Choosing to undergo LASIK surgery is an important, potentially life-changing decision. It is also one that may conjure up a range of emotions, from excitement to nervousness. One way to ease any feelings of anxiety you may be feeling about LASIK is by asking the right questions. Prior to your LASIK surgery, you will get… Continue reading
Now that the weather is getting warmer and the days are getting longer, children and adults alike are spending more time outdoors. This increased time under the sun can have positive effects on children’s eyes, according to one recent study. The study, published in the Journal of the American Medical Association, found that rates of… Continue reading
If you are an athlete or live an active lifestyle, having crisp, clear vision is essential for your performance. Laser Eye Center has treated thousands of patients in the Los Angeles metro area, many of whom are athletes that depend on stellar eyesight. In this blog post, our team of vision experts discuss some of… Continue reading
How long have you been dreaming about finally being able to see clearly without contacts or glasses? LASIK surgery is a quick and painless procedure that has proved to achieve stellar results. Whether you’ve been postponing LASIK for years or have just recently contemplated having the procedure, summer may be the right time to do… Continue reading
The trusted eye doctors at Laser Eye Center are dedicated to helping patients achieve clearer, crisper vision as easily and comfortably as possible. This being said, we do our best to equip our patients with the information necessary to prepare for their procedure and recovery. The following is a list of helpful guidelines for patients… Continue reading
Because LASIK is so popular, there is a lot of information circulating about the procedure. Unfortunately, not all of it is true! In this blog post, the trusted eye doctors at Laser Eye Center clear up some of the most common myths regarding LASIK.
Astigmatism is a refractive error characterized by an irregular shaped cornea, or, in some cases, an irregularly shaped lens. A healthy cornea is evenly and smoothly curved, like a marble, to refract incoming light. With astigmatism, the cornea or lens is curved like an oval or egg, causing problems with how the eye focuses light.… Continue reading
At Laser Eye Center, we understand that our LASIK patients are excited to enjoy their clearer vision immediately after surgery. However, it is important to remember that it will take your vision some time to stabilize, and therefore some activities will be off limits immediately after surgery. The following are general guidelines regarding when patients… Continue reading
Before choosing to have LASIK, it is important to do your homework to make sure the procedure is right for you. While only a highly experienced, board-certified ophthalmologist can properly establish someone’s candidacy for LASIK, here are a few qualities that all LASIK candidates must possess.
LASIK and PRK (photorefractive keratectomy) are two laser vision correction procedures used to correct refractive errors (nearsightedness, farsightedness and astigmatism). With both procedures, patients are able to achieve crisp, clearer vision. So how do you know which one is right for you? In this blog post, the trusted laser eye surgeons at Laser Eye Center… Continue reading