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.
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.
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
As we welcome the New Year, the friendly vision experts at Laser Eye Center™ in the Los Angeles metro area would like to encourage you to take steps to maintain and improve your eye health. Making simple, everyday changes not only helps keep your vision strong, but also can improve your quality of life. Here, we… Continue reading
Most people have heard of the eye condition conjunctivitis, more commonly known as “pink eye.” This often contagious eye condition comes in different forms and is most common among children, but proper eye care can help prevent it from occurring. Here, the vision experts at Laser Eye Center™ explain what pink eye is and offer… Continue reading
Pterygium, also known as “surfer’s eye,” is an elevated, wedged-shaped bump on the eyeball that can cause tearing, blurry vision, and in some cases, astigmatism. Pterygium occurs from ongoing UV light damage to the tissue underneath the white of the eye, as well as excessive exposure to wind and dirt. Although benign, pterygium can cause… Continue reading
Dry eye syndrome is very common, with approximately 48 percent of adults in the U.S. regularly experiencing symptoms such as dry, scratchy irritation, and burning sensations in the eyes. Fortunately, most cases of dry eye can be cured. The vision experts at Laser Eye Center™ offer the following tips to help you relieve dry eye… Continue reading
According to The Vision Council, nearly 70 percent of American adults experience some form of digital eye strain, discomfort felt in the eyes after staring at a computer, or other digital device screen for two or more hours at a time. Common symptoms include red eyes, eye twitching, dry eyes and headaches. If this sounds… Continue reading