Barbara L.Age: 66
Procedure: LASIK for Monovision
Before After Right Eye 20/30 20/20 Left Eye 20/40 20/20
Sphere Cycinder Axis Right Eye +0.50 +0.75 070 Left Eye +1.00 +0.75 110
Everything LaserVue Eye Center had told me was exactly the way the result turned out--I was very pleased with the job they did.
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.
Catherine H.Age: 36
Before After Right Eye 20/CF 20/20 Left Eye 20/CF 20/25
Sphere Cycinder Axis Right Eye -9.00 +0.50 087 Left Eye -9.25 +0.75 146
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!
Carrie E.Age: 32
Occupation: Self Employed
Before After Right Eye 20/CF 20/20 Left Eye 20/CF 20/20
Sphere Cycinder Axis Right Eye -4.50 +0.75 090 Left Eye -5.25 +1.00 090
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!
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.
Stephanie C.Age: 59
Before After Right Eye 20/70 20/20 Left Eye 20/400 20/20
Sphere Cycinder Axis Right Eye +1.00 +0.50 020 Left Eye +1.50 +0.50 015
Everyone was kind and considerate. The doctors took time to answer all of my questions. I never had to wait at my appointments and they were very convenient to schedule. I will recommend you to my friends. Thanks!
When Stephanie first came in to see us, she was very frustrated with her poor distance and near vision. This has been especially difficult for her because she grew up having "perfect" vision all her life. She had taken an interest in monovision, a setup in which one eye becomes her distance viewing eye while the other is set for reading. Since she had never tried monovision before, I fitted her with contact lenses to simulate the exact setup so she can preview everything to see if she could adapt to it before her procedure. She adjusted very well and can now drive, go the the movies, read the menu and newspaper all without glasses.
Beth B.Age: 35
Occupation: Mathematics Professor
Before After Right Eye 20/200 20/15 Left Eye 20/200 20/20
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.
Sphere Cycinder Axis Right Eye -2.00 DS Left Eye -3.00 DS
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.
Sandra K.Age: 65
Before After Right Eye 20/40 20/20 Left Eye N/A N/A
Sphere Cycinder Axis Right Eye -1.25 +1.00 095 Left Eye
The outer office staff is great, friendly, and happy. The doctors are wonderful. You are stuck with me forever. Thank you.
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.
Joe L.Age: 51
Occupation: Chief Financial Officer
Before After Right Eye 20/400 20/15 Left Eye 20/400 20/15
Sphere Cycinder Axis Right Eye -3.75 +1.oo 090 Left Eye -3.25 +1.25 090
I had a great experience with LaserVue Eye Center. On the day of my surgery with LaserVue, I was out the door within 45 minutes, with the actual surgery time being less than ten minutes! The next day my vision was already 20/15 in my right eye and 20/20 in my left eye, and I haven't seen like this since I was a kid! I found the entire process to be a great experience and all the visits with the doctors have been wonderful. It was very painless, and I'm still enjoying my great vision. Thank you.
Having a very demanding career and schedule, Joe has very specific visual needs and wanted us to meet them. Given that he had heard about us from his friend, he was extremely easy to counsel because he had learned most of the information from his friend already. He knew exactly what he needed and wanted from us and we gave him exactly what he had asked for. He was absolutely thrilled the day after his surgery, as he was already seeing 20/15 (better than 20/20)! I don't want to take all the credit for the success, as Joe has been an absolute "perfect" patient from the beginning, in terms of abiding by all of our recommendations. You've earned your new vision Joe!
Courtney P.Age: 24
Occupation: Marketing Director
Before After Right Eye 20/400 20/20 Left Eye 20/400 20/20
Sphere Cycinder Axis Right Eye -3.25 +0.25 165 Left Eye -3.00 +0.25 135
What an amazing experience this has been--no more glasses or contacts! I am so glad that I finally got LASIK done after more than a few years of dealing with contacts and glasses. The entire process has been made so simple thanks to the team of surgical specialists at LaserVue. I still can't believe that I can see now!!! Thanks to everyone at LaserVue--I'll be sending everyone I know to you.
Courtney was our patient for one of our educational seminars so prospective patients could have the rare opportunity to watch a live Intra-LASIK procedure narrated by the doctor. We couldn't have asked for a better patient to volunteer for such an event and everything went smoothly. When she returned the day after her surgery, she was happy to find out that she already had 20/20 vision, and something tells me that she won't miss her glasses and contacts very much.
Debbie L.Age: 42
Occupation: Patient Coordinator
Before After Right Eye 20/CF 20/25 Left Eye 20/CF 20/25
Sphere Cycinder Axis Right Eye -4.75 +1.25 160 Left Eye -5.25 +1.50 030
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!
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.
Traci H.Age: 35
Occupation: Preschool Teacher
Before After Right Eye 20/100
20/20 Left Eye N/A N/A
Sphere Cycinder Axis Right Eye -2.00 +1.00 100 Left Eye N/A
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.
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.
Suzie G.Age: 39
Before After Right Eye 20/60 20/20 Left Eye 20/50 20/20
Sphere Cycinder Axis Right Eye -1.25 +0.50 050 Left Eye -1.25 DS
I found the entire process smooth and simple. I love being free of contact lenses. Thank you.
Suzie was an ideal candidate for LASIK, due to her prescription, corneal profile, health status, and realistic expectations. She healed very quickly and smoothly and is enjoying her life without the hassles of contacts.
Mary N.Age: 22
Occupation: Surgical Technician
Before After Right Eye 20/CF 20/20 Left Eye 20/CF 220/40
Sphere Cycinder Axis Right Eye -5.50 +1.50 092 Left Eye -9.00 +2.25 088
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!!!
Caroline F.Age: 22
Before After Right Eye 20/200 20/20 Left Eye 20/200 20/20
Sphere Cycinder Axis Right Eye -2.75 +1.00 015 Left Eye -2.75 +1.00 165
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!!!
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!
Joseph S.Age: 24
Before After Right Eye 20/50 20/15 Left Eye 20/50 20/15
Sphere Cycinder Axis Right Eye -1.50 +0.50 105 Left Eye -1.25 +0.25 105
I am recommending this surgery because it is definitely worth it.
Joseph was tired of wearing his glasses, especially at work. He wanted to free up his lifestyle and be able to enjoy his hobbies without any restrictions. Well, we did just that and he's now enjoying his new vision. After the surgery, he can now see down to the bottom of the eye chart with five lines of improvement.
Christina G.Age: 34
Occupation: Systems Analyst
Before After Right Eye 20/400 20/25 Left Eye 20/400 20/25
Sphere Cycinder Axis Right Eye -4.00 +0.75 170 Left Eye -3.75 +0.25 010
Everyone I interacted with at LaserVue Eye Center in Santa Rosa was extremely polite and made me feel comfortable. Dr. Bansal explained everything about the procedure and it went just as he said, "smoothly." Although I had a longer recovery with PRK, it was all worth it. I wouldn't have wanted anyone else to touch my eyes. Thank you!
Due to Christina's unique corneal profile, she was a better candidate for PRK (photo-refractive keratectomy) than LASIK. The healing time is a little bit longer but in her case, it was the better and safer way to go. She healed very well and part of it had to do with how she heeded and followed all the specific post-operative precautions associated with PRK. Great job Chris!