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New Year Resolutions for Healthier Eyes

Posted by Dr. Linda Vu on December 23, 2017 in Eye Health

Los Angeles LASIK surgeon Dr. Linda Vu from Linda Vision believes that the key to healthy vision and eyes is maintaining a healthy lifestyle. There are many things you and your family can do in your everyday lives to boost

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Exercises for Your Eyes To Do at Home and Work

Posted by Dr. Linda Vu on August 25, 2017 in Eye Health

We all know how important exercise is to keep our bodies fit and in good shape. But did you know exercise is also important for your eyes? Hours upon hours of reading a book, or staring at a computer screen

Eye Symptoms You Should Never Ignore

Posted by Dr. Linda Vu on August 10, 2017 in Eye Health

Far too often, people avoid scheduling an eye exam or visiting their eye doctor, even if they experience some sort of eye discomfort or change in their vision. But doing so can put them at risk of potentially serious consequences.

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

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

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

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

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

August Is Children’s Eye Health and Safety Month

Posted by Dr. Linda Vu on August 25, 2016 in Eye Health

Every year, a partnership between Prevent Blindness America and the American Academy of Ophthalmology deems August “Children’s Eye Health and Safety Month.” Dr. Linda Vu thought this time of year would be an excellent opportunity to delve deeper into the

Does Ethnicity Affect the Risk of Vision Loss?

Posted by Dr. Linda Vu on July 26, 2016 in Eye Health

Some ethnicities have a higher risk of developing certain types of eye diseases. Learning which of these conditions you might have a higher risk of developing can help you be proactive about both prevention and screening. Dr. B. Linda Vu