Amanda was severely nearsighted and considered legally blind without her glasses or contact lenses. She came to see Dr. Kim at Griffin & Reed Eye Care and decided to have monovision to correct her eyesight. Amanda was astounded at the immediate difference in her vision. The afternoon after her eye surgery, Amanda's near vision was already noticeably better, and over a short period of time, her distance vision became clear as well...Read More
Griffin & Reed Eye Care Vision Information
Providing crystal clear vision to Sacramento, Roseville, Folsom, Stockton & nearby areas of California
Your eye is a camera, and refractive surgery is like fixing the lens, but if there’s something wrong with the mechanics of your eyes, vision correction is typically not recommended. We perform a number of tests on all of our LASIK patients to ensure that you’re a good candidate for laser eye surgery.
LASIK may not be recommended if:
- Your corneas are too thin.
- Your prescription is too big or too small.
- There is an issue with your retinal...
Dr. Kwang Kim attended the University of Iowa and earned his M.D. and Ph.D. through a combined degree program. He initially thought he would go into internal medicine as he went through the rigorous program, but during his clinical rotations, Dr. Kim realized how rewarding a career in ophthalmology could be.
“A lot of people call it instant gratification, cataract surgery. The patient being able to see the next day—that...Read More
Dr. Douglas Brent Reed did not initially plan to become an ophthalmologist. During his third year of medical school, Dr. Reed assisted a VA eye surgeon in performing cataract surgery on an older gentleman. The next morning, the VA physician removed the bandage from the patient’s eye and his emotional reaction forever changed Dr. Reed’s life. He realized the full impact he could have on someone’s life through...Read More
Cataract surgery is often performed with the assistance of laser technology. Laser-assisted cataract surgery offers many benefits such as:
- The laser softens the hard lens, allowing for easier surgical removal.
- Laser incisions are more precise than previous handheld methods.
- The laser can correct astigmatism at the same time.
Learn more about laser-assisted cataract surgery in the video above.
If you’re experiencing...Read More
Technology is a vital aspect when it comes to laser vision correction. Our eye surgeons use the latest and most advanced lasers in the world to ensure our patients achieve the best results possible from their eye surgery. The newest lasers decrease the dry eye problems associated with LASIK and allow for a faster recovery. Learn more about our laser technology in the video above.
If you’re interested in vision...Read More
When it comes to vision correction, our patients have many choices aside from LASIK. Our eye doctors at Griffin & Reed Eye Care will assess your eyes and help you decide which of these options is best for you:
Learn more about your vision correction options in the video above.
At Griffin & Reed Eye Care, we believe in a personal approach to ophthalmology and optometry and stay away from assembly-line type practices. It’s important for our patients to see us during each step of their LASIK surgery experience as well as having access to our entire team. We see fewer patients, so we can spend more time with each individual and thoroughly assess their eye care needs. Learn more about why cheaper isn’t better when it comes to laser vision correction ...Read More
LASIK complications are extremely rare, but our eye doctors believe it's important for you to know what to watch out for after your LASIK surgery. We worry about three complications following your procedure:
- Flap complications
Our eye surgeons continuously work to better the experience and safety of our patients. We make sure you see your eye surgeon for your pre-op and post-op appointments to ensure your LASIK...Read More
The eye doctors at Griffin & Reed Eye Care are dedicated to the safety and health of our patients. When Dr. Seydel joined our team, one of his first patients was a man suffering from headaches. During the eye exam, Dr. Seydel noticed an eye disease that ultimately saved the patient's life. Learn more in the video above.
Schedule your eye exam at Griffin & Reed Eye Care today at (916) 485-2020. We provide eye care and surgery to...Read More