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Discover more ways to maintain the health of your eyes by exploring multiple blog posts from Dr. Young H. Choi.

Will Glaucoma Lead To Vision Loss If Left Untreated?

Dr. Young H. Choi | 09/23/2020

Many forms of glaucoma are gradual and have no warning signs. Learn how to improve your overall eye health by learning how glaucoma affects vision.

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What Should You Avoid After LASIK Surgery?

Dr. Young H. Choi | 09/16/2020

Laser vision surgery corrects common vision problems such as nearsightedness. Learn about LASIK healing time and what to avoid following surgery.

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Choosing The Best Lens Option For Refractive Cataract Surgery

Dr. Young H. Choi | 09/09/2020

If you have cataracts and want to improve your vision with refractive cataract surgery, learn how to choose the best cataract lens for your eyesight.

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What Is SMILE Laser Eye Surgery?

Dr. Young H. Choi | 08/26/2020

Want to reduce your dependency on contact lenses and glasses? See how SMILE laser eye surgery can correct refractive errors and improve your vision.

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What Are The Genetic Risk Factors For Glaucoma?

Dr. Young H. Choi | 08/19/2020

Glaucoma can cause vision loss or permanent blindness. So who is most at risk for glaucoma? Learn how genetics plays a role in glaucoma development.

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Who Is A Good Candidate For Refractive Cataract Surgery?

Dr. Young H. Choi | 08/12/2020

Refractive cataract surgery can help patients with mild to severe cataracts. Premium IOLs can also address common vision issues, such as astigmatism.

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Learn The Five Common Signs of Glaucoma

Dr. Young H. Choi | 07/28/2020

Some patients do not notice glaucoma symptoms before it is too late. Learn about the most common signs of glaucoma to improve your overall eye health.

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What Disqualifies You For LASIK Eye Surgery?

Dr. Young H. Choi | 07/21/2020

If you suffer from farsightedness or nearsightedness, you may be a LASIK surgery candidate. Discover the advances of LASIK eye surgery at our office.

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Everything You Need To Know About Refractive Cataract Surgery

Dr. Young H. Choi | 07/14/2020

Cloudy vision can interfere with daily activities. Learn about refractive cataract surgery to remove cataracts and, ultimately, improve your vision.

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Five Ways to Protect Your Eyes In The Summer

Dr. Young H. Choi | 07/07/2020

Following eye safety tips helps ensure that your eyes are protected year-round and reduces your risk for damage to the eyes.

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How Safe Is LASIK?

Dr. Young H. Choi

Many patients have some concerns about LASIK, which is no surprise considering the importance of your eyes.

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How To Choose An Eye Surgeon

Dr. Young H. Choi

This blog post will inform you about some important things to consider before choosing an eye surgeon.

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Eye Health Checklist for a Healthier New Year

Dr. Young H. Choi

While you're making resolutions though, decide to make one more. Commit to eye health in the new year.

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7 Questions to Ask Your Surgeon Before LASIK

Dr. Young H. Choi

LASIK is a relatively simple procedure with generally positive results, but there are still some things you should know before you jump into surgery.

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Cataract Prevention: Healthy Foods that Promote Eye Health

Dr. Young H. Choi

One way you can try to reduce your chances of developing cataracts is by changing your diet.

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What is Astigmatism?

Dr. Young H. Choi

Astigmatism refers to an imperfection in the curvature of the eye.

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What is Cataracts?

Dr. Young H. Choi

Cloudy or blurry vision may be a sign of a condition that affects many people as they grow older, that condition is known as cataracts.

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What is LASIK Eye Surgery?

Dr. Young H. Choi

Dr. Young H. Choi M.D. has the skill and equipment needed to perform this delicate procedure and help you see clearly again.

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What is Presbyopia?

Dr. Young H. Choi

Presbyopia is the slow and steady loss of near focus. In other words, your eyes are struggling to hone in on anything close.

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Pros and Cons of LASIK Eye Surgery

Dr. Young H. Choi

Before you get this surgery, there are a few things that you should know. Let's take a closer look at the pros and cons of LASIK.

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