News

Periodically, Paveloff Vision Center will provide updates pertaining to the latest in eye care news.

November 20, 2011
Local doctors return sight to needy patients
Local doctors return sight to needy patients

Dr. Paveloff and SEE International recently restored vision to several low-income and uninsured patients from Santa Barbara.

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By Sonia Fernandez -Santa Barbara News Press
August 11, 2011
Dr. Paveloff and SEE International Restore Vision in Panama

See International and Santa Barbara ophthalmologist, Dr. Michael Paveloff, recently returned from the "Panama Mission 2011", a surgical expedition aimed at restoring vision to disadvantaged people of the country. The "Mission" was a complete success as over 100 cataract surgeries were performed in 2 days.

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August 10, 2011
Cosmetics and Eye Safety

While many women consider makeup an essential for personal care and beauty, not everyone realizes the potential for eye problems that can range from minor irritation to vision loss.

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December 15, 2010
Study Compares LASIK to PRK Outcomes

In a recent study published in the Journal of Cataract & Refractive Surgery, LASIK patients demonstrated greater refractive stability six to nine years after surgery than PRK patients. The study evaluated 389 eyes of 229 patients who were treated for correction of myopia (nearsightedness) with an excimer laser.

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September 10, 2010
Cataract Surgery Volume Increases Nationally
Cataract Surgery Volume Increases Nationally

A recent survey conducted by the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery (ASCRS) showed that the number of cataract surgeries has increased in the United States. Over 3.21 million procedures were performed which is a 2% increase from 2008.. Likewise, the use of specialty, or presbyopic IOLs, has increased steadily since receiving FDA approval. Since 2008, the use of these lenses has increased 24%.

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By Dr. Paveloff
Tags: Cataract, Presbyopic IOLs, ReSTOR, Crystalens, Toric
June 10, 2010
Dr. Paveloff Discusses Benefits of New Lenses
Dr. Paveloff Discusses Benefits of New Lenses

As a result of his expertise and exceptional visual outcomes involving cataract surgery, Dr. Michael Paveloff was recently asked to speak to fellow ophthalmologists about the advancements in multifocal and presbyopia correcting lenses.

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May 14, 2010
Care Credit Application Now Available!
Care Credit Application Now Available!

It's never been easier to apply for financing! CareCredit has made it even easier for you to get financing to correct your vision!

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March 24, 2010
Exercise and Reducing the Risk of Glaucoma

Risk factors for glaucoma typically include age, family history and high intraocular pressure. A new report indicates that a lack of exercise may also put people at risk for the disease.

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January 15, 2009
Dr. Paveloff Selected a Top LASIK Surgeon

Find out how Dr. Paveloff became a Top LASIK Surgeon

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June 1, 2009
Tips to Protect Your Eyes

Here are 10 Tips about Eye Care that everyone should know!

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