During the Los Angeles County shutdown, DLV Vision is still open.
The "Doctor's Doctor" Westlake Village, Beverly Hills, Camarillo, San Luis Obispo, Encino, Simi Valley

With concerns about COVID-19, people have become more aware of some of the different ways the virus can be transmitted. In recent months, it is believed that the virus could get in through the eyes when you touch something that has the virus on it…

What are some common eye disorders that you can think of? Nearsightedness? Farsightedness? Astigmatism? Cataracts? Glaucoma? If you thought of any of these, then you would be correct that these conditions are among the common eye conditions that people have. Each of these different eye…

Vaping is an alternative form of smoking that has grown in popularity with young adults. There is a mistaken assumption that vaping is not as dangerous or harmful as smoking tobacco or marijuana. However, many of the same chemicals found in tobacco and marijuana can…

As new data is collected on the coronavirus, it has been discovered in a small percentage of cases that the person ended up becoming infected through their eyes. Some of these people initially had conjunctivitis, which is better known as pink eye. The virus enters…

March 23, 2020 Dear patients, We are wishing you safety and health during these unprecedented times. DLV Vision would like to announce that we will officially be closing except for emergency and post operative appointments only.  Telemedicine appointments will also be available and used as a substitute…

You might be surprised to learn LASIK laser eye surgery has been around for more than 25 years, with over 25 million procedures performed worldwide. Here in the United States, the FDA approved LASIK in 1999. Since that time, more than 19 million procedures have…

For many people, the idea of living a life free from contact lenses and eyeglasses is little more than wishful thinking. Not because they are ineligible for LASIK, but because their own fear, anxiety, and uncertainty prevents them from pursuing their best vision. While it…

What are the risks with laser eye surgery? What are the side effects, if any? These are questions every patient asks prior to their surgery. Other than money, the biggest reasons that most people do not have a vision correction procedure are fear, fear, and fear….

People need glasses or contacts because of a common problem called refractive error, which blurs vision. There are four different types of  refractive error: nearsightedness, farsightedness, astigmatism, and presbyopia. Nearsightedness and farsightedness are always mutually exclusive, but astigmatism and presbyopia may occur alone, with each other, and…

Through The Andrew Dougherty Vision Foundation, cataract surgeon Dr. Paul Dougherty donated his time to perform cataract surgery on this patients left eye. Throughout the year Dr. Dougherty is known for donating his time to provide vision correction services to patients who otherwise would not…

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