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3
Dec

Migrating Cells After LASIK Surgery, Should You Be Worried?

LASIK Surgery Recently? Did Your Surgeon Tell You That You Have “Migrating Cells”? The “migrating cells” that your LASIK eye surgeon mentioned is likely a condition called epithelial ingrowth.  This occurs when the cells on the outermost surface of your cornea grow under the LASIK flap.  In most cases no treatment is required and your eye...

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19
Jul

Are your eyes dry, red, or itchy?

Dry eye typically takes one of two forms. The first form is what most people believe dry eye is, namely a lack of tears. However, the majority of patients have a condition called evaporative dry eye, where the oil layer of the tears is insufficient to prevent excessive evaporation. Patients with evaporative dry eye find...

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8
Apr

LASIK for recent onset of myopia

Q: I’ve been nearsighted for about 1-1/2 years, is Lasik a permanent cure? A: Your question reveals some information that indicates Lasik may not be an option…yet. You say you are “suffering from near-sightedness for about a year”. It is unusual for an adult to experience late onset myopia (nearsighted, shortsighted) vision. Natural myopia commonly...

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28
Mar

Contact Lens Infection Nearly Blinds High-Schooler Ashley Hyde

How Dangerous Are They? If you wear contact lenses and don’t regularly change them or practice good contact lens hygiene, let this be a lesson for you. To read the full article about Ashley Hyde’s infection on the Huffington Post.

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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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7
Jun

LASIK Safety Series – Part I: A decade of refinement

Safety and accuracy, 10 years in the making: LaserVue Eye Center is dedicated to remaining at the forefront of laser vision correction with the most advanced LASIK technology available in the world, called iLASIK or All-Laser Custom LASIK. By offering the FDA-approved iFS Intralase laser, combined with our advanced custom mapping and excimer laser platform,...

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7
Jun

LASIK Safety Series – Part II: Safe, worry-free LASIK is here!

100% Customized, 100% Blade-Free: Patients are happy to find that unlike traditional LASIK which uses a metal blade, our worry-free LASIK is 100% all laser. That’s right, most people would be surprised to know that “old technique LASIK” or “basic LASIK” is only partly performed by a laser. Most surgeons acknowledge that the main safety...

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7
Jun

January is Glaucoma Awareness Month

Currently, more than 2.2 million Americans age 40 and older have open angle glaucoma, the most common form of glaucoma, according to Prevent Blindness America. In observance of Glaucoma Awareness Month, Dr. Jay Bansal and his staff at LaserVue Eye Center want to educate you on the facts about glaucoma and encourage you to schedule...

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7
Jun

How do I know if I am a good candidate for LASIK?

Are your eyes and general health in good condition? Are you 18 years or older? Has your prescription been stable for the past year to two years? If you answered yes to all of the questions above you may be a good candidate for LASIK at LaserVue Eye Center! Even patients who have been told...

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7
Jun

Did You Know? Your Flex Plan Can Save You Even More on LASIK!

Use Your Flex Plan to Pay for LASIK Laser Eye Surgery That’s right, if you have a Flex Spending Healthcare Account, or Cafeteria Plan you can use your tax-free dollars towards LASIK and save up to 35% (depending on your tax bracket)! And the best part is you can use any amount of your Flex...

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7
Jun

A Comprehensive Exam for Better Results

A lot of practices promise a free LASIK consultation, but at LaserVue Eye Center you receive a truly comprehensive exam, a $250 value, absolutely free. You see; we understand LASIK is a lifetime decision and that every patient’s needs are different. The LaserVue doctors believe it’s best to slow down and carefully evaluate your vision...

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7
Jun

4th of July weekend vision woes

After a great 4th of July weekend in our beautiful Bay Area, I returned to work on Monday and spoke with a patient who did not enjoy my enthusiasm. She told me how she originally had a great weekend planned that included spending some time at the beach enjoying water sports with friends and family....

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16
Mar

New Treatments For Keratoconus

Keratoconus can be a debilitating disease that, in addition to poor vision, can sometimes leads to corneal transpants. In the past, patients with keratoconus would wear contact lenses or glasses until the vision worsened to the point that vision could not be restored even when corrected with glasses or contact lenses. Recent studies show that keratoconus can...

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16
Mar

Challenging The Standards Of Excellence

Many people are familiar with the 20/20 standard of excellence for vision. However, many people don’t know that a study of patients six months after having CustomVue LASIK revealed that many patients are seeing better than 20/20! “Although 20/20 is a common standard of excellence in eye care, CustomVue LASIK is making us rethink what “great vision”...

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