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Recovery Time After Vision Correction Surgery: Compare Your Options

If you are seeking freedom from dependence on glasses or contacts, it is important to learn about your options and choose the procedure that is best for you. Many people pursue vision correction surgery with the goal of simplifying their routine or enhancing an active lifestyle, so it makes sense that recovery time is a… Read More


Dr. John Hovanesian Awarded America’s Best Ophthalmologists 2021

Harvard Eye Associates Awarded on Newsweek’s America’s Best Ophthalmologists 2021 List Laguna Hills, CA – Dr. John A. Hovanesian has been awarded on Newsweek’s list of America’s Best Ophthalmologists 2021. Newsweek and Statista Inc. announced this prestigious award list on July 21st, 2021 and it can currently be viewed on Newsweek’s website. America’s Best Ophthalmologists… Read More


So I Was Told I am Not a LASIK Candidate

If you have been imagining a life with less dependence on contact lenses or glasses, it can be disappointing to be told that you are not a candidate for LASIK. However, the road to better vision does not stop at LASIK! While it may be a well-known name in vision correction surgery, there are several… Read More


Harvard Eye Associates Offers New State-of-the-Art Cataract Treatment

Patients are more likely to achieve 20/20 vision with the new Light Adjustable Lens™ from RxSight®.  Orange County, Ca.—Harvard Eye Associates, one of the country’s leading cataract surgery treatment and research centers, announced a new, state-of-the-art cataract treatment called the Light Adjustable Lens this month. The Light Adjustable Lens is the first and only intraocular… Read More


How to Use Your FSA and HSA for LASIK Eye Surgery

For those interested in knowing if you can use your Flexible Spending Account (FSA) and Health Savings Account (HSA) for LASIK surgery, the good news is that you can! First thing first: what are an FSA and HSA? An FSA account provides you with the opportunity of setting aside pre-tax dollars that come from your… Read More


Press Release: Harvard Eye Associates Offers Pioneering New Glaucoma Treatment

The Latest DURYSTA™ Glaucoma Treatment Board-Certified Ophthalmologist, Dr. Savak Teymoorian of Harvard Eye Associates, assisted in the research and development of a new glaucoma drug. Laguna Hills, Ca.—Harvard Eye Associates is able to offer patients dealing with glaucoma a revolutionary new eye treatment that was researched and developed by one of its own board-certified ophthalmologists,… Read More


LASIK vs. PRK: What’s the difference?

In the field of ophthalmology, refractive surgery is an elective surgical procedure performed to improve the refractive capabilities of the eye and decrease or eliminate dependency on glasses or contact lenses. Of all the techniques implemented, LASIK (laser-assisted in situ keratomileusis) and PRK (photo-refractive keratectomy) are the most widely used corneal refractive surgery techniques today… Read More


Considering Cataract Surgery? What You Should Know.

If you feel that your vision is getting blurred, as if you were looking through a fogged-up window, there is a chance you have developed cataracts. This corresponds to the loss of the normal transparency of the lens of the eye, which makes it difficult to perform simple, everyday tasks, such as reading, watching a… Read More


LASIK: getting rid of glasses for sunglasses

Summer is here, which means that people are getting their sunglasses ready to enjoy sunlight as much as possible. However, this can present a problem for those who have to use glasses to see. Therefore, what better way of getting rid of glasses for sunglasses than with LASIK surgery, allowing everybody to enjoy summer! In… Read More


What Types of Vision Problems Can Be Corrected by Refractive Surgery?

At one time, refractive surgery only applied to LASIK and PRK. But in today’s advanced procedures refractive surgery includes lens implants and cataract surgery. Refractive procedures are performed by surgeons to improve the focusing ability of their patients’ eyes. They can reshape the cornea or implant a lens inside the eye to correct a variety… Read More