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26
Jun
0

Ways to Mitigate Cataract Surgery Stress

Physician comforting patient before treatment.

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
0

Ways To Minimize Cataract Development

pair of eye glasses on a piece of paper that reads "cataract"

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 slow progression and help you maintain...

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30
May
0

How to Choose the Right IOL for You

Different Types of Intraocular Lenses

  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 be straightforward, many have questions about which intraocular lens...

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31
Mar
0

How to Use Eye Drops Properly After Laser Eye Surgery

How to Use Eye Drops Properly

  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 Staff Will Explain and Demonstrate Upon giving...

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15
May
0

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
0

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
0

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
0

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
0

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
0

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
0

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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10
Sep
2

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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24
Jul
0

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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7
Jun
0

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
0

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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