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LASIK Clinics Provide Clear, Independent Eyesight During Difficult Times

LASIK experts in Los Angeles like Excel Laser Vision Institute have watched the transformation of households and communities during a worldwide pandemic and have noted one common denominator—more than ever, people want to make the best of the situation. The new normal consists of wearing masks in public spaces, which has proven a huge inconvenience for people that are reliant on their prescription glasses. Contact lens wearers have also faced struggles in terms of refraining from touching...

How to Know if You Need Cataract Surgery

According to eye care experts in Los Angeles, cataract surgery is a procedure that involves replacing the eye’s natural cloudy lens with a clear synthetic lens. This can be performed by experienced surgeons on an outpatient basis under local anesthesia. Many cataract surgery patients can return to their normal routines within a few days. Fortunately, advancement in technology has allowed this procedure’s success rate to skyrocket and the results are long-lasting. Eye care professionals...

Choose a LASIK Surgeon That You Trust

Laser eye surgery has become increasingly accessible to people with varying degrees of vision problems, thanks to innovations in eye correction procedures and methods. Patients can visit a LASIK clinic like Excel Laser Vision Institute in order to treat astigmatism, farsightedness, and nearsightedness as well as achieve 20/20 vision or better. However, this life-changing procedure would be nothing without the dedicated ophthalmologists that have acquired the skill and experience to perform...

Behind Every Great LASIK Clinic is a Great Ophthalmologist

As a field, ophthalmology has transformed LASIK clinics in Los Angeles as well as other eye care centers all over the world. It is thanks to experienced surgeons like Dr. Moosa at Excel Laser Vision Institute that patients are able to achieve 20/20 sight or better. In the video below, Dr. Moosa explains why he chose ophthalmology as his career path:  In the simplest sense, ophthalmology is the study of the eye. Ophthalmologists have a deep understanding of its anatomy and...

How LASIK Clinics Have Adopted New Technology

Laser vision correction as we know it at Excel Laser Vision Institute, a LASIK clinic in Los Angeles, has quite an extensive history, thanks to the discoveries of many different researchers, scientists, and doctors. We can thank our advanced technology and eye correction methods to their combined contributions to the study of refractive surgery. One of the most recent improvements to the LASIK procedure is the use of the Wavelight EX500 laser. Harvard-trained surgeon Dr. Moosa discusses how...

Cataract Versus LASIK Surgery

While many people have heard of LASIK and cataract surgery, there seems to be a general confusion about whether or not these two procedures can work together to achieve vision goals. Some of the confusion stems from the fact that many Los Angeles clinics offer both cataract surgery and LASIK. Many eye care patients find themselves asking how these two methods of vision correction are different from one another and if they can be utilized in tandem for certain individuals. Fortunately, the...

How to Maintain Healthy Eyes After Your LASIK Procedure

Most nutritionists can attest to the fact that food impacts many aspects of your health. This is true with everything from your heart to your brain to your eyes. According to LASIK experts in Los Angeles like Doctor Moosa, eye health is important when you want to sustain the visual acuity you gain from laser eye surgery. It is also important beforehand, when you are preparing your eyes for the procedure. Fortunately, there are specific nutrients that you can incorporate into your diet in...

LASIK Clinics Offer More Corrective Surgery Options

When most people think of laser eye surgery, the word LASIK (laser in situ keratomileusis) comes to mind. However, most people don’t realize that a good LASIK clinic in Los Angeles like Excel Laser Vision Institute offers more than this traditional method of vision correction. There are different types of LASIK surgery, marked by the kinds of tools and strategies utilized.  The introduction of the femtosecond laser allowed LASIK surgeons to create the corneal flap more...

Benefits Of LASIK Innovations

More than 30 years ago, retinal surgeon Gholam Peyman, MD was granted a patent for modifying corneal curvature in a method now known as laser in-situ keratomileusis or LASIK eye surgery. This eye correction procedure launched a slew of research on refractive errors and accumulated knowledge of the human eye. Thanks to this history of innovation and technology, people now have the option to achieve their vision goals at a Los Angeles LASIK clinic such as Excel Laser Vision...

What Is the Cost of Laser Eye Surgery?

As an elective surgery with one of the highest patient satisfaction rates, LASIK is drawing much-deserved attention from people all over the world. The speed and precision with which a LASIK surgeon in Orange County can perform a life-changing procedure is groundbreaking. However, many people are intimidated by the incredible nature of this surgery and immediately assume that it is out of their price range.  While LASIK is certainly an investment, many people don’t realize...

Liberate Yourself from Contacts and Glasses with LASIK Surgery

If you have ever faced the challenges of poor eyesight, then you know how this can affect every aspect of your life. According to eye care professionals at a Los Angeles LASIK clinic, six out of ten people have some kind of vision problem. This is why long-term solutions like laser eye surgery have become more popular over the years.  Clarity of vision matters for many aspects of our daily life and especially in emergency situations. In recent months, people who rely on contacts...

What Makes LASIK So Great?

Over 75 percent of adults in the U.S. need prescription eyewear to correct their vision, which is why LASIK surgeons like Doctor Moosa are starting to see more prospective patients at LASIK clinics. More and more people are realizing the advantages of getting laser eye surgery to treat vision problems, especially since 90% of people over the age of 55 can’t see without prescription glasses or contacts.  LASIK surgery became FDA approved in 1996 and, ever since then, its technology...