Dr. Ella Faktorovich was awarded Best LASIK Eye Surgeon in San Francisco by Vision Center for 2024.
We are proud to announce that Dr. Faktorovich is an invited guest speaker at the international conference EnVision Summit Ophthalmology 2024. This is an annual conference created by physicians to support and empower ophthalmic and optometric leaders in an innovative format for continuing medical education.
Dr. Faktorovich and colleagues publish a peer-reviewed article in Journal of Cataract and Refractive Surgery summarizing current evidence base for ocular analgesics. The latest evidence on efficacy to topical non steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs, anticholinergic agents, and anesthetics, is reviewed. New analgesic avenues are described, including topical endocannabinoid system modulators.
We are very proud of Dr. Faktorovich for making this early selection list by San Francisco Magazine for 2024! Castle Connolly Top Doctors are peer-nominated, and thoroughly vetted by our physician-led research team. To make it on this list means you are a best-in-class healthcare provider, embodying excellence in clinical care as well as interpersonal skills. Castle Connolly Top Doctors represent the top 1% of all U.S. practicing physicians!
Dr. Ella Faktorovich was featured in Haute's "Autumn’s Aesthetic Transformation: Haute Beauty Experts Weigh In On Seasonal Trends" as an expert on laser technology and focusing on advanced laser technology around the eyes.
Dr. Ella Faktorovich was awarded Best LASIK Eye Surgeon in the Bay Area by Vision Center for 2023.
Dr. Faktorovich interviewed by EyeWorld about a new anesthetic approach to improve corneal epithelial health after LASIK.
Dr. Ella Faktorovich is excited and grateful to be included in this year’s list of the “Best Doctors of 2023” in San Francisco magazine. Over 900 doctors from the Bay Area were screened for qualities such as education and experience, and this year we made the cut again. It is an honor to be included in this prestigious list of physicians.
World College of Refractive Surgery and Visual Sciences (WCRS) Board unanimously selected Pacific Vision Institute Director, Dr. Ella Faktorovich to be honored as a Fellow in recognition of her commitment and contributions to the Specialty of Refractive Surgery. As the only global organization to offer credentialing in Refractive Surgery, the WCRS is the most trusted resource for establishing a standard for qualifications and quality of care in Refractive Surgery. Dr. Faktorovich is the only doctor in San Francisco to be honored with this selection.
Dr. Ella G. Faktorovich featured in a Haute Beauty article about Break Free From Glasses With The Latest Eye Implant Options For Patients Over 40.
Dr. Ella G. Faktorovich is listed as Top Doctor in Ophthalmology & Eye Surgery for 2023.
Dr. Ella Faktorovich Continues Partnership With Exclusive Haute Beauty Network.
Dr. Ella G. Faktorovich Selected to the 'America's Best Physicians' Directory for 2023 and Honored for Excellence in Ophthalmology & Eye Surgery.
Dr. Faktorovich featured in a SF POA article about Artificial Intelligence (AI) in LASIK and Other Eye Surgery Elevates Vision Results To The Next Level.
Dr. Ella Faktorovich of Pacific Vision Institute was featured in Haute Living magazine for "Pros And Cons Of The Newly FDA-Approved EVO Implantable Contact Lens (ICL)."
ABC Channel 7 News featured Dr. Ella Faktorovich about a new trend to help with eye strain.
Dr. Ella Faktorovich of Pacific Vision Institute was featured in Haute Living magazine for "The 5 Common Misconceptions Of LASIK Eye Surgery."
Dr. Ella Faktorovich of Pacific Vision Institute talking about the do’s and don’t’s post LASIK eye surgery with Haute Living.
Dr. Barry Siebel featured in Bausch + Lomb dispelling myths about vacuum-based phaco machines for cataract surgery.
Dr. Ella Faktorovich of Pacific Vision Institute voted as Top Doc for San Francisco.
Dr. Ella G. Faktorovich is listed as Top Doctor in Ophthalmology & Eye Surgery.
Dr. Barry Seibel featured in Bausch + Lomb about overcoming clinical inertia with phacodynamic machinery.
Haute Living announced that Dr. Ella Faktorovich has been chosen as the only vision surgery expert in the Bay Area for the exclusive network of exceptional doctors.
ABC Channel 7 News interviewed Dr. Faktorovich of Pacific Vision Institute about the newly approved breakthrough treatment called Vuity eye drops that could limit the need for reading glasses.
Dr. Ella Faktorovich of Pacific Vision Institute was voted as America's Best Physicians for 2021.
Dr. Ella Faktorovich featured in an article about patterns in LASIK cases since reopening practices.
