Achieve the Best Cataract Surgery Recovery
Millions of people each year undergo cataract surgery. Recovery from your cataract procedure is usually pretty smooth. However, we’ve outlined some general guidelines to help you through the healing process. Drs. Danny Lin, Scott So and Karen Oxford provide tips to help you recover from cataract surgery. Day of Surgery Cataract surgery is a out… Read More
Cataract Surgery: Which is the better lens, Multifocal or Monofocal?
Cataracts affect millions of people every year. More than 24 million people, age 40 or older, in the United States. The good news is that there is a cure, cataract surgery. Did you know that cataract surgery is one of the most common surgeries? While cataract surgery sounds intimidating and scary, cataract surgery is quick,… Read More
Happy Retirement to Drs. Arthur Allen & Everett Ai
We are sad to announce the retirement of Dr. Arthur Allen and Dr. Everett Ai. Both Drs. Allen and Ai have been an integral part of our practice for the last 50 years. It is difficult, if not impossible to sum up their achievements and contributions. Their hard work, commitment and dedication to Pacific Eye… Read More
A Leader in Ophthalmology and Trusted Cosmetic Surgeon: Dr. Emily Sarah Charlson
Please welcome Dr. Charlson to our ophthalmology group. She is an oculofacial, orbital, and aesthetic plastic surgeon who holds both a Doctor of Medicine and Doctor of Philosophy in medical science. She specializes in eyelid reconstruction, aesthetics, and preserving eye health. Dr. Charlson earned her Bachelor of Science in biology, graduating summa cum laude from… Read More
Cataract Surgery and COVID-19: Is it Safe?
Every year about 3 million Americans undergo cataract surgery. However, this year a lot of individuals are wondering whether or not cataract surgery is safe during the COVID-19 pandemic. Many individuals may be postponing their procedures to limit their exposure to COVID-19. However, cataract surgery is a decision that best made between you and your… Read More
5 Easy Ways to Keep Your Eyes Healthy
This Valentine’s Day, don’t take your eyes for granted! Your eyes are a hugely important organ and allow you to see the world around you, so what can you do to take care of them? Here are 5 easy ways to keep your eyes healthy. 1. Eating Well Fueling your body with the right foods… Read More
LASIK with LIN: Are You Ready?
If you’ve been contemplating whether or not to do LASIK, you’re not alone. If you’ve been in glasses and or contacts for most of your life, you’ve probably been curious about LASIK for a most of your life. So what’s holding you back? Maybe the cost is the issue? Perhaps you’re afraid of LASIK surgery? … Read More
Do You Have WET AMD? The FDA Approves a New Drug
We are excited to offer our patients a new treatment for wet age-related macular degeneration (AMD). Last month, the FDA approved Beovu® (brolucizumab) which is a new anti-vascular endothelial growth factor (anti-VEGF) antibody that may require few injections than the existing medications already on the market. This is the first new drug approved since 2011… Read More
Dr. David Heiden: 2018 Humanitarian Service Award
Dr. David Heiden received the 2018 Outstanding Humanitarian Service Award from the American Academy of Ophthalmology. He was nominated by Pacific Vision Foundation and Seva Foundation. Out of 32,000 members, only two physicians were selected for this honor. Dr. Heiden received the award in recognition of his work to bring state-of-the-art blindness prevention techniques to… Read More
Lipiflow® Treatment for Dry Eye
One thing that most eye care professionals have in common is a steady stream of dry eye patients. Many therapies target aqueous deficient dry eye, but about 80% of dry eye is evaporative due to poorly functioning Meibomian glands. While we offer patients a regimen of artificial tears, warm compresses, eyelid cleansers, and supplementation with… Read More