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4 Ways Regular Eye Exams Can Improve Your Quality of Life

Most would agree that their vision is priceless, but people routinely fail to give their eyes the kind of attention they need. A person’s medical history and vision dictate the number of times they should get an eye exam. That said, many experts agree an eye exam...

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The Intimate Relationship Between Diabetes and Eye Health

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 29.1 million people suffer from diabetes in the United States. That’s 9.3 percent of the population. Diabetes is a metabolic disease where affected individuals experience difficulty producing enough insulin....

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Dr. Davidorf Returns from Annual ASCRS Meeting

Dr. Davidorf just returned from the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery (ASCRS) Annual Symposium (Chicago), attended by thousands of ophthalmologists from around the world. Dr. Davidorf typically has a rather busy schedule at this meeting, delivering...

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Advanced Cataract Surgery Course Draws Young Surgeons

On March 17, 2012, a course in Advanced Cataract Surgery was held at the Marriott Newport Beach Hotel and Spa. Dr. Jonathan Davidorf, a clinical assistant professor of ophthalmology of UCLA, Jules Stein Eye Institute, contributed to the program by instructing...

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Creative Approach Provides Excellent Visual Outcome

A patient recently visited our office whose treatment plan required a creative approach due to the condition of his eyes and vision. The patient demonstrated extreme hyperopia (farsightedness of over 11 diopters in each eye) and astigmatism (3.5 diopters in each eye),...

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Corneal Collagen Crosslinking and Keratoconus

Recently, a patient came in who we treated for keratoconus in December of 2010. Patients with keratoconus develop thin and irregular corneas, leaving them with an irregular form of astigmatism. This type of astigmatism is so severe that it is difficult to correct with...

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Age or Prior Surgery Doesn’t Eliminate Possibility of LASIK

Often patients think they are “too old” to undergo LASIK or, perhaps, a previous eye surgery would preclude them from being a good candidate. Just yesterday a 69 year old woman came into the office for her one month postoperative visit after having LASIK in both of...

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Dr. Davidorf Explores All Options for Great Vision

A history of medical or ocular conditions does not necessarily mean patients can’t enjoy excellent vision. Dr. Davidorf recently performed cataract surgery, implanting a multifocal intraocular lens, for a female patient with a history of diabetic retinopathy in both...

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LASIK Can Be An Option For You Too

Dr. Davidorf recently performed all laser LASIK, using the Allegretto Wavelight Excimer Laser, for a patient who was tired of constantly taking her glasses on and off. She was mildly nearsighted with mild to moderate astigmatism, which meant she could see without...

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