Archive for the 'Eye Health News' Category

Go San Francisco Giants

Monday, October 18th, 2010

Congratulations to the San Francisco Giants on their first win in the National League Championship.  We are looking forward to a good series and wish the San Francisco Giants a strong performance and hope for their victory. Baseball is a sport that requires precise vision and accurate reaction times.  LASIK vision corrective surgery has been [...]

Lattise: An FDA Approved Eyelash Treatment

Thursday, September 17th, 2009

An FDA clinical trial of participants using LATISSE® (bimatoprost ophthalmic solution) 0.03%, and documented their progress throughout the 16-week treatment period. The results were more than eye-catching: 78% of participants experienced a significant increase in overall eyelash prominence (including elements of length, fullness, and darkness) at week 16. The following case studies capture these images. [...]

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 [...]

LASIK Technology has allowed laser eye surgery to progress

Thursday, August 7th, 2008

Over the past ten years, excimer laser technology has improved tremendously.  Today’s lasers are faster, more accurate, more safe, and more efficient.  In the initial FDA studies laser surgery patients were content with 20/40 vision.  LASIK was viewed as a success when a patient could pass a driving test without glasses. Today LASIK and laser [...]

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 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 [...]

Same Experienced Surgeon, New Location in San Jose

Tuesday, November 27th, 2007

Although Dr. Turner has been performing LASIK Vision Correction in San Jose for many years now, Turner Eye Institute has a new location in Campbell, California.  Dr. Stephen Turner is well-known throughout California as one of the most experienced LASIK surgeons.  He is also known for his innovation and excellent results.  Dr. Turner introduced many [...]

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„¢ – [...]

What is safer LASIK or contact lenses?

Tuesday, October 24th, 2006

A recent study has concluded that LASIK eye surgery is now safer than contact lens wear in long-term safety.  While this news is nothing new it does provide food for thought for the millions of people who are currently using contact lenses. Recent outbreaks of viral, bacterial, and fungal eye infections have left many wondering [...]

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 [...]