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5 Easy Ways to Keep Your Eyes Healthy

This Valentine’s Day, don’t take your eyes for granted!  Your eyes are a hugely important organ and allow you to see the world around you, so what can you do to take care of them?  Here are 5 easy ways to keep your eyes healthy.  1. Eating Well Fueling your body with the right foods… Read More


LASIK with LIN: Are You Ready?

If you’ve been contemplating whether or not to do LASIK, you’re not alone.  If you’ve been in glasses and or contacts for most of your life, you’ve probably been curious about LASIK for a most of your life.  So what’s holding you back? Maybe the cost is the issue? Perhaps you’re afraid of LASIK surgery? … Read More


Do You Have WET AMD? The FDA Approves a New Drug

We are excited to offer our patients a new treatment for wet age-related macular degeneration (AMD). Last month, the FDA approved Beovu® (brolucizumab) which is a new anti-vascular endothelial growth factor (anti-VEGF) antibody that may require few injections than the existing medications already on the market. This is the first new drug approved since 2011… 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


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


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