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)

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 gradually result in blurred or loss […]

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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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October is Halloween Safety Month!

Fall has officially arrived, and excitement for the holiday season rolls in with the cool breeze. Soon, adults and children alike will be dressing up in extravagant Halloween costumes, but an unknown horror lies within the October mist. Each year, hundreds of Americans find themselves in the hospital due to eye injuries from their Halloween […]

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Q: What is uveitis?

A: Uveitis is a rather general term used to describe the inflammation of the uvea, or the middle layer of the eye that consists of the iris, ciliary body, and choroid. The eye is made up of three layers surrounding the gel-filled vitreous. The innermost layer is the retina, the outermost layer is the sclera, […]

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Q: Could poor vision be the cause of my frequent headaches?

A: If you suffer from frequent headaches, it could indeed be caused by your vision. Patients that work on computers for an extended period of time or that work in poor lighting (overly bright or too dim) could suffer from eyestrain, which could develop into a headache. It is important to take a break every […]

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Welcome

Welcome to our blog! Within this regularly updated feature of our website, we will provide visitors with practice news and specials, as well as information regarding the most recent technological advances and new treatments in Ophthalmology. We believe that patient education and open communication with your doctor are the keys to achieving healthy, fully functional […]

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