Archive for the 'Custom LASIK and LASIK Technology News' Category

San Jose as a prime location for LASIK Surgery

Friday, December 4th, 2009

Silicon Valley is a major center for technology and is well-regarded across the globe.  In addition to software and other computer technologies, the San Francisco Bay Area and Silicon Valley are major hubs for medical care and medical technologies.  It is not surprising that San Jose, the East Bay, and San Francisco would provide advanced laser [...]

LASIK Technology in San Francisco, San Jose, and the East Bay Area

Thursday, March 12th, 2009

LASIK today is far advanced from where it was 10 years ago.  A simple look at the FDA results of excimer lasers just 10 years ago, shows that major improvements have been made in LASIK eye surgery.  What changes have occurred? Eyetracking – Early lasers did not have eye trackers.  Eye tracking technology has improved [...]

Wavefront LASIK and Presbyopia (Old Eyes)

Thursday, November 20th, 2008

Presbyopia affects everyone.  Throughout our lives we gradually lose our ability to focus up close.  Young children can focus on objects just a couple inches from their face.  Teenagers can read something a few inches from their nose.  College students see clearly at less than a foot away.  By forty years of age, however, books [...]

Advanced new LASIK technology

Thursday, June 26th, 2008

Turner Eye Institute is the first LASIK center in Northern California to begin using the advanced new Allegretto Excimer Laser System.  It is the fastest laser system available and can perform LASIK treatments in 50% less time than its leading competitors.  Faster treatments lead to less surgery time and less chance of complications.  It also allows [...]

LASIK Review in San Jose

Saturday, February 23rd, 2008

  Dr. Turner deserves excellent rankings from this patient. Review of Turner Eye Institue LASIK and refractive surgery center in San Jose. 

LASIK in San Jose and the San Francisco Bay Area

Tuesday, January 15th, 2008

LASIK eye surgery has made significant changes in the way that we adapt to the world around us.  Glasses have been around for hundreds of years.  Contact lenses have been around for decades, although the concept appeared much earlier.  Laser eye correction has changed our vision even farther by allowing a permanent change in the [...]

Emerging LASIK Technology

Thursday, August 23rd, 2007

The billion dollar Hubble Telescope has been assisting astronomers for nearly two decades now, gathering information about our own Milky Way galaxy and the rest of our universe.  The entire project has not been without problems, however.  Shortly after its launch in 1990, it was discovered that the mirror contained significant spherical aberration that affected [...]

Advances in LASIK Eye Surgery

Wednesday, February 7th, 2007

New advances in LASIK eye surgery are a common question among patients seeking LASIK eye surgery.  Many patients want to know if newer advances will increase the safety and effectiveness of LASIK and how soon this new LASIK technology will be available.  Is LASIK safe now or will there be better choices for LASIK in the [...]

One Millionth blade-free LASIK procedure

Tuesday, December 5th, 2006

DR STEPHEN TURNER OF TURNER EYE INSTITUTE CONTRIBUTES TO MILESTONE ONE MILLIONTH BLADE-FREE LASIK PROCEDURES  Dr. Turner Among National Ophthalmic Surgeons Performing Blade-Free LASIK with the IntraLase Method for Oakland Patients   Oakland, CA, – Dr. Stephen Turner/Turner Eye Institute is among a select number of ophthalmic surgeons whose work has contributed toward the milestone [...]

Intralase – Blades LASIK – for San Jose LASIK Patients

Tuesday, December 5th, 2006

TURNER EYE INSTITUTE NOW OFFERS WORLD’S MOST ADVANCED LASIK TECHNOLOGY – BLADE-FREE INTRALASE METHOD – TO SAN JOSE AND BAY AREA RESIDENTS   Ultra-Precise Lasik Laser Vision Correction Procedure Delivers Exceptional Safety, Visual Results and Fast Recovery     SAN JOSE, CA  â€“ The world’s most advanced LASIK vision correction technology – the 100 percent blade-free IntraLase Methodâ„¢ – [...]