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Patient Resources

High Definition Laser Cataract Surgery™ Testimonials

“I have been wearing glasses since kindergarten. At 45 years of age, I was starting to have to depend on wearing readers. With my career in law enforcement, it was difficult to have to wear readers to read my mobile data computer and watch the road at the same time. Having the corrective eye surgery now gives me the ability to do both without jeopardizing myself or anybody else. Wearing glasses with bifocals was not the feasible alternative in my opinion due to weather. I also tried wearing several types of different contacts which did not work. I am very happy with the overall experience of the entire process. The staff at Valley Eye Associates and the Pinnacle Surgery Center are very, very professional and friendly. They took the time to explain every step of the process and make sure that this was the right alternative for me and if not would tell me I would not be a good candidate. I would not change anything and would highly suggest it to any of my friends or family. Highly recommended, it was a life-changing experience. The surgery itself was painless. The staff was very comforting. The recovery was very quick. I was very well-educated throughout the whole process. Paperwork was sent home for patients to read and make them aware of the process and any complications that could happen. I recommend Dr. Vrabec and his staff to everyone I talk to.”

Kris, HDLCS™ Patient

“I chose Valley Eye Associates and Dr. Vrabec because of the technology and new equipment that he has and his skills and experience helping people out all over the world. I felt as though I had to get the best. And I was right and couldn’t be happier. Just to be able to take in all that detail outdoors means so much to me. It’s like a whole new world for me. I’ve been bragging this up to everybody and it’s just amazing. I would recommend Dr. Vrabec and his associates and staff to anybody and I definitely will from now on. It’s been a very good experience. I’m 62-years-old and I can tell this is the best eyesight I’ve ever had. The birds better watch out.  I’m a bird hunter and I’m not missing them. And those big bucks hiding in the brush, I’m going to be able to see them standing there.”

HDLCS™ Patient

“Astounding! Amazing! I now have crystal clear vision following years of cataract-obstructed vision. Many thanks to every team member at Valley Eye for personal, thorough, and professional care.”

Tom, HDLCS™ PatientOshkosh, WI

“I’d like to say thank you! My job consists of driving a fork lift and this made a world of difference in my life! It will be nice to have better vision for reading, and I’m very satisfied with my vision for driving, too.”

Steve, HDLCS™ PatientAppleton, WI

“I decided to have cataract surgery and be free of wearing glasses. I now have 20/20 vision in both eyes and am thankful to Dr. Vrabec and Valley Eye for that great success!”

Leone, HDLCS™ PatientAppleton, WI

“I am absolutely thrilled with my new eyes! I was extremely nearsighted before, so this feels like a gift. I am so happy with my decision to have cataract surgery with a Crystalens!”

Sue, HDLCS™ PatientNeenah, WI

“I recently had cataract surgery with a ReSTOR implant. My wife had the same surgery in 2008, and everything turned out great. I’ve had the same experience and have already recommended a friend to Valley Eye. All staff were pleasant, informative, and a pleasure to be with.”

Zonnie, HDLCS™ PatientNeshkoro, WI

“Having cataract surgery with a ReSTOR implant was the best decision I ever made! Just think: as a beginner golfer, I can actually see the golf ball. As a fisherman, I can tie the small line of fishing hooks. As a bass singer in the choir, I can read the notes and music, all without the dreadful glasses! I would recommend Dr. Vrabec to anyone with vision problems.”

Robert, HDLCS™ PatientWinnecone, WI

“Dr. Vrabec was recommended to me by my eye doctor. I would recommend him to my friends and family. He is a doctor who is easy to talk to and he answered all of my questions. He is an excellent surgeon as well as being a pleasant man.”

Jean, HDLCS™ PatientKaukauna, WI

Dr. Vrabec and his staff are first rate. The cataract procedure was the easiest operation I have ever experienced. I am grateful for the kind, courteous service that I received from each and every staff member.

