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LASIK vs. PRK for Competitive Athletes

Excellent eyesight is more than just an advantage for competitive athletes. It’s a necessity. Whether it’s hitting a 90-mph fastball, using peripherals to anticipate an opponent’s moves, or seeing the rim clearly to execute a free throw, 20/20 or better vision can make a world of difference. However, not all athletes are blessed with terrific […]

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Am I Limited on Activities After LASIK Treatment?

Lasik patients are always worried about activity limitations after Lasik Treatment. LASIK (laser-assisted in situ keratectomy) and PRK (photorefractive keratectomy) are minimally invasive procedures that allow patients to gain 20/20 vision without the hindrances of contacts or eyeglasses. However, a common question is how long patients have to wait after surgery to return to their […]

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Laser Eye Surgery in Newport Beach

Laser Eye Surgery Myths and the Truth Behind Them

For over 20 years, laser eye surgery has been helping patients regain their vision without the hindrances of corrective lenses. However, the nature of the surgery has led to a number of myths about the procedure. Don’t believe everything you hear. If you’re considering laser eye surgery to repair your vision, here are some myths […]

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Eye Deterioration Vision Correction with lasik

Why Do Eyes Deteriorate and What Can I Do About it?

Aging is the foremost reason why eyes deteriorate. Over time, eyes change shape to focus the right amount of light on the retina. Yet these changes in the eye can lead to myopia, hyperopia, and presbyopia. While some of this deterioration is hereditary, other factors such as your job or the climate where you live […]

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Refractive Surgery Options for Myopia

Also known as nearsightedness, myopia is a refractive eye disorder that affects around 40 percent of Americans. This disorder occurs when light rays focus at a point in front of the retina instead of directly on the surface of the retina, causing objects at a distance to appear blurry and out of focus. While corrective […]

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Vision Correction for Firefighters

From battling intense fires to helping citizens during disaster response calls, a firefighter has one of the most dangerous professions on the planet. While physical fitness is integral to this civil service role, firefighters shouldn’t overlook potential or current vision problems. Glasses and contact lenses are highly susceptible to smoke, flames, and heat, and may […]

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Joe Schilling, Professional Athlete and MMA Fighter Gets Laser Vision Correction Surgery

Joe Schilling, athlete and professional MMA fighter received his vision correction surgery with Dr. Alexandra Chebil in her private Newport Beach Lasik Center practice located in the heart of Orange County. Dr. Alexandra Chebil is regarded as an athlete vision correction specialist, so it didn’t come as a surprise when Jamie Gall, a sports management […]

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Think You’re Too Young for Lasik Surgery?

Lasik surgery is a life-altering procedure that not only improves your sight but also enhances your quality of living. However, there’s still some debate about the proper age to get Lasik. The short answer is there’s no right or wrong time to give yourself the gift of 20/20 vision. If you think you’re too young […]

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Corneal Refractive Surgery Guide

Whether its myopia, hyperopia, presbyopia, or astigmatism, refractive eye issues affect nearly half of all Americans, necessitating the use of contacts and eyeglasses to improve their standard of living. Many more Americans ignore the problem altogether, wandering the world below crystal-clear 20/20 vision because of aesthetics or impracticality. The good news is that corneal refractive […]

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