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LASIK Eye Surgery – Do’s and Don’ts after the Operation

LASIK, or laser-assisted in situ keratomileusis, is a preferred method of surgery of people who want to permanently correct near and far-sightedness, astigmatism and vision problems associated with aging. It is an FDA approved product of technology which can eliminate spectacle and contact lens usage and the risks associated with it through a fast, painless […]

What Part of the Eye Allows You to See Color?

The Physics of Light and Color Sir Isaac Newton, renowned for his law of universal gravitation, also investigated the nature of light. As early as 1672, Newton learned that white light can be divided into an orderly spectrum of colors by bending that light through a prism. Each color occurs as a specific wavelength of […]

10 Foods To Improve Your Eyesight Naturally

Have you ever wondered if there was a way to reduce the risk of vision loss, or improve your eyesight naturally without an expensive medical procedure? Apparently there is, and it’s as simple as eating some of the right foods. Now, these aren’t some rare, exotic plants or food extracts, and they aren’t foods that […]

Color Blindness

Color blindness occurs when there is a problem with the color-sensing granules (pigments) in certain nerve cells of the eye. These cells are called cones. They are found in the retina, the light-sensitive layer of tissue that lines the back of the eye. If just one pigment is missing, you may have trouble telling the […]

Interesting Eye Facts

*Your eyes are composed of more than 2 million working parts. *We all have microscopic creatures lurking in our eyelashes. *The average person blinks 12 times per minute – about 10,000 blinks on an average day. *Color blindness is more common in males, about 1 in 10 have some form. In the most common type […]

Red Eye Lids, Symptoms, Causes, and Treatment

Red eyelids can be the result of many different causes and are combined with several different symptoms. Symptoms like itching, swelling, irritation; bumps, increased tearing, and/or discharge are commonly combined with red eyelids. Aside from crying, the most common causes of red eyelids are allergies and blepharitis. Allergies are a very common cause of red […]

LASIK- Most Popular Procedure Across the World

LASIK is one of the newer forms of laser eye surgery, but it has benefited tremendously from advances in eye technology and surgical procedures. This laser surgery is performed more than any other laser treatment in the world. LASIK can correct near and far-sighted vision on a permanent level. During the procedure, your surgeon will […]

Dr.Faris climbs Mt.Whitney!!

In early July I had the opportunity to climb Mt.Whitney, the highest peak in the contiguous USA. It’s a 22 mile round trip hike to a peak of 14,5050 ft! After an early morning start and some fortunate weather, we peaked at 2 pm. The view into the Sequoia National park on one side and […]

DIAGNOSING ALZHEIMER’S DISEASE THROUGH THE EYES

The eyes are the only part of the body where a doctor can look in and see veins, arteries, and a nerve. New technology is allowing the tracking of more diseases through the eyes. Alzheimer’s disease is one that researchers are looking to ophthalmic technology for help in diagnosis. Researchers have recently discovered that Alzheimer’s […]

Welcome Baby Karim!

We are very pleased to announce that we have added a new family member to our practice. On June 2, 2012, Dr. Randall K. Wong’s optometry assistant, Ambreen Malik, and her husband Hasseb, became the proud parents of Karim Ameen Malik. Karim weighed in at 7.0 lbs, and was measured at 20.75 inches. As you […]