Author Dr. Jay Bansal

About Dr. Jay Bansal

Santa Rosa Ophthalmologist Jay Bansal, MD, medical director of LaserVue Eye Center is a nationally recognized Refractive Surgery specialist. Dr. Bansal is certified by the American Board of Ophthalmology and the Council for Refractive Surgery Quality Assurance. Recognized as a VISX Star Surgeon and one of “America’s Top Ophthalmologists” by Consumers’ Research Council, Dr. Bansal was among the first eye surgeons in California to perform the LASIK procedure. His career is dedicated to the research, teaching, and practice of advanced vision correction techniques. He has performed over 18,000 successful LASIK procedures and is certified as a trainer to other surgeons on both the VISX™ STAR and IntraLase™ Femtosecond laser systems. Dr. Bansal was the first eye surgeon in Northern California to offer the Wavelight Allegretto excimer laser to Bay Area LASIK patients. As a renowned San Francisco ophthalmologist, Dr. Bansal lectures frequently on vision correction both nationally and internationally.

Blog posts by Dr. Jay Bansal

7
Jun

4th of July weekend vision woes

After a great 4th of July weekend in our beautiful Bay Area, I returned to work on Monday and spoke with a patient who did not enjoy my enthusiasm. She told me how she originally had a great weekend planned that included spending some time at the beach enjoying water sports with friends and family....

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16
Mar

New Treatments For Keratoconus

Keratoconus can be a debilitating disease that, in addition to poor vision, can sometimes leads to corneal transpants. In the past, patients with keratoconus would wear contact lenses or glasses until the vision worsened to the point that vision could not be restored even when corrected with glasses or contact lenses. Recent studies show that keratoconus can...

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16
Mar

Challenging The Standards Of Excellence

Many people are familiar with the 20/20 standard of excellence for vision. However, many people don’t know that a study of patients six months after having CustomVue LASIK revealed that many patients are seeing better than 20/20! “Although 20/20 is a common standard of excellence in eye care, CustomVue LASIK is making us rethink what “great vision”...

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16
Mar

Corneal Collagen Cross-Linking: Non-Surgical Treatment For Progressive Keratoconus

Up until recently, there have been limited treatment options for keratoconus. But now, there is a new treatment currently in an FDA study that look promising, collagen cross-linking. Now, with corneal collagen cross-linking (CXL), up to 90% of patients (according to many recent studies) have found that their keratoconus was slowed or stopped altogether in...

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