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News Archive

Crystalens HD Receives FDA Approval

Bausch and Lomb announced that it has received FDA approval to market the Crystalens HD in the United States. Read the full article.


Telescopic Intraocular Lens for Macular Degeneration

A novel lens design that uses two miniature mirrors to enhance the telescopic image created by the lens has been developed in Israel. Read the full article.


Seatbelts and Eye Injuries

A recent article appeared in the Journal Ophthalmology examining the impact of seatbelt use on eye injuries. Read the full article.


LASIK Proves Safe & Satisfying For Aviators

The U.S military has performed more than 224,000 procedures since 2000. Read the full article.


Multivitamins and the Risk of Cataracts

Over 50% of people over age 55 have some degree of cataract.  Currently, the only way to successfully treat visually significant cataract if with cataract surgery. Read the full article.


Myopic patients report quality of life similar to emmetropes after refractive surgery
Date of publication - 10/25/2007

Dr. Davidorf has been dedicated to helping myopic patients from the start of his interest in refractive surgery and his career in ophthalmology. Please feel free to read the following article discussing quality of vision with and after spectacles and contact lenses compared with refractive surgery patients. If you are seeking LASIK eye surgery in Los Angeles this might be a great article that explains a very unique difference in these two ways of correcting refractive error. Dr Davidorf is a Los Angeles refractive surgery specialist performing a wide range of vision correction procedures. For more information or to inquire about a refractive surgery consultation please feel free to call us directly or fill out our contact form. Read the full article.


The Implantable Contact Lens - Finally Available for Even the Most Severely Nearsighted
WEST HILLS, Calif., Jan. 12 / PRNewswire /

There is a new vision correction solution for highly myopic patients. If you are someone who has suffered from thick or "coke bottle" glasses your whole life there is new hope. Although LASIK eye surgery might not be a solution, these new ICL lenses can correct up to -20 diopters of nearsightedness. The ICL is also known as the Implantable Collamer Lens or the Implantable Contact Lens. Please feel free to read more in this PR NewsWire Press Release. Dr. Davidorf is a trained surgeon to implant this new breakthrough lens. Read the full article.


Get Rid of Glasses
By Chrys Wu, Correspondent

This is a great article regarding advancements in vision correction and more specifically about the vision people get after cataract surgery with premium lens implants. Hear from patients of Dr. Davidorf in this article by the Los Angeles Daily News. Patients can now see better and at multiple distances after cataract surgery with new premium intraocular lenses. These new lenses are often called multifocal IOL (intraocular lens) and presbyopic correcting IOLs. If you think you might be suffering from cataracts call Dr. Davidorf to learn more about these revolutionary lens implants. Read the full article.


Topical drug may reduce recovery time for post-LASIK vision
Article originally published by Ocular Surgery NEWS - 11/7/2007

As you might be aware Dr. Davidorf is routinely engaged in the latest events involving LASIK eye surgery. As a Los Angeles LASIK expert he is very he is very up to date with treatment protocols and technology. Although the recovery period for LASIK eye surgery is quite short a new topical drug may reduce the time it takes to completely recover. The drug cyclosporine A was found to speed the actual visual recovery after LASIK. This is very exciting because the study was actually performed by California researchers. Please feel free to read the article below to understand the new treatment breakthrough. If you are seeking LASIK eye surgery now is an excellent time to consider this surgery. The advancements in technology and treatment procedures has dramatically improved after 10 years of existence. Read the full article.


Cataract surgery safe in patients receiving anticoagulation therapy
Originally published in Ocular Surgery News: OSN Supersite on 11/8/2007

The following article will provide some insight into the safety issues surrounding cataract surgery. If you require anticoagulation therapy with warafin you might want to read the details of this article. Researchers in Israel are claiming that cataract surgery performed by phacoemulsification can be safe. Dr. Davidorf is a cataract surgeon in Los Angeles capable of performing phacoemulsification and inserting both monofocal and multifocal IOL lenses. Cataract patients can now see at multiple distances after cataract surgery with new premium multifocal IOLs. The good news about this article is that bleeding can be eliminated when patients receive anticoagulation therapy. Read the full article.


Conductive Keratoplasty for the Correction of Hyperopia

Research Article co-authored by Dr. Davidorf: Conductive keratoplasty (CK) is a surgical technique that delivers radio frequency (350 kHz) current directly into the corneal stroma through a Keratoplast tip inserted into the peripheral cornea at 8 to 32 treatment points. A full circle of CK spots produces a cinching effect that increases the curvature of the central cornea, thereby decreasing hyperopia. We report here the 12-month results of a 2-year, prospective, multicenter US clinical trial conducted to evaluate the efficacy, safety, and stability of CK. Download the original article in Adobe PDF format.


Sunglasses more than a Fashion Accessory
Originally published BNET article in Sept, 2003  by Amy Goldhammer

Dr. Davidorf comments on how sunlight can be dangerous to your eyes. Most people realize how dangerous the sun is to skin but many people overlook the fact that UV rays are harmful to most things.  Please feel free to read through this article encouraging sunglass wear when in the sun. Read the full article.


Children May Be Ideal Candidates for LASIK, Implantable Contact Lenses and Other Refractive Surgery Procedures Usually Reserved for Adult Patients
Originally published by (BW HealthWire) - May 19, 2000

Healthwire consulted with Dr. Davidorf in an article regarding LASIK for children. If you are curious to hear from Los Angeles LASIK expert Dr. Davidorf on this topic read the full article here.


Let the games begin in Israel

Read this article to get a different view of Dr. Davidorf. He is not just a Los Angeles LASIK expert but he has a profound interest in the World Maccabiah Games featuring 7000 Jewish athletes. He has some insightful comments on the 17th World Maccabiah Games.


Lasik Eye Surgery
Reported by: Boston News 7

Boston 7 News has completed an article about LASIK eye surgery for kids. During their research they decided to call Davidorf Eye Group to discuss this situation. Dr. Jonathan David answers questions from Boston News 7 in this brief look into LASIK eye surgery for kids. If you would like more information regarding laser vision correction or the research on LASIK performed on the eyes of kids please feel free to contact through the website. Read the full article here.



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Cataract patients now have an option to see at both near, intermediate and far distances after cataract surgery! Individuals suffering from cataracts previously had only a mono-focal lens implant option after surgery. NEW multi-focal IOL technology can now decrease dependence on glasses after surgery. If you are seeking the Rezoom™ or ReSTOR® IOL lens options Dr. Davidorf is a certified cataract surgeon in Los Angeles that can help. Your source for Los Angeles cataract surgery!

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