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"The day of surgery was the GREATEST experience ever thanks to all the girls in the surgery center AND Dr. Gordon! I walked out in less than an hour and I could SEE! ... Thank you Dr. Gordon!!! You rock!"

Sandra Dickerman
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“Thank you so very much for changing the way I see the world, literally. You put your patients at ease, you explain things very clearly but most importantly you have a great sense of humor. You really make eye surgery a wonderful experience.”

Amy, Encinitas, CA
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Why Gordon Schanzlin?

These are just a few reasons, or watch our video and see WHY!

  • Experience & Leadership
  • Trust
  • Innovation
  • Excellence in Patient Care
  • Safety
  • Reputation
  • Personalized Vision Correction
  • Comfort & Convenience
  • Affordability
“When a patient walks away we want them to tell their friends about the experience they had in our practice, We want to make this a life enhancing type of experience” – Dr. Geffen

Pioneers and Leaders in Vision Correction Techniques

Our eye surgeons are recognized worldwide for their clinical expertise in the treatment of Cataracts, Laser Eye Surgery and other Vision Correction procedures. They are frequent lecturers for the American Academy of Ophthalmology and the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery and medical consultants for leading ophthalmic corporations. Refractive surgeons from around the world visit our practice to learn advanced techniques of LASIK Surgery in San Diego including All Laser Blade Free LASIK. Meet the eye doctors of Gordon Schanzlin New Vision Institute, world class LASIK and Cataracts Surgeons Dr. Michael Gordon, Dr. David Schanzlin, Dr. Alison Gordon and Dr. Steven Schallhorn, and Optometrists specializing in Refractive Surgery pre- and post-operative care, Dr. David Geffen and Dr. Dorothy Wang.

Correcting Aging Vision

Correcting Aging Vision

People in their 40’s experience the progressive loss of focusing ability for seeing things at arm’s length and up close. This is called Presbyopia. Gordon Schanzlin New Vision Institute offers advanced treatment options such as Progressive Multi-Focal LASIK (PML) for eliminating dependence on eyeglasses, reading glasses, and bifocals. Our ophthalmologists also offer an array of procedures to address cataracts, Dysfunctional Lens Syndrome (DLS), and other conditions associated with aging vision.

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Technology

Technology

Our practice utilizes some of the most advanced technologies available to provide patients with the latest, most effective treatments. State-of-the-art laser vision correction techniques such as Custom Wavefront LASIK and All-Laser LASIK, as well as the LenSx® Femtosecond Laser for cataract surgery and procedures for Presbyopia and other common conditions are just a few of the technologies at Gordon Schanzlin New Vision Institute designed to provide precise treatment and the best possible results.

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Financing

The full range of refractive surgical procedures are available at Gordon Schanzlin New Vision Institute at affordable prices. In addition, the center offers a very attractive finance plan.

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Latest News

How LASIK Helps to Avoid Three Mommy Meltdowns

All moms know how fast things can spiral out of control when little ones have a meltdown, as parents are the true heroes of stress management. While every parent deals with daily stress, struggling with contacts and glasses only confounds the already difficult task of parenting. Here are three scenarios […]

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Pterygium – Dr. David J. Schanzlin Answers Questions About this Common Eye Condition

A pterygium is a very common condition, particularly here in the San Diego area. Characterized by an abnormal growth over surface tissues of the eye, a pterygium can get progressively worse and ultimately affect the cornea. When left untreated, this condition can cause distorted vision, excessive tearing, eye irritation, eye […]

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Presbyopia Treatment – What the Future May Hold

In the first and second part of our series on presbyopia, we talked about causes of the condition and available treatment options. Today, our own Michael Gordon, MD and Dr. David Schanzlin discuss clinical trials they are currently working on that involve state-of-the-art potential treatment techniques for presbyopia. Refocus VisAbility […]

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