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7
Sep
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Side Effects to Cataract or LASIK Surgery

Curious to know what side effects you may experience after having cataract or LASIK surgery? Here are a few side effects that could happen to you after surgery: On the first day, you may feel like you’re looking through cellophane. Once you wake up the next morning, everything you see will be dramatically clearer and...

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7
Sep
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How Many Procedures Has LaserVue Performed?

When selecting a LASIK surgeon, it is very important to select one that has at least 10,000 hours of experience. To some, that may seem excessive, but it really isn’t. If you devote 10,000 hours to your job, your hobby, or your passion, chances are good that you are very good at what you do....

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7
Sep
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Do I Need Cataract Surgery?

Many patients inquire if they need cataract surgery. Many are not sure, because they have been living with the slow progression of cataracts, not noticing the changes. They are accustomed to their compromised vision, often saying their sight is “just fine”. Here are some signs that you may need cataract surgery: You have hazy or...

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7
Sep
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Signs I Need LASIK Surgery

As our vision declines, we may not really notice. Because we live with our eyes day in and day out, our vision appears “just fine”. If you would like to have clear vision and remove the need for contact lenses or glasses, here are some signs you need LASIK surgery: You have a moderate case...

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7
Sep
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Night Driving After Cataract Surgery

Many of our patients want to know what night driving is like after cataract surgery. The answer is not the same for everyone, but here are some typical experiences you may have with your vision while night driving after cataract surgery: Your visual clarity and the colors are much improved. You should be able to...

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7
Sep
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LASIK Cost in the Bay Area

When it comes to LASIK surgery, many patients want the lowest cost in the Bay Area, but you should always beware of being “penny wise and pound foolish”. There are several low cost LASIK providers that cut corners in order to provide bargain prices. However, many patients who have experienced these low cost LASIK centers...

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6
Sep
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Cataract Surgery Cost in the Bay Area

The cost of cataract surgery varies in the San Francisco Bay Area, and the wide range of prices should be no surprise. Like in all industries, you have your bargain-basement low cost vendors, and you have your high-end vendors. And, like in all industries, you often get what you pay for, so buyer beware. There...

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6
Sep
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Vision After Cataract Surgery

Many of our cataract patients want to know what their vision will be like after cataract surgery. Here is what can be expected, and how your vision will improve after cataract surgery: After cataract surgery, you will be prescribed several eye drops that you will need to apply often, following all post operative instructions. Immediately...

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6
Sep
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Vision After LASIK Surgery

Have you wondered what your vision will be like after LASIK surgery? Here is an overview of what you can expect from your vision after LASIK surgery. First day: Your vision, at first, might seem unclear…kind of like you’re looking through a sheet of cellophane. You also may experience sensations of dryness, itchiness, and irritation...

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19
Jul
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Are your eyes dry, red, or itchy?

Dry eye typically takes one of two forms. The first form is what most people believe dry eye is, namely a lack of tears. However, the majority of patients have a condition called evaporative dry eye, where the oil layer of the tears is insufficient to prevent excessive evaporation. Patients with evaporative dry eye find...

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11
Jul
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Patient needs reading glasses

Today I had a patient who does not need glasses except for reading. She is 54 years old. She asked if LASIK could help. LASIK is a laser vision treatment which uses a laser to change the shape of the cornea. LASIK is not a perfect solution for every problem. People who can see fine...

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11
Jul
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Problems with focus and dryness following LASIK

Question: I am 42 years old who had LASIK 6 weeks ago for myopia. I have noticed when I work on the computer I can read fine, but when I look up at a distant object my dominant eye is extremely blurry. Blurriness goes away after 5-10 minutes, but eye feels strained. I can still...

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2
May
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Corneal Scars and LASIK

Question: I Was Told That I Have a Scar on my Cornea and Glasses or Contacts Wouldn’t Help. Would Lasik Help? Answer: It is likely that if you were told that you have a scar that the scar is not visible cosmetically and may not affect vision at all. In this case, there is really...

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2
May
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Minimum age for LASIK surgery

The FDA has approved excimer lasers for use in LASIK for patients as young as 18 years of age. Surgeons could perform LASIK in patients younger than 18 but such a treatment would be considered off-label. The concern for younger patients is that the glasses prescription has not yet stabilized and the person would later...

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8
Apr
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LASIK for recent onset of myopia

Q: I’ve been nearsighted for about 1-1/2 years, is Lasik a permanent cure? A: Your question reveals some information that indicates Lasik may not be an option…yet. You say you are “suffering from near-sightedness for about a year”. It is unusual for an adult to experience late onset myopia (nearsighted, shortsighted) vision. Natural myopia commonly...

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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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