
Procedure: PRK
Prescription
BeforeAfter
Right Eye20/CF20/20
Left Eye20/CF220/40
SphereCycinderAxis
Right Eye-5.50+1.50092
Left Eye-9.00+2.25088
Patient's Comments:
Wow! I can see. I have been working in the LASIK field for about two and a half years now. Seeing patients getting it done, it is amazing. Having experienced it myself, it is the best thing I can ever ask for-- not to wear contact lenses or glasses anymore. Dr. Bansal is truly a good surgeon. Dr. Bansal, thank you for my vision. You are the best!!!

Mary N.,

Tanya W.

Age: 32
Occupation: Clerk
Procedure: LASIK
Prescription
BeforeAfter
Right Eye20/3020/20
Left Eye20/2520/20
SphereCycinderAxis
Right Eye+3.50+0.50015
Left Eye+3.75+0.75168
Patient's Comments:
For most of my life I have been wearing glasses until I decided to get LASIK eye surgery. Wow--what a difference it has made in my life! I now have 20/20 vision and I feel so much better about myself. I use the computer a lot at work and what a difference I've noticed. I love to go snowboarding for fun and I don't have to worry about them falling off. I thank all the doctors and staff at LaserVue Eye Center for doing a fabulous job. I can't thank you enough!
Doctor's Comments:
Tanya came in feeling very frustrated about her thick reading glasses and was ready to toss them away. In addition to that, her distance vision has started getting blurry and she did not want to wear bifocals at her age. She grew up with significant farsightedness which has hindered her from enjoying many outdoor activities. After her Intra-LASIK(all-laser LASIK) procedure, she not only did away with her thick reading glasses but she can now see better than what she has ever seen. Most importantly, she can now enjoy all the outdoor sports year-round without any visual restrictions.

Tanya W.,

Sandra K.

Age: 65
Occupation: Retired
Procedure: ????
Prescription
BeforeAfter
Right Eye20/4020/20
Left EyeN/AN/A
SphereCycinderAxis
Right Eye-1.25+1.00095
Left Eye
Patient's Comments:
The outer office staff is great, friendly, and happy. The doctors are wonderful. You are stuck with me forever. Thank you.
Doctor's Comments:
Sandra has always faced the challenge of having an asymmetric prescription, in which one eye sees a lot better than the other. Her eyes became increasingly strained due to the disparity between her eyes so she decided to have LASIK in her right eye. After her procedure, she started seeing better in her right eye than her left but I'm quite certain it's a change that Sandra will have no problem sdjusting to. We're perfectly happy to be "stuck" with you as a patient forever.

Sandra K.,

Debbie L.

Age: 42
Occupation: Patient Coordinator
Procedure: Intra-LASIK
Prescription
BeforeAfter
Right Eye20/CF20/25
Left Eye20/CF20/25
SphereCycinderAxis
Right Eye-4.75+1.25160
Left Eye-5.25+1.50030
Patient's Comments:
My LASIK procedure was in September of 1999 and it has been the most liberating event for me. My vision without glasses was count fingers at three feet(I could not even read the big "E" on the chart) before LASIK. On the day of the surgery, everyone was so supportive, and during the procedure, Dr. Bansal would tell me what was happening so I knew where to look and what to expect. The actual laser time was just seconds per eye....INCREDIBLE! When I sat up after, I could actually see the faces in the room with me and read the clock on the wall! The very next day I was able to read the 20/20 line on the chart! I was wearing bifocals prior to my procedure; so I knew that reading glasses would be needed afterwards. But they make fun readers and you do not need them all the time. It truly is amazing to drive, watch a movie, and see the alarm clock all without glasses!
Doctor's Comments:
Debbie has worked in an ophthalmology practice for many years helping other people with their visual problems. After having waited many years, she decided that it was time to give herself the gift of sight. She had worked with several ophthalmologists and knew exactly who she wanted to be her LASIK surgeon. Her enthusiasm about her results is so pervasive and the procedure has been such a life-changing event for her that she decided to share her experience with as many people as possible. This is why during your visits here, you'll be greeted by her radiant smile when you first walk into our center. She is always ready and happy to share her personal experience with anyone.

Debbie L.,

Beth B.

Age: 35
Occupation: Mathematics Professor
Procedure: iLASIK
Prescription
BeforeAfter
Right Eye20/20020/15
Left Eye20/20020/20
SphereCycinderAxis
Right Eye-2.00 DS
Left Eye-3.00 DS
Patient's Comments:This procedure was simpler than I thought it would be. My vision is already the way it was when I was a kid--less than a day later! The staff and doctors were all professional, friendly, and encouraging.
Doctor's Comments:Being a math professor, Beth already knew the mathematical formulas behind the science and technology that we have here at LaserVue Eye Center. She had done ample research and came in inquiring specifically about Intra-LASIK, which was exactly what she ended up getting. I'm glad and proud to have restored her "youthful" vision.

Beth B.,