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4
Dec
0

SMILE and LASIK What’s the Difference?

Close-up of blue eye

How is SMILE different from LASIK The technology surrounding laser vision correction surgery has made great strides in the past years and continues to move forward at an advanced pace. Many people the world over have experienced the life-changing effects of these procedures. Recently, a new milestone has been reached. The medical technology business group,...

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2
Nov
0

Your Laser Vision Correction Options for Presbyopia

Presbyopia Options

Are you having trouble trying to focus on objects close-up? Do you hold phones, newspapers, or books at arms-length in order to read them? Are you over the age of… (ahem) 40? Then you may be suffering from Presbyopia. (Don’t worry. Most of us will, too) What is Presbyopia? First off, most people will experience...

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18
Jul
0

Contact Lens Risks

Contact Lens Risks

When worn and cared for properly, contact lenses are a very safe option for vision correction. However, failing to use and care for your contacts as directed can lead to some frightening risks. Corneal Ulcers Few things sound scarier than an ulcer on your eye. A corneal ulcer is an open sore on the cornea...

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1
Jun
0

SMILE Laser Eye Surgery Featured on NBC Nightly News

  Smile Laser Eye Surgery is the most significant advance in laser eye surgery technology in over 10 years. It is a minimally-invasive one-step surgery that allows you to live your life free of contacts and glasses. Dr. Bansal is proud to be the first doctor in Northern California to offer the Zeiss VisuMax Laser...

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30
May
0

How to Choose the Right IOL for You

Different Types of Intraocular Lenses

Cataract surgery is one of the most common surgeries in the United States. According to the American Academy of Ophthalmology, over 25 million Americans have cataracts- the majority of which will eventually have cataract surgery. While the decision to treat your cataract with surgery may be straightforward, many have questions about which intraocular lens (IOL)...

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11
Apr
1

SMILE, LASIK or PRK: Which is Best?

3 Generations of Laser Eye Surgery

If you’re ready to live your life free from glasses and contacts, you’ve probably decided that laser eye surgery is the best option for you. Knowing which procedure is the best for you can be a bit more difficult. Those who have chosen laser eye surgery find themselves weighing the three best options: SMILE, LASIK...

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31
Mar
0

How to Use Eye Drops Properly After Laser Eye Surgery

How to Use Eye Drops Properly

Almost every laser eye surgery procedure at your local eye center will include aftercare with a prescription for medicated eye drops or ointments from your ophthalmologist. This is an essential part of the aftercare process and the instructions for use should not be overlooked. First, Your Doctor’s Staff Will Explain and Demonstrate Upon giving you...

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23
Mar
0

Presbyopia Correction: The Raindrop Near Vision Inlay

Presbyopia Correction

What is Presbyopia? Presbyopia is an age-related condition that results in gradual loss of near vision.  As we age, the lens of our eye loses elasticity and begins to harden.  This results in a lessened ability to focus on objects up close. Presbyopia most commonly begins to become noticeable in your mid to late 40’s....

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27
Dec
0

SMILE Laser Eye Surgery: Explained

The ReLEx SMILE procedure is the newest and most advanced form of refractive eye surgery.  First came PRK, then the LASIK revolution, now SMILE is set to revolutionize laser vision correction once more. Surface ablation surgery Subepithelial ablation Excimer laser treatment Extended visual recovery time Patient discomfort Flap surgery Stromal ablation Excimer laser treatment or...

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24
Aug
0

LASIK Preferred to Contact Lenses Over Time

A new study found that contact lens users who chose to have LASIK were more satisfied with their vision a year after the surgery, and even more satisfied after two and even three years, according to the study conducted by the Cornea Research Foundation of America. Contact lens users were found to have decreasing levels of...

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8
Aug
0

A Closer Look at LASIK

If would like to reclaim your vision and are curious to see a detailed look at our safe and effective LASIK procedure, click the link below to sit in on a full surgery at the LaserVue Eye Center! In this video you will see safest LASIK procedure performed by the expert hands of Dr. Jay...

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12
Apr
0

Why We Use All-Laser LASIK

Blue Eye with All-Laser LASIK Targeting Graphical Representation

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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29
Feb
0

Should I get LASIK or SMILE?

Woman Researching on Laptop

Update: SMILE is now available in the US -Learn more about choosing SMILE over LASIK or PRK 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...

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19
Feb
0

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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1
Feb
0

Why Choose Jay Bansal?

Dr. Jay Bansal

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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LaserVue LASIK and Cataract Center San Francisco
711 Van Ness Ave #320,
San Francisco, CA 94102
Location & Map 1-800-527-3745 1-415-346-5500

Santa Rosa

Santa Rosa Business Location
3540 Mendocino Ave. #200,
Santa Rosa, CA 95403
Location & Map 1-800-527-3745 1-707-522-6200

Mountain View

Laservue LASIK Center in Mountain View
1174 Castro St., #112,
Mountain View, CA 94040
Location & Map 1-800-527-3745 1-650-966-0900

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