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Minimizing LASIK Eye Surgery Complications

Guarding Your Vision: Minimizing LASIK Eye Surgery Complications

Dealing with nearsightedness, farsightedness, or astigmatism can be a real hassle. Most individuals yearn for the freedom of clear, crisp vision without relying on glasses or contact lenses. At Saddleback Eye Center, our team of experienced ophthalmologists specializes in LASIK, also known as laser in situ keratomileusis surgery. This cutting-edge procedure efficiently corrects refractive errors, … Read more

The Fine Print: Uncovering the LASIK Eye Surgery Risks

LASIK surgery is an innovative procedure that has transformed the lives of millions by correcting vision impairments such as myopia, hyperopia, and astigmatism. While LASIK offers remarkable benefits, it’s essential to understand its intricacies. Knowing the LASIK eye surgery risks and benefits can pave the way for a well-informed decision, enhancing your confidence in the … Read more

Lasik Surgery for Astigmatism Recovery Time

Lasik Surgery for Astigmatism Recovery Time

Laser vision correction has undeniably transformed the way many view the world around them, offering a sharper and clearer perspective, especially for those grappling with refractive errors like astigmatism. In this blog, we will delve into astigmatism, its implications, and the nuances of recovery post-LASIK, ensuring you’re well-equipped with the knowledge to make informed decisions … Read more

The Science of LASIK and Astigmatism Correction

The Science of LASIK and Astigmatism Correction

When we contemplate how LASIK works on astigmatism, it’s crucial to understand the marvels of clear vision and the role of modern technology in achieving it. For millions, the dream of clear, glasses-free sight is made possible through LASIK surgery. This transformative procedure, developed and refined over the last few decades, enables us to move … Read more

Cost for LASIK with Astigmatism

Cost for LASIK with Astigmatism

Astigmatism is a condition that occurs when the cornea or the lens of the eye has an irregular curvature, leading to blurred or distorted vision — causing difficulties in seeing fine details, both at a distance and up close. The cost of LASIK for astigmatism is an investment in enhanced vision and improved quality of … Read more

Preparing for LASIK Surgery for Astigmatism

Preparing for LASIK Surgery for Astigmatism

If you’re wondering how to prepare for LASIK for astigmatism, you’ve come to the right place. In this comprehensive guide, we’ll delve into the crucial aspects of understanding and managing astigmatism and how LASIK surgery can provide a viable solution. Schedule a LASIK Consultation Today at Saddleback Eye Center, the top referred LASIK eye center … Read more

LASIK For Astigmatism Everything You Need to Know

LASIK For Astigmatism: Everything You Need to Know

According to the American Academy of Ophthalmology, astigmatism is a widespread refractive error that affects roughly one in three people. With such a significant portion of the population impacted by astigmatism, the need for reliable and effective treatment options like LASIK for astigmatism becomes increasingly crucial. Refractive errors encompass a range of eye conditions influencing … Read more

Comparison Between ICL and LASIK Eye Surgery From California’s Best LASIK Surgeon

LASIK vs. ICLs: A Comprehensive Comparison

While choosing the best LASIK surgeon is critical to achieving an excellent visual result, determining the best vision correction procedure for your eyes is also a major factor.  LASIK (Laser-Assisted in Situ Keratomilesis) has long been regarded as the preferred method for treating various visual conditions such as nearsightedness, farsightedness and astigmatism and offers better … Read more

SMILE vs. LASIK

SMILE vs. LASIK: Insights From An Eye Expert

While SMILE (Small Incision Lenticule Extraction) and LASIK have emerged as two types of surgeries, LASIK has been the best corrective eye surgery in Orange County for close to 30 years, with a well-established procedure and a proven track record of excellent outcomes for a wide range of vision conditions. SMILE and LASIK are two … Read more

3 Reasons To Get LASIK This Holiday Season

3 Reasons To Get LASIK This Holiday Season

Picking out your Christmas tree, decorating gingerbread houses, or having fun game nights with your family & friends, all of these holiday activities share one common factor – they’re best experienced with clear vision.LASIK surgery performed by a reputable, esteemed LASIK surgeon in Orange County ensures you make

6 Benefits Of LASIK Eye Surgery

6 Benefits Of LASIK Eye Surgery

LASIK eye treatment in Orange County utilizes cutting-edge laser technology to correct several vision problems like farsightedness, nearsightedness, and more! Many have marveled at and contemplated getting LASIK eye treatment in Orange County, but is it really more beneficial than other alternatives? Here are the six major benefits of LASIK. Cost Savings The average patient … Read more

Saddleback LASIK Eye Center Named Top Donor For Lions Club International

Biggest Donator Of Glasses In Southern California

For the past 20 years, Saddleback Eye Center has been donating hundreds of pairs of unneeded glasses every year from post-LASIK patients to Lions Club International.  Collected daily in a donation bin located in Saddleback Eye Center’s reception area, patients happily donate their old glasses after their post-operative appointment for LASIK vision correction, knowing that … Read more

LASIK Eye Surgery – How It’s Done!

