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Northern California Wildfires: How to Protect your Eyes

Gusty winds combined with warm weather are two main factors that may cause wildfires to spread quickly and fast.  The Kincade fire started early Thursday morning and has damaged about 76,825 acres of land.   With gusty winds, it’s natural for many people in the Bay Area to experience smoke pollution, even if the fire is… Read More


David Heiden, M.D.

Dr. David Heiden: 2018 Humanitarian Service Award

Dr. David Heiden received the 2018 Outstanding Humanitarian Service Award from the American Academy of Ophthalmology. He was nominated by Pacific Vision Foundation and Seva Foundation. Out of 32,000 members, only two physicians were selected for this honor. Dr. Heiden received the award in recognition of his work to bring state-of-the-art blindness prevention techniques to… Read More


LIPIFLOW® TREATMENT FOR DRY EYE

One thing that most eye care professionals have in common is a steady stream of dry eye patients.  Many therapies target aqueous deficient dry eye, but about 80% of dry eye is evaporative due to poorly functioning Meibomian glands. While we offer patients a regimen of artificial tears, warm compresses, eyelid cleansers, and supplementation with… Read More


What is Glaucoma?

Glaucoma affects about 200,000 individuals a year and some people may they have glaucoma and not even know it.  Glaucoma is a condition that shows no symptoms.  In the beginning stages, glaucoma does not affect your vision.  You may be a glaucoma suspect for many years and may not need any kind of treatment or… Read More


Ready for LASIK? We can Help

LASIK is a wonderful procedure that can greatly improve your quality of life. However, there are many factors that your doctor should look for during your LASIK consultation to determine whether or not you’re a good candidate. LASIK, similar to any other surgeries have risks, so LASIK surgery shouldn’t be completed unless there is an… Read More


Which One is Better? Multifocal or Monofocal

Cataracts affect millions of people every year.  More than 24 million people, age 40 or older, in the United States.  The good news is that there is a cure, cataract surgery.  Did you know that cataract surgery is one of the most common surgeries?  While cataract surgery sounds intimidating and scary, cataract surgery is quick,… Read More


Hubble Contacts, Too Good to Be True?

We’ve all heard of the saying, “When something is too good to be true, it probably is”. Hubble, a direct-to-consumer start-up, cuts out the middle man and offers cheaper contact lenses right to your door.  For only $36 per month and a $3 shipping and handling fee, you can have a month-long supply of subscription… Read More


Dry Eyes and Summertime

Long summer days are here.  If you don’t live in foggy San Francisco, you’ve probably noticed that the suns lingers until about 9 pm.  Longer days means more time outside.  Whether your hiking or lounging by the pool, it’s important to hydrate.  Summertime also means trips and vacations.  But all this time in the sun,… Read More


Understand all the Risks of LASIK Before You Commit to Surgery

LASIK surgery, whether PRK, SMILE or LASIK, are all extremely effective, safe and trusted options.  Complications that result in vision loss is very rare.  LASIK is one of the most popular elective surgeries, and it’s satisfaction rate among patients who have had the procedure is remarkably high.  However, there are some risk factors you should… Read More


Need Cataract Surgery? This is Good News.

The word cataract may sound foreign to you and perhaps a bit scary even because the word, surgery, usually follows this word.  However, we assure you that cataracts are not a scary disease.  In fact, this surgery may improve your vision and lifestyle. Before we dive into surgery side, let’s chat about what is exactly… Read More


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