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Is There a Way to Limit How Nearsighted I Get?

Posted by Dr. Linda Vu on June 26, 2017 in Eye Health

According to the National Eye Institute (NEI), more than 41 percent of the U.S. population has myopia (nearsightedness), making it the most common refractive error of the eye in the U.S. With more people being diagnosed with nearsightedness, there is

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Do Color Blind Glasses Work?

Posted by Dr. Linda Vu on May 27, 2017 in Eye Health

According to Prevent Blindness, approximately 8 percent of males and less than 1 percent of females have some form of color blindness, also known as color vision deficiency. The condition affects a person’s ability to distinguish certain colors and shades

Seeing Your Eye Doctor Through Your Health vs. Vision Insurance

Posted by Dr. Linda Vu on April 27, 2017 in Education

Understandably, many patients have questions regarding the differences between health insurance and vision insurance/plans. Dr. Linda Vu, a leading ophthalmologist in Monterey Park, discusses the differences between the two in this blog post.

What Is Digital Eyestrain and How Can I Avoid It?

Posted by Dr. Linda Vu on March 28, 2017 in Eye Health

It is estimated that nearly 70 percent of American adults experience some form of eye discomfort after staring at computers, smartphones and other digital devices for long periods of time. This phenomenon is known as digital eyestrain. Although this type

When Is Eyelid Surgery Medically Necessary?

Posted by Dr. Linda Vu on February 26, 2017 in Eyelid Surgery Page

Eyelid surgery (blepharoplasty) is one of the most popular cosmetic surgery procedures performed today. However, the procedure, which can help patients restore a youthful and energetic appearance, can also be performed for medical reasons. In this blog post, trusted ophthalmologist

Treating Red, Puffy Eyes: Warm Compress vs. Cold Compress

Posted by Dr. Linda Vu on January 27, 2017 in Eye Health

Warm and cold compresses are home remedies commonly used to treat a variety of eye problems. But when is each appropriate? For this month’s blog post, Dr. Linda Vu of Linda Vision thought it would be useful to discuss when

IOLs: Standard vs. Premium Lenses

Posted by Dr. Linda Vu on December 23, 2016 in Cataracts

Intraocular lenses, or IOLs, are tiny lenses that replace the eye’s clouded lens during cataract surgery. Dr. Linda Vu believes in offering her cataract surgery patients a choice of lenses. She understands that every patient is unique and has diverse

Why the End of the Year is a Great Time to Have LASIK

Posted by Dr. Linda Vu on November 23, 2016 in LASIK

If you have spent the past year struggling to deal with glasses or contact lenses, consider treating yourself to laser vision correction. The end of the year is an excellent time to give yourself the gift of clear sight with

Understanding Refractive Errors

Posted by Dr. Linda Vu on October 24, 2016 in Eye Health

Refractive errors are so common that, according to the National Eye Institute, most people have one or more. Depending on the refractive error, the eyes may have difficulty seeing clearly while performing daily tasks, such as using the computer, sending

LASIK Cost: Is It Worth It?

Posted by Dr. Linda Vu on September 24, 2016 in LASIK

Cost is a consideration in any big decision — including the decision to correct your vision with LASIK eye surgery. Dr. Linda Vu understands that many qualified candidates may put off LASIK for years because of concerns about cost. However,