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  • Exercise is an essential part of our life. Yoga is considered on of the most popular workouts around the world. Regular yoga practice lowers your risk for heart disease and hypertension. Yoga may also lessen symptoms of depression, headaches, diabetes, some forms of cancer and pain-related diseases like arthritis. Whether you are a true yogi, …

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  • Eye Safety for Athletes

    || 06-22-2016

    July is eye injury prevention month, and a great time to discuss the importance of eye protection. As an athlete, it is important to consider eye protection, whether you play indoors or outdoors. From the sun’s UV rays to dirt and debris in the air, your eyes are always prone to injury. With the Olympics …

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  • What Is LASIK Recovery Like?

    || 06-14-2016

    So you’re excited about the idea of life after LASIK. Can’t say we blame you. Imagine going for a spontaneous swim without worrying about your contacts, or finally being able to see your alarm clock in the morning. Imagine not groping around in a panic every time you drop a contact on the bathroom floor. …

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  • You’ve been thinking about it for years, but only one thing is holding you back: the fear. Guess what? You’re not alone. Let’s break it down. Does the LASIK procedure hurt? In all honesty, it can vary. You will be given eye drops before the procedure to numb your eyes. Patients generally feel some pressure …

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  • Okay, okay, I want better vision, but please if you’re going to do stuff to my eye, make it quick, please. We get it. You’re sick of the hassles of glasses or contacts, but that doesn’t mean you’re without reservations about getting LASIK. Any kind of medical procedure is a little scary, especially when it …

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  • When you know you want to get LASIK, there are a million questions swimming in your head. What’s the process? Who do I talk to get the ball rolling? What movies are opening this Friday that I can watch with my new, incredibly cool LASIK vision? (You may be getting ahead of yourself with that …

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  • Glaucoma is a common eye condition that in serious conditions can result in permanent blindness. Luckily, with proper screening glaucoma and be easily prevented or treated with early detection, which is why Dr. Soroudi checks every patient who comes to our offices — no matter the reason for the appointment. What is Glaucoma Glaucoma is …

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  • Amblyopia, often known as “lazy eye” is a condition that causes the eye to not be able to see clearly. There are multiple reasons why it can occur and it can affect one or both eyes. Often those who are diagnosed are told that there is nothing that can be done about the condition, however …

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  • Your eyes are one of the first thing people notice about you and can have a dramatic impact on your facial structure. Droopy upper eyelids, saggy skin or prolapsed fat around the eye can take years off of the youthfulness of your appearance and can not only affect your self-esteem but also your vision. If …

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  • Prior to your LASIK procedure, you will first have a consultation with your eye surgeon. During this consultation, your doctor will examine your eyes and determine whether or not you are a candidate for LASIK surgery. This also gives you the opportunity to ask all your questions to put your mind as ease and make …

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  • Cataracts are a very common eye condition that results in poor vision for many. A cloudy lens interferes with the manner in which our eyes take in light. It prevents light from focusing on to the retina and creates poor or blurred images. Cataracts can cause: Glare Poor color perception Haloes Overall haze which cannot …

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  • Not usually a serious eye condition, a pterygium, also known as “surfer’s eye”, is a small wing-shaped fleshy membrane that grows over the cornea. Usually growing on the side of the eye near the nose, it can also grow on the opposite side. It is also not uncommon to have it growing on both sides …

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  • There are several different versions of laser corrective surgery that you can have to improve your vision. One of the most common variations between procedures is the way the cornea flap is created — either with a blade or a bladeless technique that uses a laser. Today we will discuss 3 variations of the types …

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  • Are you considering getting laser corrective surgery to improve your vision in 2016? Then you are already one step closer to clearer vision and freedom from your glasses or contacts. Something you might not know is there are different types of laser eye surgery treatments that treat different conditions. Today we will talk about the …

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  • EAT PRAY LOVE & SEE CLEARLY

    || 12-23-2015

    The holiday season is full of family, friends, and delicious food but are you considering your eyes when it comes to what you’re eating this holiday season? There are plenty of ingredients and dishes you can cook this holiday season that not only contain nutrients that are great for your overall health but are also …

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  • LASIK and Getting Married

    || 12-08-2015

    Getting married is one of the most important days of anyone’s life. Months of planning go into this one day to make sure it is perfect but one thing many might not consider is their vision when planning their wedding. Imagine being able to experience this day glasses or contacts free with 20/20 vision. LASIK …

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  • Post-LASIK Questions Answered

    || 11-23-2015

    The success of your LASIK procedure doesn’t end when you leave the office. You need to make sure you follow all postoperative instructions to allow proper healing to occur so you can have the best vision possible. Here is what you can expect after your LASIK procedure: Post Surgery Instructions Immediately following your LASIK procedure, …

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  • Who is an Ideal Candidate for LASIK

    || 11-09-2015

    LASIK is very successful when performed on qualified patients. There are several factors to consider when determining whether or not a patient is an ideal candidate for LASIK including age, eye health, and several other factors. Before considering your LASIK surgery, first answer these questions to see if you are a good candidate. Are you …

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  • LASIK vs. Contacts

    || 10-29-2015

    Do you currently wear contacts but are considering ditching them for LASIK? There are several reasons why many of our patients have left their contacts behind for guaranteed 20/20 vision – time, convenience, cost, and quality of life to name a few. The main difference between having contacts and LASIK is that contacts require daily …

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  • Warm eye compresses have been used for generations to relieve discomfort from various eye conditions. Throughout the years, these methods have typically consisted of a warm towel, hot tea bag, warmed up potato or egg, hot spoons or a microwave-heated eye mask. All of which are often inconvenient, sometimes unhygienic and potentially harmful to your …

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  • Why Should You Have LASIK?

    || 10-13-2015

    Are you considering LASIK, but not sure if you’re ready to book an appointment yet ? More and more people are ditching their glasses and contacts for a permanent improvement in their vision because of the freedom and other improvements it brings to their lives. Here’s a look at some of the reasons our patients …

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  • Are you suffering from poor quality of vision due to a cataract?  If a cataract is affecting your vision and quality of life you may want to consider having Cataract Surgery. Soroudi Advanced LASIK & Eye Centers specialize in cataract surgery and lens-based vision correction that is performed with a small-incision and is suture and …

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  • Cost is one of the most common questions and concerns among those considering LASIK eye surgery. Although the initial cost of LASIK may be a significant investment, Americans spend around $30 billion a year on eye products (glasses, contact lenses, solutions) and services. When you compare the cost of LASIK to the cost of contacts, …

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  • PROJECT MAKEOVER: THE EYES

    || 04-03-2015

    Everyone at some point in their lives has heard a teacher say

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  • HOW TO GET A MAKEOVER FOR YOUR EYES

    || 04-03-2015

    If you need to consider getting surgery on your eyes for either a cosmetic or medical condition, you want to focus in on a doctor who is skilled and experienced with eye surgery. There are many Santa Monica oculoplastic surgery practices that will have your eyes soaking in the beautiful sunset beaches. What is an …

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