Griffin & Reed Eye Care Vision Information

Providing crystal clear vision to Sacramento, Roseville, & nearby areas of California

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November 18, 2020

It is estimated that over 45 million Americans wear contact lenses. While contact lenses have come along way over the years to become virtually undetectable and far more comfortable to wear, there can be issues with continued long-term contact lens wear.

 

 

  1. Contact lens temporarily improve vision.

  2. Dry eyes and irritated eyes.

  3. Increased risk of eye infection over the long term use on contacts

All of these issues can play a role in...

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October 08, 2020

One of the most common questions patients ask about LASIK here at Griffin and Reed Eye Care is if LASIK hurts. While the thought of laser eye surgery can seem daunting, the LASIK procedure itself is virtually painless. Your doctor prescribes several medications for your surgery. One of those is a relaxant pill that is taken about thirty minutes before surgery. This medication helps with nervousness and also makes you drowsy so that after surgery you can go home and take a nap.

While you might experience some pressure...

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June 10, 2020

Griffin and Reed Eye Care is now open and seeing patients. As always, the health and safety of our patients is our primary concern.

If you are experiencing flu-like symptoms, fever, cough, chills, shortness of breath, have had contact with a COVID 19 positive patient, or are COVID positive yourself - we ask that you postpone your visit to our office.; Please contact your primary care physician to obtain further guidance.

If you do visit one of our offices, we continue to follow safety guidelines and procedures from the American Academy of Ophthalmology (...

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March 02, 2020
It's 2020 and time to FOCUS on eye health.  Griffin and Reed's Dr. Mabodi was recently on Fox 40's Studio Live to discuss Lasik, eye health and getting ready for Spring with some of our designer glasses.
 
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November 04, 2019

On-Air Interview with Dr. Kim & Dr. Maboudi

At Griffin and Reed, we have a talented Team of Doctors and Patient Coordinators that are dedicated to providing the highest quality of eye care available. We have been performing these procedures for over twenty-five years and are leaders in our field.

We love to share our passion for LASIK and overall eye health with our community and increase awareness about Griffin and Reed and the life-changing procedures we perform. Recently two of our doctors, Dr. Kwang Kim and Dr. Nilu Maboudi, were interviewed on several radio stations by Entercom...

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June 06, 2019

LASIK is an excellent way for patients to reduce or eliminate their dependency on glasses and contacts. The best way to find out if blade-free, all-laser LASIK is right for you is to schedule a complimentary consultation with one of our laser vision correction surgeons.

The infographic below provides basic information about LASIK candidacy criteria. If these points apply to you, then you are likely a great candidate for LASIK. However, a comprehensive examination is necessary to know for sure.

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April 09, 2019

If you see two images instead of one, then you’re likely experiencing double vision. The images may appear side by side, stacked on top of each other, or both. This vision problem, which is also known as diplopia, can disrupt your balance, make you feel nauseous, and get in the way of daily tasks such as reading.

In some cases, double vision can signal a serious underlying medical issue. However, several treatable eye conditions can also cause diplopia. Keep reading to learn more about double vision and the treatment options here at Griffin & Reed Eye Care.

Binocular Double...

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April 08, 2019

Not all LASIK procedures are created equal. Two sophisticated options — blade-free, all-laser LASIK and custom, or Wavefront® Optimized, LASIK — can be combined to offer you the best possible visual outcome. 

You may already know what blade-free, all-laser LASIK is. If not, the term means that the entire procedure is performed using a precise laser, including the creation of the corneal flap. However, the idea of custom LASIK may be new to you.

Custom LASIK is a next-generation approach to vision correction that offers several distinct advantages over traditional LASIK surgery. Below, you’ll find...

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February 21, 2019

At one point or another, you believed something that isn’t true. You might have thought that if you swallowed gum, it’d stay in your stomach for seven years. Or that lightning never strikes the same place twice.

It’s okay. We’ve all mistaken fiction for fact. However, we want to make sure that you don’t still believe any old myths about blade-free, all-laser LASIK.

Ready for Your Complimentary LASIK Consultation?

Call 916-485-2020 to schedule a free LASIK consultation with the experienced laser eye surgeons at Griffin & Reed Eye Care. We...

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December 27, 2018

Over time, LASIK has become a household term. In fact, you’d be hard-pressed to find someone who is completely unfamiliar with this frequently-performed method of eye surgery. Chances are you even know a few glasses and contact lens wearers who ditched their corrective lenses after gaining clear vision.

However, while most people have heard of LASIK, many of them don’t know what visual issues it can treat. LASIK is a safe and effective procedure that can help many patients improve their vision, but it doesn’t address every eye condition. Keep reading to discover what specific vision disorders blade-free, all-...

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