The next total solar eclipse, also known as ‘The Great American Solar Eclipse’, will happen Monday, August 21st. This total solar eclipse will be the first in nearly 100 years to be viewable from coast to coast. Whether you’re lucky enough be one of the…

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…

How do humans see color? Dr. Paul Dougherty of Dougherty Laser Vision explains how humans perceive and interpret color. Did you know some women have the ability to see 100 times more color than the average human? Why does colorblindness occur? Learn the answers to…

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…

Dougherty Laser Vision was awarded the Ventura County Star Readers’ Choice Award for Best LASIK Surgeon (Full County Winner) and placed as one of the favorite employers in the East County! We are extremely excited to receive this honor and appreciate everyone’s support!

Partnership Between San Luis Obispo Ophthalmic Surgeon Adam Abroms, M.D. and Southern California-Based Dougherty Laser Vision Delivers Innovation-Driven Refractive Surgery and General Ophthalmology Services Across Central Coast Region Improving vision care across California’s Central Coast is the focus of ADV Vision – a new regional…

Dougherty Laser Vision’s work with the Conejo Free Clinic in Thousand Oaks was recently featured in the Ventura County Star. Dougherty Laser Vision will be providing pro bono eye care to destitute patients referred by the Conejo Free Clinic. Read more in the online article…

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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