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LASIK Laser Vision Correction in Ventura
LASIK Eye Surgery in Ventura, California CA

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Shapiro Laser Eye Center
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David R. Shapiro, M.D.
David R. Shapiro, M.D.

David Shapiro, M.D. is a LASIK Surgeon in Ventura and the Founder of Shapiro Laser Eye Center. Dr. Shapiro provides LASIK in Ventura for patients from throughout Ventura County. Dr. Shapiro earned his Medical Degree from the University of California-San Francisco School of Medicine and then completed his Residency in Ophthalmology at the University of California-Davis. Before establishing Shapiro Laser Eye Center and performing Laser Eye Surgery in Ventura, Dr. Shapiro attended a Fellowship in Refractive Surgery making a specialist in Laser Eye Surgery for the correction of nearsightedness, farsightedness and astigmatism. He personally performs all Custom LASIK and LASIK Surgery in Ventura at Shapiro Eye Laser Center and has performed more than 10,000 LASIK procedures in Ventura.

Dr. Shapiro is a frequent lecturer on topics in refractive surgery including LASIK, Custom LASIK and other types of specialized LASIK Surgery such as monovision LASIK, eye physicians and eye surgeons at Stanford University Department of Ophthalmology, University of California-Los Angeles Geffen School of Medicine, University of California-Davis and University of California-Irivne and has served as a Clinical Investigator in order to assist the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) in their approval of LASIK. He has authored numerous articles and textbook chapters on refractive eye surgery and has developed many surgical instruments used in eye surgery.

He is Board Certified by the American Board of Ophthalmology and is a not only a highly experienced California LASIK Surgeon, but is a refractive surgery patient himself. Having had refractive surgery gives Dr. Shapiro personal experience from the patient perspective allowing him to advise and counsel patients and answer their questions most effectively.

Shapiro Eye Laser Center offices are conveniently located for patients from the Ventura County towns of Agoura Hills, Camarillo, Fillmore, Oak View, Ojai, Oxnard, Port Hueneme, Santa Paula, Thousand Oaks, Simi Valley, Moorpark, Ventura, Thousand Oaks, Westlake and Santa Clarita.

Learning More About LASIK: The reality of LASIK is that it is the most popular Laser Eye Surgery performed today. However, LASIK Eye Surgery is one of a number of eye surgery procedures for the correction of nearsightedness-or myopia, farsightedness-or hyperopia, and astigmatism, that your LASIK surgeon may suggest as a way to correct your vision if you suffer from nearsightedness, farsightedness or astigmatism. LASIK Surgeons such as Dr. Shapiro, and the practice staff will evaluate you thoroughly to help you make the best decision for your individual needs. Although LASIK Surgery is the Laser Eye Surgery procedure of choice for most patients, Dr. Shapiro, and the practice staff may also suggest Custom Wavefront Lasik or other types of laser eye surgery including PRK, Epi-LASIK, LASEK or monvision LASIK for presbyopia to help those who might need help with close vision and reading.

Successful LASIK Surgery requires an experienced LASIK surgeon who demonstrates consistent TLC for LASIK  patients in order to provide a thorough Consultation for LASIK plus Laser Vision Correction expectations that are realistic- Dr. Shapiro, and the practice staff offer expertise and experience in LASIK plus Venturaconvenience to help you achieve your vision correction goals. Choosing trusted LASIK Surgeons who are LASIK doctors as well as LASIK specialists is key to getting the best LASIK Surgeon.

In the event that you are not a candidate for LASIK or any type of laser eye surgery as a result of being extremely nearsighted, your surgeon may suggest the Visian ICL Implantable Contact Lens to correct your vision.

If you are not a candidate for LASIK because you have the begining of a cataract or perhaps because you are over 45 and are presbyopic beyond a point where monnovision LASIK might be appropriate, your surgeon may suggest Lens Replacement Surgery using the AcrySof®ReSTOR® Lens in Ventura, the ReZoom™ Multifocal Lens in Ventura, the Tecnis® Multifocal Lens or Crystalens® in Ventura.

Taking the next step to freedom from the hassle of eyeglasses & contact lenses with LASIK....
If you have been considering having LASIK in Ventura or having any type of Laser Vision Correction to correct nearsightedness, farsightedness or astigmatism, you should take the next step of scheduling a consultation with Dr. Shapiro, and the practice staff to fully explore your candidacy and options. Ventura patients will be pleased to find the cost of Ventura LASIK is affordable at the office of Dr. Shapiro, where they will be happy to offer you a number of easy payment plans that can fit into your budget. Phone us for a consultation at 1-888-75-LASER.

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