Bruce January, MD

The LASIK Vision Institute
1800 Bering Drive, Suite 200
Houston, TX 77057

Dr. Bruce January

LASIK Houston – Serving patients seeking LASIK eye surgery in Houston and the surrounding area

Dr. Bruce January is a board-certified ophthalmologist, serving LASIK Houston patients at The LASIK Vision Institute™ in Houston, Texas. Dr. January has more than 15 years of experience. He has performed more than 90,000 refractive surgeries overall, and performs about 600 LASIK procedures each month. Dr. January was awarded the American Academy of Ophthalmology's Lifelong Education Award. He also belongs to the Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society, an elite group of scholarly physicians. Dr. January has been featured on KRIV Fox TV Houston several times as a medical expert in his field.

At the Houston The LASIK Vision Institute, Dr. January has advanced ophthalmologic technology at his fingertips. The practice is furnished with innovative laser technology and an onsite lab. This combination allows Dr. January to provide exceptional laser vision care for all patients. The laser eye surgeon has extensive experience with traditional LASIK as well as the PRK and LASEK techniques.

For more information about your laser vision correction options, or to schedule a personal evaluation at LVI, please contact The LASIK Vision Institute™ at 1-800-293-0957 today.

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More About Vision Correction at The LASIK Vision Institute™

At The LASIK Vision Institute™, Dr. January provides patients with customized laser vision correction. He employs VISX CustomVue wavefront technology to treat numerous types of vision errors.

What Do Patients Say About Their Experiences With The LASIK Vision Institute?

"The LASIK Vision Institute is a miracle. It takes you from poor eyesight to perfect vision. The staff members are knowledgeable, kind, considerate and well trained in their field." —Marshall R.A.

"I love being able to see!!! My eyes are wonderful 20/15. It is wonderful being able to wake up and read the alarm clock. THANKS." —Michelle M.

"Wish I would of had it done years ago." —Kim L.

Prior to LASIK surgery, Dr. January utilizes wavefront-guided technology to pinpoint his patient's refractive errors. By using this sophisticated technology, he is able to identify higher order aberrations (tiny, nearly imperceptible vision errors). Dr. January utilizes the diagnostic data that he has compiled to calibrate an excimer laser that he will use during LASIK surgery to reshape the cornea.

To begin the LASIK procedure, the laser eye surgeon creates a tiny flap in the patient's cornea, using a surgical blade called a microkeratome. Dr. January then employs the excimer laser to re-contour the corneal tissue that lies underneath the lifted flap. In this manner, he corrects the refractive error that is causing the patient to be nearsighted, farsighted and/or astigmatic. Once the surgeon feels that the cornea has been sufficiently reshaped, he repositions the corneal flap in the original position, where it will naturally bond to the eye again.

LASIK Houston patients who undergo laser vision correction with Dr. January do not typically feel any pain during LASIK surgery. In addition, 98 percent of individuals treated with LASIK using VISX technology achieve 20/20 vision or better within a year following the procedure. Many patients also find that they no longer need contact lenses or prescription glasses to see clearly.

More About Bruce January, MD

Bruce January, MD, earned his medical degree at the University of Tennessee. He then fulfilled a residency in ophthalmology at Emory University in Atlanta, Ga. After completing his medical training, Dr. January helped establish numerous refractive surgery institutions across southeast America, from Orlando, Fla., to El Paso, Texas.

Dr. January now serves as medical director of The LASIK Vision Institute™ in Houston, San Antonio and Kansas City. He is also a member of the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery, and the American Academy of Ophthalmology.

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