Category Archives: LASIK

Nearly 30 Years of Improving Vision — the History of LASIK

LASIK surgery is so commonplace today, with millions of patients worldwide opting for the surgery, that it seems the procedure has been around forever. But in reality, LASIK has only been common in the U.S. for just over 28 years. Since we perform thousands of LASIK procedures every year for patients across the Central Valley,… Read More »


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Adding Even More Precision to Laser Vision Correction

At Central Valley Eye Medical Group, we take pride in staying at the forefront of vision technology. For laser vision correction that means CustomVue™ Individualized Laser Vision Correction. This establishes a new standard in laser vision correction, and we now offer this procedure at Central Valley for patients who qualify. What is different about CustomVue?… Read More »


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PRK and LASIK — What’s the Difference

Everyone knows about LASIK (laser-assisted in situ keratomileusis) eye surgery. It can take a person who has lived his or her entire life dependent on glasses to see the alarm clock and give that person perfect vision in just a matter of minutes. But sometimes our Central Valley Eye Medical Group patients don’t quite fit… Read More »


Don’t Be Afraid — LASIK Fears Are Unfounded

LASIK vision correction has become commonplace in American society. Around 700,000 LASIK surgeries will be done in 2019. You probably know at least a few people who have had the procedure. LASIK actually is an acronym for laser in-situ keratomileusis, which sounds far scarier. Maybe that’s why the procedure is always referred to simply as… Read More »


What’s the Difference Between PRK and LASIK?

Despite the fact that LASIK (laser-assisted in situ keratomileusis) eye surgery was approved by the FDA less than 20 years ago, in 1999, everyone knows about it. It can take a person who has lived his or her entire life dependent on glasses to see the alarm clock and give that person perfect vision. But… Read More »


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Dear Friends,

We at Central Valley Eye hope that you and your families are well. To continue to protect the health of our patients and staff during the coronavirus pandemic, we are taking all reasonable precautions as we provide the eye care that our community needs:

  • All patients and staff must now wear masks within the clinic building. Please bring one from home.
  • Whenever appropriate, we are rescheduling patients with fever, cough, or cold symptoms
  • We have adjusted our schedule to decrease the number of patients in our waiting rooms
  • We have increased our already strict sanitizing practices
  • Whenever appropriate, we are diverting visits to telemedicine (by cell phone, tablet, laptop, or desktop). Please contact us for further details at 209-952-3700.

If you are unsure whether to come in for your visit, please call us.

Following state guidelines, the doctors at Central Valley Eye have recently resumed performing elective surgeries. Our surgery coordinators will be contacting patients to reschedule the surgeries that needed to be postponed. We appreciate your patience during this time.

If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact us at 209-952-3700.

Warmest regards,

Brandy Simpson
Practice Manager
Central Valley Eye Medical Group, Inc.