James, HDLCS™ PatientAppleton, WI

“The cataract procedure seemed to go fast and was painless. I felt at ease the entire time and felt I was in good hands with Dr. Vrabec.”

Mary, HDLCS™ PatientNew London, WI

“Today is the first time that I haven’t worn glasses since I was 8 years old. I wish I would have had cataract surgery sooner!”

Dave, HDLCS™ PatientAppleton, WI

iLASIK Testimonials

”What can I say about my new eyes? They are so amazing! I have been wearing glasses and contacts for as long as I can remember, and getting LASIK from Dr. Michael Vrabec at Valley Eye Associates has completely changed my life. For the first time, I can go to bed without worrying if I took out my contacts, that is an amazing feeling! This summer, I have been able to wear regular sunglasses and still see! You will have no idea the freedom I am experiencing until you have LASIK for yourself. I know, I know, LASIK can sound scary but it isn’t at all! Honestly! The staff at Valley Eye Associates are so friendly and knowledgeable they make the entire experience quick, easy, and stress free! But don’t just take my word for it, go to Valley Eye Associates and talk to them for yourself, it will be the best thing you will ever do!”

Tanner Schram of KISS FM, iLASIK Patient

“I want to thank you and the team at Valley Eye for the wonderful experience. I had been in glasses/contacts for 20 years and although I never had an issue wearing contacts, the thought of not having to deal with them every day was pretty appealing. I recently started competing in triathlons and swimming with contacts was a challenge, especially on race day. Not having to worry about packing an extra pair of contacts or losing them during the swim is going to make race season this year so much more enjoyable! I have to admit, I was pretty nervous about this entire process but everyone at Valley Eye really made me feel comfortable and answered all of my questions. Everything from the initial consultation through my post-op appointment went so smooth and was effortless. I would definitely recommend Valley Eye to anyone who is considering LASIK!”

iLASIK Patient

“With my active lifestyle, I was having trouble wearing my contacts all day without dryness or blurry vision. With my upcoming wedding, I was concerned about wearing my contacts all day and staying comfortable. I am so excited to run, bike, do duathlons and triathlons without glasses and contacts. I’m also very excited to not have to worry about glasses and contacts on my wedding day. My experience at Valley Eye was great! Everyone was so helpful, nice, and had a great sense of humor. Any question that I had was answered and I felt well informed throughout the experience.”

iLASIK Patient

“From day one, the LASIK process has been so easy and seamless. I’ve never had a procedure explained to me so well and so thoroughly! I have worn glasses since I was nine years old, so to now have 20/15 vision is amazing! Dr. Vrabec even called me personally the night before the procedure, which was extremely comforting. From beginning to end, I couldn’t be happier with the service and expertise of this team. I would recommend LASIK from Valley Eye Associates to anyone!”

iLASIK Patient

“I can’t believe how fast and painless it was and the results I had right away. It feels so great to be able to see without glasses and contacts. I think it’s awesome.”

Tracy, iLASIK PatientAppleton, WI

“I was initially hesitant, but the physicians and staff were fantastic. They kept me well-informed, answered my questions and thoroughly explained the whole process.”

Robert, iLASIK PatientNeenah, WI

“I maintain an active lifestyle that renders wearing glasses impractical; yet, allergies and other conditions eliminated contacts as a solution. IntraLASIK was a godsend!”

Robin, iLASIK PatientMenasha, WI

“Everyone made me feel comfortable and I would highly recommend Valley Eye Associates to anyone considering a vision enhancement procedure.”

Joellyn, iLASIK PatientLittle Chute, WI

“I just had iLASIK at Valley Eye and I am so happy with my experience! Everyone was so respectful and knowledgeable. They had an answer to all my questions. I was very nervous but they made me feel at ease. Thank you so much Dr. Vrabec! I’m so happy!”

Bri, iLASIK Patient

“Had LASIK done yesterday and the results are better than I could have ever dreamed. My vision is 20/20 with no glasses! The staff at Valley Eye Associates is extremely nice and professional. They had good answers for all my questions and made the experience as stress free as possible.”

