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Dear Patients, As your eye care provider, we are aware that with the COVID-19 pandemic, patients with immunocompromised states or with underlying medical problems such as heart or lung problems and diabetes are more likely to develop serious illness. While social distancing and other measures…

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…

Technology Has Made LASIK Surgery a Superior Option in Terms of Long-Term Safety, Cost, and Lifestyle By: Paul Dougherty, M.D., Founder and Medical Director, Dougherty Laser Vision (with offices across Los Angeles, Ventura, and San Luis Obispo Counties) Over the past 25 years, I’ve performed…

Double vision or diplopia is a condition where the images and text you see appear in double. The images or text may overlap with one another or they can be slightly separated to make it look like there are two of everything. The condition can…

Neovascular glaucoma is one type of glaucoma that can develop in the eyes when the trabecular meshwork, or “drain of the eye,” is not functioning correctly. This type of glaucoma is frequently associated with certain other medical conditions including heart disease and diabetes. It is…

Cataract surgery has advanced over the years. While cataract laser surgery today is fairly safe, with successful outcomes, there are still several potential risks one needs to know. Just like other surgeries, cataract surgery could have possible complications. Knowing about these ahead of time helps…

Astigmatism is a condition of the eye where the shape of the cornea is irregular. Instead of being round, it is more like the shape of a football. Since the cornea is not shaped correctly, it causes vision problems and can make it difficult to…

You have two different options when it comes to correcting your vision when you don’t want to wear glasses when you are not a candidate for LASIK or PRK corrective laser surgery. You could get permanent contact lenses installed or wear regular contact lenses. What…

Cataracts are a condition of the eye where the lens begins to cloud over and gradually worsen. The clouded lens affects vision and makes it hard to see because the eye is not being allowed to focus correctly. What causes cataracts specifically is not known….

As we age, two eye conditions that can develop are macular degeneration and cataracts. Macular degeneration occurs when the macula becomes damaged. The macula affects the central vision when looking forward. It can become difficult to see clearly, drive, and read. One of the more…

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