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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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Healthy Eyes During Summer

As we age, it gets harder to lose those stubborn pounds, and our metabolism slows down. Those greasy burgers didn’t affect us before, but they do now! And, we can’t forget about our eyes. They change as we age too, often showing the damage that has been done to the in years prior. No matter […]

  • Posted on: Jun 15 2019
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LASIK in Spring

Though it’s still a little chilly and we’re waiting for the weather to really heat up, it’s time to start preparing for the vacation days of summer. If you have big plans for traveling or just are excited to hang at home this summer, then LASIK should be on your list of things to do […]


Pterygium | Lynwood, CA

What is a Pterygium?

A pterygium (also called “surfer’s eye”) is a growth that most often extends from the moist conjunctiva over the cornea of the eye. Pterygiums can lead to dryness and irritation of the eye, among other things. In untreated cases, a pterygium can move into the cornea of the eye, even leading to blindness. Keep reading […]

  • Posted on: Apr 15 2019
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Cataracts | Lynwood, CA

Cataracts: Will I See More Clearly?

Do you wake up in the morning to find that you don’t see the day as well as you used to? Perhaps you go about your day looking at people’s hazy faces and wonder if it was always this way. Chances are, you could have cataracts clouding your eyes and vision. Cataracts are a common […]

  • Posted on: Mar 15 2019
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Diabetic Eye Care

If you have diabetes, you likely know that there are some things you need to do every day to make sure you’re healthy and happy. Planning your exercise, managing sugar intake, and eating the right foods are important when it comes to managing your diabetes. Conversely, if you have recently been diagnosed with diabetes, you […]


Eye Exercises | Lynwood, CA

Why Would I Need Eye Exercises?

It’s always exciting to dig into a topic and learn about all of the little things you don’t hear at first. For example, when you look into the eyes, you may find that people are always trying to find ways to improve vision. And though they’re still looking, there are some exercises that people use […]

  • Posted on: Jan 15 2019
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Winter Eye Care | Lynwood, CA

Keeping Your Eyes Healthy This Winter

Your eyes may love what winter looks like, but chances are that you don’t love the cold, dry air that comes along with it. In fact, our bodies often have a hard time with winter: our skin tends to get dry and flakey, we’re more likely to get sick, and our eyes get irritated and […]

  • Posted on: Dec 15 2018
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AMD Treatment Lynwood CA

Macular Degeneration FAQs

Macular Degeneration is the leading cause of vision loss in Americans, and it affects up to ten million people. That’s a lot of people who need extra care and assistance. Identifying Macular Degeneration early can help you get treatment before it gets worse. Keep reading for some of the most frequently-asked questions about Macular Degeneration. […]

  • Posted on: Nov 15 2018
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Floaters Treatment Lynwood CA

Floaters: Are They Serious?

You may have been warned about floaters (bright little lines or dots that pan across your vision for a few seconds), especially if you have a high prescription. But are they really as serious as you’ve been told? Maybe you’ve experienced them randomly, and have never had anyone tell you your eyes are less than […]

  • Posted on: Oct 15 2018
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