Welcome to The Vanguard Eye Institute, where top ophthalmologist, Dr. Will Christian and staff, have the expertise to turn your eye condition into clarity. While delivering some of the best laser eye surgery Los Angeles has to offer, LASIK surgery, contact fittings and cataract treatment come as second nature. The Vanguard Eye is the premier facility for everything eye.
Go Beyond 20/20 with one of the best eye doctors in Santa Monica.
Whether you are nearsighted, suffer from astigmatism, or wear reading glasses, Dr. Christian can help. He has helped tens of thousands of people find relief from vision related issues using several different techniques. One of the most effective techniques is the LASIK eye procedure. This painless and shockingly quick outpatient treatment has progressed drastically since its inception, providing results that can even exceed 20/20 vision. Being well versed in the field of refractive surgeries, Dr. Christian is considered one of the finest surgeons of LASIK Los Angeles has to offer.
All-Laser LASIK is one of the most popular medical procedures in the world. Combining the technologies from other refractive treatments, this blade-less procedure is the most recent gold standard of LASIK surgery. It has even been approved by NASA and the US Military to improve the eyesight of pilots.Learn more
Reading Vision Correction
Many find that their up-close vision starts to deteriorate after reaching the age of 40 and start to rely on the use of reading glasses. Rather than wearing glasses on a chain around their neck or keeping a pair in your front pocket, many are turning to their ophthalmologist for a more permanent solution for their vision issues.Learn more
If you have been considering LASIK surgery, then you undoubtedly have questions. Commonly asked questions regarding comfort, percentage of success, what one can expect and whether or not you can even get the procedure are all important topics to discuss even before your initial consultation.Learn more
Your Expert Cataract Care Center
Cataracts are a medical condition in which the internal lens of one’s eye gets progressively cloudy. This results in dulled colors, blurry vision, difficulty seeing at night, and sometimes blindness if left untreated. Cataracts normally occur as one gets older but can also appear in one’s younger years.
Treatment of cataracts is quick and painless and the benefits you will receive afterwards are remarkable. Dr. Will Christian has performed thousands of cataract surgeries. In fact, while the average ophthalmologist performs about 200 cataract surgeries per year, Dr. Christian averages at about 2,500. That’s more than twelve times the experience of most eye and cataract surgeons, allowing him to perform among the best cataract surgery Santa Monica.Learn more
Comprehensive Eye Care
Dr. Christian’s office is a comprehensive eye care facility. What that means for you is not only advanced treatment procedures for complex conditions, but also the best in routine eye care. An expert in everything having to do with the functions of the eye, Dr. Christian is the clear choice when looking for the best eye doctor Santa Monica & Los Angeles have to offer.Learn more
Ophthalmologist or Optometrist?
When it comes to eye care, a distinction must be made between an ophthalmologist and an optometrist. In the field of the eye, there is no one more trained, educated and skilled than an ophthalmologist. Dr. Christian is a board-certified ophthalmologist, qualified to perform surgeries like cataracts and LASIK, but he can also determine your eyeglass prescription, fit you for contacts and any other action that an optometrist can can do.Learn more
About Dr. Will Christian
As a board-certified ophthalmologist, Dr. Christian provides his patients with some of the best care available in the Los Angels & Santa Monica areas. Ivy League educated and trained under some of the world’s premier ophthalmologists, Dr. Will Christian is one of the highest trained eye specialists of Cataracts and LASIK surgery Los Angeles & Santa Monica have to offer.
Always striving to rise above and beyond, Dr. Will Christian spends time consulting other eye specialists and cataract surgeons in eye treatment techniques, as well as lecturing to future ophthalmologists, always remaining involved with the education of eye surgery. His research in the field of refractive eye surgery has helped advance the entire field of eye care.
Beyond his awards, Dr. Christian is dedicated to the highest quality of individualized care. Helping patients understand why their vision may be deteriorating is very important to him. As, education of the condition helps reduce anxiety about future procedures and treatments. Schedule an appointment today with Santa Monica eye doctor, Dr. Christian, and let him shed light on your eye troubles.Meet Dr. Christian
The cornea is the outer transparent layer forming the front of your eye. It’s an organized group of proteins and cells that help protect and shield the rest of your eye from harmful material while simultaneously acting as your outer lens. Though resilient, your cornea is not impervious to various diseases and conditions that, if left untreated, can cause further problems later.Learn more
Dry and Red Eyes
If you have been dealing with dry, burning red eyes, you are not alone. This condition is one of the top reasons that patients seek the expertise of an eye doctor. When eyes are no longer responsive to artificial tears, or if they are excessively dry, itchy or burning, then there might be an underlying issue that an eye specialist should investigate.Learn more
Glaucoma is considered one of the most frightening eye disorders, as it can lead to loss of vision and blindness. Once that vision is lost, it cannot be repaired. Early detection and prevention is the best way to combat against any damage to your optic nerve. Dr. Christian is skilled in the detection of glaucoma and can help you prevent any additional loss of sight.Learn more