Dr. Michael Furlong, M.D., a former LASIK patient himself, enjoys his newfound vision so much that he has dedicated his practice to the magic of advanced vision correction procedures. His greatest pleasure is listening to his patients describe the excitement of waking up the morning after their surgery and being able to see clearly without glasses
Dr. Michael Furlong established Furlong Vision
Correction in 1998 and has performed more than 23,000 LASIK
procedures to date (as of 12/31/10). As a refractive surgeon
specialist, Dr. Furlong performs
Custom Wavefront or Custom Bladeless (Intralase) LASIK
and PRK and CK along with Cataract surgery with Advanced
lenses. He also treats glaucoma, growths in and around the
eye (moles, warts, stys, cysts, tags), minor eye injuries,
abrasions, infections or allergies, dry or watery eyes,
flashes and floaters, macular degeneration and eye problems
related to diabetes.
Furlong Vision Correction employs the
highest level of technology available, including the NASA
approved combination of the VISX Advanced CustomVue
wavefront-guided laser and the IntraLase Femtosecond (FS).
Dr. Furlong meets and works with each patient personally. His personable approach allows you to ask the right questions and his honest answers allow you to
make the right decision about your eyes.
Dr. Furlong is a graduate of Stanford
University. He received his M.D. from the University of
Hawaii in 1992 and completed his internship at the
University of Hawaii in internal medicine and surgery
Following medical school, Dr. Furlong completed a 3-year
residency in the ophthalmology program at the University of
Utah Moran Eye Center, one of the most competitive surgical
training programs in the country.
Dr. Furlong elected to further his formal
education with a one-year refractive surgery fellowship at
Canada's prestigious eye institute, the Gimbel Eye Center.
During this additional full year of formal LASIK training,
Dr. Furlong studied under Dr. Howard Gimbel, one of the
world's leading authorities on refractive surgery.
Following this specialized training year,
he traveled to Bangkok, Thailand and China to train foreign
ophthalmologists in the most current refractive surgery
techniques. He has also co-authored several articles and
book chapters on refractive surgery and continues to teach
others about the latest vision surgery advances by offering
regular continuing education courses to other medical
professionals in the Bay Area.
For more information, please visit furlongvision.com >>