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Keep up-to-date on the latest vision-related news and eye care events in our Practice.

How to Disinfect Glasses to Help Prevent COVID-19

Coronavirus and Your Eyeglasses Did you know that our glasses (this includes the lenses and the frame) can potentially transfer viruses, such as COVID-19, to our eyes, nose, and mouth? This is because viruses — as well as bacteria —  are easily transferred from our surroundings to our hands and...

Coronavirus and Your Eyes – What You Should Know

As coronavirus (COVID-19) spreads around the world, health professionals are demanding that people limit their personal risk of contracting the virus by thoroughly washing their hands, practicing social distancing, and not touching their nose, mouth, or eyes. In fact, it may surprise you to learn that the eyes play an...

Visiting Your Optometrist During COVID-19

Is your eye doctor's appointment coming up? Are you worried about going to the eye clinic during the new coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic? Rest assured, keeping our patients and staff are safe is our top priority.  We anticipate that this outbreak will continue for a while, and do not want our...

This Contact Lens Can Actually Treat Dry Eye Syndrome!

Wearing traditional contact lenses is particularly uncomfortable when you have dry eye syndrome as it can further exacerbate itchy and irritated eyes. Fortunately, there is a lens that isn’t only comfortable but can also improve dry eye syndrome.

How Safe Are Overnight Contact Lenses?

Wearing lenses overnight has been shown to be safe and effective in slowing down myopia progression in children. That said, many parents believe orthokeratology involves a higher risk factor than other contact lens modalities. Let's take an open and honest look at some of the issues.

Farsighted and over 40?

It's a drag being Farsighted and over 40! Most Farsighted (hyperopic) patients see great their first 30-40 years, but then it smacks them in the face. When you are Farsighted and around 40, your eyes have to work very hard to focus. The closer you look the harder it gets....

If you think smoking and high blood pressure are bad …

In today’s post you will see a controversial point which supports some of my previous posts about Nearsightedness being a risk factor for certain sight threatening eye diseases. I will be sharing a note I received from the very wise doctor Richard L. Anderson, OD, FIAO. What you will read...

Nearsightedness Linked to Open-Angle Glaucoma

From Reuters Health Information Nearsightedness Linked to Open-Angle Glaucoma Print This Print This Read this article on Medscape's free mobile app. Download Now By Alison McCook NEW YORK (Reuters Health) Jul 01 - Nearsighted people may have nearly twice the average risk for glaucoma, according to a new meta-analysis. The...

A thank you to our Pediatricians!

Over the years I've seen many great changes in AOK. Recently I noticed what may be the most important ones, awareness and acceptance by pediatricians. As orthokeratology becomes more popular and new studies keep supporting it's safety and benefits, I see more patients asking if they are candidates. As more...

Now AOK is available for Far Sighted patients as well

AOK for Hyperopia is now available. I have also launched our AOK for Presbyopia. These new designs will allow many patient over 40 years of age to continue to see in the distance as well as read up close without the need for reading glasses. Top 5 questions about AOK you should...
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COVID-19 Office Closure

Our Offices are temporarily closed to the general public. We are working behind the scene to provide our patients and customers as much service as possible. Here is what we are doing:

~Now Ready: Telemedicine program for medical conditions.

Established Patient Telehealth Eyecare

New Patient Telehealth Eyecare

~ Making special arrangements for certain “eye” medical conditions/emergencies to be seen in person by Dr. Abraham Zlatin

~ Completing all eyewear orders and will notify patients on how to pick-up or arrange delivery.

~ Taking product orders over the phone and through our online store.

~ Monitoring our phones and email. We will respond as fast as possible.

Thank you for your understanding and support during this difficult time