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Floaters are small specks in your field of vision. You might see them when you look at a plain background, like a blank wall. The vitreous humor of your eye- the clear gel that fills the inside of your eye - is where floaters originate, in the form of tiny bits of gel or cells. You aren't actually seeing these bits, but are really seeing their shadows as they are cast on your eye's retina, which is light sensitive. As your eye moves, the floater moves too, because it is inside your eye.

Custom laser vision correction, using sophisticated iris tracking, is the latest advance in the field of laser vision correction. We all have unique imperfections in our eyes, such as nearsightedness, farsightedness, or astigmatism, sometimes in combination. Irregularities happen because of the way our eye bends light, and these unique imperfections are known by eye care professionals as 'wavefront abnormalities'.

Thanks to all of the patients deciding to visit us in Roseville. If you haven't heard, our surgeons are now seeing patients in Roseville and Sacramento. If you are thinking about having LASIK and would like to have a free LASIK evaluation with one of our surgeons, I invite you to give us a call or contact Jami through the link on the right side of your screen. Thanks for visiting our site.

Brad

For quite a while patients have been requesting that we expand our services to include the Roseville area. We are happy to announce that this will finally become a reality. Effective today, we will begin seeing patients in Roseville for LASIK. If you would like to have your free LASIK evaluation performed by Dr. Reed in Roseville, please contact our LASIK department and they would be happy to schedule your appointment. More exciting news to come in regard to Roseville!

Thank you for stopping by.

Brad Mitchell
COO
Griffin & Reed Eye Care

Refractive surgery program policy changes

5/24/2007 - WASHINGTON (AFPN) -- Air Force officials have changed the policy to allow people applying for aviation and aviation-related jobs to have had LASIK surgery. The change became effective May 21. The change also removes the altitude and high-performance aircraft restrictions for people who have had LASIK.

The decision to make these changes was based on studies that showed there was little to no effect on LASIK-treated eyes when subjected to the wind blast experienced during aircraft ejection or exposure to high altitude.