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Why You Shouldn’t Wait To Get LASIK This Summer

Do you tell yourself this is going to be your best summer every year? You mean well: going sailing, exploring downtown San Francisco, and spending plenty of time at the beach soaking in the sun’s rays. But there’s always something holding you back. If you wear glasses or contacts, these visual aids are a temporary…

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Understanding Autoimmune Disorders and Your Vision

Autoimmune disorders are on the rise. A 2017 estimate from the National Institute of Health (NIH) reports 23.5 million Americans are affected by one of many autoimmune disorders. Another report suggests 50 million. And about 4% of the global population is affected by an autoimmune disorder. Regardless of which number hits closer, suffice it to…

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3 Reasons Millennials Should Consider LASIK or SMILE

Hey Millennials! Yep, you know who you are (and if you don’t know where you fit on the Millennial spectrum, yours is the generation born between 1981 and 1996.  It’s no joke that today’s Millennials are busy. Between college classes, part-time or full-time jobs, starting out a career or moving up in your professional careers,…

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Coronavirus, Contact Lenses and Your Eyes

With the recent spread of coronavirus (COVID-19) throughout the world, people are racing for hand sanitizer, masks and adding to their emergency home kits. But many people are overlooking a very important risk-factor simply because they never even thought about it, and few organizations have announced it.  Could your contact lenses be putting you at…

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Can I Have LASIK If I Have Diabetes?

We’ve been in the business of helping patients improve their vision for more than 20 years. Over the decades, we’ve received many questions and helped clear up many fallacies and myths about laser vision correction. Many questions arise again and again.  One such question we hear from patients is this: “Can I have LASIK if…

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Use it or Lose it – Does Your Workplace Offer LASIK Benefits?

The end of the year is approaching fast! We’re already nearly through December! In that vein, have you checked out the perks your company offers toward vision care (specifically, if they offer discounts toward laser vision correction procedures like LASIK or SMILE)? If they do (and more and more companies are now offering these perks)…

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Contact Lens Complications

We’ve said it before and we will say it again…and again and again. Contact lenses are bad for your eyes. Like, really bad. We’ve got the scoop on why, as well as the many complications that can happen as a result of wearing contact lenses.  Keep reading to save your eyesight from some nasty complications…

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Dr. Lin Speaks SMILE at AAO ZEISS Event

Great eye care isn’t just about what we do in the office. It’s about constantly pushing past old limits of technology, to innovate, educate and ensure that millions of people can maintain their vision from decade to decade—with the most up-to-date treatments available. Our very own Dr. Robert T. Lin, eye doctor, laser vision correction…

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Celebrities Who Had Vision Correction Surgery

The famous often set the course for culture. From fashion tips to parenting advice and politics, we often look to them for cues. We’re excited about one of the latest trends we’re seeing in communities of the rich and famous–vision correction (for the win!). That’s because it’s a trend that actually makes a difference for…

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Get Ready to See 20/20 in 2020

The future is an interesting thing, because it’s always on the horizon, and yet before you know it, it’s become the present and the past. Well, 2020 is around the corner, and if you find yourself longing for better vision you’re not alone. About 75% of the global population uses some form of vision correction,…

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