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7
Feb

Understanding the cost of Laser Vision Correction

SMILE, LASIK, and glasses– comparing the total costs Consider the yearly and long-term costs of your glasses and contacts when thinking about investing in laser vision correction. In today’s blog post, we’re going to be discussing cost, value, and investment as it relates to your vision correction and care options. This is a very important...

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31
Jan

Are You a SMILE Candidate?

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Is SMILE Eye Surgery Right For You? As the latest technology in laser vision correction, SMILE is a comfortable procedure, but how do you know if it’s right for you? Do you have blurry vision or are you nearsighted? Do glasses or contact lenses inconvenience your daily life? Do you often experience dry eye symptoms?...

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24
Jan

LASIK and SMILE – What’s the Difference?

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LASIK and SMILE: The Future is brighter with a new laser vision correction technology option. Whether LASIK or SMILE is the laser vision correction best suited for you, your vision for the future can be sharpened. As you know, LASIK has been helping patients for more than 25 years to see more clearly without glasses....

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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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4
Nov

4 Common Concerns About SMILE Eye Surgery

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Common Questions Patients Ask About SMILE Eye Surgery At LaserVue Eye Center, we take our patients’ physical and mental comfort in mind before performing any vision corrective surgery. We understand the anxiety many patients can feel before an operation, so our experienced surgeons are here to guide you through the entire SMILE Eye procedure. Our...

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21
Aug

What to Avoid After SMILE Eye Surgery

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What to Expect After SMILE Laser Eye Surgery Are you scheduled to have SMILE eye surgery in the near future? Congratulations! SMILE is one of the safest and most advanced elective eye surgeries available for those suffering from myopia or astigmatism. After the short laser procedure, it is likely you will be free of glasses...

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23
Jul

Treating Astigmatism with SMILE Eye Surgery

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Can SMILE Eye Surgery Correct Astigmatism? Astigmatism is one of the most common vision problems that individuals in the United States suffer from. In fact, it has been estimated that over three million Americans are affected by the condition. Individuals with astigmatism experience blurry or distorted vision, both near and far. This can make day-to-day...

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26
Jun

How Much Does SMILE Eye Surgery Cost?

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Is SMILE Eye Surgery Worth the Cost? If you are considering corrective eye surgery to improve your vision problems, you might have heard about SMILE eye surgery. SMILE is the most cutting-edge laser procedure available for conditions like myopia (near-sightedness). Not only will your vision improve, you will save the thousands of dollars you spend...

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16
Nov

ReLEx SMILE is Now Approved for Astigmatism

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FDA Stamp of Approval ReLEX SMILE surgery, the most significant advance in laser eye surgery in the last 10 years, is now FDA-approved for patients with astigmatism. Prior to this approval, only about 20% of potential patients were candidates for SMILE vision correction. That number increases up to 70% now that the ReLEx SMILE procedure...

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5
Feb

Why We Love Mountain View

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(And Are Proud to Service the LASIK Needs of its Residents) For over two decades, Dr. Jay Bansal has been performing laser eye surgery in the San Jose Area out of LaserVue’s Mountain View location. Just as the city of Moutain View prides itself on its commitment to strong neighborhoods and values, so too does...

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4
Dec

SMILE and LASIK What’s the Difference?

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How is SMILE different from LASIK The technology surrounding laser vision correction surgery has made great strides in the past years and continues to move forward at an advanced pace. Many people the world over have experienced the life-changing effects of these procedures. Recently, a new milestone has been reached. The medical technology business group,...

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18
Jul

Contact Lens Risks

Contact Lens Risks

Are Contacts Safer Than LASIK? When worn and cared for properly, contact lenses are a very safe option for vision correction. However, failing to use and care for your contacts as directed can lead to some frightening risks. Corneal Ulcers Few things sound scarier than an ulcer on your eye. A corneal ulcer is an...

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1
Jun

SMILE Laser Eye Surgery Featured on NBC Nightly News

Watch the feature story on this LASIK Alternative Smile Laser Eye Surgery is the most significant advance in laser eye surgery technology in over 10 years. It is a minimally-invasive one-step surgery that allows you to live your life free of contacts and glasses. Dr. Bansal is proud to be the first doctor in Northern...

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11
Apr

SMILE, LASIK or PRK Surgery: Which is Best?

3 Generations of Laser Eye Surgery

SMILE, LASIK, or PRK: Which is Right for Me? If you’re ready to live your life free from glasses and contacts, you’ve probably decided that laser eye surgery is the best option for you. Knowing which procedure is the best for you can be a bit more difficult. Those who have chosen laser eye surgery...

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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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