LaserVue LASIK & Cataract Center

Schedule Appointment

Vision Correction Questions

13
Mar

Am I a Good Candidate for SMILE if I Have Astigmatism?

close of young women's eye with astigmatism with seeing eye chart overlaid

LaserVue Eye Center offers our Bay Area patients ReLEx SMILE laser eye surgery to correct refractive errors like Astigmatism.

Read Article
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...

Read Article
5
Feb

LASIK vs. Contacts and Glasses

cracked glasses against the eye chart

The ultimate comparison guide to help you determine which is better for your lifestyle, LASIK Eye Surgery or contacts, and glasses.

Read Article
24
Jan

LASIK and SMILE – What’s the Difference?

vision, eye surgery and security concept - eyes of senior woman with laser light

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....

Read Article
17
Jan

Why is my vision blurry?

blurred background defocusing city people crowd

Understanding your vision is the first step in improving it! Most people deal with some amount and form of unclear vision. From nearsightedness to farsightedness, astigmatism to old age, everyone’s eyes and clarity of vision are different. The more you know about what causes blurry, unclear vision, the better decisions you can make to care...

Read Article
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...

Read Article
16
Dec

How Much Does LASIK Eye Surgery Cost?

hand putting gold coin into a pink piggy bank with a white background

The #1 Question About LASIK Eye Surgery: How Much Is It? If you are suffering from nearsightedness (myopia), farsightedness (hyperopia), or astigmatism, LASIK might be the solution for you. This popular vision correction procedure utilizes advanced laser technology to reshape the cornea of your eye. It is a relatively painless operation that is completed in...

Read Article
4
Nov

4 Common Concerns About SMILE Eye Surgery

Close up of mature women's face with green eyes

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...

Read Article
22
Mar

Why You Need to Schedule a Comprehensive Eye Examination

female patient having vision checked during comprehensive eye examination

“I can see just fine, I don’t need to visit an eye doctor.” A commonly held assumption is that if you can see clearly now, why would you need to have your vision checked by an ophthalmologist? Good vision is important, yes, but a comprehensive eye examination is so much more than a quick test...

Read Article
4
Dec

SMILE and LASIK What’s the Difference?

Close-up of blue eye

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,...

Read Article
2
Nov

Your Laser Vision Correction Options for Presbyopia

Presbyopia Options

  Are you having trouble trying to focus on objects close-up? Do you hold phones, newspapers, or books at arms-length in order to read them? Are you over the age of… (ahem) 40? Then you may be suffering from Presbyopia. (Don’t worry. Most of us will, too) What is Presbyopia? First off, most people will...

Read Article
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...

Read Article
23
Mar

Presbyopia Correction: The Raindrop Near Vision Inlay

Presbyopia Correction

What is Presbyopia? Presbyopia is an age-related condition that results in gradual loss of near vision.  As we age, the lens of our eye loses elasticity and begins to harden.  This results in a lessened ability to focus on objects up close. Presbyopia most commonly begins to become noticeable in your mid to late 40’s....

Read Article
19
May

Redness In Eye After LASIK Eye Surgery

Are you experiencing redness in the eye you had LASIK surgery on? Redness due to UV rays may be indicative that you have a pinguecula or pterygium in the eye that you had LASIK surgery on.  This occurs when sunlight exposure and long-term irritation cause tissue to thicken and form usually at 3 and 9...

Read Article
22
Dec

Losing Clarity After Laser Vision Surgery?

Is it normal to lose clarity a week after your laser vision surgery? A decrease in vision after Lasik is not normal however, there may be several relatively benign causes of decreased vision.  The most common cause is dry eyes.  During Lasik, a flap is cut in the cornea of the eye severing some of...

Read Article

Virtual LASIK Consultation Available!


To our valued patients, colleagues, and friends,

In response to COVID-19 and in accordance with local, state, and federal guidelines we have closed our Mountain View and San Francisco offices. Our Santa Rosa office is closed for routine eye care but is available to see patients on an emergency-only basis.

Any consultations or appointments occurring during the shelter-in-place period will be rescheduled.

If you are experiencing an emergency, please call our Santa Rosa office at 707-522-6200

We will provide updates as they come and be sure to announce our reopening as well in advance as possible. From myself, and on behalf of our team here at LaserVue, we wish you and your families the best and look forward to serving you in the future.

-Jay Bansal & the LaserVue team

Call 1-800-LASER-45 or Schedule a Virtual Consultation