LASIK

17
Nov

Major LASIK Complications? There Is Hope For You.

Zypotix Lasik utilizes custom wavefront technology to map the front surface of your cornea, which is the same as topography guided LASIK.  Dryness may be causing your symptoms especially if you notice that your vision changes upon blinking.  Taken consistently and correctly, Restasis does take a few months for you to notice the full effect...

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5
Nov

LaserVue LASIK & Cataract Center in Santa Rosa Welcomes Sacramento Residents

LaserVue is sad to announce the closing of our Sacramento branch. However, we welcome Sacramento residents to our state-of-the-art cataract center in Santa Rosa. We’re opening this location in Sacramento to bring affordable advanced all-laser LASIK and laser cataract surgery to more people than ever before. Jay Bansal, MD, founded LaserVue in 1996 with the...

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5
Nov

LASIK Surgery Concerns Answered By Dr. Jay Bansal

Dr. Jay Bansal addresses patient questions about LASIK Eye Surgery. Dr. Bansal is a leading laser eye surgeon located in the Bay Area of Northern California. With over 25,000 eye surgery procedures, Dr. Bansal often speaks at industry events and offers his patients the safest eye surgery correction procedures by investing in the newest and safest...

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5
Nov

Is it possible to have LASIK for farsightedness after having LASIK twice for nearsightedness?

Yes, it is possible to have LASIK for farsightedness after having LASIK for nearsightedness.  However, it is important to note that if you have surgery in both eyes for nearsightedness, your distance vision will not be clear because you are correcting your vision for a closer focal point.  As we age, our ability to focus...

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21
Aug

VisuMax All-Laser LASIK at LaserVue

LaserVue offers cutting-edge All-Laser LASIK technology to the residents of Sunnyvale! The VisuMax system is a highly advanced refractive eye surgery device that revolutionizes the way that LASIK is performed. VisuMax comes from Zeiss, the world renowned optical system manufacturer. All of its components are of the highest quality. These high quality components include high-precision...

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14
Mar

What is the safest / most advanced / most effective LASIK procedure?

For obvious reasons, patients want to know which LASIK procedure is the safest, the most advanced, and the most effective. All surgeries have their own unique risks, and people want to be as informed as they possibly can be before making such a large investment. When it comes to laser eye surgery, there’s no “one-size-fits-all”...

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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

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

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

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

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 in...

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11
Jul

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

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

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

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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