Welcome to The Vanguard Eye Institute, where renowned ophthalmologist Dr. Will Christian and his staff have the expertise to turn your eye concerns into clarity. From eyeglass prescriptions to LASIK surgery, contact fittings to cataract treatment, The Vanguard Eye in Santa Monica is the premier facility for everything eye.
Go Beyond 20/20 with some of the best LASIK Los Angeles has to offer.
Whether a patient is nearsighted, suffers from astigmatism, or wears reading glasses, the LASIK procedure has helped millions of people find relief from vision related issues. This painless and shockingly quick outpatient procedure has progressed drastically since its inception, providing results that can even exceed 20/20 vision. Dr. Christian is well versed in the field of the refractive surgeries and is considered one of the finest surgeons of LASIK Los Angeles currently has available.
All-Laser LASIK is among 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 Los Angeles 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 procedures for complex conditions, but also the best in routine eye care from an ophthalmologist, who is an expert in everything having to do with the functions of the eye. When searching for premier eye care, the office of Dr. Christian is the best choice for all your needs.Learn more
Ophthalmologist or Optometrist
When it comes to eye care, there is no one more trained, educated and skilled than an ophthalmologist. Board-certified in eye surgeries such as LASIK and cataract surgery procedures, Dr. Christian can also determine your eyeglass prescription, fit you for contacts and any other action that an optometrist can do. Most importantly, Dr. Christian is an expert at disease detection. When it comes to your most valuable sense—sight—getting treatment from the best is always a good decision.Learn more
About Dr. Will Christian
As a highly trained, board-certified ophthalmologist, Dr. Christian performs some of the best care available. Ivy League educated and trained under some of the world’s premier ophthalmologists, Dr. Will Christian is quite possibly one of the highest trained eye specialists of LASIK and cataract surgery Los Angeles has available.
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 giving individualized care in the most pleasant manner possible. He delivers among the best LASIK Los Angeles has available, while helping his patients understand why their vision may be deteriorating. With his multi-faceted and caring approach, an appointment with Santa Monica eye doctor Dr. Christian can shed light on virtually any 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