Avellino Lab USA, developer of the only genetic test available worldwide for Avellino Corneal Dystrophy (ACD), today announced that California-based NVISION Laser Eye Centers is the first provider in the United States to offer patients the Avellino-GENE Detection System (AGDS™) Test that makes LASIK safer.
May 14, 2013
Each day about 2,000 U.S. workers sustain job-related eye injuries that require medical treatment, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH).
March 7, 2013
CEO Todd Cooper announced today the appointment of Wendy Burden to Chief Financial Officer. “We are thrilled that Wendy has joined NVISION Laser Eye Centers to oversee our finance, IT and HR functions for the company,” said Cooper. “She has a tremendous track record in all of these areas as well as operations and strategy.”
February 22, 2013
NVISION Laser Eye Centers today announced that it is one of the first in Southern California to introduce a new treatment for patients who suffer from Evaporative Dry Eye disease. This disease stems from a deficiency in the oily lipid layer of the eye’s natural tear film. The oily lipids serve as a protective layer so that the aqueous (water) layer of the eye’s tear film does not evaporate.
February 20, 2013
Dr. George Baerveldt, NVISION Laser Eye Centers’ glaucoma surgeon, says that Southern California has a higher incidence of acute angle-closure glaucoma cases because of the large Asian population in the region. Glaucoma is an eye disease in which the optic nerve is damaged in a characteristic pattern. This can permanently damage vision in the affected eye(s) and lead to blindness if left untreated.
January 14, 2013
January 7, 2013
NVISION Laser Eye Centers is now enrolling patients with Keratoconus in its Collagen Cross Linking Clinical Trial. This is a physician-sponsored clinical trial; for Collagen Cross Linking has not been approved by the FDA in the United States.
November 5, 2012
Carmen Carter, “Dancing with the Stars” professional singer, can see the lyrics and music more clearly now, and doesn’t miss a beat, after undergoing LASIK surgery in Camarillo at NVISION Laser Eye Centers
October 22, 2012
NVISION Laser Eye Centers’ CEO Todd Cooper announced today the appointment of Dr. George Baerveldt, an internationally renowned glaucoma surgeon. Cooper says Dr. Baerveldt will be performing surgery at the Laguna Hills and Newport Beach NVISION locations.
October 17, 2012
NVISION Laser Eye Centers’ Founder Dr. Tom Tooma was the recipient of a V-Award this year at the Southern California College of Optometry’s (SCCO) Second Annual Shared Visions Gala that took place at The Richard Nixon Presidential Library in Yorba Linda in late September.
October 12, 2012
Dr. Parikh of NVISION La Jolla Named Top Doc by San Diego Magazine and San Diego County Medical Society. This year, Dr. Parikh was one of only 526 physicians, and one of only 14 ophthalmologists, in San Diego honored in this month’s issue of the magazine.
October 12, 2012
Some 33 million workers nationwide divert pre-tax salary into Flexible Spending Accounts (FSAs) each year and then forget to use them. Don’t be one of these workers if you live and work in Southern California. NVISION Laser Eye Centers is offering $1000 off LASIK surgery if booked through an FSA before December 31.
September 14, 2012
September 9, 2012
Professional surfer and San Clemente, Calif. resident Greg Long will be able to see the 40 foot waves he likes to ride, as one of the best big wave surfers in the world, more clearly now after undergoing LASIK surgery at NVISION Laser Eye Centers. “After years of battling with poor eye sight in and out of the water, I finally decided to do something about it,” says Long. “Two quick consultations and one easy, painless, 10-minute operation and my vision is now 20/15 -- better than perfect.”
May 21, 2012
NVISION Laser Eye Centers’ CEO Todd Cooper announced today the appointment of Gil Villavecer to Vice President of Sales. “We are thrilled that Gil has joined NVISION Laser Eye Centers to help infuse the company with strong, disciplined professional sales management to support our corporate growth initiatives,” said Cooper.
May 21, 2012
NVISION Laser Eye Centers, Laguna Hills’ Dr. Jonathan Pirnazar was a featured guest on “The Doctors” show on March 8, 2012. Dr. Pirnazar discussed NVISION’s brand new Alcon LenSx® he used to perform laser cataract surgery on Mission Viejo, Calif. resident Gail Sedigh. More than 3.2 million Americans have cataract surgery every year.
May 21, 2012
Newport Beach, Calif., January 3, 2012 - NVISION Laser Eye Centers CEO Todd Cooper announced today the appointment of Dr. Jimmy K. Lee, MD to provide LASIK and cataract surgery at NVISION centers throughout Southern California.
May 21, 2012
NVISION Laser Eye Centers’ CEO Todd Cooper announced today the appointment of James Pereyra to Vice President of Business Development. “We are thrilled that James has joined NVISION Laser Eye Centers. His experience in developing strategic partnerships, acquisitions and business integration will be instrumental in supporting the strategic initiatives to drive our growth,” said Cooper.
