Griffin & Reed Eye Care Vision Information

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

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October 24, 2016

Cataracts are the leading cause of blindness in the world. They typically come on after age 45 and progress slowly. You likely won’t notice any vision changes until you have problems passing a driving test or watching television. We look for early signs of cataracts during eye exams and can give you back your vision through cataract surgery. Many of our patients see 20/20 after surgery and no longer have to rely on glasses. Learn more about the benefits of...

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October 20, 2016

At Griffin & Reed Eye Care, we aim to give you the best experience possible.  Our skilled eye surgeons and staff want you to feel comfortable and prepared for your LASIK surgery, and that’s exactly what Dr. Nilu Maboudi did for Ryan. Learn about Ryan’s LASIK experience in the video above.

If you’re tired of contacts and eyeglasses, please call our office today at (916) 485-2020 to schedule your LASIK consultation. We serve clients in...

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October 20, 2016

We often perform LASIK on both eyes at the same time because our eye surgeons believe it’s not only safe, but also convenient for the patient and the recovery process. If you’re nervous about your LASIK surgery, we can correct your vision one eye at a time. Dr. Reed explains more about your LASIK candidacy and procedure in the video above.

If you’re ready to have better vision, please contact Griffin & Reed Eye Care in Sacramento or Roseville today at (916)...

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July 14, 2008

A patient's safety is the eye doctor's first priority in laser vision correction. Not only must the health of the eyes and the health of the patient be considered while critical standards of eligibility must be met. Eye testing with non-routine scans and devices help to inform patients of their eligibility for laser eye surgery, ensuring the safest possible choice for each patient.

Since laser vision correction involves the cornea, the health and integrity of the cornea is critical for safe and predictable outcomes. Previously, doctors only had scans such as...

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June 06, 2008

Hello everyone.

We are pleased to announce that our permanent Roseville practice is now up and running. It is easy to find in the Sutter Roseville Medical Center at the end of North Sunrise. We are in building number 5 on the second floor. The same eye vision care services offered at our Sacramento location are now available in Placer County. Many patients are already commenting on how much they enjoy the new close proximity of the care we offer our patients. If you are interested in making an appointment in Roseville, you can reach that office direct by calling 784-2020 or by calling our Sacramento location at 485-2020.

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June 03, 2008

AcrySof ReSTOR lens is a breakthrough in vision surgery, allowing patients who have had cataract surgery to stop wearing glasses. The AcrySof ReSTOR intraocular lens (IOL), improves vision up close, far away and at all distances in-between, so that cataract patients can once again enjoy life without the bother of corrective lenses.

If you've been told you have cataracts, it may sound frightening. But statistics show cataract surgery is very safe, effective and successful. Once you...

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May 08, 2008

If you're considering the prospect of cataract surgery, you've probably discussed your options with your eye doctor. Perhaps he or she has mentioned the 'monofocal lens' as one type of intraocular lens (IOL) that could be used. But what really is the difference between monofocal lenses and the AcrySof(R) ReSTOR(R) IOL?

Monofocal IOLs focus on one distance only, meaning that even after your cataract surgery, you will likely need glasses to see far away or close up - perhaps even...

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April 16, 2008

If you've ever lost your glasses only to find them perched on your head, you've probably considered LASIK surgery. But the idea of having a doctor perform such a delicate procedure on a body part as precious as your eyes may be keeping you from taking advantage of this amazing technology.

For most of us, some type of visual issue, such as nearsightedness, farsightedness or astigmatism, means we need corrective lenses. But the time-tested technology of LASIK, along with the fine-tuned surgical skill of highly trained ophthalmologists, like...

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March 11, 2008

We recently had the opportunity to help once again kick off the UC Davis Children's Hospital fundraiser on Entercom radio with the Rob, Arnie and Dawn show during their 29 hour straight RAD-a-thon. We are honored to have the opportunity to give back to the community with efforts such as this with the UC Davis Children's Hospital. From 7-8AM we matched all donations that came in during the Rob, Arnie and Dawn show. It was a great opportunity to answer questions some listeners had about laser vision correction and help out with a great cause. We are pleased that the matching hour was, once again, the best hour...

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March 11, 2008

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.

Older people at risk for detached retina sometimes see flashes of light, an early warning...

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