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18
Feb

LENSAR: Advanced Laser Technology For Cataract Surgery

Blade-Free LENSAR® femtosecond laser technology is making cataract surgery more accessible and safer.

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9
Jan

What to Expect When Receiving Laser Cataract Surgery

If you are suffering from vision impairment due to cataracts, you are not alone. One in every six people over the age of 40 will develop cataracts. At LaserVue Eye Center we have over a decade of experience performing Laser Cataract surgery, and we pride ourselves on providing each patient with the highest standard in...

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12
Nov

Meet The Doctors at LaserVue Eye Center

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Get to Know Our Passionate Eye Care Specialists Serving Bay Area Patients Our doctors at LaserVue Eye Center offer comprehensive eye care to patients in the Bay Area. Our offices are conveniently located in San Francisco, Mountain View, and Santa Rosa. We provide state of the art services like custom blade-free LASIK eye surgery, advanced...

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15
Aug

What to Know About Intraocular Lenses for Cataract Surgery

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Following the removal of the eye’s clouded natural crystalline lens during cataract surgery, an artificial lens known as an intraocular lens (IOL) is inserted in its place. An IOL is a meticulously crafted lens that permanently replaces the removed natural lens, restoring clear vision to the patient who receives it. Perfectly transparent, the IOL will...

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6
Sep

What to Expect After Cataract Surgery

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What Patients Can Expect After Cataract Surgery Cataract surgery is a commonplace outpatient procedure performed frequently in California and throughout the United States. Typically taking less than an hour to complete, this short yet life-changing treatment restores clear vision to millions of Americans each year. A successful surgical outcome depends largely on your ophthalmologist’s expertise,...

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26
Jun

Ways to Mitigate Cataract Surgery Stress

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You’ve been informed that the cause of your vision trouble is due to a cataract. You’ve experienced a comprehensive eye exam, a consultation on treatments, and your cataract surgery has been scheduled. For many, instead of feeling solace, the idea of surgery brings about anxiety and stress. It is completely normal to have feelings of...

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2
Mar

Ways To Minimize Cataract Development

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5 Tips to Minimize Cataract Progression Cataracts happen to be the most common cause of vision loss in aging Americans. Cataract removal also happens to be among the most common surgical procedures performed in the United States. While it appears that there is no sure way to avoid cataract development, smart lifestyle changes can help...

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30
May

How to Choose the Right IOL for You

Different Types of Intraocular Lenses

An Inside Look at the Different Types of IOL’s Available 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...

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31
Mar

How to Use Eye Drops Properly After Laser Eye Surgery

How to Use Eye Drops Properly

Aftercare Best Practices and How to Avoid Contamination 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...

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15
May

Dropless Cataract Surgery, Making Post-Op Instructions Easy

Make post-op instructions easier for cataract surgery patients with dropless cataract surgery One of the biggest reasons for medical complications is noncompliance, e.g. a patient acting against medical advice. Whether it be a diabetic who can’t manage a sweet tooth or a post-op patient forgetting to take prescriptions, noncompliance can be the difference between a...

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14
Apr

Blade-Free Cataract Surgery

Blade-free cataract surgery is a huge step forward from normal cataract surgery. Traditionally, cataract surgery wasn’t a type of laser eye surgery. With advancements in technologies and techniques, however, cataract surgery is more effective than ever before. What are cataracts? A cataract is common visual impairment identified by the clouding of the lens within the...

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7
Sep

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

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

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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6
Sep

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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