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TOP BAY AREA LASIK SURGEON

Michael Furlong, MD

Dr. Michael Furlong is a board-certified ophthalmologist specializing in Advanced Topography-Guided LASIK, PRK, Refractive Lens Exchange and Laser-Assisted Cataract Surgery with Advanced Lifestyle Lenses. A former LASIK patient himself, Dr. Furlong enjoyed his results so much that he dedicated his practice to the magic of advanced vision correction procedures.

Dr. Furlong established Furlong Vision Correction in 1998. 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 or contact lenses for the first time in years.

Dr. Furlong meets and works with each of his patients personally throughout the entire vision correction. His personable approach allows you to ask the right questions and his honest answers allow you to make the right decision about your eyes.

  • A graduate of Stanford University, Dr. Furlong received his Bachelor of Science degree in 1988.
  • He earned his MD from the University of Hawaii in 1992, graduating in the top 10 percent of his class. He was elected to membership in the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Society and earned both the B. Kent Bennett and the V. Edward Franchville awards for outstanding medical student in the field of ophthalmology. He completed his internship at the University of Hawaii in internal medicine and surgery.
  • Following medical school, Dr. Furlong completed a three-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 Centre. 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.
  • Dr. Furlong has been voted Best Vision Correction Surgeon and received the 2018 Business Journal Excellence in Healthcare Award. In 2011, he received the prestigious Jefferson Award – the “Nobel Prize” for community and public service – for the Furlong Vision Correction charitable Gift of Sight program, which provides LASIK to qualified and deserving patients.
  • Furlong Vision Correction has been voted Best Place for LASIK in the Silicon Valley in the Mercury News Reader’s Choice Awards. Santa Cruz Good Times readers have also voted Dr. Furlong Best Lasik Doctor.
Dr. Michael Furlong
Dr. Mona Sane

BOARD-CERTIFIED OPHTHALMOLOGIST

Mona Sane, MD

Dr. Mona Sane is a board-certified ophthalmologist, specializing in Cornea and Refractive Surgery. Dr. Sane meets and works with each patient personally throughout the entire vision correction process. Her personable approach allows you to ask the right questions and the honest answers will lead you to the best decision for vision correction. Dr. Sane grew up in central India and graduated among the top three students in her medical school.

Following her first residency, she worked as an ophthalmologist and also taught medical students and residents.

Dr. Sane moved to the Bay Area, doing research in San Francisco before completing residencies on the East Coast. Following the completion of these residencies and fellowship, Dr. Sane moved back to Silicon Valley where her husband works and she loves being part of such a diverse and vibrant culture.

Dr. Sane’s specialties include Cataract Surgery with standard, toric, multifocal intraocular lenses, femto Laser-Assisted Cataract Surgery, anterior segment diseases, corneal transplants, (PKP, DALK, DSEK and DMEK), LASIK, PRK and Implantable Collamer Lens (ICLs). She also performs Corneal Cross-Linking to treat Keratoconus and treats pterygium.

“I am committed to providing excellent eye care and customizing treatments to meet the needs and lifestyles of my patients.  I so appreciate working with the dedicated and hard working team at Furlong Vision Correction to offer my expertise and the most advanced technology for your eye care.”

  • Dr. Sane received her MBBS degree from Nagpur University, India.
  • Dr. Sane completed her first residency in ophthalmology at Aravind Eye Institute, one of the busiest and largest eye care hospitals in the world. Following her residency, she specialized in Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus.
  • Dr. Sane completed her second residency in ophthalmology at the State University of New York, Buffalo, where she was selected to be the chief resident. She was awarded the ‘Certificate of Outstanding Academic Performance’ every year during her residency for scoring marks in the 100th percentile in the Ophthalmic Knowledge Assessment Program (OKAP) tests. She was also honored with the Resident Excellence Award and received a research grant by the ASCRS foundation.
  • Dr. Sane also completed a fellowship in Cornea and Refractive surgery at the University of Pittsburgh.
  • Dr. Sane is a member of the Royal College of Ophthalmology, London, (MRCOphth) and fellow of the International Council of Ophthalmology. She is also a member of the American Academy of Ophthalmology and the American Association of Cataract and Refractive Surgery.

In her free time, Dr. Sane loves hiking, traveling, gardening and meeting new people.

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