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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8 Signs You Should See a Doctor for Dry Eyes

You may suffer from dry eyes even if you don’t think your eyes are dry! Dry eyes are a common condition that in some cases is temporary. Circumstances like staring at screens, allergies, flying in an airplane, or experiencing the Santa Ana winds can all be causes of temporary dryness. […]

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Signs and Symptoms of Dry Eyes

You may suffer from dry eyes even if you don’t think your eyes are dry! Dry eyes are a common condition that in some cases is temporary. Circumstances like staring at screens, allergies, flying in an airplane, or experiencing the Santa Ana winds can all be causes of temporary dryness. […]

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$1,000 OFF LASIK*

Diego, summer is no time to be sidelined by the ongoing hassle of contacts and glasses. Whether you’re an outdoor enthusiast or just love going for a hot summer’s day swim, the freedom that comes with vision correction surgery will undoubtedly shift your summer into high gear. One of our […]

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