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7
Aug

PRK: What went wrong?

Q: PRK What Went Wrong I had PRK surgery about six weeks ago with another LASIK provider. Pre PRK surgery my prescription was -1.0 in both. Post PRK my prescription is -3.0 and +0.50 in both. It is so hard for me to function normally that I had to get glasses. I’m really worry that...

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7
Aug

Is LASIK Safe or Dangerous? What are the Risk Factors?

Q: Is Lasik Safe or Dangerous? There are numerous cases of corneal ectasia happening after Lasik. How can a procedure like Lasik be safe if it induces corneal ectasia years after Lasik surgery? What are the risk factors? A: The risk factors for corneal ectasia include thin cornea, high myopia, irregularly shaped cornea, and certain...

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31
Jul

See Us – See Clear!

All-Laser LASIK at LaserVue Eye Center is perhaps the most dynamic refractive procedure in ophthalmology, correcting nearsightedness, farsightedness, astigmatism, and even presbyopia (through monovision LASIK). At LaserVue Eye Center, we have been a part of the amazing changes in laser vision correction over the past decade, and we are grateful and privileged that we can...

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25
Jul

Wavefront LASIK vs Glasses

In a typical eye exam for glasses, an optometrist will measure your vision through a device called a phoropter by asking which view of the eye chart is clearer of two different choices. This is called a subjective refraction and is accurate to the degree that the patient can differentiate the two choices. One problem...

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24
Jul

Cataract Awareness Month – Free Cataract Screenings in August

Did you know cataracts are a leading cause of vision loss in adults? Cataracts are very common. Approximately 20.5 million Americans age 40 and older have cataracts and half of people 80 and older will develop cataracts. In honor of Cataract Awareness Month, Dr. Jay Bansal of LaserVue LASIK and Cataract Center is offering free...

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16
Jul

Walnut Creek LASIK Center wins Best of Laser Vision Correction

LaserVue Eye Center in Walnut Creek, CA has won the Best of Laser Vision Correction for a record 5 consecutive times. LaserVue Eye Center has been selected for the 2012 Best of Walnut Creek Awards in the Laser Vision Correction category by the US Commerce Association (USCA). This is the first year that a business...

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18
Jun

What is Refractive Surgery?

We should first explain refraction. As light passes through the cornea, which is the clear front part of the eye, it bends. The bending of light is simply called refraction. Now, when light bends in a way that alters the representation of the real world, we call this a refractive error. Imagine looking through a...

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7
Jun

What is the age limit for LASIK surgery?

Recently, I met with a 61-year-old Walnut Creek resident who was seeking relief from near vision problems associated with age. Her distance vision was fine. She had come across something on the internet about treatments for loss of near vision caused by aging. Her eyes were healthy and her vision was good except for her...

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7
Jun

Wavefront LASIK in Concord and Pleasant Hill

In addition to seeing LASIK patients in California, I am also a clinical researcher and Ph.D. candidate in Bioengineering at the University of California, Berkeley in the East Bay. My research concentrates on higher order wavefront aberrations in the human eye and their effect on vision. LASIK has advanced significantly since its FDA approval in...

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7
Jun

Walnut Creek Mom Wants LASIK

Recently, a Walnut Creek resident came in with broken glasses. Her one-year-old child had grabbed them from her face and twisted the frames. She had considered LASIK laser vision correction before but was advised that she wait because she was pregnant. Now that her child was born and no longer breastfeeding, the Walnut Creek resident...

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7
Jun

Use It Before You Lose It

Flexible spending accounts (FSAs), also known as Health Savings Accounts (HSAs), are a tax-free way to save for LASIK or other medical procedures. With an FSA, you can use pre-tax income to pay for medical-related costs. You create an interest-free financing program for yourself by taking a portion of your salary each month and depositing...

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7
Jun

There are more ways to save on LASIK than you think!

On average, we spend close to $100 each month on our vision — from glasses & contact lenses to eye examinations and cleaning solutions. Consider this: at LaserVue Eye Center you can actually SAVE money with a long-lasting solution to better vision…LASIK. That’s right, LaserVue Eye Center is dedicated to making LASIK an affordable option...

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7
Jun

Schedule your free cataract screening!

t’s Cataract Awareness Month! An estimated 15 million people in the world are blinded by cataracts and during Cataract Awareness Month, the American Academy of Ophthalmology and ophthalmologists around the country are reminding people they don’t need to live with cataracts. LaserVue Eye Center will be reaching out to those whose vision is clouded, colors...

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7
Jun

Questions to LaserVue: What technology do you use for LASIK?

Since it’s establishment, LaserVue Eye Center in the San Francisco Bay Area, San Jose, and Santa Rosa has been on the forefront of technology in order to provide our patients the best visual outcomes possible. We are among a very few facilities in the Bay Area where multiple lasers are available, so our LASIK specialists...

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7
Jun

Questions to LaserVue: I wear reading glasses too. Can you help?

We can! We have two great alternatives for patients wanting to reduce their dependence on readers: MonoVision LASIK: MonoVision LASIK is a great option for people with presbyopia. In the LASIK procedure, we correct one eye for your distance vision and the other for up-close. Many patients enjoy this option as it can eliminate the...

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San Francisco

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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