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LASIK Recovery Time: When can I see after LASIK?

July 25, 2010

Here in San Diego, LASIK patients ask me when they will see after their procedure. I tell them: You can see right away after LASIK.  In fact, many patients have been very emotional when they sit up after their procedure and find out they can see! Usually, your vision will be a little foggy for …

San Diego LASIK Surgeon Makes Lives Better

July 20, 2010

I recently found a note from the wife of a patient, and it reminded me that even though I am a LASIK surgeon who is highly specialized, I am first and foremost a doctor. Because of this, I will often notice serious problems, even if they are not related to vision. The note below is …

I’ll Share My Lunch with You — What it Really Means to be “Treated Like Family”

July 14, 2010

There’s a saying: it’s the little things that count. When it comes to LASIK, I really believe it’s the little personal touches that distinguish a good LASIK surgeon from the LASIK surgeon you want performing your procedure. That’s why, when I say I treat all my patients like family, I really mean it. It’s not …

LASIK Risks – You only get one pair of eyes

April 18, 2010

This week a new San Diego LASIK candidate came into my office and told me that his friend, “Larry” told him that with LASIK laser eye surgery there is a 1 in 100 chance of going blind from the procedure. My reaction was “What?!!” And then I thanked the patient for being so candid about his fears and …

I’m over 40, Can LASIK Help Me With Reading?

April 18, 2010

Yes! LASIK can help with reading. Depending on your age, visual demands, and exact prescription, there are several methods I can use to improve your reading vision. I will spend as much time as we need during the LASIK consultation at our San Diego LASIK center understanding your visual needs and designing a treatment plan that you …



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