Vision Correction

Gordon Schanzlin New Vision Institute offers an extensive variety of surgical options for correcting vision problems. By utilizing the latest in world class technologies, our surgeons are capable of fully customizing your treatment plan for optimal results.

LASIK

Our LASIK surgeons are able to create a fully custom treatment plan based on selecting the laser technology that offers you the best chance of achieving the optimal result.

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Wavefront Guided Custom LASIK

Until recently surgeons measured the prescription for laser vision correction using exactly the same techniques that are used to prescribe eyeglasses and contact lenses. The laser treated identical prescriptions exactly the same for all eyes. Today, Gordon Schanzlin New Vision Institute offers the newest technology to direct our lasers to provide a custom surgical procedure specifically designed for the individual eye.

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All-Laser LASIK

All-Laser LASIK dramatically improves vision for patients with mild to moderate nearsightedness, farsightedness and astigmatism. Provides improved vision and little down-time before returning to most daily activities.

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Topography-Guided Laser Vision Correction

The FDA-approved Topography Guided Laser Vision Correction procedure looks at irregularities on the entire cornea for a tailored treatment.

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PRK

PRK is an excellent alternative for patients with thinner corneas or who might not be a candidate for LASIK. Treatment is performed on the surface of the cornea as opposed to under a flap created for LASIK.

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Implantable Contact Lenses

Implantable Contact Lenses are for patients with high degrees of nearsightedness who may not be a candidate for LASIK or PRK. A lens similar to a contact lens is implanted in the eye to change the focusing power, for improved vision.

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LASIK in the Military

Members of our practice have played vital roles in bringing laser vision correction to the armed services. Gordon Schanzlin New Vision Institute offers significant discounts on LASIK procedures to active members of the military.

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Comparison Chart

Take a look at a helpful chart detailing the benefits and results of our vision correction options and how they compare to each other.

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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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