Posts From June, 2013

Understanding Dry Eye Syndrome

Dry eye syndrome is exactly what it sounds like—it occurs in people who lack the proper tear lubrication to moisten the eye, or whose tears have a chemical composition that causes them to evaporate.  Affecting an estimated 10 million Americans, dry eye can be caused by aging, as the side effect of medication, because of […]

  • Posted on: Jun 25 2013
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Important Questions to Ask During Your LASIK Consultation

For those ready to explore laser vision correction for the first time, the initial step is often to schedule a consultation with an ophthalmologist in your area. An important opportunity to learn more about the LASIK procedure, your one-on-one consultation is an important opportunity to have any and all of your questions answered. And, because […]

  • Posted on: Jun 8 2013
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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