Laser Vision Correction Pre-Screening Tests Demystified by Dr. Ella Faktorovich
Refractive surgery on the rise during COVID-19 pandemic features Dr. Ella Faktorovich
Laser Vision Correction Pre-Screening Tests Demystified by Dr. Ella Faktorovich of Pacific Vision Institute
Dr. Ella Faktorovich Talks About Preparing Your Patient for PRK
Five Essential Corneal Tests for Accurate Screening of Refractive Surgery Candidates by Dr. Ella Faktorovich
Five Essential Corneal Tests for Accurate Screening of Refractive Surgery Candidates by Dr. Ella Faktorovich
Dr. Ella Faktorovich answers 3 questions about COVID-19 and conjunctivitis
Dr. Faktorovich talks about increased concerns of too much screen time as kids prepare for distance learning.
KTVU's Frank Mallicoat speaks with Dr. Ella Faktorovich about increased screen time during the pandemic that could be harmful to kids’ eyesight, putting them at greater risk of developing myopia.
San Francisco's Pacific Vision Institute Founder Dr. Ella Faktorovich Discusses Impact of COVID-19
Ophthalmology Times features Dr. Ella Faktorovich separating facts from fears regarding eye health and COVID-19.
Dr. Ella Faktorovich of Pacific Vision Institute discusses how increased time in front of digital devices coupled with less time outdoors can cause serious problems for kids later in life.
Dr. Ella Faktorovich provides facts backed by scientific literature about the eyes and COVID-19 virus.
Dr. Ella Faktorovich of Pacific Vision Institute discusses a new phenomenon in the peer-review literature called “quarantine myopia” in children during the COVID-19 pandemic.
CBS KPIX Channel 5 News interviews Dr. Ella Faktorovich of Pacific Vision Institute regarding how the eyes are susceptible to COVID-19.
KRON 4 News interviews Dr. Ella Faktorovich of Pacific Vision Institute regarding COVID-19 and the extra precautions to take when touching near the eyes.
USA Today features Reddit CEO Steve Huffman, who got laser eye surgery at Pacific Vision Institute.
Reddit CEO, Steve Huffman, undergoes PRK at Pacific Vision Institute. He speaks with the New Yorker magazines about his reasons for doing PRK - to improve his odds of surviving a disaster when getting contacts and glasses "is going to be a huge pain in the ass."
Dr. Ella Faktorovich is a 2020 America’s Top Doctor, selected by her medical peers from across the U.S. for the 12th year in a row. An honor given to only 1% of all medical specialists.
Dr. Ella Faktorovich is a 2019 America’s Top Doctor, selected by her medical peers from across the U.S. An honor given to only 1% of all medical specialists.
Ophthalmologist, Ella G. Faktorovich, M.D. has been selected to the "America's Best Physicians" registry for 2020.
17th Annual San Francisco Cornea, Cataract, and Refractive Surgery Symposium taking place February 9, 2020.
Optometry Times features Dr. Ella Faktorovich in an article celebrating 30 years of LASIK.
Ophthalmology Times features Ella Faktorovich, MD, in her review of topography and tomography for corneal refractive surgery on page 28 and 29.
Dr. Faktorovich performed LASIK on SFPD officer using Contoura Vision LASIK, the most recent advancement in LASIK eye surgery.
Dr. Ella Faktorovich, Director of Pacific Vision Institute, interviewed by Ocular Surgery News at ASCRS last month on the new LASIK screening technology.
Dr. Faktorovich interviewed by KRON4 News on Steph Curry's eye condition keratoconus.
Dr. Ella Faktorovich, Director of Pacific Vision Institute, is voted as one of the Best Doctors in Ophthalmology LASIK and PRK surgery by physicians in all specialties. The survey results are published in the San Francisco Magazine's.
Pacific Vision Institute has been chosen to become part of the Leading Medical Clinics of the World..
New Laser Technology Speeds Up Vision Correction Procedure.
Powerful laser provides new options for vision patients, ABC News.
New Laser provides better vision for LASIK and PRK.
Dr. Ella Faktorovich has again been selected by her surgical peers, and physicians across all specialties, as one of the top ophthalmologists in the the San Francisco Bay Area. The survey results are featured in Marin Magazine's cover story, (415) Top Doctors.
Refinements to LASIK screening process. Police Officers Association Journal.
In a recent survey, 4,000 Bay Area physicians across all specialties were asked "Whom would you send your family member or whom would you go if faced with a medical problem?" More than 13,000 votes were cast. The results are listed in Marin Magazine. Dr. Ella Faktorovich has been selected as one of the Top Ophthalmologists in San Francisco and Marin.
Keep an Eye on Your children's vision.
