Archive for the 'San Francisco LASIK 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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

First Optimized Wavefront 400 Hz Allegretto Excimer Laser LASIK in Northern California

Wednesday, July 23rd, 2008

Turner Eye Institute maintains its position as the technology leader in LASIK in the San Francisco Bay Area by becoming the first LASIK center in Northern California to use the advanced 400 Hz Allegretto Excimer Laser System with Optimized Wavefront performance.  This system even further improves the accuracy of LASIK treatment and reduces the number [...]

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 [...]

Why Wavefront LASIK Laser Vision Correction?

Thursday, April 10th, 2008

LASIK Wavefront surgery continues to advance in technology and provides over a million eyes with excellent vision every year in the United States.  Despite its phenomenal success, LASIK surgery is not without its controversy and patients can often be confused by the marketing information that is provided to patients.  LASIK technology and the excimer laser [...]

San Francisco Bay Area Patient Loves the Results

Saturday, February 23rd, 2008

   San Francisco Bay Area patient writes: Thorough through out the whole procedure.  Staff was hospitable, knowledgable, and very efficient.

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 [...]

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 [...]


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