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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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3
Jun
0

Your First Internship and 4 Ways Your Contact Lenses Could Blow It

Stressing Decision

Welcome to the real world, fam. It’s a world where working 9-to-5 really means 8-to-6:30, where coffee > blood in sustaining life and where your eyes and back (maintain good posture!!) are often unhappy. If you’re getting ready to start your first internship, you’ll understand soon enough. Yes, internships are an amazing way to gain...

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6
May
0

I’ve Got Astigmatism, Can I Get LASIK? (Spoiler alert: yes)

Dramatic Looking Eye Closeup gif

For those of you impatient types who like to skip to the end of an article before reading the beginning, we’ve taken the liberty of answering your most pressing question up front [SPOILERS AHEAD]: Yes, for those of you with mild to moderate astigmatism, LASIK can probably help. With that out of the way, here’s...

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29
Apr
0

Am I A Good Candidate for LASIK?

"Am I A Good Candidate for Lasik?"

When you know you want to get LASIK, there are a million questions swimming in your head. What’s the process? Who do I talk to to get the ball rolling? What movies are opening this Friday that I can watch with my new, incredibly cool LASIK vision? (You may be getting ahead of yourself with...

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22
Apr
0

I’ve Decided to Get LASIK. Now What?

Man Opening Left Eye

The first step is admitting you have a problem. A vision problem. So you’ve made the decision to get LASIK surgery. Right on! Now what? Step 1: Find a Surgeon The first thing you need to do is to talk with a doctor that can provide LASIK — called an ophthalmologist — to find out...

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15
Apr
0

Can I Use an FSA for LASIK? How to Plan for LASIK Next Year

Man counting money

The end of the year can be a super confusing time of year for medical planning, especially if you’re in the middle of your employer’s open enrollment period. You’re asked to think 12 months ahead and handcuff yourself to a plan and level of coverage. This is also when you can make allowances in your...

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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 Business Location
3540 Mendocino Ave. #200,
Santa Rosa, CA 95403
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1174 Castro St., #112,
Mountain View, CA 94040
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