Archive for July, 2006

Flomax and Eye Surgery

Friday, July 28th, 2006

Commonly Asked Questions:  Turner Eye Institute performs LASIK and cataract surgeries on patients in San Jose, San Francisco, Concord, and San Leandro.  Our patients in fact come from all over Northern California and the San Francisco Bay Area.  Many of these patients are taking medications for conditions not related to their eyes.  These medications can [...]

Sports, Soccer, LASIK, Mixed Martial Arts, Football, Boxing

Friday, July 28th, 2006

Can Sports Be Played After LASIK? San Jose residents as well as soccer fans from around the world enjoyed watching soccer (known as football in most other countries) during the World Cup 2006.  Many LASIK patients might wonder if having LASIK is a risk for soccer (football) players or for other sports.  Is it safe [...]

Visian Update

Wednesday, July 26th, 2006

With the Visian (ICL) and the Verisyse Dr. Turner has now implanted well over 200 phakic intraocular (IOL) lenses for San Francisco, San Jose, and Bay Area residents. The results have been excellent with nearly all eye surgery patients experiencing an improvement of at least one line of visual acuity compared to glasses or contact [...]

LASIK vs Epi-K

Tuesday, July 25th, 2006

There is now a new option for patients in San Jose and San Francisco who are seeking LASIK eye surgery.  It is called Epi-K and is available at Turner Eye Institute for people who are not ideal candidates for LASIK eye surgery. In standard LASIK, a microkeratome is used to create a flap prior to [...]

San Jose LASIK Center receives Pentacam

Monday, July 24th, 2006

Pentacam now available at our San Jose LASIK Center We have been using the Orbscan to properly screen LASIK and refractive patients since 1999. We feel strongly that our excellent LASIK results and very low rate of enhancements and complications in San Jose are in part due to the thorough and careful patient selection and the [...]

Recent Advances in Vision Correction

Friday, July 21st, 2006

Turner Eye Institute Medical Group      Dr. Stephen Turner has been performing vision correction procedures for 30 years and is one of the pioneers for LASIK and laser vision correction.   Dr. Turner’s experience is the main reason that thousands of San Francisco Bay Area and San Jose residents have chosen Turner Eye Institute for [...]

LASIK, Health, and Wellness

Wednesday, July 19th, 2006

LASIK is generally most attractive to the healthy individual with vision problems that must be corrected with contact lenses or glasses.  These individuals are seeking after a low-stress lifestyle with minimum difficulties. San Jose, San Francisco, Oakland, and Walnut Creek residents often choose Turner Eye Institute and Stephen Turner M.D. because of his reputation for [...]

LASIK Patients in San Jose, San Francisco extremely satisfied with Turner Eye Institute

Tuesday, July 18th, 2006

Turner Eye Institute requests satisfaction surveys from every patient in order to continually improve on the quality of the treatment given.  Turner Eye Institute has always ranked above the national average in the overall satisfaction level of the patients.  Over the past 2 months, patients at our four locations in Concord, San leandro, San Jose, and San [...]

LASIK at 4 Locations – San Jose, San Francisco, Concord, and San Leandro

Thursday, July 13th, 2006

Turner Eye Institute is celebrating its 30th year in providing excellent eye care.  During this time, Dr. Turner has introduced a number of exciting new procedures to the San Francisco Bay Area.  From LASIK to Crystalens to Visian to Intacs, the advanced procedures that are offered at Turner Eye Institute can help eliminate the need [...]

What’s New in San Jose LASIK

Tuesday, July 11th, 2006

San Jose LASIK Centers are among the most advanced in the world.  Among the best of these LASIK centers is Turner Eye Institute.  New advances in the LASIK technology that are being used by Turner Eye Institute in San Jose include Iris Registration and Custom Wavefront LASIK.  In addition to these technologies, San Jose residents [...]


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