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Glaucoma Awareness Month: An Interview with One of Our Best Doctor, Dr. Scott So

In last week blog, we wrote about Glaucoma.  What this disease is, reasons why you should care, and ways you can do to prevent Glaucoma.  In this week’s blog, we’re going to highlight other fun facts (or perhaps we should say not so fun facts).  Along with an interview with our Glaucoma Surgeon and Specialist,… Read More


January is Glaucoma Awareness Month: Why Should I Care?

January signals a fresh start with new resolutions.  A better and improved you.  For us, at Pacific Eye Associates we would like to remind you that January is Glaucoma Awareness Month!  Many of you are probably thinking what is Glaucoma?  Or maybe a few of you have loved ones who have Glaucoma and may know… Read More


New Year’s Resolutions: 3 Easy Ways To Take Better Care of your Eyes!

Happy 2019!  Eyes are a very important organ that is largely forgotten about by many individuals.  We use our eyes from the moment we wake up to the moment we close them again to sleep. And while the Netflix movie, Bird Box, suggests that we don’t need our eyes or perhaps the movie reinforces the… Read More


Happy New Year! Why Champagne and Eyes Don’t Mix Well Together

Happy New Year!  If you love the holidays, it’s likely you have big plans to ring in the new year.  It’s a special time to get together with family, friends, and loved ones.  To celebrate the start of new beginnings and healthful resolutions.  But New Year Eve celebrations also lead to injuries.  It’s easy to… Read More


Eating More in Winter? You’re Not Alone

I swear I find myself eating more now that it’s winter.  I blame my constant snacking on the cold, shorter daylight hours, basically anything and everything other than myself.  As it turns out, people do have a subconscious urge to over-eat, especially in winter.  (Thank you internet!)  There are a couple of reasons that drive us… Read More


Reminder: Spend that FSA Cash!

The end of the year is always quite hectic for me.  From adding things to my shopping cart to year-end reviews I most certainly feel overwhelmed.  Then, usually, as I am drifting off to dream about sugar plum fairies, I remember I have money in my FSA account!  As a reminder, the funds in your FSA… Read More


2018 Outstanding Humanitarian Award: Dr. David Heiden, MD

At Pacific Eye Associates, all of our doctors are the creme de la creme.  All of them received their medical degrees from the best universities, however, their accolades don’t stop there.  Dr. David Heiden recently received the 2018 Outstanding Humanitarian Service Award from the American Academy of Ophthalmology.  This award recognizes Dr. Heiden for his groundbreaking work in blindness… Read More


Winter Season: Why Your Eyes May Be In Pain

Happy December!  The streets are aglow with Christmas lights.  Pine trees and menorahs are in every window.  Plus, the windows at Macy’s in San Francisco’s Union Square are filled with cats for adoption.  For us at Pacific Eye Associates, we want to remind you to hydrate your eyes during the holiday season.  The weather has been colder… Read More


Thanksgiving 2018: Turkey, Pies and Giving Back

There’s more to Thanksgiving than stuffing your face with stuffing.  And, I am not talking about football or leftovers.  I’m talking about taking a moment and giving back to the community.  Hopefully, you’re not anything like me and volunteer all year round but if you are similar to myself then here are a few ways… Read More


Northern California Wildfires: How to Protect your Eyes

  With the Camp Fire burning in Butte County near Chico, California, it’s natural for many people in the Bay Area to experience smoke pollution.  High winds can cause wildfires to spread quickly, thus damaging the environment and your health.   Even if the fire is far away, the particles in the smoke can irritate your lungs… Read More


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