Dr. Michael Furlong, MD

Dr. Michael Furlong, MD

Ophthalmology  |  
Male  |  
Age 51
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Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Michael Furlong, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in San Jose, CA and has been practicing for 21 years. He graduated from University Of Hawaii John a Burns School Of Medicine in 1992 and specializes in ophthalmology and cataract surgery.

2107 N 1st St Ste 101

San Jose, CA 95131

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • Health Net
  • Humana
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

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Removal of Foreign Body from External Eye
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more than 79% of peers
Foreign Body Removal from Eye
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more than 78% of peers
Cataract Removal Surgery
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more than 72% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Furlong "Board-certified ophthalmologist, Dr. Michael Furlong, specializes in bladeless Custom Wavefront LASIK, PRK, Keratoconus (KC) and Laser-Assisted Cataract surgery with Advanced Lifestyle Lenses. He also treats glaucoma, macular degeneration and other medical eye conditions and diseases. Dr. Furlong established Furlong Vision Correction in 1998 and has performed more than 37,000 refractive and small-incision Cataract surgeries to date. Voted Best Place for LASIK in Silicon Valley by Mercury News readers for 7 years.

Dr. Furlong offers breakthrough treatment procedures for Keratoconus - a degenerative, progressive eye disease that can result in blindness. Prior treatment option for Keratoconus  was a corneal transplant."

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Specialties

  • Ophthalmology
  • Cataract Surgery
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Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*
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Conditions Treated

  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Astigmatism
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Cataract
  • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Eye Disease
  • Eye Infections
  • Farsightedness
  • Keratitis
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Presbyopia
  • Pterygium
  • Retina Diseases
  • Senile Cataracts
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Procedures

  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Conductive Keratoplasty (CK)
  • Eye Surgery
  • Foreign Body Removal from Eye
  • Laser Surgery
  • LASIK
  • Removal of Foreign Body from External Eye

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for California.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

Education

  • University Of Hawaii John a Burns School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1992
  • University Hawaii
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1993
  • University Utah/Moran Eye Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1996
  • Gimbel Eye Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1997

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • Mercury News Reader's Choice Awards, 2010-2011
  • Best place for LASIK in Silicon Valley, 2010
  • Jefferson Award for the Gift of Sight Program, 2011
Media & Publications

Dr. Furlong has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Chinese
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Furlong's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Furlong to family and friends
5.0
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Likelihood to Recommend (1)

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Dr. Furlong's Performance

Trustworthiness
EXCELLENT
Explains condition(s) well
EXCELLENT
Answers Questions
EXCELLENT
Time well spent
EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
EXCELLENT
Office environment
EXCELLENT
Staff friendliness
EXCELLENT
Average wait time
10 to 15 minutes

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