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Pinguecula – Are You at Risk?

Pinguecula…did you know… That without properly protecting your eyes from harmful conditions such as UV rays, wind, and dust, one may be prone to develop pinguecula. Pinguecula is a small, fleshy lump, typically a whitish or yellowish color, that grows on the white part of the eye (called the sclera). Adults who are exposed a … Read more

Correct common vision problems with LASIK

When considering your options for correct common vision problems correction, including LASIK, it’s helpful to have a solid understanding of how the eye works. It’s also important to understand how common vision problems such as nearsightedness, farsightedness, astigmatism, and presbyopia affect the eyes. This information can give you valuable insight about how LASIK can provide … Read more

InsideLASIK. A Behind-the-Scenes Look

InsideLASIK Event. If you’re considering LASIK, you’ve probably done some homework. You may have researched LASIK surgeons online and read up on their training and experience. Perhaps you’ve learned a bit about how LASIK is performed or read some patient testimonials. But when it’s time to actually choose your LASIK surgeon, is this information enough? … Read more

Enjoy the Top 10 Views in Orange County with Clearer Vision

Life in Orange County has some amazing benefits—one of which is the beautiful natural environment and breathtaking coastline. A relatively short drive or hike can reward you with an incredible view. And what better way to enjoy these vistas than with clear vision, without the hassle of glasses or contacts? If your goal is to … Read more

Understanding LASIK: How It will Correct Your Vision

Understanding LASIK. Easing the Fear of the Unknown The fear of the unknown can be intimidating if you are considering LASIK. If you don’t know exactly what to expect or how LASIK works, you might be hesitant about going through with the procedure, and understandably so. To help you understand LASIK and ease those fears, … Read more

What Costs More? LASIK or the Hassle of Glasses and Contacts?

What Costs More? LASIK or the Hassle of Glasses and Contacts? The answer might surprise you! If you’re still just thinking about having LASIK, there must be something holding you back. For a lot of people, it comes down to sticker shock. Anything with a price tag in the thousands of dollars range can be … Read more

Orange County LASIK Eye Surgery

Orange County LASIK: Serving Irvine, Lake Forest, Mission Viejo, Laguna Niguel When it comes to choosing a LASIK surgeon, a referral from someone you trust can go a long way. For example, if a close friend or family member were to tell you who performed their Orange County LASIK procedure, wouldn’t you be more inclined … Read more

LASIK Surgery – How Successful is it?

Since LASIK was approved by the FDA, more than 20 million LASIK procedures have been performed worldwide. With a patient satisfaction rate of more than 95 percent, LASIK surgery is rated as one of the safest, most reliably successful surgeries in the history of medicine. At Saddleback Eye Center, Dr. Charles Manger provides a custom, … Read more

What Is 20/20 Vision?

What Is 20/20 Vision? What Does 20/20 Vision Mean? How Can I Get It? 20/20 vision refers to normal visual acuity, or the sharpness and clarity of vision measured at a distance of 20 feet. When you have 20/20 vision, it means you can see the same line of letters on an eye exam chart … Read more

What is Wavefront (or Custom) LASIK Technology?

What is Wavefront Lasik Technology? LASIK surgery is a complicated procedure that requires precise technical equipment and the steady hand of a very experienced surgeon. While there are many different tools available to LASIK surgeons, some technologies are far more advanced than others, and using the most advanced technology helps ensure the best surgery results. … Read more

Here’s The Truth Behind the LASIK “Lifetime Guarantee”

The Truth Behind The LASIK “Lifetime Guarantee”  While a “lifetime guarantee” for LASIK certainly sounds attractive, the unfortunate reality is LASIK is a surgical procedure and NO surgical procedure can be guaranteed.  The main problems associated with a ‘lifetime guarantee” are: It’s good for the lifetime of the center, not of the patient There are … Read more

What to Expect on the Day of Your LASIK Surgery

What to Expect on the Day of LASIK Surgery Many patients wonder what will happen on the day of their LASIK procedure. And while it’s natural to feel a mix of anticipation and nervousness about having LASIK done, some patients are overly fearful, thinking that it will be a painful, long and arduous process, but … Read more

Nearsightedness and Farsightedness? What’s the Difference?

The Difference Between Nearsightedness and Farsightedness If you’ve been diagnosed with nearsighted vision or farsighted vision, or if you’re just concerned that you may have one of these conditions, then you’ve probably got questions about them. Many people have trouble understanding the difference between nearsighted and farsighted, but fortunately, we’re here to clear things up. … Read more

LASIK eye surgery cost in Orange County

LASIK Eye Surgery Prices Vary So Widely. Why?

How Much Is LASIK Eye Surgery? LASIK eye surgery cost in Orange County about budget LASIK surgery cost vary depending on where you get it done, buy why? How could one place charge only $1,000 per eye, when others are charging $2,500 or more? It’s relatively complicated, but this post will explain exactly what goes … Read more

How Long is the LASIK Recovery Time?

The recovery time from LASIK surgery with Dr. Manger is quite short. Choosing to have LASIK surgery doesn’t mean you’ll have to put your life on hold. Virtually all of our LASIK patients are able to resume their normal activities the very day following their procedure. Here is a detailed explanation of what the after-care … Read more

How Long Does LASIK Surgery Last?

Is LASIK Permanent? One of the most common questions we receive is “How long does LASIK last?” LASIK surgery is a serious investment, and our patients want to know whether or not the surgery will permanently improve their vision. The good news is that the vast majority of our patients receive permanent improvements to their … Read more

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