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From the importance of regular eye exams to what to expect from your LASIK procedure, we’ve got you covered.


Will I Have Pain After LASIK?

October 23, 2009

On leaving the procedure room, LASIK patients’ eyes are still anesthetized, so you won’t feel pain at that time. When the anesthetic drops wear off, LASIK patients may feel itching or a slight burning sensation.  The eyes may be light sensitive, so most people go home and take a nap.  If you have your LASIK …

Does LASIK Eye Surgery Hurt?

October 22, 2009

Does LASIK hurt? As not only a LASIK surgeon but also a LASIK laser eye surgery patient, I have not only personal experience with LASIK but I’ve also watched my patient’s experiences and LASIK recovery. My personal experience was that there was no pain at all during LASIK, only some pressure during the making of …

Paintball Eye Injuries Can Be Devastating

October 12, 2009

Why does this San Diego LASIK surgeon cringe  when hearing about outings to play paintball?  It’s the mental image I carry of what an eye looks like when hit by something the size of a marble traveling at 300 mph.  It is ugly, and the eye may never see again. Paintball injuries to the eye …

Satisfaction with Surgeon One of Strongest Factors Correlated with LASIK Satisfaction

September 22, 2009

If you want to be happy with your LASIK outcome, think more carefully about the surgeon who will evaluate you and perform the procedure than about the aesthetics of the surgery center or the convenience of its location.  In a cross-sectional study of 793 U.S. adults who had laser vision correction surgery over an eight-year …

San Diego’s Best Laser Eye Surgery

September 21, 2009

We are proud to announce that we were voted San Diego’s Best Laser Eye Surgery by the readers of the San Diego Union-Tribune.



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