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3325 Palo Verde Ave.
Suite 103
Long Beach, CA 90808

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ASCRS educator spotlight: Majid “Amir” Moarefi, MD

In the September, 2018 edition of ASCRS’ EyeWorld online publication, Denise Monasterio spotlight’s Eye Physicians of Long Beach’s very own Dr. Majid “Amir” Moarefi. The article highlight’s Dr. Moarefefi’s early accomplishments as well as well his continued, active role in the local community. To learn more about Dr. Moarefi, follow this link to the article:… Read More

Aspirin Therapy and Macular Degeneration

Reconciling the benefits of taking aspirin (ASA) with the possible side effects leaves many seniors unsure whether they should continue doctor recommended aspirin therapy. Daily aspirin can significantly reduce the risk of heart attack and stroke, especially for those who already have experienced symptoms of heart disease. These patients are often placed on a low… Read More

OCT Measurements will help Ophthalmologists at Eye Physicians of Long Beach make Predictions about Age Related Macular Degeneration

Age related macular degeneration (AMD) occurs when the macula, the central part of the retina, within the eye begins to deteriorate. The macula is vital to clear vision because it is the part of the eye that has the highest visual acuity. It is made up of light-sensitive tissue just like the rest of the… Read More

Surgery can improve Visual Field Sensitivity for Glaucoma Patients

A recent study recently published in the American Journal of Ophthalmology has evaluated the question of whether a patient’s vision can be improved following surgery to reduce intraocular pressure. Glaucoma is a group of diseases that result in a characteristic pattern of damage to the optic nerve and peripheral visual field. This disease is frequently… Read More

Eye Physicians of Long Beach becomes one of the first practices to deliver the Verion Image Guided System to their cataract patients

The Verion Image Guided System is redefining the way cataract surgeries are performed. By enabling a level of precision not previously possible, the Verion system minimizes errors and increases efficiency in cataract surgery. The innovative technology utilized in this state-of-the-art equipment optimizes the level of accuracy possible by integrating the steps of imaging, planning, and… Read More

If You Have Diabetic Retinopathy, You Should Be Checked For Heart and Kidney Problems

A recent study published in the July, 2014 issue of the Journal of Diabetic Complications evaluated the connection between diabetic retinopathy and other severe diabetic health risks, such as cardiovascular disease and kidney disease. The ACCORD (Action to Control Cardiovascular Risk in Diabetes trial was a large clinical trial of adults with established type 2… Read More

Will Canaloplasty Cure your Glaucoma?

Canaloplasty is a state-of-the-art surgical technique that is undergoing testing for its effectiveness in treating glaucoma at Eye Physicians of Long Beach. By taking advantage of the eye’s existing drainage system, canaloplasty is designed to relieve pressure on the optic nerve that is caused by glaucoma. If left untreated, this pressure results in eyesight loss,… Read More

EPLB and the latest technology combine to deliver the best vision to cataract patients.

At Eye Physicians of Long Beach (EPLB), we always strive to deliver superior vision outcomes to patients undergoing cataract removal. Our goal is always to reduce or eliminate dependence on glasses following cataract surgery. Until now, this has demanded not only a surgeon with superior skills, but also meticulous eye measurements performed in the clinic… Read More

Correlation between Coronary Disease and Macular Degeneration

Research published looking at patients who were part of the Australian Heart Eye Study (AHES) group suggests a connection between Coronary Artery Disease (CAD) and Age-related Macular Degeneration (AMD). This discovery may be helpful in improving early detection of AMD in patients with known histories of CAD. Patients who suffer from either disease can benefit… Read More

Is Marijuana a Solution for Glaucoma?

As medical marijuana becomes more readily available, physicians find themselves in the difficult position of determining which patients have a legitimate need for the deregulated drug. Though marijuana has long been lauded as an effective treatment for glaucoma, there is no evidence that it can benefit the course of the disease. Those suffering from glaucoma… Read More