Dr. Michael T. Furlong, M.D. - Lasik specialist


Dr. Michael Furlong, M.D., a former LASIK patient himself, enjoys his newfound vision so much that he has dedicated his practice to the magic of advanced vision correction procedures. 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 contacts.

  • Dr. Michael Furlong established Furlong Vision Correction in 1998 and has performed more than 42,000 refractive and small-incision Cataract surgeries to date. As a refractive surgeon specialist, Dr. Furlong performs Advanced Topography-Guided LASIK and PRK along with Cataract surgery with Advanced Lifestyle Lenses. He also treats keratoconus, 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 has recently introduced topography guided laser vision correction using the highest level of technology available, the Alcon Wavelight Laser suite, which includes the EX500 excimer laser, the FS200 femtosecond laser, and the Vario topography guided surgery planning system.

  • Dr. Furlong meets and works with each patient personally. His personable approach allows you to ask the right questions and his honest answers allow you to make the right decision about your eyes.

  • Dr. Furlong is a graduate of Stanford University. He received his M.D. from the University of Hawaii in 1992 and completed his internship at the University of Hawaii in internal medicine and surgery

  • Following medical school, Dr. Furlong completed a 3-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 Center. 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 and continues to teach others about the latest vision surgery advances by offering regular continuing education courses to other medical professionals in the Bay Area.

For more information, please visit furlongvision.com >> 




1665 Dominican Way, Suite 224    Santa Cruz, CA 95065    Tel (831) 476-8033    Fax (831) 476-4571    Email Dr. Bailey