Our Doctors

Dr. Michael Gordon was the first surgeon in the United States to use the Summit excimer laser to correct nearsightedness, as well as the first surgeon to correct astigmatism and hyperopia with the patented Emphasis Erodible Mask.

Together Dr. Gordon, Dr. Schanzlin, and Dr. Geffen, a national specialist on refractive surgery and co-management, are among the most experienced refractive teams in the world.  LASIK Surgeons from around the globe come to Gordon Schanzlin New Vision Institute in San Diego to learn the latest refractive eye surgery techniques. They continue to lead the way having performed the first Blade Free All Laser Custom Wavefront CustomCornea® procedure in the world, in January 2003.

Our eye surgeons are trained as Corneal Specialists and are Certified by the American Board of Ophthalmology. Together with Dr. David Geffen, this team of doctors has successfully treated over 75,000 refractive patients.

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13 Things Only People Who Wear Glasses in San Diego Will Understand

San Diego is our beautiful hometown, famous for its good weather and plentiful outdoor activities. However, there are some things about wearing glasses that can make life in San Diego more difficult. 1. Downward Dog Fail Yoga on the beach is THE ideal way to enjoy San Diego. That is, […]

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Meet the Gordon Family – A Story from Cataract & Refractive Surgery Today Europe

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Introducing the Tecnis Symfony® Intraocular Lens

Gordon Schanzlin New Vision Institute, A TLC Laser Eye Center, is pleased to be offering the Tecnis Symfony® Intraocular lens for our patients. This is the first of a new type of intraocular lens implant that provides both distance and near vision without creating two focal points and affecting contrast […]

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