At Laser Eye Center, our founding philosophy is that clear vision is not a privilege for some — it is a right for all. And yet, so many people struggle with poor vision or the hassle and expense of corrective eyewear. You may be one of them! It does not have to be this way.… Continue reading →
When LASIK was first approved by the FDA in 1995, surgeons used a handheld blade called a microkeratome to perform the first step of the laser eye surgery: creating the corneal flap. After manually making the flap with the microkeratome device, the surgeon then used an excimer laser to reshape the cornea. Although the second… Continue reading →
At Laser Eye Center, our team shares a steadfast commitment to offering our patients best-in-class treatment for the correction of refractive errors. We thoroughly vet all of the available technology and only invest in systems that have been shown to deliver exceptional outcomes, while minimizing the risk of side effects. Our laser eye surgeons have… Continue reading →
Did you know that the California Department of Motor Vehicles (CA DMV) requires applicants to meet certain visual requirements in order to pass their driver’s license test? Upon completing the driving portion of the test, the California DMV requires that you pass a standard eye test using a Snellen Eye Chart. The CA DMV vision… Continue reading →
What is Surfer’s Eye? “Surfer’s eye” is a slang term for an eye growth called pterygium. Pterygium grows on the conjunctiva, which is the clear mucous membrane that lines the inside of the eyelids. Pterygium is noncancerous but may cause eye irritation, discoloration, and excessive tearing. The growth may remain small or enlarge until it… Continue reading →
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 →