Wednesday, June 22, 2011

There has never been a better time to get your LASIK done!

With summer on our doorstep, you are probably hitting the beach with hopes to catch some waves, playing golf and tennis or chasing your kids around sprinklers.  Contacts and prescription glasses can be in the way of your hobbies. I am here to tell you that the newly redesigned and redefined laser vision correction and femtosecond technology has arrived in Orange County!  Our office is excited to offer laser vision correction to patients who have been looking to ditch glasses and contact lenses.  We now offer the most advanced excimer laser Allegretto Wavelight 200 Hz that has been used by the leading refractive centers since 2008.  The wider set of features that comes with this technology helped thousands of patients who have not been able to get laser vision correction before.  Patients with farsightedness, high order astigmatism and high myopia have been achieving most satisfaction after Allegretto treatment.
Ziemer Z Lasik is the newest in femtosecond laser technology applications in ophthalmic and refractive surgery.  The new FEMTO LDV Crystal Line for Z-Lasik and corneal surgery offers the patient the precision, speed and safety that only femtosecond laser can do.  Creation of the corneal flap used to take minutes to complete, now it is done in seconds using less energy thus, leaving more untouched virgin cornea behind and speeding post refractive surgery healing.  The femtosecond laser has a much safer profile as well compare to a manual keratome blade that has been used in the last fifteen years.  Ziemer Z Lasik will get you back on your feet faster and enable you to gain your glasses free vision within a few days of surgery.
The schedule a free LASIK consultation please call (949) 650-1863 today or visit

Wednesday, June 8, 2011

Summer time calls for sunglasses!

The range of energy that makes up visible light is just a small portion of the electromagnetic spectrum so integral to modern life. Ultraviolet radiation comprises invisible rays that can damage the eyes, burn the
skin and cause skin cancer. UV radiation that reaches the Earth’s surface is made up of two types of rays -- ultraviolet A (UVA) and ultraviolet B (UVB). UVA is weaker than UVB but passe further into the body’s tissue than UVB. It is now generally accepted that both UVA and UVB cause skin cancer and can damage the eyes.  For this reason, eye protection and sunscreens are recommended that block both kinds of radiation.

Sunglasses should be worn year-round for protection and performance. Whether they're wraparounds, rimless or studded with rhinestones, sunglasses are vital for shielding eyes from harmful ultraviolet (UV) rays and diminishing glare that can cause distractions while driving, working and playing.
As a baseline, all sunglass lenses should filter UVA and UVB rays. Other lens options are also available based on personal preference, like polarized lenses, to prevent glare or tints that offer more comfortable vision.

Alternatives to traditional sunglasses are also available, including larger frames that fit over prescription glasses, clip-on sunglasses, flip-up lenses and photochromic lenses which change from dark outdoors to clear indoors.