Understanding Astigmatism

Understanding Astigmatism A common misconception about astigmatism is that it is a disease. It is just an irregularity in the eye – a cornea or lens that is not symmetrical – and is very easy to treat. A ‘normal’ eye’s cornea is shaped like a basketball. An eye with...

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LASIK: The end-all, be-all?

Residents of Corona, Riverside, the Inland Empire, and Orange County who are considering eye corrective surgery often seek out an eye doctor who performs LASIK surgery. Makes sense, right? Not all the time. LASIK is a popular procedure and many people use the term to...

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Differences Between LASIK and PRK

LASIK vs. PRK If you are considering sight-corrective surgery, you have probably heard of LASIK and PRK. But what are they? What are the differences and advantages or disadvantages to each? PRK (Photorefractive keratectomy) and LASIK (Laser-Assisted in-Situ...

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How to Pay For Your LASIK Eye Surgery

How will I pay for LASIK Eye Surgery? Many people avoid even considering LASIK eye surgery because of their perceptions about cost. LASIK, however, should be a medical decision or lifestyle choice, rather than a financial decision. It is important to consider quality...

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LASIK and the Military

LASIK and the Military Military personnel must be in tip-top physical condition, and fumbling with glasses or contacts can be a burden to the duties of the job. The ability to see is important for all those serving in our armed forces. Traditionally, military...

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Protecting Your Eyes From the Sun

For months we wait for summer… the warm weather, longer days, vacations, and the sun. And just as important as water and sunblock is something many people forget: sunglasses. Although important any time of year, it is extremely important to protect your eyes from the...

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LASIK Recovery – What You Can Expect

What to Expect: LASIK Recovery Many people avoid LASIK because they are afraid of the recovery time or potential side effects. Like any procedure, LASIK requires recovery time, but is much quicker and less intensive than many people think. Knowing a few tips before...

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Pre Wedding LASIK Rave

Brides spend weeks getting ready for their big day. From getting the logistics in order to getting physically ready with diets, manicures, hairdos, and waxes, a wedding is a special day and every woman wants to look and feel her best. But what about your eyes? After...

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Lasik Even Safer Now!

Just when we thought it couldn’t get any better than this, it does. Enter the brand new Avellino-GENE Detection System (AGDS™) Test, which makes LASIK safer. Just announced to the world this month (May 2013), by test developer Avellino Lab USA, the only genetic test...

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