LASIK Eye Surgery – How It’s Done!

To those wondering how does LASIK work, LASIK is an eye surgery that corrects your vision by reshaping the cornea. To determine if you are a good candidate for this procedure, Dr. Manger and his staff will perform a 14-test exam. If you are a good candidate, Dr. Manger will customize the treatment based on … Read more

Can I Get LASIK With Astigmatism

Does LASIK Correct Astigmatism?

A common misconception is that LASIK cannot correct astigmatism. Many patients have been told this by their optometrist, friend, or family member. In reality, that is just not true! Dr. Manger has been correcting astigmatism with LASIK since 1996. Astigmatism refers to an imperfection in the shape of the cornea. As a result, the cornea … Read more

Common Fears About LASIK Surgery

Most Common Fears About LASIK Eye Surgery

One of the biggest reasons people put off getting LASIK eye surgery is fear. It is only normal to feel this way, but most of our patients regret waiting so long to get LASIK after realizing how easy and pain-free it is with Dr. Manger. Should You Be Afraid Of LASIK Surgery? Many people are … Read more

What You Need To Know About The LASIK “Lifetime Guarantee”

So, you’re interested in LASIK and just had a consultation where the practice offered you a Lifetime Guarantee.  You think, “This is great!  They are going to take care of my eyes for the rest of my life and are guaranteeing me 20/20 vision!” Not so fast!  Read these exclusions from actual practices that offer … Read more

YAG Capsulotomy

What is YAG Capsulotomy?

During cataract surgery, the cataract was removed and replaced with an intraocular lens, or IOL. The new lens is held in place in what is called the posterior capsule in the eye. Cloudy vision after cataract surgery can occur if this posterior capsule becomes opaque. This can happen as soon as a few months to … Read more

What are Cataracts

What Are Cataracts?

A cataract occurs when the inner lens of the eye becomes cloudy. Typically, light can pass through the lens to your retina and allow you to have clear vision. As the lens becomes cloudy, less light passes through and can cause blurry vision and make it harder for the eyes to focus. Some may also … Read more

dr manger celebrates 90000 lasik eye procedures

Dr. Manger Celebrates 94,000 LASIK Eye Procedures

Laguna Hills, CA – Saddleback Eye Center, the top referred LASIK eye center in Orange County, celebrates LASIK procedures performed solely by Dr. Charles Manger. While very few LASIK surgeons achieve this milestone, Dr. Manger is the only LASIK specialist in California 100% focused on LASIK surgery. He has been performing the LASIK procedure five … Read more

Pinguecula: What is it and How to Treat it

Pinguecula: What is it and How to Treat it

A pinguecula is a growth that develops on the conjunctiva of the eye. The overdevelopment of tissue is usually yellow and tends to form on the side of the eye closest to the nose. Pinguecula may be small and hardly noticeable, or large and uncomfortable, but this overgrowth of tissue usually happens at a very … Read more

What Is Pterygium (Surfer’s Eye)

What Is Pterygium (Surfer’s Eye)

A pterygium (plural is pterygia), otherwise known as “surfer’s eye,” is a fleshy growth of tissue raised and filled with blood vessels. It starts in the pink area of your eye (the conjunctiva) and spreads through the cornea, which is the clear protective shield covering the eye. A pterygium commonly originates from the inner corner, … Read more

Dr. Manger Of Saddleback LASIK Eye Center Made Headlines For Providing Superior LASIK Expertise And Unparalleled Visual Results To His Patients

Saddleback Eye Center Makes Headlines For Advanced LASIK Technology

Dr. Manger Of Saddleback Eye Center Made Headlines For Providing Superior LASIK Expertise And Unparalleled Visual Results To His Patients. LASIK eye surgery is a non-invasive procedure that corrects nearsightedness, farsightedness, and astigmatism to help patients be independent of their glasses and contact lenses. Patients come from around the world to have Dr. Manger perform … Read more

Dr. Charles Manger LASIK expert

How Dr. Manger is Shaping the Next Generation of Medical Professionals

As anyone in medicine knows, getting some clinical experience before going to medical school is of the utmost importance. For the past decade, Saddleback Eye Center has trained many of the next generation of medical technicians, physician assistants, doctors, and nurses. Dr. Manger, best known for providing the best LASIK eye surgery in Orange County, … Read more

LASIK by Dr. Manger

Alumni Spotlight: Dr. Charles Manger III

Dr. Charles Manger III graduated from the United States Naval Academy with degrees in Math and Nuclear Science and then went to medical school at USC. Dr. Manger completed the LA County/USC Medical Center Ophthalmology Program in 1980. He is a board certified Ophthalmologist and founded Saddleback Eye Center in Laguna Hills, CA where he … Read more

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Melanie

“Goodbye, contacts!” Melanie is a Patient Counselor. She had LASIK with Dr. Manger in 2019 and had such a great result that she referred both her dad and husband.

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