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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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What is a Sty?

Q: I think I might have a sty. What exactly is that and how can I treat it? A: A sty, known by eye doctors as hordeolum, is an infected oil gland which forms a red and painful bump near the edge of the eyelid. They eyelid’s oil glands can become infected from a buildup […]

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What is Entropion?

  Q: I’m 57 and my lower eyelid keeps turning inward and my eyelashes keep rubbing against my eye, what could be causing this? A: It sounds like you have a condition called an Entropion. A healthy eyelid hugs the eye to keep the eye moist and healthy, but as we age, the tissue holding […]

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Understanding Blepharoplasty in Southern California

As we grow older, the skin around our eyes has begins to droop, sometimes to the point of limiting vision. We get asked all the time, “Can anything be done?” Our answer is that while this is part of aging, there are successful, elective oculoplastic procedures you can seek out to correct the issue. What’s […]

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Excessive Tearing?

If your eyes are tearing up frequently this summer, here’s some news you might not be aware of. Excessive tearing is a frequent symptom of dry eye disease. This sounds counterintuitive, but many patients we see have a deficiency in the quality rather than the quantity of their tears. This abnormality of the tears allows […]

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Summer in Sight

Summer is one of the best times to really enjoy Southern California. This year, enjoy it without glasses! SoCal Eye has been performing advanced laser vision correction for many years. Did you know that LASIK is now so accurate that it is approved for both NASA astronauts and USAF pilots? At SoCal Eye, we feel that […]

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LenSx Technology Has Arrived

At SoCal Eye, we believe in offering affordable and safe technology to our patients, without sacrifice. For that reason, we utilize the LenSx Laser by Alcon for our cataract and corneal patients. The LenSx Laser gives us real-time, 3D visuals of the anterior of your eye, which includes the cornea. The laser allows for a […]

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Understanding Southern California’s Popular Cosmetic Eyelid Surgery

Blepharoplasty in Southern California is one of the most commonly performed surgeries by our oculoplastic team. In fact, Blepharoplasty is the 3rd most commonly performed elective surgical procedure in the United States. Blepharoplasty refers to the removal of excess tissue to rejuvenate the upper and/or lower eyelids. Sometimes called the “eyelid lift”, it can restore […]

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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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