February 21, 2012
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November 23, 2011
This is the year to use your medical Flexible Spending Account when there is no legal limit, and 78% of large employers set it at $5000 or higher. Staring on January 1, 2013, the amount each employee can put into an FSA will be limited to $2,500 a year. (If a husband and wife each have a plan, each can put away the full $2500).
November 8, 2011
The San Diego County Medical Society (SDCMS), working collaboratively with San Diego Magazine for eight years, identified those board certified physicians within the county who are held in highest regard by their peers. Any board certified physician in San Diego, not just members of the SDCMS, may vote for any board certified doctor who practices within San Diego County to whom they would refer their patients and family members. In 2011, San Diego Magazine had the most responses ever—almost 1,100 physicians voted.
October 7, 2011
NVISION LASER EYE CENTERS LAUNCHES NATIONAL “VISION FOR LIFE” PROGRAM “VISION for Life is our commitment to our patients that we stand behind their vision results for life,” says Dr. Tom Tooma, Medical Director of NVISION Laser Eye Centers. “If for any reason an enhancement is necessary to maintain vision results, eligible and participating patients are entitled to the surgical enhancement procedure with any VISION for Life surgeon nationwide, at no cost.”
September 15, 2011
NVISION Laser Eye Centers of La Jolla Nominated for the 2011 Secretary of Defense Freedom Award NVISION Laser Eye Centers of La Jolla, which has the top San Diego LASIK eye surgeons, was one of 289 companies in California nominated by an employee for the 2011 Secretary of Defense Freedom Award. Theresa Dierks, an employee of NVISION Laser Eye Centers in La Jolla and a reservist with the Naval Operational Support Center North Island Air Station and San Diego resident, made the nomination.
August 23, 2011
NVISION Laser Eye Centers’ Dan B. Tran, MD is the first eye surgeon in California to perform cataract surgery with Alcon’s LenSx®, a bladeless, computer-controlled laser that ensures the highest-precision surgical incisions. The laser was launched last week at NVISION’s Pacific Hills Surgery Center in Laguna Hills, where four customized laser cataract surgeries were performed on August 11, 2011 by Dr. Tran.
August 13, 2011
NEWPORT BEACH, CA--(Marketwire - Jul 26, 2011) - Today, Dr. Tom Tooma, Medical Director at NVISION Laser Eye Centers, announced that Todd Cooper has joined NVISION Laser Eye Centers as Chief Executive Officer to support the company's continued growth as a premier provider of LASIK and cataract services
August 4, 2011
Camarillo, Calif., August 4, 2011– Dr. John Davidson, M.D. of NVISION Laser Eye Centers in Camarillo was named Top Doc by U.S. News & World Report. Davidson is one of only 1,165 ophthalmologists listed nationwide out of the more than 23,000 ophthalmologists in the U.S., according to the American Medical Association.
August 4, 2011
“NVISION Diagnostics will be offering mobile glaucoma and retina diagnostic testing for the patients of our 1,300 referring eye doctors throughout Southern California,” says Tom Joyce, president of NVISION Laser Eye Centers. “The management team at Total Vision Care will remain intact, with Dan Bienenfeld as president of NVISION Diagnostics and Jill Usdan as VP, Technical Director at NVISION Diagnostics. We look forward to working with Dan and Jill in offering this crucial service to our current and future optometric partners.”
June 15, 2011
Dr. Thomas Tooma, Medical Director of NVISION Laser Eye Centers, announced today that NVISION has opened a Center in San Luis Obispo -- its tenth location in California. “At NVISION San Luis Obispo, we will be providing a variety of eye-related procedures to treat diabetic eye disease, trauma, retinal detachments, age-related macular degeneration, glaucoma, and cataract, as well as LASIK eye surgery, “said Tooma. “We are thrilled that Retina Specialists of the Central Coast eye surgeons, Dr. Derek Lauritzen and Dr. Steven Johnson, will be joining forces with NVISION’s Dr. John Davidson to continue to serve the community of San Luis Obispo.”
May 24, 2011
Newport Beach, Calif., May 18, 2011 – The number one reason people put off having LASIK surgery is FEAR. Hollywood has perpetuated these fears by the recent release of a trailer for the horror film, “Final Destination 5” (in theaters this summer), which features a fictional laser eye surgery gone horribly wrong.
May 17, 2011
Two special events will be taking place in the NVISION and One Medical Group’s VIP lounge as well during the week-long festivities: Screenplay writer and author Douglas Light, whose book “East Fifth Bliss” is one of the movies featured at the Newport Beach Film Festival, will be signing his book from 6-8 p.m. on Saturday, April 30. The film, which stars Michael C. Hall, Peter Fonda, and Lucy Liu, is opening the festival on April 28.
April 25, 2011
March 31, 2011
NVISION LASER EYE CENTERS FIRST IN CALIFORNIA TO OFFER LASIK EYE SURGERY WITH THE SWISS-ENGINEERED ZIEMER FEMTO LDV CRYSTAL LINE™ LASER The Z-LASIK Crystal Plus™ Is the Highest Level of Laser Vision Correction Available Today.
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