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Will You Still Need Contacts After LASIK Eye Surgery?

OAV Team | 01/20/2021

LASIK surgery in Los Angeles can help improve your vision. Learn whether you still need contact lenses or glasses after getting laser vision surgery.

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When Can You Wear Makeup After Laser Cataract Surgery?

OAV Team | 01/13/2021

Understanding recovery after laser cataract surgery helps you be prepared and for surgery to be most successful.

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Standard vs Premium IOLs. Which is Best For Your Vision?

OAV Team | 01/09/2021

Want to achieve clear vision after a cataract diagnosis? Learn the difference between standard and premium IOLs and how they address cloudy vision.

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The Difference Between MIGS and Traditional Glaucoma Surgery

OAV Team | 12/29/2020

While traditional glaucoma surgery is safe and effective, MIGS uses minimally invasive methods to lower intraocular pressure and protect your vision.

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How Does the Pentacam Decide Who Is A Good LASIK Candidate?

OAV Team | 12/23/2020

The Pentacam is a powerful diagnostic tool that helps our ophthalmologists measure the cornea's integrity and thickness before undergoing LASIK.

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How Safe Is Swimming After Laser Cataract Surgery?

OAV Team | 12/12/2020

Laser cataract surgery is a great way to improve vision issues. Avoiding swimming and a few other things are vital, however, for successful recovery.

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How is Pseudophakia Diagnosed?

OAV Team | 12/09/2020

After undergoing cataract surgery, pseudophakia IOLs are artificial lenses that we implant into the eye to replace your damaged, natural lenses.

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What to Expect After Glaucoma Surgery?

OAV Team | 11/24/2020

Glaucoma surgery can help treat pressure on the optic nerve, reduce the chances of vision loss, and has minimal glaucoma surgery side effects.

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Can My Farsighted Vision Be Corrected With LASIK?

OAV Team | 11/17/2020

LASIK surgery in Los Angeles may be able to treat common vision issues such as farsightedness. See if you are a candidate for LASIK vision correction.

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Comparing Laser Cataract Surgery vs. Traditional Cataract Surgery

OAV Team | 11/10/2020

Understanding the differences between laser surgery and traditional surgery for cataracts is important.

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What Are the Advantages of Multifocal IOLs?

OAV Team | 11/03/2020

Cataracts cause negative effects that require professional treatment, like multifocal IOLs or artificial lenses, which offer a variety of benefits.

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What Are the Causes and Symptoms of Glaucoma?

OAV Team | 10/27/2020

Eye pain and seeing halos around lights are common glaucoma symptoms. Improve your eye health and learn how to treat glaucoma at our vision clinic.

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Five Common Mistakes to Avoid After LASIK Surgery

OAV Team | 10/20/2020

LASIK surgery in Los Angeles can correct refractive errors and improve your vision. Learn what to expect after LASIK and how to care for your eyes.

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At What Age Do Cataracts Begin to Develop?

OAV Team | 10/13/2020

Cataracts happen when the proteins in the eye's lens start to break down, which causes uncomfortable symptoms, like foggy vision, halos, or glares.

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How Long Can IOL Implants Last?

OAV Team | 10/06/2020

How long do cataract lenses last? Learn about the benefits and risks of laser cataract surgery in Los Angeles, including the longevity of your IOLs.

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Can Glaucoma Cause Blindness If Left Untreated?

OAV Team | 09/24/2020

Caused by pressure on the optic nerve, glaucoma is a progressive disease that can lead to vision loss or total blindness without early detection.

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Is It Possible to Fix Astigmatism With LASIK?

OAV Team | 09/18/2020

If you want to avoid wearing contacts or glasses and you have astigmatism, learn how LASIK reshapes the cornea, which helps improve your eyesight.

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Who Makes A Good Candidate for Laser Cataract Surgery?

OAV Team | 09/11/2020

Blurry vision can prevent you from performing tasks like reading or driving. See if you are a candidate for laser cataract surgery in Los Angeles.

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What Causes the Need for A Pseudophakic IOL?

OAV Team | 09/03/2020

Patients with blurry or cloudy vision may need cataract removal surgery. Learn what causes cataracts and how a pseudophakic IOL works in our office.

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What is Microinvasive Glaucoma Surgery (MIGS)?

OAV Team | 08/26/2020

Glaucoma treatment has come a long way in recent years. Microinvasive glaucoma surgery (MIGS) is a minimally invasive way to treat optic nerve damage.

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