Sunglasses are great fashion accessories but more importantly, they keep the eyes safe —and even young-looking! In this blog post, the vision experts at Laser Eye Center share four reasons why you should never step outdoors without a pair of sunglasses.
Pterygium, also known as “surfer’s eye,” is a benign, elevated growth that begins on the conjuctiva (the white part of the eye) and can move onto the cornea. In most cases, pterygium must be surgically removed to relieve discomfort and restore a normal-looking appearance to the eye. Pterygium surgery is a safe procedure that can… Continue reading →
Thanks to the latest advances in artificial intraocular lenses (IOLs), cataract patients have more options than ever in restoring clear vision after surgery. Among the most exciting options is the Tecnis Symfony IOL, the first in a new category of IOLs to provide continuous, high-quality full range of vision. The Symfony IOL is ideal for… Continue reading →
According to statistics, approximately 25,000 Americans go to the emergency room each year due to an injury that occurs in the workplace. A majority of these injuries could be prevented by taking certain precautions. In this blog post, the expert vision team at Laser Eye Center shares ways you can protect your eyesight at work.
Are you drawing a blank when it comes to the perfect gift for someone on your holiday gift list? Not to worry — the staff at Laser Eye Center in Los Angeles is here to help. Here, we share six gift ideas that are both fun and eye-friendly.
Advances in ophthalmology have made way for several innovative options when it comes to vision correction, including after cataract removal. In the past, cataract surgery and artificial intraocular lenses (IOLs) were primarily used to restore distance vision. Cataract patients wishing to restore near vision lost due to presbyopia would have to rely on reading eyeglasses… Continue reading →
Not everyone is a good candidate for LASIK. There are several reasons to postpone LASIK until a temporary condition is resolved. There are also permanent conditions that can make a patient ineligible to undergo LASIK. In this post, the eye surgeons of the Laser Eye Center in Los Angeles discuss some of the reasons to… Continue reading →
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 in Los Angeles or Orange County. LASIK can even make you appear more youthful by… Continue reading →
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 →