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Are You Really Too Busy For An Eye Exam?

The average eye exam takes about 30 minutes to an hour depending on a person’s unique health situation. Getting an eye exam once a year is probably the best thing you can do for your preventative eye care, but many people fail to go not just once a year, but every two...

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6 Myths About LASIK Eye Surgery

LASIK eye surgery has been performed on millions of Americans. Freedom from glasses and contacts provide people the ability to easily participate in a range of activities. Not everyone is a candidate for LASIK. For those who are candidates, deciding whether it’s for...

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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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