2013

November is National Diabetes Month

Diabetes is the leading cause of blindness among adults in the United States. Nearly 26 million children and adults in the United States have diabetes.
Another 79 million Americans have prediabetes and are at risk for developing type 2 diabetes. According to the American Academy of Ophthalmology, if you have diabetes, ...
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Throughout the year Gordon Schanzlin New Vision Institute Institute supports our community in various efforts. We are pleased to have the opportunity to give back in the following ways in 2013. The doctors and staff provided medical care and surgery through Project Access, the San Diego County Medical Society’s Foundation. ...
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Is LASIK Safe?

Data collected and studied at Gordon Schanzlin New Vision Institute Institute (GWSVI) is consistent with outcomes and safety as reported in FDA clinical trials. LASIK and excimer laser treatments to correct vision, have been one of the most studied elective procedures performed today. More than 9 million patients (representing nearly ...
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In an article published in Ophthalmology Times, September 2012, results from over 400.000 Medicare patients who had a diagnosis of cataracts, were studied to determine if patients who undergo cataract surgery have a lower incidence of hip fracture. It was found that patients who had cataract surgery showed a statistically ...
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David Schanzlin, MD of Gordon Schanzlin New Vision Institute Institute, has been named President of the Board of Directors of San Diego Eye Bank®, a California Non-Profit corporation. Dr. David Schanzlin is in private practice at Gordon Schanzlin New Vision Institute Institute in San Diego (www.gwsvision.com). As President of the ...
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You’re invited to attend a Free Lunch N Learn on Laser Refractive Cataract Surgery, called LRx. This custom, blade-free laser assisted cataract removal option, allows the surgeons at Gordon Schanzlin New Vision Institute Institute to plan and perform cataract and lens exchange surgeries to exacting individualized specifications unattainable with standard ...
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EyeMed Vision Care®

Is it time for your eye exam? It is recommended that adults age 18 to 40 should have an eye exam every 2 years. Eye doctors perform various tests to examine all parts of the eye, as well as to gauge your overall health. Some procedures are designed to evaluate ...
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