ReLEx SMILE Laser Eye Surgery Now Available at Dougherty Laser Vision

We are proud to be the first in the tri-counties to offer our patients the newest, most advanced laser eye surgery technology available for the correction of myopia.
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Q2 Doctor Affiliate Newsletter

Dougherty Laser Vision is very excited to announce the second edition of our Affiliate Newsletter. This newsletter is in effort to provide you, our network of referring Optometrists, an overview of what is currently going on within the industry, Dougherty Laser Vision and more importantly, practice management information. Our promise to you is to provide content that is valuable and relevant to your practice and patients.

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New Article By Dr. Paul J Dougherty

Doctor Dougherty recently published an article on the refractive outcomes and safety of the implantable collamer lens in young low-to-moderate myopes in The Journal of Clinical Ophthalmology. View the video abstract below or view the full article here. 


Dr. Ronald Singer, a local optometrist, chose the trusted Dougherty Laser Vision to perform his Cataract Surgery. Listen to his journey and watch his pre-op video below.

Dr. Singer’s Post-Surgery Testimonial: “After my consultation with him, the decision was easy. From the moment I set foot in his office, I was treated like a celebrity and was thrilled with the overall experience. The staff was warm, welcoming and attentive to my needs. Three days after surgery I drove from the Valley to Long Beach in near darkness without any hesitations or concerns. Not having to use any Rx eye drops after the surgery was a big bonus. If you are considering cataract or refractive surgery your eyes deserve the best.”

No more BLURRED LINES for singer songwriter Robin Thicke! Robin’s vision is now 20/15 which is BETTER than 20/20! He no longer needs glasses or contacts to watch TV, perform on stage, and sing! Thank you Robin for choosing Dougherty Laser Vision for your LASIK procedure!


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SMILE The Latest in Laser Eye Surgery: Now Available at Dougherty

Dougherty Laser Vision has moved to a NEW San Luis Obispo location!

Clinical outcomes of a new extended range of vision intraocular lens

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Dr. Dougherty implants the first FDA approved Tecnis Symfony Intraocular Lens in the Tri-County Area!

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New Patient Referral Hotline For Referring Doctors



Actor Chris Reid featured on The Insider and ABC7to discuss his vision and cataract surgery procedure with Dr. Dougherty

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FDA approves the Raindrop Presbyopic Inlay procedure. Dougherty Laser Vision was the 1st in California to implant the NEW Raindrop

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vcstar_winnerDougherty Laser Vision has been voted by the readers of the Ventura County Star as the favorite practice for LASIK in Ventura County.


Dougherty Laser Vision is Excited to Announce our
New Syneron E-Max Cosmetic Laser!

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Dr. Dougherty will be attending the Ventura County Medical Resource Foundation Award Dinner to receive an award for Vision Care Specialist of the Year. This is a very important foundation that Dr. Dougherty is involved with. If you are looking to sponsor part of this event, please find more information by clicking here.

franz michelDougherty Laser Vision is Excited to Announce our The Most Recent Addition to our Team

Franz Michel, M.D.! Click here to read more.




Dr. Dougherty has been invited to be the keynote speaker at the Cataract 2016 Conference.

Dougherty Laser Vision is the first to use Femto LDV Z8 laser for Cataract Surgery!

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Dougherty Laser Vision is excited to announce a hybrid antibiotic and steroid drop resulting in fewer drops for our patients! The compounded formula is now for sale at Dougherty Laser Vision & cuts the drops patients need post-op for refractive surgery in HALF! Contact your Dougherty Laser Vision Representative for Details


Dougherty Laser Vision announces new Dropless Cataract Surgery. The result is a reduction in rate of infection down to only 1 in 30,000.

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Today is an exciting time in vision correction surgery. Tremendous advances have been made in refractive surgery for vision correction, making more options available for people who were not able to benefit from refractive surgery in the past and people who want to reduce or eliminate their need for glasses or contact lenses. With that being said, it is important to get the proper advice on which treatment is best for your specific vision needs and expectations.

My goal is to give you the best experience possible with the safest and most effective surgical outcome your eyes are capable of achieving.

I personally consult and evaluate each patient and make recommendations for treatment based on what I would do for myself or what I would recommend if my family member were in the same situation.

I also perform all refractive surgeries at Dougherty Laser Vision. My staff and I treat every pair of eyes like they’re our own. Unlike most surgeons who focus on either LASIK or cataract surgery, I fuse the two technologies together, using both treatments to customize vision procedures to achieve the best possible results.

In 1997 I became one of the first ophthalmologists in the U.S. to experience LASIK first-hand. Therefore, I can relate to your concerns and answer your questions with the insight and perspective that only comes with having experienced surgery from the patient’s point of view.

For me, the most exciting aspect of refractive surgery is improving the quality of life for my patients. If you would like to have clearer vision or a second opinion, I welcome you to visit us and experience the Dougherty difference.

Dougherty Laser Vision Procedure Video Resources


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Implantable Contact Lens

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Cataract Surgery

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YAG Laser Capsulotomy

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IOL Packages

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Refractive Lens Exchange

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iStent Technology

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Laser Cataract Surgery

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