New advancements in ophthalmology can help you lose those pesky bifocals for good. In Los Angeles, where people are constantly searching for the fountain of youth, one thing is certain… reading glasses give away your age.
Laser vision correction is no doubt a miracle of modern medicine. However, this wonderful innovation can sometimes create post-operative dry eye, a small but annoying price to pay for perfect vision. It's important to understand the symptoms of dry eye in order to alert your doctor of this condition before deciding which laser vision correction procedure you should have.
Nearly 20% of all Americans suffer from dry eyes. It is usually caused by a problem with the quality and quantity of the tear film that lubricates the eyes.
Dry eye can be a year round problem or seasonal but either way it can make day to day living very annoying and uncomfortable.
Cataract surgery has undergone tremendous technological advances since the days of our parents and grandparents. Modern cataract surgery has evolved into a 5 to 7 minute painless outpatient procedure, with suture-less micro incisions, foldable lens implants and eye drop anesthesia.
Advertisements boast everything from $399 an eye to $2500 per eye. Lower prices may seem enticing but would you trust your heart surgery to a discount heart surgery clinic? So why the huge price discrepancy?