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Dr. William Ellis, M.D., F.A.C.S. has dedicated his career to bringing innovative surgical techniques to the restoration of vision.
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Undergraduate & Medical SchoolUndergraduate: BS, Electrical Engineering, University of California
Medical: MD, Washington University
Post-Medical School TrainingInternship: Surgical, Duke University Medical Center
Fellowship: National Heart Institute, National Institute of Health
Residency: Ophthalmology, Stanford University
Treatments offered at Ellis Eye & Laser Medical Center / Cosmetic Laser Medical Center
Most popular answers from William Ellis, MD, FACS
Lasek, or modified surface ablation , takes less tissue and would be preferable. In standard lasik the corneal flap takes 130 t0 160 microns of tissue... READ MORE
Running or any other physical activities may result sweating. From that point of view we don't recommend running first two days after the surgery. You... READ MORE
It is fine to fly two days after Lasik if you had your 1-2 days post op visit. Altitude or pressure changes would not affect surgery result. But you... READ MORE
For high myopia it is safer to do PRK procedure, because it requires less tissue from the cornea, because a flap is not being created. The doctor will... READ MORE
Astigmatism is a refractive error like myopia and hyperopia which can be corrected with a Lasik procedure. READ MORE
Dry eye symptoms following by refractive surgery are relatively mild. Typically disappear in 3-6 months. However some patients have severe dry eye... READ MORE
It depends how fast you heal. Normal healing usually takes about two weeks. It is difficult to dislodge the flap two weeks after LASIK. But it is a... READ MORE
A second procedure is potentially possible as long as the patient meets the medical requirements needed by the doctor. For example enough prescription... READ MORE
In most cases it is possible to do PRK surgery but each individual has to be properly evaluated and further tests need to be performed an order to... READ MORE
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