Evan, iLASIK Patient

“Best decision I ever made was to get LASIK from Dr. Vrabec. Everyone made me feel super comfortable and at ease!”

Jane, iLASIK Patient

“Great experience and very knowledgeable staff! So happy with my results.”

Melissa, iLASIK Patient

“Having LASIK was a goal for me this year. I am not sure why I didn’t do it sooner. It is the best decision I have ever made for myself. I was very nervous going into this but everyone at Valley Eye was so knowledgeable and answered questions throughout the whole process. I was in and out of the surgery in an hour and my recovery was only about a day. Dr. Vrabec was very friendly during the surgery and talked me through everything. I cannot recommend Valley Eye enough!”

Nicole, iLASIK Patient

“As a physician assistant who works in surgery: highly recommend Valley Eye – from my free consultation to follow up appointments after LASIK – everything has been smooth, informative and always met with a friendly staff. Recently had LASIK and it’s been wonderful! Wish I would have done this 10 years ago! Dr. Vrabec is the most qualified physician in the area and I would not go to anyone else for my eyes.”

Jill, iLASIK Patient

“I have been extremely happy with the outcome of my LASIK surgery. I feel like a new person, and my vision has been restored. The staff was friendly, and made the whole experience a great one for me. I have already recommended my sister, they do a great job.”

Sorcha, iLASIK Patient

“Thank you Valley Eye Associates! I had my LASIK done this past July and it’s been the best decision I ever made. It was hard to explain to some non-glasses users why this was so important, but having perfect vision is truly priceless.”

Tyler, iLASIK Patient

“Dr. Vrabec was amazing. I would recommend him to anyone looking to get LASIK. The staff is full of friendly and caring people!”

Rachel, iLASIK Patient

“After looking at all the different options, Dr. Vrabec and Valley Eye Associates are the best. From the first visit through surgery and follow-up, it was first class.”

Roger, iLASIK PatientManitowoc, WI

“If you are considering LASIK, I highly recommend Valley Eye Associates. I had so many questions, and met with them for a consultation…they answered them all and put me at ease. I am seeing better than perfect in both eyes after my LASIK procedure!”

Nicole, iLASIK Patient

“From my initial consultation to my procedure and follow up visit, Dr. Vrabec and the staff were informative, friendly, professional and supportive. I can’t thank them enough for the gift of better vision.”

Doug Erickson of KISS FM, iLASIK Patient

“Dr. Vrabec and his staff did my iLASIK, and let me tell you, it was an amazing experience! Great doc, great facility, great staff, and great results! Thanks Valley Eye Associates!”

Adam, iLASIK Patient

“As a professional baseball player, before I had my surgery it was an inconvenience for me to wear glasses or contacts while playing… I know that this surgery has changed my life for the better.’

Justin, iLASIK PatientAntigo, WI

“It went amazingly well. I am a very satisfied patient. I am looking forward to years of not wearing glasses. The personal touches and the involvement of the staff was exceptional.”

Robert, iLASIK PatientNeenah, WI

“I wish I’d have done this years ago! How exciting to see everything without glasses or contacts — I haven’t been able to do that for 24 years! Thank you so much!”

Mary, iLASIK PatientWasau, WI

“Let me tell you how amazing it was to work with Valley Eye! I have been wearing glasses/contacts since I was in Kindergarten. When I opened my eyes for the first time after surgery and I could read the sign on the ceiling, a wave of emotion hit me like a ton of bricks. I could see. I could read words without contacts or glasses. I had no idea what that felt like. I burst into a Niagara Falls like sobbing (in the laser room, mind you). The nurses were so kind and amazing. The doctor was kind and amazing. Everyone I encountered at Valley Eye was great to work with. They definitely did not fall short of my expectations at all. I had a fantastic experience. I wish I would have done it sooner in life!”

Amber, iLASIK Patient