Beyond Blurry Vision: Understanding and Managing Dry Eye  

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Are you experiencing blurry vision or discomfort in your eyes? You might be dealing with more than just a passing irritation – it could be dry eye syndrome. At Pacific Eye Institute, our Physician Team are well-versed in diagnosing and managing dry eye issues. Let’s delve deeper into understanding dry eye and how you can […]

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Clear Vision, Healthy Eyes: A Guide to Diabetic Eyecare 

Living with diabetes comes with its own set of challenges, and one aspect that requires special attention is eye health. Diabetic eye care is crucial for maintaining clear vision and preventing severe complications that can arise due to diabetes-related eye conditions. Pacific Eye Institute is at the forefront of providing comprehensive eyecare for diabetic patients. […]

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Guatemala Eye Care Mission Trip 2022

Over the span of only three days, Dr. JoAnn Henwood and a team of 11 diagnosed and treated approximately 600 patients in Guatemala City,many of whom had never seen an eye doctor in their lifetime. On Friday, September 2, 2022 we landed in Guatemala City, Guatemala. Our group included three ophthalmologists, four optometrists, one pharmacist, two […]

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Sports-Related Eye Injury

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According to the American Academy of Ophthalmology, thousands of people are hurt by sports-related eye injuries each year. About 13,500 of these injuries result in permanent vision loss. One in three eye injuries involves children. These alarming numbers have been rising over the last decade. The staff at Pacific Eye Institute wants to remind athletes and casual […]

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Tepezza® for Thyroid Eye Disease

Dr. Nicolas Biro, our newest oculoplastic, orbital, and eyelid specialist, is excited to bring a promising thyroid eye disease treatment to his patients in the Inland Empire. Added to our other medical and surgical treatments for thyroid eye disease is newly FDA approved, Tepezza® (teprotumumab), an innovative treatment for adults with thyroid eye disease (TED). […]

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Advancements in LASIK

In general, medical procedures evolve and improve over time. This is especially true with LASIK eye surgery. The latest LASIK technology hardly resembles the original procedure first introduced decades ago.  LASIK Then Although LASIK eye surgery formally began being performed in the 1990s, its roots date back to the 1960s. During the early days of […]

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Who is Not Suitable for Laser Eye Surgery?

Not everyone is a good candidate for laser eye surgery. There are several reasons why laser eye surgery may not be a good choice of vision correction for some patients. Below is some information about who is not suitable for laser eye surgery: Those who are younger than 18 years old. Laser eye surgery results […]

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Traditional vs. Laser Cataract Surgery

If the lens inside your eye has become cloudy, you may want to consider cataract surgery. During cataract surgery in Upland, the cloudy lens is removed and replaced with an artificial lens (called an intraocular lens, or IOL) to restore clear vision. The procedure is typically performed on an outpatient basis and does not require […]

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How are Cataracts Removed?

When a cloudy cataract impairs your vision so much that you cannot perform daily tasks, cataract surgery may help you. Traditional cataract surgery is one of the most common, safe and effective surgeries performed today. In traditional cataract surgery, incisions are made in the cornea using handheld blades to access the cataract. The cloudy cataract […]

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