Michael Furlong, MD
Furlong Vision Correction
San Jose Office
2107 North First Street, Suite 101
San Jose, California 95131
San Leandro Office
1252 Fairmont Drive
San Leandro, CA 94578
Providing complete LASIK and vision correction solutions in the Bay Area
Dr. Michael Furlong is a board-certified ophthalmologist specializing in bladeless Custom Wavefront LASIK, PRK, CK, Keratoconus, multifocal lens implants and 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.
Dr. Furlong established Furlong Vision Correction in 1998 and has performed more than 33,000 refractive and small-incision cataract surgeries to date. He is also among the first doctors in the nation to perform Conductive Keratoplasty (CK), a non-laser vision treatment for presbyopia, or "aging eyes."
Dr. Furlong is also a pioneer in a breakthrough treatment for Keratoconus, a progressive disease that causes the degeneration and weakening of the structure of the cornea - the clear tissue that covers the front of the eye. The treatment combines three procedures performed consecutively: Corneal Cross-Linking (CXL), Intacs and Conductive Keratoplasty. CXL is an exciting procedure, currently in the FDA approval process, that employs a biochemical reaction to strengthen the collagen fibers and reshape the cornea. Intacs and CK are surgeries on the surface of the eye designed to improve vision, reduce astigmatism and significantly improve both uncorrected vision and vision corrected with glasses or contacts.
Furlong Turner Vision Correction Was Featured in San Jose Magazine, and Dr. Furlong Has Been Voted Top Doc by His Peers Every Year Since 2000.
About Furlong Vision Correction
As medical director of Furlong Vision Correction, Dr. Furlong works with each patient personally throughout the entire vision correction process to determine the best procedure to give patients their best vision. His personable approach invites the right questions and his honest answers allow the patient to make the right decision about their eyes.
Dr. Furlong is proud to be the only TLC-associated surgeon in Northern California and to offer a state-of-the-art facility, the latest FDA-approved equipment and the TLC Lifetime Commitment™.
Dr. Furlong has received many awards for his outstanding performance in refractive surgery, including being chosen as one of the top 5 Surgeons nationwide out of 920 LVCI refractive surgeons and named one of San Jose's "Top Doctors" each year from 2000 – 2008 in San Jose Magazine by his peers. Furlong Vision Correction was voted the best place for LASIK in the Silicon Valley in the 2010, 2011 and 2012 Mercury News Reader's Choice Awards. Dr. Furlong was voted Best Lasik Doctor by Santa Cruz Good Times readers in 2012 and he has also received the prestigious Jefferson Award - the "Nobel Prize" for community and public service - for the Furlong Vision Correction Gift of Sight program.
Furlong Vision Correction's offices are conveniently located at 2107 First Street in San Jose and 1252 Fairmont Drive in San Leandro.
"Seriously, if you can't see then you can't coach and that would put me out of a job. LASIK was a game changer for me!" —Jim Harbaugh, Head Football Coach
"My vision is perfect. I can't believe I didn't do this sooner." —Hailey Partridge, Santa Cruz Surfer
"The results are amazing!" —Sierra Partridge, Santa Cruz Surfer
"The results have been beyond any wild expectations! I can see 20/15 and my night vision continues to blow me away!" —Brooke Miller, USA National Cycling Team
"I loved seeing photos of Dr. Furlong's family in his office. He strikes me as a very caring,
sensitive person who is a perfectionist at this craft. Thanks Dr. Keith Chow at Branham Eye Care for recommending him." —Eileen Wieck with son, James
Dr. Furlong's Background
A graduate of Stanford University, Dr. Furlong earned his MD degree at the University of Hawaii, graduating in the top 10 percent of his class. Following medical school, he 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. He elected to further his formal education with a one-year refractive surgery and corneal fellowship at the prestigious Gimbel Eye Center, where he studied under Dr. Howard Gimbel, one of the world's leading authorities on refractive surgery. Dr. Furlong is one of only a handful of surgeons nationwide with this type of specialized training.
Dr. Furlong has co-authored several articles and book chapters on refractive surgery and has presented his research at national ophthalmology conferences. He has trained ophthalmologists in Thailand and China in the most current refractive surgery techniques and continues to teach about the latest advances by offering regular continuing education courses to other medical professionals in the Bay Area.