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LASIK and Sports

Do you dream of being the next Tiger Woods or LeBron James? Or are you just tired of messing with contacts or glasses before and during sport activities? Like many sports stars of the world (including Tiger and LeBron!), you ...
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When it Comes to LASIK, Age is Just a Number

As people live longer, the question arises: what is the maximum age for LASIK surgery? The answer is: there isn’t one. Provided your eyes are healthy, the lens of the eye is clear, you are free of glaucoma, macular degeneration, ...
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Having Trouble with Dry Eyes?

Dry Eyes Your eyes depend on lubrication and moisture to maintain comfort and proper vision. Sometimes an imbalance in the natural tear system of your eye can cause the eye to stop producing this lubrication and result in dry eyes ...
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LASIK for Pilots and Astronauts

Poor or less than perfect vision used to restrict many candidates from becoming either a pilot or an astronaut. Recently, the Air Force and Navy have implemented a policy allowing individuals who have had LASIK to become pilots. Previously, those ...
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Understanding The Difference – Optometrist vs. Ophthalmologist

Optometrist vs. Ophthalmologist Both start with the letter ‘O’ and both are eye doctors… so what’s the difference? Ophthalmologists are physicians, having gone to medical school and offer complete eye care services. Optometrists are medical professionals but not physicians. They ...
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Understanding Astigmatism

Understanding Astigmatism A common misconception about astigmatism is that it is a disease. It is just an irregularity in the eye – a cornea or lens that is not symmetrical – and is very easy to treat. A ‘normal’ eye’s ...
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LASIK: The End-all, Be-all?

Residents of Corona, Riverside, the Inland Empire, and Orange County who are considering eye corrective surgery often seek out an eye doctor who performs LASIK surgery. Makes sense, right? Not all the time. LASIK is a popular procedure and many ...
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TriCounty Eye Institute Welcomes TriCounty Medical Aesthetics

Tricounty Eye Institute would like to introduce you to their new division, TriCounty Medical Aesthetics. After years of hearing “you fixed my eyesight, now what can you do about the wrinkles around my eyes, TriCounty Medical Aesthetics was formed to ...
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LASIK For Dogs?

LASIK for Dogs? Yes, you read that correctly. Laser eye surgery, or corrective eye surgery, is available for dogs and other pets. This is often confused with Lasix, a brand name of a diuretic for pets. Dogs often suffer from ...
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Differences Between LASIK and PRK

LASIK vs. PRK If you are considering sight-corrective surgery, you have probably heard of LASIK and PRK. But what are they? What are the differences and advantages or disadvantages to each? PRK (Photorefractive keratectomy) and LASIK (Laser-Assisted in-Situ Keratomileusis) are ...
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