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American Eye Associates and California Retina Associates is your premier center for opthalmological services. Our team of board-certified ophthalmologists is dedicated to ensuring you can see clearly and live comfortably with the most up-to-date diagnostic services and treatments. We encourage you to get to know each one of our expert staff members before coming in for your private consultation. We are proud to offer a variety of diagnostic and treatment services for a range of eye conditions to men and women in San Diego, Chula Vista, and the neighboring communities of Imperial County, California.

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What Causes Retinal Detachment?

Retinal detachment happens when the layer of tissue that sends visual signals through the optic nerve separates from its position. This can be extremely serious and lead to complete vision loss if not handled quickly. Symptoms of retinal detachment are: A sudden or...

Sty On Your Eye? What You Need To Do

It can be worrying when your eye suddenly develops a sty. Not only can they look pretty ugly, they can also feel painful. In most cases, they go away on their own with the right at-home treatment. Let’s take a look at ways you can get that sty out of your eye. To...

6 Things You Can Do to Relieve Digital Eye Strain

Whether it’s staring at your work computer for hours at a time or simply scrolling through your favorite pictures in the comfort of your home, staring at a screen is a normal part of our twenty-first century lives. Unfortunately, all this screen time can cause Digital...

Do You See Flashes and Floaters?

Are you seeing things? Maybe it’s mostly when you’re looking into bright light or at something white? If so, you might be experiencing flashes and floaters. In general, these might not be something to worry about but if they’re persistent or seem to be happening more...

What Are The Causes of Cataracts?

The most common cause of vision loss for people over the age of 40 is cataracts. Cataracts are also the main cause of blindness worldwide. That means cataracts can be a pretty big deal. Here are the three different types of cataracts that can form: Subcapsular...

Signs and Symptoms of Glaucoma

Glaucoma is a condition in which damage to your optic nerve results in vision loss. Most often, the damage is caused by elevated pressure in the eye (intraocular pressure) caused by inadequate drainage of fluid from the inside of the eye. As the pressure inside the...

Keep Your Eyes Healthy with Eye Exercises

It’s a new year and a new decade. It’s usually a time when people are focused on improving their health and starting healthy habits such as exercising. We thought we’d jump on that bandwagon and recommend some simple eye exercises you can do to keep your eyes healthy...

How to Avoid Eye Strain and Fatigue from Screens

It’s hard to imagine a day without looking at your smartphone, computer, or TV screen. Even objects that didn’t use to have a screen do now, like books and watches. But all of that screen-staring can be hard on your eyes. If you’ve experienced tired eyes or other...

Benefits of Different Upgraded Lens Implants

If you suffer from cataracts and are looking for treatment options, American Eye Associates has you covered. In years past, cataract patients were limited in their options of artificial lenses but that isn’t true anymore. Intraocular lens implant (IOL) are artificial...

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