Harvard Eye Associates is the first to implant the new IC-8® Apthera™ intraocular lens in Orange County, CA
The IC-8® Apthera™ intraocular lens is the first and only small aperture lens for cataract surgery Laguna Hills, Ca. — Harvard Eye Associates, a multi-specialty ophthalmology practice, implanted the first IC-8® Apthera™ intraocular lens (IOL) in Orange County, CA since US FDA approval of this new implant. The Apthera™ lens is the first and only… Read More
Harvard Eye Associates Doctor Named on The Ophthalmologist’s 2022 Worldwide Power List
The Power List includes the top 100 most influential people in the world of ophthalmology. Laguna Hills, CA, April 14, 2022 – A doctor from Harvard Eye Associates of Orange County, California was named among the top 100 most influential people in the world of ophthalmology. After thousands of nominations were received and the final… Read More
Harvard Eye Associates Surgeons Implant the First U.S. AccuraSee™ IOPCL to Treat Macular Degeneration
Laguna Hills, Ca.— Harvard Eye Associates reported that its surgeons have implanted the first worldwide AccuraSee™ Intraocular Pseudophakic Contact Lens (IOPCL) to improve near vision in patients with macular degeneration. Macular degeneration, the country’s leading cause of legal blindness in people over age 65, is a disease caused by aging of the delicate cells in… Read More
New FDA-approved Eye Drops for Presbyopia
VUITY™ is the first and only FDA-approved prescription eye drop for blurry near vision (presbyopia). As you age, the natural lens in your eye may start to lose flexibility causing blurry near vision. The inability to see up close is called presbyopia. Approximately 128 million adults in the United States have presbyopia and it occurs… 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
Protecting Your Eyes: Summer Edition
Summer is a time many people look forward to all year round; longer days, vacations, and warmer weather are just to name a few of the qualities people love most about the season. It evokes the tingling feeling you get when the warm sun hits just right and the smell of sunscreen lingers in the… Read More
What is Myopia?
Myopia, also known as nearsightedness, is a very common vision problem, affecting nearly one-third of the population. As the name implies,people who are nearsighted can easily see objects that are near to them, but struggle with objects that are far away. Myopia occurs when the eyeball is slightly longer than usual from front to back…. Read More
Benefits of Cataract Surgery
Millions of Americans have cataract surgery each year, with an overall success rate of 98% or higher, and the positive impact on patient vision is obvious. Many patients who choose laser-assisted cataract surgery report improved vision before even leaving the recovery room. What you may not realize, however, is just how much cataract surgery can… Read More
Do You Need Reading Glasses After Laser Eye Surgery?
Patients typically undergo laser eye surgery to reduce or completely eliminate their need for visual aids such as contact lenses and glasses. The truth is that most patients will eventually require reading glasses at some point in their future. Laser eye surgery effectively treats farsightedness, a refractive error that results in blurry near vision and… Read More
What Will Happen if Cataracts are Left Untreated?
Cataracts cause more vision problems than any other eye condition or disease. A cataract causes a part of the lens to become opaque or cloudy. This cloudiness obstructs light from passing through easily, causing vision to become blurry, like looking through a fogged-up window. The cloudier the lens, the worse the vision will be. Cataracts… Read More