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Chalazion — the Stye in the Eyelid

OK, this morning you woke up, pried your eyelids open, and noticed — what? — a lump on your eyelid. Don’t sweat it; you most likely have a chalazion. That’s a scary word for eyelid stye. There are different ways to address chalazions and our team at Central Valley Eye Medical is experienced with all… Read More »


Adding Lasers to Cataract Surgery

Cataracts are the leading cause of blindness across the globe. In the U.S. it is estimated that over 22 million people over the age of 40 have some degree of cataracts. Cataract surgery, the procedure to remove the clouded lens caused by the disease, is incredibly successful with a success rate of over 98 percent… Read More »


Can You Take Vitamins to Promote Eye Health?

The health of your eyes is our sole concern at Central Valley Eye Medical. From comprehensive eye exams to retinal laser surgery and everything in between, we do everything we can to keep you seeing clearly. And, as we discussed last month, we even make your eyes look great with our oculoplastic surgeries! There are… Read More »


Correcting an Eyelid Turning the Wrong Way

In this month’s first blog, we told you about our oculoplastic surgery expertise at Central Valley Eye Medical Group. In this second blog, let’s describe two of those conditions, entropion and ectropion. Due to various causes, a person’s eyelid can turn the wrong way. In some cases, the eyelid “turns in”. In others it “turns… Read More »


What is Oculoplastic Surgery?

When you hit our pulldown menu for our services, you’ll notice two types of surgeries you’ve likely never heard of: cosmetic oculoplastic services and reconstructive oculoplastic services. Oculoplastic — That’s a big word that makes little sense to most people. So, this blog will describe what an oculoplastic surgeon is and what kinds of procedures… Read More »


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More About those Darn Age Spots Leaving You for 2021

There isn’t a single person who wasn’t glad to see the calendar turn over, bidding adieu to the year that was 2020. If only we’d had 20/20 vision about 2020, maybe we all could have just found a cave in the Sierras and hunkered down like it was 1999… B.C. Still, as the New Year… Read More »


More About those Darn Age Spots Leaving You for 2021

There isn’t a single person who wasn’t glad to see the calendar turn over, bidding adieu to the year that was 2020. If only we’d had 20/20 vision about 2020, maybe we all could have just found a cave in the Sierras and hunkered down like it was 1999… B.C. Still, as the New Year… Read More »


How About a New Year without the Age Spots?

Living in sunny California, we’ve all had our share of sun exposure. Whether it was to the degree of slathering on baby oil and laying out on the roof or not (you know who you are!), odds are if you’re over 40, you have the result of all that sun — brown spots on your… Read More »


IPL Photofacial

How About a New Year without the Age Spots?

Living in sunny California, we’ve all had our share of sun exposure. Whether it was to the degree of slathering on baby oil and laying out on the roof or not (you know who you are!), odds are if you’re over 40, you have the result of all that sun — brown spots on your… Read More »


More Eyeglass Lens Options for Your New Eyeglasses

In December’s first blog we delved into some of the new lens options available to put in all of the great designer eyeglass frames we offer at Central Valley Eye Medical in our Optical Shops. Truth is, there’s so much cool technology in our lenses these days we need a second blog to cover it… Read More »


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