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How to Correct Astigmatism with Premium Toric Intraocular Lens

At Shammas Eye Medical Center, we can evaluate patients to determine if they are a good fit for a variety of procedures. For example, patients who have been diagnosed with an astigmatism may want to learn about the advantages of having premium toric intraocular lenses placed. What is an astigmatism? An astigmatism is best described […]

  • Posted on: Jul 15 2019
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A Closer Look at Argon Laser Surgery

Argon laser surgery is effective in treating multiple eye conditions such as diabetic retinopathy, glaucoma, central vein occlusion as well as retinal tears and holes. It also helps prevent the further degradation or worsening of existing eye conditions. An intense light beam is directed into the retina using the laser machine during the argon laser […]


Are You at Risk for Glaucoma?

While most folks have heard of glaucoma before, not everyone knows what this common eye condition is really all about – and, more importantly, most don’t know whether or not they’re at risk! An eye disorder characterized by a progressive, permanent loss of vision, glaucoma is a condition that affects well over two million Americans. […]

  • Posted on: Nov 15 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