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Welcome to Peninsula Laser Eye Medical Group: Your Path to Clear Vision

  • Posted by lasik2020 on July 3, 2023 in News
Peninsula Laser Eye Medical Group

With our state-of-the-art LASIK technology, personalized patient care, and comprehensive range of procedures, we are your partner on the path to visual freedom. Schedule a consultation today and take the first step towards a life without visual limitations.

Embrace Clear Vision with Light Adjustable Lens (LAL) After Cataracts Surgery

  • Posted by lasik2020 on June 14, 2023 in News
Light Adjustable Lens

The Light Adjustable Lens, or LAL, is an intraocular lens (IOL) that is surgically implanted into the eye to replace the natural lens during cataracts surgery.

Visian ICL In The News

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Staar Surgical Announces FDA Approval of the Visian Toric ICL for the Correction of Myopia with Astigmatism Staar Surgical announced that the FDA has granted approval of the PMA supplement for the Visian Toric ICL for the correction of myopia with astigmatism. This approval represents an expansion of the Implantable Collamer Lens (ICL) product line for the correction of refractive error in patients with both myopia and astigmatism. “Our toric lens can treat a much larger range of astigmatism—up to 4 diopters—with a single procedure, significantly benefiting the patient,” Caren Mason, President & CEO of Staar Surgical, said in an … Read more…


  • Posted by lasik2020 on January 26, 2017 in News

TAKE THE FOLLOWING QUIZ TO FIND OUT 1. Do you have a family history of glaucoma? Glaucoma runs in families, so if you have a first degree relative with glaucoma, you are at increased risk! 2. Do you take any steroid medications including pills, creams, eye drops, or inhalers? Steroid medication reduces the outflow of fluid from your eye and increases your risk of glaucoma. 3. Do you have diabetes or hypertension? These conditions affect the blood vessels of the eye and make you more at risk for glaucoma. 4. Are you Japanese or African American? These groups are more … Read more…

FDA Approves the Tecnis Symfony® IOLs, the First and Only Extended Depth of Focus Lenses for People with Cataracts

– APPROVAL INCLUDES TORIC VERSION OF SYMFONY IOL FOR PEOPLE WITH ASTIGMATISM – LENSES PROVIDE HIGH-QUALITY CONTINUOUS VISION SO PATIENTS CAN SEE CLEARLY AT NEAR, INTERMEDIATE AND FAR-AWAY DISTANCES, AND POINTS IN BETWEEN, WHILE WEARING GLASSES LESS ABBOTT PARK, Ill., July 15, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — Abbott announced today that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved the Tecnis Symfony® Intraocular Lenses for the treatment of cataracts. The first in a new category of intraocular lenses (IOLs), the Tecnis Symfony lenses are the only lenses in the United States that provide a full range of continuous high-quality vision following … Read more…

Implantable Contact Lenses

Implantable Contact Lenses – Visian ICL Visian ICL is the next generation of vision technology. This technology provides sharp and clear vision even in patients with high levels of near sightedness. Visian ICL originated as a solution for people with high lens prescriptions (high myopia) and for those who lack sufficient corneal thickness to have LASIK. However, its precision and consistent results have made it an excellent alternative to LASIK. During the Visian ICL procedure, a special synthetic lens called an implantable collamer lens, is implanted in the eye, redirecting light rays so they focus correctly on the retina. This … Read more…


  • Posted by lasik2020 on March 19, 2015 in News

Glaucoma is one of the leading causes of blindness in the world. It is a group of diseases that can cause blindness without any warning signs or symptoms. Over 4 million Americans have glaucoma and remarkably, only half of them even know it. People at every age are at risk for glaucoma, from babies to seniors. However, the most common type of glaucoma known as Primary Open Angle Glaucoma or POAG is usually more prevalent as we age. It is not usually curable and unlike cataracts, vision loss from glaucoma cannot be regained. The other main type of glaucoma is … Read more…


  • Posted by lasik2020 on February 4, 2015 in News

Will sitting too close to the television damage my eyes? Just like when you stare at your computer screen too long, you might get a headache from sitting too close to your TV. But there is no proof that the close distance is damaging. Still, needing to sit closer to the TV might be a sign of nearsightedness, so you may need to have your vision checked.


  • Posted by lasik2020 on January 28, 2015 in News

It’s not unusual to spend quite a bit of money on prescriptions at the pharmacy. Even with insurance, the copays can be sometimes be quite high. Here are a couple of tricks for saving you money the next time you pick up your medication. 1. Use a coupon: Many manufacturers offer coupons for their medications which can offer huge discounts. The next time you are prescribed a medication, ask your doctor if they have a coupon. If they do not have one, check online with the drug manufacturer. By doing a little research, you can save significantly on your purchase. … Read more…


  • Posted by lasik2020 on January 22, 2015 in News

Most of us have experienced the annoying burning and tearing you get from chopping onions. But do you know why your eyes burn? When you cut into an onion, you are actually breaking open microscopic cells filled with enzymes that turn into volatile gasses when they escape. This causes a chemical reaction and creates a lachrymatory agent similar to the chemicals in tear gas. From the Latin lacrima, or “tear.” Lachrymatory factor irritates the eyes and stimulate the tear glands to produce tears. Here are some suggestions for alleviating some of the discomfort that can occur: • Cut onions in … Read more…