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The Spookiest Things To See In California This Halloween

Yep, it’s that time of year again. Halloween is around the corner, and that means everyone actually wants to be scared silly. But if you’ve been experiencing the same old spooky sights (and sites) year after year, we’ve got some surprises in store for you. It turns out California is full of all kinds of…

Bring These With You To Your Next Eye Exam

When it comes to eye care, a majority of people tend to put off their eye doctor visits, thinking they’re just not that important. After all, they can still see, right? Just like your regular (preventative) doctor checkups and your dental exams, a regular vision exam is vital to ensuring your eyesight remains strong and…

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5 Staycation ideas to beat the back-to-school blues

Summer vacation has come and gone. And that means that the long, carefree days, the exotic trips and the fun and adventure have come to an end. Or have they? Just because summer is over and school is back in swing doesn’t mean you have to relegate yourself to a fate of the same-old. Whether…

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6 people who should get LASIK—are you one of them?

A lot of people wonder if corrective eye surgery could actually benefit them in their day-to-day lives and careers. And for good reason: Corrective surgeries like LASIK and SMILE are more than trending. They’re changing lives. And in a chain reaction sort of way, the world is becoming a better place because people are achieving…

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Quick tricks to improve your kids’ vision (and your own too)

August was Children’s Eye Health and Safety Month. Prevent Blindness instituted the awareness month to inspire parents and educators to prioritize children’s vision as they wrap out summer and head back to school. And we’re all for it because we believe eye health is vital all year long no matter what age you are. And…

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Go green by ditching your contact lenses

You could be destroying the planet—one contact lens at a time. The plastic pollution problem The American Chemical Society presented the results of a study in which 20% of 400 contact lens wearers tossed their used contacts in the toilet or sink, flushing or washing them over to a treatment facility. But as any environmentally-aware…

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3 Must-Do Adventures That Are Better Without Glasses

Remember when “Choose Your Own Adventure” (CYOA) books were all the rage? You would make your way through adventures, page by page, making decisions along the way that could affect the outcome of the book and your endpoint. You weren’t just a silent reader or bystander to someone else’s story—you were part of the story.…

5 Ways to Trigger Your Smile Today

Smiling can have a major impact on your health and life—and there’s science behind it. Smiling has been shown to not only have positive psychological benefits, but benefits to health, mental adjustment and well-being as well. Even if you aren’t feeling particularly happy, you can still benefit from smiling. It turns out that you don’t…

SMILE! Better Vision Is Around The Corner

People are smiling big after getting the SMILE vision correction procedure. Why? Because they’re seeing better than they’ve seen in a long time—and maybe ever. Who are all these smiling patients? People just like you. Said Joshua, one of many happy patients, “Before SMILE, my glasses were a constant hassle. After SMILE, I can rock…

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An Interview with Dr. Robert T. Lin at IQ Laser Vision

Helping others obtain their best vision is what we’re known for at IQ Laser Vision. But we’re more than just your typical eye care facility. We’re a team of world-renowned ophthalmologists and vision specialists who really, truly care about our patients and their experiences. And we care because we’ve been there ourselves. We caught up…

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Pregnant? Here are the vision changes you should expect

Pregnancy brings a lot of changes. And aside from the obvious changes and stresses that go with a baby growing inside you, your body will also experience a number of hormonal changes. These changes can affect everything from your hair texture and skin’s appearance to your vision. That’s right, pregnancy can affect your vision. Want…

Feeling Like Celebrating? Don’t Miss These Festivals.

Half the year may be over, but that doesn’t mean at all that the fun is. As our planet continues to make its way around the sun yet again, we’ve got some of the greatest festivals on the horizon. Looking for something to do with family, friends or solo for the rest of the year?…

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Fun Facts About Sunglasses You Probably Didn’t Know

Love sunglasses? We do. And with the summer sun shining brightly, we’re pulling out our coolest and most protective pairs. And you should be too if you want to save your vision. Here are some quick facts you probably didn’t know, but you can now randomly drop into your next conversation with someone who loves…

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The Healthy Side of Summer

When you think of summer, you probably think of suntans, sunshine and some good old-fashioned backyard barbeques. There’s no denying it’s a great season, but it also comes inherent with risks that we read about every day, from sunscreen ads to articles on skin protection and eye health. And while these are vital to keep…

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5 Must-Do Summer Fun Activities

Summer is in full swing now, and we know you’re as excited as us about all the wonderful things just waiting to be done this season. After all, what’s not to love about the long, sunny days beckoning you to step outdoors and soak in a bit of sun (safely of course!). If there’s one…

The sightseeing destinations in Southern California that you don’t want to miss

Sandy, sunny, palm tree-lined beaches. Magical worlds where mice and men walk together. The glitz and glamour. The wonders of the cosmos. A post-apocalyptic landscape. And no, we aren’t talking about some unknown, distant land or the stuff of fairy tales. This is California—and for the avid traveler (and the locals too!) Southern California offers…

Hindsight 2020

So many things are right around the corner. Summer. Adventure. Sports. Living your best life. Oh. And the 2020 Summer Olympics! Here at IQ Laser Vision (and throughout the vision industry), we’re particularly stoked about the year 2020. Not only because we’re mesmerized by watching the most athletic around the world compete for a global…

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The What and When of Vision Independence Day SM

Summer is around the corner. And that means Independence Day is too—the day Americans everywhere celebrate freedom from tyranny that kept us from achieving our potential as a new nation and as Americans. But as we start to make vacation plans and put together invites and plans for one of the biggest bashes of the…

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Get a better night’s sleep to improve your vision and life

A study from the CDC reported that more than 41 million American workers (or 30% of the U.S. workforce) get less than six hours of sleep. And that lack of sleep is catching up with us by affecting everything from the way we think and see, to how we perform and how long we live.…

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5 Fun Ways To Cut Stress (And Improve Your Vision Too!)

Are you stressed? You’re not alone. About 77% of people in the U.S. report that they are stressed out and regularly experience physical symptoms from it. Thirty-three percent say they live with extreme stress. And with an ever-busier life, those numbers aren’t likely to go down without some personal changes. With concerns over the future…