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18
Mar

Will Lasik Work in my Case?

Question: I’ve tried glasses but never contacts. Glasses for me do almost nothing but give me a headache. My vision improves only marginally to the point I don’t know much of a difference with or without. When I have both eyes open I see fine, but when I close my right eye everything is blurry....

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4
Mar

10 Days Post Lasik but Vision is not perfect in my Left Eye?

Question: its been 10 days of my i lasik in both eyes i had high power – 5.00 in both eyes but now after lasik although i can see 20/20 from my right eye but in left eye i see blurred i had a big clot on up of my left eye which is touching...

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25
Feb

Do Lower Prescriptions Have Better Results with Lasik?

Question: Is It True That Lower Prescriptions Have Better Results with Lasik? I had Lasik about a year ago and have had almost no complications and been overall happy with the result. But I’ve been surfing the web and what I found worried me, terrible reviews and regrets about having the procedure done. I had...

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28
Jan

How much would LASIK cost me?

Q: How Much Can I Expect LASIK Surgery for -3.75 D to Cost on the Average? (WaveFront) A: It is a common misunderstanding that the cost of LASIK depends on the prescription. While some low cost centers might connect the price of LASIK eye surgery to your prescription, the most common reason for this is...

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28
Jan

Is LASIK an option for me in the future

Q: My eyesight is -6.00 and I am only 16. Would I be able to get laser surgery when I am older? A: There are many options for vision correction surgery. Lasik is the most popular and well known form of vision correction surgery. It has the advantage of quick vision recovery and virtually no...

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14
Jan

LASIK Cost and Treatment Received

Q: Can LASIK eye surgery improve your eyesight to a certain percentage so I don’t need to pay full price? A: It appears that you are asking if the amount you pay for Lasik is based upon the amount of correction you receive. Never have I heard of this kind of pricing, and it would...

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29
Oct

Will LASIK remove corneal scars

Today I met a patient in the LASIK Center with two scars in the right cornea from ulcers due to contact lens wear. She was asking if the scars would remain following LASIK surgery. Ulcers and trauma to the cornea can sometimes form scars if they penetrate beyond the layers of the epithelium. These scars...

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29
Oct

Are there any precautions needed after LASIK?

Q: Will my eyes be more vulnerable after Lasik? A: The eyes after Lasik are somewhat more vulnerable to direct trauma. If you expect to get whacked in the eyes you might want to consider PRK instead, but many who perform in extreme sports such as professional football, mountain climbing, sky diving, and even US...

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11
Oct

Is LASIK noticeable?

Q: Can you tell if someone has had laser eye surgery just by looking at their eyes? A: An eye doctor would be able to determine if someone has had laser eye surgery upon a comprehensive examination. You can’t hide Lasik from everyone, but the average person is not likely to notice the change in...

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8
Oct

LASIK for astigmatism

Q: What Preparations Should Be Made Prior to Having LASIK for Astigmatism? A: Astigmatism means that the cornea has greater curvature in one meridian than in another. Some eye care doctors use the analogy of a football shape rather than a basketball shape. Most people have some astigmatism although very small amounts are often left...

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8
Oct

Insurance for LASIK surgery

Q: Is there a loophole for Lasik surgery using insurance? A: There is no loophole, but there should be.  Your medical insurance is a business contract that includes limitations and exclusions.  Lasik is considered an elective, arguably cosmetic, surgery. Virtually all major medical insurance plans have exclusions for elective surgery.  Lasik is eye care procedure...

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4
Oct

Visual Acuity Tests

Q: How often should a patient have a visual acuity test after Lasik? A: Let’s clarify your question. Your meaning of a visual acuity exam and the industry’s meaning may be different. A Snellen Visual Acuity test is the “Big E” exam when a patient looks at known black sharp edged letters on a white...

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1
Oct

Safety and LASIK: Corneal Thickness

Q: Can I Do Lasik? My Cornea Thickness is 490 Microns? I decided to have lasik on both eyes. The doctor said everything is good except my cornea thickness was right eye 490 microns – left eye 488 microns. Can I have lasik? The doctor recommended not to wear contact lenses for three months and...

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1
Oct

Should I get laser eye surgery?

Q: Should I get laser eye surgery A: Whether or not you should have elective surgery on your eyes is an impossible question to answer in a forum because your individual eyes are unique and your vision demands are so variable. Only after a comprehensive examination from a knowledgeable doctor could you know if you...

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27
Sep

Eye movements during LASIK

A recent patient in our office asked this question: Q: What if my eye moves during LASIK? A: While attempted fixation on the target is important, our current laser systems have effective tracking abilities that follow the eye’s movement. In fact, if you look at eye tracking videos on LASIK technology websites you will see...

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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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