Archive for November, 2006

San Leandro / East Bay Surgeon Celebrates 30th Anniversary

Tuesday, November 28th, 2006

San Leandro, CA – Stephen Turner, M.D. has been helping Bay Area residents see for 30 years now.  Even more impressive than the length of time that Dr. Turner has been in practice is the level at which he has been practicing.  Consistently, Dr. Turner has been on the leading edge of the newest advancements [...]

What is included in a Comprehensive Eye Health Examination?

Tuesday, November 21st, 2006

  A Comprehensive Eye Health Examination will require an additional 60 minutes to 2 hours and includes the following testing:  â€¢ History of wearing glasses: The ideal candidate is at least 18 years of age with a stable glasses or contact lens prescription for at least 2 years. • History of contact lens wear: Contact lenses [...]

Visian ICL is providing new options for highly myopic eyes

Friday, November 17th, 2006

STAAR® Surgical Company’s Visian ICL   Experience Vision As It Should Be   Imagine being able to enjoy life without worrying about your glasses or contacts. The Visian ICL (Implantable Collamer Lens) by STAAR®Surgical Company offers you freedom from nearsightedness. With the Visian ICL, you could enjoy the beauty of a sunset, go snorkeling and [...]

Visian opens new website at

Monday, November 13th, 2006

Staar Surgical and Visian ICL are opening a new website to provide information for consumers wanting to learn more about Phakic IOLs. This website provides new information regarding this newest collamer lens and the advantages that it can provide with users. Visian ICL lenses have been shown to be more effective than LASIK for many near-sighted [...]

Election Day – Get Out and Vote

Tuesday, November 7th, 2006

Americans are voting less and less.  Voting is projected by some to be as low as 40% in this election.  Most democracies in the world have a much high participation in the election process.  Please participate.  Study the issues.  Spend time in learning what the candidates stand for and what the ballot measures and various [...]