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Lasik Surgery in Newport Beach, CA

Looking to get rid of your glasses? We can help you reach your vision goals!

Laser Eye Surgery at

California Eye Associates

When you have your LASIK surgery with Dr. Katerina Kurteeva in Newport Beach, you will have a variety of options that can help you achieve your desired result. 


During your Cataract Consultation (or evaluation), Dr. Katerina Kurteeva and our staff will meet with you to discuss the goals you have for your vision after surgery. We will ask questions about your hobbies and lifestyle to help determine how laser eye surgery might improve your quality of life.


All of this information will be combined with facts about any previous vision conditions you had before cataracts, such as presbyopia (the need for reading glasses), astigmatism, retinal problems or glaucoma.

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What is LASIK Surgery?

LASIK eye surgery is one of the most commonly performed laser refractive surgery to correct vision problems. It can be a great alternative to glasses or contact lenses.

During LASIK surgery, Dr. Katerina Kurteeva will use a special type of cutting laser is used to precisely change the shape of the dome-shaped clear tissue at the front of your eye (cornea) to improve vision.

In eyes with normal vision, the cornea bends (refracts) light precisely onto the retina at the back of the eye. But with nearsightedness (myopia), farsightedness (hyperopia) or astigmatism, the light is bent incorrectly, resulting in blurred vision. Glasses or contact lenses can correct vision, but reshaping the cornea itself also will provide the necessary refraction.

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What to Expect During Your

Laser Eye Surgery in Newport Beach, CA

At California Eye Associates, we understand that the idea of having laser eye surgery can be a bit overwhelming…and a bit scary. Dr. Katerina Kurteeva and her team work hard to make sure you are completely informed about every step of the process. We want you to feel 100% confident in our abilities and feel comfortable in our office.

Dr. Katerina Kurteeva's practice is focused on precision cataract extraction surgery using the latest technology available including femtosecond laser.  She is an expert in premium intraocular lens technology (Restore, Tecnis, Crystalens).


She performs LASIK refractive surgery as well as pterygium removal and other glaucoma procedures. So you can trust that you are in good hands!

The LASIK Eye Surgery Procedure

The great thing is that this is a quick and painless procedure- it only takes about 15 minutes, but has long-lasting results. 


Dr. Katerina Kurteeva will use a precise laser instrument to create a small flap on the exterior of the eye. She then will pull the flap back to reveal the underlying corneal tissue. Then, Dr. Kurteeva will use a highly concentrated beam of "cool" UV light which is discharged from a computer guided laser to carefully reshape the cornea with finely detailed precision. 


But do not worry, there is no pain or injury to the surrounding tissue. Once completed, Dr. Kurteeva will carefully reposition the flap onto the underlying cornea without sutures. 


If you are ready to restore clear vision, please call 949-760-9007 or contact California Eye Associates in Newport Beach today to schedule a Cataract Consultation.

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What Our Patients Say

"I have to agree with all of the reviews I read about Dr. Katerina. Kind, knowledgeable and skilled. Best of all very efficient, took care of my needs in one office visit. I am very satisfied and would highly recommend Dr. Katerina!"
-Randal Durham

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