Dr. William Ellis has performed over 68,000 LASIK procedures providing thousands the precious gift of sight!
LASIK Walnut Creek
Understanding LASIK Eye Surgery Candidacy
William Ellis, MD is one of California’s most experienced LASIK eye surgeons. If you are seeking LASIK in Walnut Creek, California you have found the right website. We have an office located in Walnut Creek California to make the LASIK experience convenient for our patients. Why hassle with driving when you have hassled with glasses or contacts for years now. If you are considering Laser Vision Correction or LASIK eye surgery your timing could not be any better. LASIK eye surgery has helped millions of people eliminate and reduce their dependence on both glasses and contacts. LASIK eye surgery helps correct the vision of people with myopia, hyperopia, and/or astigmatism. With the LASIK technology advancements and the improved LASIK financing situations the time for LASIK is great. In order to get started with understanding LASIK you must first determine if you are a good LASIK candidate. You might find our LASIK self-evaluation test useful when starting your LASIK research.
In many cases individuals wearing glasses or contact lenses can be helped with LASIK eye surgery.
This website contains a robust collection of patient education information regarding LASIK eye surgery. It may come as no secret that Dr. Ellis is extremely dedicated to patient education because a good outcome starts with an informed patient. William Ellis, MD will not perform LASIK on someone who is simply not a LASIK candidate. For a LIST of LASIK candidacy requirements see our LASIK candidacy page. Some of the LASIK education sections on this website include: LASIK frequently asked questions where we answer questions regarding LASIK and state the requirements to undergo the LASIK procedure.
The cost of LASIK eye surgery….
The Ellis Eye & laser Medical Center is dedicated to making LASIK affordable. We have a very nice page on this website dedicated to discussing LASIK patient financing. You can even fill out an online application to qualify for LASIK financing.
LASIK seminars at Ellis Eye & Laser Medical Center
LASIK seminars Walnut Creek
If LASIK seems right for you and you want to attend an in person seminar our practice provides a series of LASIK seminars with education as the prime focus. Click here to fill out our contact form if you would like information regarding the next seminar.
Visit our Walnut Creek Office
1479 Ygnacio Valley Rd. #104
Walnut Creek, CA. 94598
DID YOU KNOW? About Dr. Ellis
Dr. Ellis has been a leader and innovator in the field of refractive surgery. He studied (RK) radial keratotomy surgery with Professor Syvatslov Fyodorov in the Soviet Union. He has written three textbooks on Keratoplasty surgeries, which are in medical libraries around the world. Professor Fyodor, who pioneered modern radial keratotomy, is a co-author of his last textbook published in 1991. In 1990, Dr. Ellis was honored to chair a panel on the surgical correction of astigmatism at the 26th International Congress of Ophthalmology.
Dr. Ellis' studied in electrical engineering at University of California, Berkeley and was in the "field and wave transmission", the major that included laser design and construction. After his training in Ophthalmology at Stanford University, Dr. Ellis recognized the vision correction potential of LASIK. Dr. Ellis was among the first in the U.S. to perform the LASIK procedure. To date Dr. William Ellis has personally performed over 35,000 LASIK procedures.