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What is Mountain view lasik laser eye surgery?

It is a fact of life that some people are blessed with perfect vision whilst others are not so fortunate. A sight defect is known as Ametropia and up until relatively recently people had to live with it, either correcting it by the use of spectacles or contact lenses. However in recent years new techniques have been developed in order to correct some forms of Ametropia surgically. The most widely used technique today is LASIK, which involves the use of a laser to correct the shape of the Ametropic eye.

The reason an eye is Ametropic is due to an irregularity in the ocular system somewhere from the corneal front surface of the eye to the retinal inner back surface. If the light entering at the cornea isn't focused on the retina when the eye is in its relaxed state then the eye is Ametropic.


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The technique used in laser surgery is to lift up a tiny thin flap from the front of the cornea and then reshape or adjust its 'body' to correct or compensate for the irregularity. The flap is then put back into place and the reshaped cornea can then focus the light properly onto the retina at the back of the eye.


How long does the procedure take?

The whole procedure itself usually takes less than half an hour and the actual laser part some 20 seconds per eye.

Does the flap take long to heal?

The cornea is made up of layers and once the flap has been layed back down after the reshaping of the cornea, healing starts very quickly. The outer layer cells of the Cornea are called Epithelium, and usually within 24 to 48 hours the epithelial cells will have grown back to keep the flap securely in place.


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LASIK in the San Jose and Mountain View Area - Peninsula Laser Eye Medical Group
Performing LASIK in San Jose, Mountain View, and throughout the Bay Area, Peninsula Laser Eye Medical Group is a premier refractive surgery practice. We also offer PRK, LASEK, and more.

San Francisco Lasik Laser Eye Surgery, Santa Rosa, Walnut Creek, Mountain View.
LaserVue Eye Centers offer Lasik, custom wavefront lasik, laser vision eye correction surgery, San Francisco, Santa Rosa, Walnut Creek, Mountain View, and Silicon Valley California.

LASIK Laser Eye Surgery - Mountain View, Los Altos, Palo Alto, Portola Valley, Atherton, Woodside, San Mateo
LASIK Laser Eye Surgery - Mountain View, Los Altos, Palo Alto, Portola Valley, Atherton, Woodside, San Mateo. Considering wavefront LASIK laser eye surgery? Want the reassurance of working with your current eye doctor or perhaps just want the convenience of finding someone close by who can perform most of the pre-op and post-op appointments? If you live on the Peninsula or in nearby areas, look through the following list. All of these optometrists can either provide you with the continuity of eye care you want or the proximity to your home or work you need. And they all work closely with top LASIK eye surgeon Dr. Michael Furlong and the advanced technology at Furlong Vision Correction to provide you with the highest quality patient care for your laser vision correction procedure.

Wavefront LASIK - San Jose and Mountain View Area - Leading Laser Eye Center
We perform wavefront LASIK at our San Jose and Mountain View area laser eye center as well as other refractive surgery solutions.

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