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The Effects of a Concussion on the Eyes

Concussions are defined as traumatic brain injuries. The word “concussion” comes from the Latin root “concutere” which means “shake” or “dash together.” When the brain hits the inner walls of a person’s skull, this can cause serious symptoms such as fatigue, nausea, vomiting, headaches, ringing in one’s ears, amnesia, dizziness, and confusion. A brain is a powerful tool that, when damaged, can affect every aspect of the body. According to experts at Excel Laser Vision Institute, a LASIK...

How Your Blood Pressure Can Affect Your Eyes – A LASIK Expert In Los Angeles Explains

Blood pressure is a measurement of the force that it takes for your heart to pump blood throughout your body. According to Doctor Moosa, a LASIK expert in Los Angeles, having a blood pressure that is too low or too high can have significant effects on your eyes. Twenty-six percent of the world’s population has high blood pressure, also known as hypertension. This means that the heart is working extra hard to circulate blood in the body. Meanwhile, thirty-one percent of the world’s...

LASIK Experts Evaluate the Safety of VR Headsets

LASIK experts in Orange County such as those at Excel Laser Vision Institute have observed that, with more time inside, people have been increasing their daily screen time. All day, people are working from home on their computer or laptop and then taking breaks by looking at their phone or watching TV. We live in a world of screens. For many people, it’s their main source of productivity and entertainment. It’s no wonder that our screens are getting more and more technologically complex....

LASIK Experts Discuss What Shingles Does to the Eyes

Some of us may be familiar with the viral infection known as shingles. It’s often referred to as “chickenpox for adults.” However, many people don’t know that shingles (otherwise known as herpes zoster) can affect eye health. According to LASIK experts in Orange County, the viral infection can lead to eye problems such as cataracts, glaucoma, and scarring of the cornea. The reason that shingles is likened to chickenpox is because both infections are caused by the varicella-zoster...

How Hormones Affect Vision and LASIK

Hormones are responsible for many processes in our body, including growth, metabolism, and even vision. As we age and go through bodily changes like pregnancy, our hormones can shift slightly, altering the quality of our eye sight. It’s no wonder that prospective patients for LASIK are examined closely and consulted on any current physical conditions before their surgeon will move forward with the procedure. Different kinds of hormones carry out different functions in our body. When...

The Role of Artificial Intelligence in LASIK

Our world is no stranger to artificial intelligence. Technology like Siri, face recognition, and geo targeted ads are perfect examples of how artificial intelligence has been slowly integrated into our day-to-day life. AI can do more than entertain. It provides convenience, security, and precision. For that reason, it has proven to be a valuable asset in the healthcare world, specifically for eye care procedures like LASIK. By definition, artificial intelligence is a form of...

Learn About Contoura LASIK Recovery and its Origins as a Refractive Surgery

As one of the most popular and successful elective surgeries, LASIK is taking the nation by storm. Many people don’t realize that there are different forms of LASIK, from the very traditional blade LASIK to bladeless to topography-guided. We are here to discuss the origins of topography-guided LASIK as well as Contoura LASIK recovery in order to help you understand the level of innovation that this refractive surgery has achieved over the years.  LASIK is a well-established...

LASIK Surgery Will Save You from Having to Deal with Foggy Glasses

One of the reasons that so many people get excited about LASIK surgery in Los Angeles is because it can often free an individual from wearing contacts or glasses. This independence from corrective lenses is not only convenient; it’s life-changing. With recent health orders asking people to wear facemasks in public, more and more individuals that rely on glasses are struggling with the common problem of foggy glasses.  Foggy glasses are hard to avoid when a face covering is necessary...

Am I Too Old to Get LASIK Surgery? Debunking the Age-Limit Myth

In order to qualify patients for laser eye surgery, there are certain guidelines that LASIK clinics in Los Angeles must follow. One of the guidelines states that you must be 18 years of age or older to receive the procedure. However, there is no age-limit to receive laser eye surgery.  According to Doctor Moosa, one of the best LASIK surgeons in Los Angeles, individuals in their 40’s, 50’s, and 60’s may very well be good candidates for laser eye surgery, depending on other factors...

What to Expect After Your LASIK Surgery

When you visit a LASIK clinic in Los Angeles particularly Excel Laser Vision Institute, you will be attended with the utmost respect and care. This is one of the reasons why laser eye surgery has become such a popular vision-correcting alternative in recent years. Not only is it precise and accurate, but most patients describe feeling safe and comfortable throughout the whole process. Your surgeon at a LASIK eye center will first conduct a thorough examination of your eye in order to...

What Your Eyes Reveal About Your Health: LASIK Experts in Orange County Explore Possible Signs of Alzheimer’s

Can our eyes predict our overall health? This is the question that many ophthalmologists are asking now that new studies have shown a perceptible link between brain health and retinal changes. Eye examinations have long been important for detecting ocular diseases like glaucoma and macular degeneration but according to Doctor Moosa, one of the top ten LASIK experts in Orange County, our eyes may be able to tell us more about our overall health. For decades, medical professionals have...

How to Better Care For Your Eyes: From Lifestyle Changes to Cataract Surgery

It’s easy to take our eyes for granted. Every day of our lives we rely on our vision, from the most baseline activities to our passions and work. Very often, people forget how important this is until some part of their eyesight is compromised. Fortunately, technology can help us out when this happens. Procedures like LASIK and cataract surgery in Los Angeles allow people to regain clarity of sight and move forward with their lives.   Since our eyes contribute so much to our quality...