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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How Quickly Can I Return to Work After LASIK?

Considering LASIK for vision correction, but worried about how much time you’ll need to take off for the procedure? LASIK is one of the quickest vision procedures and also requires very little downtime. Not only does the procedure take little time out of your schedule, but it can also make […]

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Can LASIK Benefit a Busy Work Schedule?

Whether you have always wanted to be a fighter pilot but never had perfect vision, or simply want to give presentations without fidgeting with your glasses, LASIK can improve many of your work worries. After treating tens of thousands of people in San Diego across the spectrum of careers, we […]

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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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