Presenters at San Francisco Optometric CE Symposium discuss LASIK preop evaluation, postop management. Primary Care Optometry News.
Advances in LASIK and Other Vision Correction Procedures: Speed, Precision, Safety Police Officers Association Journal.
"The View From The Bay" show -- Ditch your reader glasses for life.
LASIK and Moms.
Focus on Independance -- Vision correction program for quadriplegics.
Instrument Basics, Part III: Corneal Curvature.
Instrument Basics, Part II: Anterior Segment Imaging.
Feeling good and looking good.
The San Francisco ophthalmologist is working with Focus on In dependence to provide free Lasik or vision correction surgery to patients 18 years and older who have suffered spinal injuries and have lost the use of their hands and/or arms.
Program helps quadriplegics see better, ABC News.
Study shows LASIK, PRK safe for patients with uveitis. Presenters at this optometric symposium also addressed keratopathy, pain management and corneal collagen cross-linking.
Dr. Ella Faktorovich is named SF Vision Health Examiner.
New technology helps patients focus, ABC News.
Optometrists can easily diagnose postsurgical complications in cataract patients by carefully evaluating the posterior capsule, Primary Care Optometry News.
Dr. Faktorovich answers common questions in this "Ask the Doctor" article from the San Francisco Chronicle.
Newest Version of Accomodating Lens Improves Near Vision.
Advances in LASIK and other vision correction procedures increase approval in extreme and physically demanding professions. Police Officers Association Journal.
"Ask the Doctor" article from the San Francisco Chronicle, Dr. Faktorovich answers questions relating to reading glasses and Lasik.
Two topical analgesics being studied for use after PRK. Topical morphine and topical sumatriptan target specific receptors on corneal nerve cells to relieve pain after surgery, Ocular Surgery News.
Extraordinary developments have occurred in the world of ophthalmology, San Francisco Medicine.
New Vision after 40, KTVU CH 2.
A New Approach to 20/20 Vision, KGO CH7.
Breakthroughs in technology have made lasers the ultimate tool.
Modern Laser Eye Surgery: Safe and On-Target. Police Officers Association Journal.
ABC News Health Anchor, Dr. Dean Edell reports on the breakthrough advance for cataract patients; the intraocular ReSTOR lens, a sophisticated lens that helps cataract patients get rid of glasses.
ABC News Health Anchor, Dr. Dean Edell reviews the exciting advances of IntraLASIK and sites Dr. Faktorovich as first in San Francisco surgeon to perform this important procedure.
ABC News Health Anchor, Dr. Dean Edell interviews Dr. Ella Faktorovich on the new advancement that makes many more patients eligible for cornea corrections; Advanced Wavefront technology, for patients with high amounts of astigmatism or high degree of correction.
ABC News Health Anchor, Dr. Dean Edell interviews Dr. Ella Faktorovich on the newly FDA approved INTACS for keratoconus.
KGO Newstalk Radio - reviews the exciting advances of IntraLASIK and sites Dr. Faktorovich as first in San Francisco surgeon to perform this important procedure. Aired.
Dr.Faktrovich interviewed by TechTV Television Show.
Vision quest - Is LASIK eye surgery for climbers, Climbing Magazine.
Dr. Faktrovich interviewed by WB-20 News Television Show.
Dr. Faktrovich interviewed on Everybody's Angels Television Show.
Dr. Faktrovich interviewed on KMEL 106.1 FM.
Dr. Faktorovich interviewed on Channel 5 KPIX news.
Dr. Faktorovich becomes the first surgeon in the Bay Area certified by the Council for Refractive Surgery Quality Assurance.
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Dr. Faktorovich interviewed by Dr. Z on National Public Radio AM 610.
Dr.Faktorovich interviewed by Don Bleu on the Don Bleu Show.
Interview with Pandy Arrietta on the Open Door Television Show.
My Quest for Perfect Vision. Article by Junko Kita, The Independent.
Dr. Ella Faktorovich has a vision for eye surgery. Article by Judy Hulka, New Fillmore.
Quest for Perfect Vision. Health and Fitness Section, Mill Valley Herald.
Pacific Vision Institute - New for Myopia. Marina Times.
Laser Vision Correction Special on Public Affairs radio segment. Erica Taylor interviews Dr. Ella Faktorovich, Director of the Pacific Vision Institute. Aired on KSJO, KFOX, and KCNL.
Vision Correction Specialist Helps Clarify Alternatives. The Independent.
Press Release: DOCTOR AT PACIFIC VISION INSTITUTE BRINGS INTACSTM TO BAY AREA RESIDENTS.
Be on the Look Out - For Clear Natural Vision. Police Officers' Association Notebook.
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