What age do cataracts start?
Cataracts are a common eye condition that affect virtually everyone if you live long enough. Typically it’s in our 60s and 70s when we notice more glare, blur, difficulty reading road signs, but often times […]
Milestones for Vision Health after LASIK
LASIK surgery is a popular option for people with vision problems who want to reduce or eliminate their dependence on glasses or contacts. What we need to realize is that there are several predictable changes […]
The connection between nutrition and eye health: What you need to know for your LASIK or any other eye surgery
Good eye health is obviously super important for maintaining a good quality of life. Eye diseases like age-related macular degeneration (ARMD), cataracts, and diabetic retinopathy are on the rise(1). While genetics play a role in […]
So I was told I am not a LASIK Candidate
LASIK Alternatives If you have been imagining a life with less dependence on contact lenses or glasses, it can be disappointing to be told that you are not a candidate for LASIK. However, the road […]
Getting Personal: Have you had Surgery Yourself? Dr. Alex Kim
Welcome back to the blog! One of the most humbling and important questions our patients ask us is “Have you had surgery yourself?” In a sense, we’re being asked if we personally believe in the […]
Who Do You Need to Consult With for Laser Vision Correction?
Most people, when considering their vision, will get their annual exam from their local optometrist. An optometrist (OD) performs eye exams and vision tests, prescribes glasses and contact lenses, and diagnoses and prescribes medicines for […]
The Environmental and Cost Impact of Contact Lenses
In 1987, Americans began enjoying the benefit of disposable contact lenses. A Johnson & Johnson company called Vistakon, Inc. introduced Acuvue disposable soft contact lenses. For the first time, Americans could enjoy comfortable contact lenses. […]
Eye Allergies and Contact Lenses
People wear contact lenses to address a wide range of refractive errors, including nearsightedness (myopia), farsightedness (hyperopia), astigmatism, and presbyopia. In some conditions, they are used to treat eye diseases and corneal injury. They are […]