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17 09, 2012

Popular LASIK Alternatives

It is not surprising to learn that LASIK is the most commonly performed laser vision correction procedure today. LASIK has helped millions of people achieve 20/20 or better vision and bid farewell to their eyeglasses and contact lenses. While extremely popular and incredibly safe, LASIK is not suitable for every patient. San Diego laser eye surgery patients who have thin corneas or who are at high risk of trauma or injury to the eye are not ideal candidates for LASIK surgery. While there are many...Read More

Posted on September 17, 2012 By sitemanager in
01 08, 2012

Lower vs. Higher Order Aberrations

There are few anatomical structures in the human body as complex or as elegantly designed as the human eye. The composition of each eye makes it as unique as a fingerprint. No two eyes – even in the same body – are exactly the same.

This means that, although two people may share the same eyeglass prescription and overarching visual error, their vision problems cannot be precisely the same. Terms such as myopia (nearsightedness), hyperopia (farsightedness), and astigmatism refer to what...Read More

Posted on August 1, 2012 By sitemanager in
01 07, 2012

Glaucoma Treatments

Glaucoma is a very serious issue. If left undetected or untreated, glaucoma can result in blindness. Yet glaucoma can be hard to detect. That’s why it’s imperative that you visit our North County San Diego laser eye surgery center for regular check ups and exams. We will use the latest diagnostic technology and techniques to make sure that we catch glaucoma as soon as possible. Let’s look at some of the basics about glaucoma and its treatment right now.

About Glaucoma

Glaucoma is...Read More

Posted on July 1, 2012 By sitemanager in
05 06, 2012

Presbyopia Symptoms, Causes, and Treatments

For patients in their 40s and beyond, presbyopia is an inescapable condition that results in the need for visual aids when viewing near objects. Although the symptoms associated with presbyopia can be bothersome, we offer a number of effective treatments for the condition here at North County Laser Eye Associates. For patients throughout San Diego, laser eye surgery, glasses, contact lenses, or IOLs can be used to help patients see more clearly.


The symptoms of presbyopia generally begin...Read More

Posted on June 5, 2012 By sitemanager in
22 05, 2012

Cataract Surgery Techniques

A cataract is an eye disease that causes the normally clear lens of the eye to become cloudy and opaque, which results in a decrease in vision. Cataracts are very common and usually age related, with most developing after the age of 40. Many times, patients of our San Diego laser eye surgery center realize a cataract is present only when they start to experience disruptions in their vision. It is possible, and common, to live for years with a cataract before experiencing symptoms. Because of this, cataracts...Read More

Posted on May 22, 2012 By sitemanager in
30 04, 2012


Over the past decade or so, LASIK has become nearly synonymous with laser eye surgery in the minds of the general public. LASIK is the most commonly performed laser vision correction procedure and, to be certain, the procedure that has been given the most media coverage. In the meanwhile, PRK – or photorefractive keratectomy – has become somewhat obscure, even though it was the first form of laser eye surgery made available to the public.

For many patients of North County Laser Eye...Read More

Posted on April 30, 2012 By sitemanager in
27 03, 2012

Common Side Effects of LASIK

For many of our San Diego patients, eye glasses and contact lenses get in the way of their daily lives. Contact lenses can be irritating to the eyes, while both eye glasses and contact lenses can be lost, scratched, and broken easily. Playing sports, swimming, certain careers, and even normal day-to-day activities can be affected by eye glasses and contact lenses. Many of our patients benefit from LASIK, and achieve perfect or near perfect vision without the aid of eye glasses or contact lenses. LASIK is...Read More

Posted on March 27, 2012 By sitemanager in
31 12, 2011

Premium IOLs and Cataract Surgery

Patients can face different vision health challenges at different stages of life. This is especially true as patients get older and the chances of developing vision problems rise. Thankfully the team at our North County San Diego laser eye surgery center is able to address the eye care needs of patients of all ages. Using some of the most advanced technology available, we can develop the best treatment plan to meet your diverse needs.

About Cataracts

One common problem that our team treats on a...Read More

Posted on December 31, 2011 By sitemanager in
13 12, 2011

What Is Wavefronta LASIK?

Many people who have been wearing eye glasses and contact lenses for years are pleased that there is an FDA approved surgical option that reduces or eliminates their need for corrective lenses. By undergoing San Diego laser eye surgery, these people are often able to see better without worrying about lenses, frames, cleaning solution, and so forth. We’re pleased to provide patients with that level of freedom while paying attention to quality of vision and eye health in the process.

About LASIK...Read More
Posted on December 13, 2011 By sitemanager in
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Here at North County Laser Eye Associates, we perform LASIK eye surgery and ASA (Advanced Surface Ablation) for patients in Carlsbad and throughout San Diego. In addition to LASIK eye surgery and ASA, we offer treatment for cataracts and glaucoma. If you would like to schedule a consultation, contact our Carlsbad office today.