Cataracts: Frosty Windows

The first true cataract surgery was performed in 1747, and today it is the most commonly performed surgery in the United States. It is estimated that 3.5 million cataract procedures are performed annually in the US. SoCal Eye Ophthalmology in Long Beach are Cataract Specialists and Cataract Surgeons. Cataracts, often associated with cloudy vision, represents […]

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Glaucoma Awareness Month – Long Beach Glaucoma Specialist

Glaucoma Awareness According to Prevent Blindness America, it’s estimated that over 4 million Americans have glaucoma making this one of the most common eye conditions in the country today. The unfortunate part is that only half know they have it. SoCal Eye offers the highest level of Glaucoma Treatment from a Fellowship Trained Glaucoma Specialist serving […]

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Myopia. A Growing Concern.

What is the most common cause of blurred vision in people younger than 40? The answer is Myopia, commonly known as nearsightedness. At least one-third of the U.S. population is nearsighted today, an increase from 25% a few decades ago. It is predicted nearly half of the global population will be myopic by 2050. Given [...] Read More

Vitamin D: Does Your Eyesight Good

  Vitamin D & Age Related Macular Degeneration: As you age, vitamin D can help your eyes stay healthy and strong. People with early Age Related Macular Degeneration are associated with lower levels of vitamin D in their blood. “Drink your milk, so you can grow up big and strong.” As kids, many of us […]

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Are you at risk for Glaucoma?

Glaucoma Specialists in Long Beach According to Prevent Blindness America, it’s estimated that over 4 million Americans have glaucoma making this one of the most common eye conditions in the country today. The unfortunate part is that only half know they have it. SoCal Eye has on staff a number of Glaucoma Specialists in Long [...] Read More

How to Fix Foggy Glasses?

How to Fix Foggy Glasses? How to Fix Foggy Glasses? Is a question that is so 2020. In California masks are now required for leaving the house in order to prevent further spread of Covid 19. For many who wear eyewear the curse of masks and foggy glasses is now even more of a daily [...] Read More

Dangers of Blue Light

SoCal Eye recognizes the month of March as Workplace Eye Wellness month, reminding both employers and workers of the importance of wearing certified eye protection. A danger to eyesight that often goes unnoticed is the blue light emitted by tablets and computers. Sunlight is the largest source of blue light, but studies have shown that […]

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Protect Your Eyes from Age-Related Macular Degeneration (AMD)

What is Age Related Macular Degeneration? Age-related macular degeneration (AMD) is a leading cause of vision loss in people over the age of 60. It destroys the part of the eve that is responsible for central vision. There are often no noticeable symptoms in the early stages of AMD, but if left untreated, it may […]

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Give the Gift of Rejuvenation this Holiday Season

December is the time of year that families and friends get together before the start of the New Year, so what better reason to make sure you’re prepared for those dreaded holiday pictures? Whether you are located in Long Beach or Los Alamitos, there is no better feeling than starting the Holiday season, and the […]

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Diabetic Eye Disease Awareness Month

November is the designated month for Diabetic Eye Disease Awareness. This month helps remind and motivate those living with diabetes to make sure to take the proactive steps, to monitor their eye health and protect their vision. Diabetes inhibits the body from using or storing sugar properly, damaging the retinal blood vessels in the eye, […]

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