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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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What Can I Expect during Recovery Following Cataract Surgery?

Dr. H. John Shammas and his team of Shammas Eye Medical Center in Southern California believe in providing patients with the services they need to enjoy .... . . read more

Understanding retinal detachment

The retina plays a critical role in maintaining healthy vision. However, there are conditions that can occur which require immediate diagnosis and treatment to avoid more .... . . read more