Category Archives: LASIK

What Is the Difference Between Bladeless LASIK and Regular LASIK?

Both bladeless LASIK and regular LASIK are procedures to help correct your vision by making permanent changes to your cornea. However, the two procedures differ in how our eye surgeon approaches making that correction and what tools we use. Understanding the differences between the two can help guide your decision on which one is best suited for… Read More »

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The Power of LASIK: Transforming Your Vision for a Clearer Future

Have you ever wondered how LASIK eye surgery could change your life? Imagine waking up every morning with crystal-clear vision, no longer relying on glasses or contacts. At Central Valley Eye Medical Group, we strive to help our patients achieve the highest level of vision improvement with cutting-edge LASIK procedures. In this blog post, we… Read More »

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Correct Your Near and Far Sighting with Monovision

When you’re nearsighted in one eye and farsighted in the other, monovision correction may be a treatment option to help you see better. This procedure corrects the dominant eye to see far away, and the non-dominant eye to see close-up distances. After this correction, the eyes and brain adjust and work together better to see… Read More »

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Your Blurry Vision May Be Due to Astigmatism

Astigmatism causes blurry vision – whether the object or person you are trying to focus on is close or far. Even if the object moves closer or further from your sight, it will remain blurred, shadowed, and distorted. Your night vision is likely compromised. Blurry vision is nothing to ignore and you should make it… Read More »

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More About LASIK

In this first tulip-laden blog for March we covered some of the basics of LASIK, the world’s most popular option for permanent vision correction. But people have lots of questions about LASIK, plus there is a fair share of misinformation out there on the internet about laser vision correction. So, let’s spend March’s second Central… Read More »

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The Ins and Outs of LASIK

LASIK is so common these days everyone knows a person who has had this amazing surgery. But if you haven’t had it yourself, there can be some mystery surrounding the procedure. At Central Valley Eye Medical, our ophthalmologists have performed thousands of LASIK procedures, so for this springy pair of March blogs, let’s provide some… Read More »

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 »


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 »


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