Get Rid of Your Contacts for Good with the next generation of EVO Visian Implantable Collamer® Lenses

Nearsighted people as well as individuals suffering from astigmatism struggle to view the beautiful world before them, often worrying about scratched or bent glasses or irritating contacts. EVO Visian ICL is an implantable Collamer® lens that corrects for nearsightedness (myopia) and astigmatism, thereby overcoming the deeply uncomfortable dry eye symptoms caused by contacts and the sheer annoyance of visual aids.. With advancements in EVO technology, our ophthalmologists can give you sharp vision in a single, 30-minute procedure for life! 

Celebrate UV Safety Month with Proper Eye Care and UV Protection 

When it comes to UV rays, using sunscreen is just one of many ways to protect yourself from harmful sun exposure. It’s UV Safety Awareness Month, and our eye doctors at The Laser Eye Center™ want you to understand the importance of protecting your eyes from UV-A and UV-B light. 

What Your Prescription Numbers Really Mean and How to Read Them

You’ve likely looked at your contact lens and eyeglasses prescription and thought it looked like a complicated math equation. These abbreviations and numbers are the blueprints for clear vision and are unique to every patient. This sheet of paper outlines the vision correction power required to allow you to see clearly with corrective eyewear. Our eye doctors at The Laser Eye Center™ in Southern California explain how to read your vision prescription. 

How Refractive Lens Exchange Works to Correct Common Vision Problems

Wearing contact lenses and prescription eyeglasses for years on end can become a nuisance. Whether you’re tired of forgetting your contact lens case when you leave for vacation or struggle with glasses that slip or fog over, refractive lens exchange is one way to correct your vision problems and reduce your dependence on corrective eyewear. The Laser Eye Center™ in Southern California offers refractive lens exchange with premium intraocular lens implants (IOLs).

8 Signs You’re the Perfect Candidate for LASIK

LASIK eye surgery can change your life, freeing you from wearing contact lenses daily or relying on prescription eyeglasses. At Laser Eye Center in Los Angeles, our eye surgeons can determine if LASIK is the best way to improve your eyesight. This safe and effective procedure has given tens of millions of people excellent vision. Could you, too, achieve great vision with LASIK? Here are 8 signs that you could be the perfect LASIK candidate:

How to Fight Dry Eye Disease in the Spring

Dry eye syndrome can plague you year-round, with dry, cold weather in the winter and airflow from fans and air conditioning in the summer affecting tear film. However, it seems that spring is the prime time for dry eye complaints. A five-year study found a peak in visits to the eye doctor for dry-eye-related concerns in April every year, correlating allergens and dry eye disease.  Our ophthalmologists at Laser Eye Center in Los Angeles offer various treatments and technologies to combat dry eye syndrome and help you find relief from uncomfortable symptoms. 

3 Ways Refractive Cataract Surgery Improves Your Quality of Life

Cataracts are a leading cause of blindness worldwide, and cataract surgery is considered one of the most successful procedures in modern medicine, with a 98 percent success rate. While the traditional procedure can restore a clear visual field, it does not improve other common vision problems such as refractive errors, including nearsightedness, farsightedness, astigmatism and presbyopia.

Overcoming Myopia: How Life Gets Better without Nearsightedness

Is your vision clear when looking at objects nearby yet blurry when you try to focus on objects in the distance? Then you probably are one of the approximately 30-40% of Americans who experience myopia. Every day at Laser Eye Center, our devoted team of doctors treat patients with myopia, helping them to lead healthy lives with higher-quality vision. Here, our myopia specialists explain how your life can improve after overcoming nearsightedness. 

Why Cataract Surgery Is So Much Better Than It Was in Decades Past

Because cataract surgery has evolved dramatically over the past several decades, patients today have every reason to feel comfortable when seeking the procedure. Currently, cataract surgery ranks as one of the most performed procedures in the United States. Its popularity can be attributed to the surgery’s safety, simplicity and effectiveness at restoring sight. The award-winning team at Laser Eye Center is proud of our commitment to provide the best care possible to our cataract patients. Here, our doctors explain some of the ways cataract surgery has improved in recent decades.

Can You Be Too Old for LASIK?

At Laser Eye Center, our ophthalmologists meet with many middle-aged patients who are curious about LASIK but wonder if they have missed their window to have the surgery. While most LASIK patients are under the age of 40, age is not necessarily a disqualifying factor. In this blog, learn why it is acceptable to ask a doctor about LASIK at any age.