Choosing an Artificial Lens for Cataract Surgery

Choosing an IOL that is right for you. More than 25 million Americans have cataracts and nearly 4 million Americans undergo cataract surgery each year to restore their vision. Cataract Surgery has become one of the most common surgical procedures performed in the US. During cataract surgery, the SoCal Eye Surgeon will remove the clouded lens [...] Read More

SoCal Eye – One of America’s Best Ambulatory Surgery Centers

This week it was announced that SoCal Eye’s Surgery Center  was rated as one of America’s Best Ambulatory Surgery Centers by Newsweek. We accept this award with great pride and consider it a testament to the expertise and hard work that our clinical team delivers every day to ensure the best patient care and experience.  [...] Read More

What is 20/20 Vision?

Visual Acuity and 20/20 Vision 20/20 vision has become a standard metric for good eyesight and is synonymous with vision clarity and sharpness. 20/20 is a measurement of vision acuity but what is it and what does 20/20 mean?   Visual Acuity: Visual acuity is the one of the most common vision measurements and is […]

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Eye Protection for the Summer of 2021

The Summer of 2021 is here and families will become engaged in all manner of activities including a variety of sporting activities. SoCal Eye highly recommends the use of the right kind of eye protection while engaged in these activities as this can help prevent serious eye injuries and ensure a happy summer. Each year […]

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The Free LASIK Consultation – What to Expect.

LASIK has become a household word that is recognized almost universally and over 30 million people have undergone LASIK surgery since the FDA approved the procedure in 1999. Over 700,000 American every year choose to correct their vision and transform their lives using this procedure. But how does LASIK Work? What might a patient expect [...] Read More

LASIK Eye Surgery Cost and LASIK Financing

As patients begin to consider LASIK as an option for refractive vision correction, three very common questions are:  What is the cost of LASIK Surgery? Does Insurance cover LASIK Surgery and are there LASIK financing options available? SoCal Eye will answer these three questions as a way to help prospective LASIK candidates decide as to […]

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6 Common Questions about Cataract Surgery

SoCal Eye doctors have been treating cataract patients in Long Beach since 1964. Here are some of the most common questions regarding cataracts and cataract surgery. What Causes a Cataract? Studies on the cause of cataracts show that cataracts typically occur as a result of aging. In a rare number of cases, injury to the [...] Read More

Eye Care for Seniors

Eye care for seniors is important. Vision changes occur as you get older and as you reach your 60s and beyond, you need to be aware of the warning signs of age-related eye health problems that could cause vision loss. Many eye diseases progress slowly and are painless and may go undetected without proper care […]

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Senior Eye Care and Medicare

  In most cases Seniors become eligible for Medicare after the age of 65 and a commonly asked question of Eye Doctors is Does Medicare cover eye exams and vision care? The answer is that under Medicare (parts A and B), routine eye exams and eyeglasses are not covered items but certain parts of common Senior […]

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Summer Is Here – Be Kind To Your Eyes

As we pass through Spring Break the promise of warm summer sunshine is upon us. The days are longer and it’s time to hit the beach, the lake or the golf course. However, the sun is stronger during the summer months and it is important to protect your eyes from too much ultraviolet radiation exposure. […]

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