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Recovery and Side Effects of LASIK Eye Surgery Many people consider finding a LASIK surgeon to correct their vision problems. Prior to LASIK surgery, patients might be suffering from nearsightedness (myopia), farsightedness (hyperopia) and astigmatism. LASIK eye surgery is the most common procedures performed to…

Toric ICL: A New Option for Clear Vision for Those With Astigmatism Astigmatism is a common vision condition that results in blurred vision due to an irregularly shaped cornea. Most people with astigmatism have been unable to undergo LASIK surgery due to procedure inhibitions and guidelines. Now…

We are thrilled to announce that effective November 1st, 2018, DLV Vision will open our 5th office location in Encino, California. For more than a decade, Dougherty Laser Vision has brought the life-changing benefits of laser eye surgery to Los Angeles and Ventura Counties that…

LASIK is the safest, most successful, and most widely studied elective procedure in the world with the highest patient satisfaction rate of any elective procedure available in modern medicine. If you have spent your life wearing contacts or eyeglasses, you’ve probably considered LASIK and have…

We are proud to announce that our very own Dr. Paul Dougherty has been named one of Southern California’s “Super Doctors” for 2018. Super Doctors is a listing of outstanding doctors from more than 40 medical specialties who have attained a high degree of peer recognition…

It’s common for people to hear the words ‘laser eye surgery’ and think only ‘LASIK’. While LASIK is by far ‘king’ of laser eye surgery as we know it, there are a multitude of other extremely safe and effective options available today. Before we get…

Summer is finally here and we can’t think of a better time to invest in yourself and get LASIK.  LASIK surgery is incredibly quick, safe, painless and the short recovery means you’ll be enjoying your summer free from glasses and contacts in no time. Here…

SMILE Laser Eye Surgery is one of the most significant advances in laser eye surgery in the last 10 years. SMILE provides a revolutionary minimally invasive treatment for the correction of myopia (nearsightedness) and astigmatism. SMILE combines the safety of traditional vision correction techniques like…

The surgical treatment of high myopia has always been very challenging. Options include LASIK, PRK, Refractive Lens Exchange (RLE) and phakic IOL’s. LASIK is not often used for high myopia above -10.00 to -12.00 D due to the risk of ectasia ( surgery induced keratoconus…

A common misconception is the unquestioning belief that contacts are far safer than a laser eye surgery like LASIK.  In reality, this is just not true– contacts can pose some serious risks to your eye health if not used properly. Contact Lens Risks Infection and…

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