LASIK Procedures Increase During COVID-19
Did you know that LASIK procedures have significantly increased during the pandemic? The rise in LASIK and refractive surgery may surprise you but COVID-19 may be a good opportunity to achieve better vision. The American Academy of Ophthalmology suggests that the risk of COVID-19 transmission is low during LASIK surgery. Plus, the mechanics of the… Read More
Visiting your Doctor’s Office? 5 Easy Ways to Reduce Your Risk To COVID-19
As restrictions ease in San Francisco and throughout the Bay Area, many businesses are reopening again, including your doctor’s offices. A few weeks ago, finding a routine eye appointment was nearly impossible. Under the recommendations from national health organizations like the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the American Optometric Association (AOA), and the American… 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
Do you have Cataracts? New Technology to Help Improve Your Vision
What is PanOptix®? PanOptix is a new lens clinically shown to deliver an exceptional combination of near, intermediate, and distance vision while significantly reducing the need for glasses after surgery. In addition, the center of the AcrySof IQ PanOptix Trifocal IOL allows for better near (reading) vision and intermediate (computer work) vision. How Does PanOptix… 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
What is Glaucoma?
Glaucoma affects about 200,000 individuals a year and some people may they have glaucoma and not even know it. Glaucoma is a condition that shows no symptoms. In the beginning stages, glaucoma does not affect your vision. You may be a glaucoma suspect for many years and may not need any kind of treatment or… Read More
Ready for LASIK? We can Help
LASIK is a wonderful procedure that can greatly improve your quality of life. However, there are many factors that your doctor should look for during your LASIK consultation to determine whether or not you’re a good candidate. LASIK, similar to any other surgeries have risks, so LASIK surgery shouldn’t be completed unless there is an… Read More
Hubble Contacts, Too Good to Be True?
We’ve all heard of the saying, “When something is too good to be true, it probably is”. Hubble, a direct-to-consumer start-up, cuts out the middle man and offers cheaper contact lenses right to your door. For only $36 per month and a $3 shipping and handling fee, you can have a month-long supply of subscription… Read More