Posts From June, 2012

97% Would Recommend LASIK to Friend or Relative

When it comes to eye surgery, what is the true measure of success?  Is it the number of procedures that are performed?  Sure, while that figure can certainly speak volumes, that’s not the most important factor.  Rather, for us, the success of a LASIK procedure lies in patient satisfaction.  That is, whether the patient would […]

  • Posted on: Jun 29 2012
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About 70% of People Will Have Cataracts by Age 75

So, how common are cataracts? The answer may surprise you. According to the American Academy of Ophthalmology (AAO), “By age 75, about 70 percent of people will have cataracts.” With a startling figure like that, you may be wondering, “What should I know about this condition?” Here’s a brief introduction. Like a camera, your eye […]

  • Posted on: Jun 1 2012
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YAG laser vitreolysis (floaters)

  • Posted on Jan 15, 2020
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At Shammas Eye Medical Center, Dr. H. John Shammas and his team can provide Southern California area patients with solutions for their vision health. When patients .... . . read more

Is pink eye dangerous or damaging if left untreated?

  • Posted on Dec 15, 2019
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If you woke up this morning and have red, itchy eyes that crusted and painful, you may have conjunctivitis. Conjunctivitis, commonly referred to as “pink eye,” .... . . read more