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New Treatment Option to Reduce Eye Pressure in Patients with Ocular Hypertension and Open-Angle Glaucoma

iDose® TR helps patients with glaucoma take long-term control of high eye pressure Laguna Hills, CA, February 20, 2024 – Harvard Eye Associates is proud to announce the availability of iDose® TR (travoprost intraocular implant) 75 mcg. iDose® TR is a new, FDA-approved treatment that is designed to provide long duration, continuous drug therapy directly… Read More

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