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…

Dougherty Laser Vision is proud to announce our partnership with the Conejo Free Clinic in Thousand Oaks. Our team will provide pro bono essential eye care to destitute patients referred by the Conejo Free Clinic. This partnership is through the Andrew Dougherty Vision Foundation, a…

For those looking to correct their vision with laser eye surgery, your three best options are LASIK, SMILE or PRK.  All three procedures are safe and effective ways to correct your vision and result in similar visual outcomes, but which one is right for you?…

Modern Cataract surgery is one of the most common and safest procedures performed today. Both the technology and methodology continues to improve with each new advancement. However as the technology, technique, and practice advances, it can be hard to know the difference between the different…

What is Presbyopia? Presbyopia is a naturally-occurring condition which occurs when the eye’s lens loses its flexibility.  As we age, the lens of our eye loses its flexibility and becomes firm and cannot change shape as easily as when we were young. This is important…

Dougherty Laser Vision is proud to announce our very first patient newsletter. Within this newsletter you will find features on: The new Raindrop Near-Vision Corneal Inlay Our very own Dr. Dougherty’s recent feature on The Insider and ABC7 Eyewitness News The new Syneron E-Max Cosmetics…

Laser Vision correction has taken another step forward: Leading ophthalmological technology manufacturer ZEISS has been FDA approved for widespread use of its newest technology, the VisuMax Small Incision Leticule Extraction procedure. SMILE stands for ‘small incision Lenticule Extraction’ and is one of the most advanced…

Did you know? One of comedy’s fastest-rising stars, T.J. Miller once penned an ode to our very own Dr. Paul Dougherty. The star, known for his recent roles in HBO’s ‘Silicon Valley’ and box-office hit ‘Deadpool’ dedicated the song ‘Dr. Dougherty’ off of his 2011…

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