After Cataract Surgery, What Activities Can I Do?

    Cataract surgery has undergone huge advances in the past  50 years. Many of us remember the days when our parents might have told us of people undergoing cataract surgery and being restricted to hospital for two weeks with their heads stabilized with sandbags. These were the days before the advances of implants, and […]

published at Thursday, May 2nd, 2019

Just How Lasers Add Precision to Cataract Surgery

    In the last two years,  we have seen cataract surgery progress a huge amount primarily because of the presence of the Femtosecond Laser-Assisted Cataract surgery technique. Prior to the development of the Laser Cataract procedure,  the standard method of removing a cataract involved using a scalpel (under effective local anesthesia ) to enter […]

published at Wednesday, April 17th, 2019

Scleral Contact Lenses Today with Dr. Roger Juarez

    Scleral lenses are large diameter lenses generally above 15mm designed to rest softly over the conjunctiva. As an eye care provider to the LA Dodgers franchise, I understand the importance of these lenses and getting it right the first time. These lenses are fitted to not touch the cornea and there is a […]

published at Tuesday, April 9th, 2019

Better Understand Eyelash Mites with Dr. Joel J. Ackerman

    Being an eye doctor that has operated in the valley since 1983, I know that what you don’t see can be hurting you! If you’ve never heard of eyelash mites you’re not alone, millions of people have them and don’t even know it! Eyelash mites, also known as Demodex Mites, are microscopic parasites […]

published at Tuesday, April 2nd, 2019

How Diabetes Affects the Eyes

    In the US,  there are approximately 18 million adults that have been diagnosed with diabetes. Diabetic retinopathy is a condition directly linked to diabetes whereby the vessels in the delicate retina on the back of the eye can dilate and burst open and cause hemorrhages, scarring, and ultimately to vision loss. Diabetic retinopathy […]

published at Tuesday, March 26th, 2019

Better Custom LASIK Option — Topography-Guided LASIK or Wavefront?

    In today’s world of confusing technologies for LASIK, our patients are often confronted with choices of techniques. For Custom LASIK procedures, Walman Eye Center utilizes the technology of Topography-Guided LASIK, the newest technology of Custom LASIK that is rapidly overtaking the older technology of Custom Wavefront  LASIK. What is the difference? For the […]

published at Wednesday, March 20th, 2019