May Invites us to Look at Ultraviolet Light
May is Ultraviolet Awareness Month! The timing couldn’t be more perfect, because many people already have this on their mind – they just might not know it. When we think of UV light, we may recognize that sunlight is involved. It has also become more widely known that tanning beds use UV light. Ultraviolet rays ... read more
Contact Lens Care 101: Do You Need a Refresher?
Approximately one person in ten wears contact lenses to correct vision. In the United States, it has been estimated that as many as 40 million people wear contacts. When contact lenses are first prescribed, patients are provided with detailed information regarding the proper care of their corrective lenses. If you have worn contacts for any ... read more
At Pasadena Eye Associates, we help patients see better and also look better. We are pleased to perform injectable treatments that smooth lines, reduce undereye bags, and plump cheeks and lips. No matter what time of year it is, there seems to be no time like the present to enhance the appearance of the lips ... read more
Is That Label Blurry? It Could be Presbyopia!
There comes a day for most people on which they notice that the clarity of print is no longer sharp and readable. You may have experienced that day. If you have, you might remember it very well; the “whoa” factor when you tried to read or observe something up close, only to have to quickly ... read more
Are You Seeing Laser Eye Surgery All Wrong?
Laser eye surgeries have been the norm for several years. Specific laser technologies have been refined with the specific intent of improving patient outcomes in the treatment of everything from nearsightedness to cataracts. Still, the prevalence of laser eye surgery procedures doesn’t mean you’re going to avoid some misinformation. Here, we want to clarify what ... read more
Dark Circles, Meet Fillers!
Historically, cosmetic eye concerns have been notoriously difficult to treat. This changed with the development of BOTOX Cosmetic, the godmother of all injectable treatments. BOTOX has made it possible for men and women of all ages to reduce the signs of aging around the eyes and on the forehead. We routinely use this product for ... read more
Clearer Vision Isn’t the only Benefit of Cataract Removal
Cataract removal surgery is one of the most frequently performed ocular procedures. This surgery is intended to improve overall vision by replacing a lens that has become gradually clouded with protein with a synthetic lens on which protein accumulation will not recur. An interesting point about cataract removal is that this procedure is rather elective. ... read more
Got Contacts? Here’s How to Maintain Them – and Your Eyes!
Most of us realize that what goes into or near our eyes could hurt us, at least a little. For example, you wouldn’t want to touch your eyes, or face for that matter, much during cold and flu season. Touching the eyes after cooking with onions is also a no-no. And yet, sometimes we forget. ... read more
Are you Pre-Planning for Eyelid Surgery?
Hundreds of thousands of men and women are taking advantage of modern surgical techniques aimed at rejuvenating the eyes. In recent years, blepharoplasty has made its way onto the list of most commonly performed cosmetic procedures. The fact that eyelid rejuvenation surgery is so popular even in light of the power of injectables like Botox ... read more
Eye Care is as Important to Children as Yearly Checkups
Pasadena Eye Associates is proud to offer friendly, professional service to children, teens, and adults of all ages. Our staff recognizes the value of personal care when it comes to managing eye health throughout life. In honor of Children’s Eye Health and Safety Month, we want to focus on the particulars of pediatric eye care, ... read more