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27
Sep

Does LASIK Change Your Eye Color?

Q: Does LASIK surgery change your eye color? A: The iris is the colored portion of the eye. Normally the color of the iris does not change after Lasik, however a change in iris color may indicate other ocular health issues that should be checked. Depigmentation of the iris may make it become lighter. Some...

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27
Sep

What is LASIK?

Q: What is Lasik? A: Lasik is a form of surgery that reshapes the cornea (clear front of the eye) to change the way light is focused within the eye. The goal is to reduce the need for corrective lenses. The first step in Lasik is to create a thin flap of corneal tissue about...

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27
Sep

Options for vision correction surgery

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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24
Sep

Overnight Contact Lens Wear and LASIK

Question: I Am Considering LASIK to Treat Astigmatism Using the IntraLase Method? I often sleep in my contacts and am concerned with how that will effect the readiness of my eyes for the procedure. Answer: While there are some contact lenses that have been FDA approved for overnight wear, many eye care professionals still consider...

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20
Sep

Cost of LASIK

Bay Area residents often choose to have LASIK to correct near-sightedness, far-sightedness, and astigmatism. LaserVue LASIK and Cataract Center has been a preferred location for many Concord and Pleasant Hill residents. It has been awarded Best for excellent patient care. LASIK patients frequently ask about the cost of LASIK surgery. Some people assume that the...

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13
Sep

How Long After LASIK Should I Wait Before Applying Makeup?

Question: How Long After LASIK Should I Wait Before Applying Makeup or Using Products Such As Latisse? Answer: We generally advise patients to wait at least a week after LASIK before they begin applying makeup or other eye products such as Latisse. Some patients feel more comfortable waiting a little longer and may wait as...

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13
Sep

When should I have a touch-up LASIK?

Question: got lasik seven days ago was about -5.75 sph and -0.75 cyl in each eye now after 7 days of surgery i still have blurring of vision i went today to my dr and checked my vision by his assistant my data was RT SPH +0.25 CYL -0.50 AXIS 37 LT SPH -0.50 CYL...

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10
Sep

What is Wavefront LASIK?

LaserVue Eye Center uses a wavefront aberrometer to measure the internal aberrations of the eye. This technology is the first step in performing a “customized” wavefront LASIK treatment. During this measurement, the medical device will measure Higher-Order Aberrations (HOAs) in the eye, such as coma, trefoil, and spherical aberration. These HOAs are not correctable with...

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10
Sep

Damage to Eye From A Scratch. Can I Get This Corrected?

Question: Damage to Eye From A Scratch. Can I Get This Corrected? A few years ago, I was a victim of egging, which resulted in my pupil being scratched. I am no longer able to see out of that eye. Is there a possibility that I can have this corrected by surgery or is it...

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6
Sep

Can Lasik Surgery Help High Myopia?

LASIK for high myopia (near-sightedness) There are a number of factors that need to be considered for your highly near-sighted prescription. 1. Corneal thickness – laser vision corrections on the cornea reduce the thickness of the cornea in order to flatten it. If your prescription is too high or the cornea is too thin, it...

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20
Aug

What Are Good Lasik Eye Surgery Alternatives?

Question: Are there any good alternatives to LASIK? Answer: There are other good options besides LASIK. The options are dependent upon your particular refractive error (glasses prescription) and other measurements of your particular eyes (shape and corneal thickness to name a few). While glasses and contacts are the most common, photorefractive keratectomy (PRK) is the...

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20
Aug

Is Bladeless Lasik the Same As ilasik? Which is Best?

Question: I would really like to know if bladeless lasik is technically the same thing as ilasik? Or is ilasik just a TM name? Do you get the same results of bladeless lasik as you do with ilasik? A lasik provider says they use bladeless lasik (intra-something lasik). Is that ilasik that all the other...

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9
Aug

LASIK Questions: Post LASIK cruise

Q: I’m Two Weeks Post Lasik and Going on a Cruise, if I Go on Deck at Night Without Glasses Do I Need to Worry About my Flap? A: I am assuming that you are worried about possible windy conditions aboard a ship. The flap will certainly be secure enough after 2 weeks that wind...

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9
Aug

Q: Should I Have Mono Vision at Age of 38?

I’m 38 and I already had one eye LASIK 2 weeks ago which I obtain 20/20 vision. I have problem seeing close. If I do Lasik on the the remaining eye for -1.25, will it prevent me having to wear reading glasses later? (I don’t need reading glasses currently) Will it be difficult for me...

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7
Aug

Should I Have Lasik to Correct to 20/20?

Q: Should I Have Lasik to Correct to 20/20 ? I am 26 yrs old and my prescription is stable at -5.75 in right eye with -1.00 astigmatism, 42 axis and -6.00 in left eye with -1.00 astigmatism nd 136 axis. Corneal thickness: 502 microns in both eyes. I do not have dry eyes issues....

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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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