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COULD A DROP OF BLOOD BE THE BEST TREATMENT FOR DRY EYES

15 Sep 2017 - Eye Practice We’ve known for some time that autologous serum – a blood product produced from your own blood by removing the red cells – can bring relief to dry eye sufferers. But this therapy is expensive and tedious and usually reserved for a last resort. Now, a new study, recently published in Nature, has shown…

Published 4 years ago

Do you have old glasses that you do not use sitting around?

There is this great organization that we volunteer with called CaliforniaLionsFriendsinSight.org. We have a box in our office asking our wonderful patients to bring in used or new glasses so that they can be repurposed for others. Today we looked in the box and to our surprise found 100's of glasses. Thankful for our patients! Happy Friday.CLFIS California Lions Friends In Sight. Zaferia…

Published 4 years ago

Do you know that Lucent Vision strives hard to be a paper free “GREEN” office?

Do you know one thing that makes Lucent Vision unique from a lot of other offices? We are an environmentally "green" friendly office. Our office is completely paper free. Most of our sign in documents are reused. All our medical "charts" are digital and accessible via IPAD. You can sign up online to access all your records for FREE and…

Published 4 years ago

Considering LASIK? Start 2018 off with a new set of eyes.

Want to finally be able to play sports without glasses, tired of your contacts or just ready for a change? Start 2018 right, come in for a FREE information session about LASIK on Saturday, February 3rd @ 10am. RSVP to info@lucentvision2020.com or 562.431.2748. If you're limited on time, call to me a FREE LASIK consultation.

Published 5 years ago

We show our appreciation by giving back to our community

A few weeks ago Dr. Pathak and his wife were humbled working along side Brian Van Dusen and many other amazing volunteers at CLFIS California Lions Friends In Sight in Whittier, CA. CLFIS does free vision screenings 23 times a year all over Southern California and Mexico. This organization is a well oiled machine: 1. check in and fill out paper work, 2.…

Published 5 years ago

Diabetes Can Cause Blindness

Diabetes can cause diabetic retinopathy, a sight-threatening complication. Diabetic retinopathy may cause bleeding (hemorrhage), fat leakage (exudates), and swelling in the retina as depicted in the image below. Treatment is usually coordinated with a retina specialist. Depending on how severe the damage in the eye, patients may need laser treatments or injections of powerful medications into the eye to prevent…

Published 5 years ago

What is LASIK?

Have you ever wondered what life would be like without your glasses or contact lenses? Imagine the freedom of playing sports, watching television, driving your car, and spending time with your family without any visual restrictions. A revolutionary laser vision correction procedure, LASIK, is giving thousands of patients a whole new view of the world! Laser vision correction is a…

Published 5 years ago

Did you know that a WWII Propaganda Campaign Popularized the Myth That Carrots Help You See in the Dark

Here is why carrots are good for your eyes... Vitamin A Carrots are rich in beta-carotene, a carotenoid pigment which is an essential precursor for vitamin A. Deficiencies in vitamin A are the leading causes of blindness in the developing world. Lack of vitamin A can also lead to: Cataracts Macular degeneration Xerophthalmia (a disease which is characterized by dry…

Published 5 years ago
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