LASIK surgery is a fast, effective and safe corrective option for the millions of people who suffer from common vision problems. Patients with myopia (nearsightedness), hyperopia (farsightedness) and astigmatism (blurry vision) can have their problems corrected with a LASIK procedure. LASIK can even make you appear more youthful by eliminating the need for squinting or… Continue reading
One question that comes up frequently in LASIK consultations is whether pregnant women can have LASIK. At the Laser Eye Center, we would like to make women aware that it is not advisable to have LASIK during pregnancy or while breastfeeding.
Despite all the fun they bring, summer activities can be risky for the eyes. Just being exposed to the sun for prolonged periods of time is more dangerous than most people think. At the Laser Eye Center, our expert team would like to give you some tips for ensuring your eyes make it safely through… Continue reading
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