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Scleral Contact Lenses Oct 8th, 2019

Review of Optometry Not all contact lenses are created equal. The most frequent type of contact lenses worn are soft contact lenses. Another common contact lens used includes rigid gas permeable (RGP) lenses, which are small lenses created from a firm plastic material. Lastly, scleral contact lenses are similar to...

Autologous Serum Tears -- Find Relief for Severe Dry Eyes Aug 6th, 2019

Getty Images What is Dry Eye? Dry eye syndrome is a chronic condition that is due to a lack of tear production or moisture in the eyes. Some common symptoms of dry eyes include stinging and burning of the eyes, fluctuations in vision, redness and irritation, watery eyes, and the...

Introducing Dr. Michael Tran to iSight Vision Care! Aug 28th, 2018

We are proud to introduce Dr. Michael Tran to the iSight Vision Care Team!Dr. Michael Tran was born and raised in Anaheim, California. He completed his undergraduate studies at the University of California, Los Angeles and received his Doctor of Optometry degree at the Southern California College of Optometry with...

Introducing Dr. Michael Tran to iSight Vision Care Aug 28th, 2018

We are proud to introduce Dr. Michael Tran to the iSight Vision Care Team! Dr. Michael Tran was born and raised in Anaheim, California. He completed his undergraduate studies at the University of California, Los Angeles and received his Doctor of Optometry degree at the Southern California College of Optometry...

4th of July Fireworks Safety Tips Jul 2nd, 2018

With the 4th of July comes spectacular fireworks shows for all to enjoy. Fireworks create beautiful colored light bursts in the sky and on the ground, and they come in all shapes and sizes. Many people don’t realize that fireworks are considered explosive devices which need to be handled with...

Pinguecula and Pterygium: what’s the difference? Apr 17th, 2018

Have you ever noticed a yellowish spot or a clear white film growing on the conjunctiva or the cornea of your eye? You may have pinguecula or pterygium. Pinguecula Pinguecula (pin-GWEK-yoo-lah): (Not to be confused with Pinguicula, the carnivorous plant known as the butterworts.) Pinguecula is a growth that appears as...

New Medicare Cards in 2018 Mar 1st, 2018

Happy first day of March, everyone!This year is moving very quickly and we at iSight just wanted to let you know some changes regarding Medicare cards in the upcoming months.If you or your spouse/family member/friend have Medicare, please be aware that there are new Medicare cards coming out this year....

Contact Lens Hygiene Mar 1st, 2018

In our previous blog, we talked about the consequences of showering/swimming and sleeping with contact lenses. It is important to be aware of these common bad habits to avoid serious eye infections. Although contact lenses are an effective form of vision correction, they are not completely risk-free, especially if not...

Contact Lenses and Bad Habits Feb 22nd, 2018

There are many times where I find myself asking: Should I shower or swim with my contact lenses on? Should I sleep with my contact lenses on this one time? Should I clean my contact lenses with tap water? Or should I wear these expired contact lenses?Wearing contact lenses does...

Holiday Greetings Dec 4th, 2017

2018 is fast approaching! With that comes the end of the year rush; holiday shopping, holiday decorating, holiday baking, the list goes on... Before you get too wrapped in holiday festivities here are a few reminders:  Holiday Office Closures: Our office will be closed from Christmas until after the New Year (December...

Solar Eclipse Safety Tips Aug 18th, 2017

The Solar Eclipse Will Happen Monday August 21stThis will be the first time since 1979 that the contiguous United States will experience a total solar eclipse.  A solar eclipse occurs when the moon passes between the earth and the sun.  Although California will not experience totality, we will be able to...

Blepharitis: The Itch You Can't Scratch Jul 10th, 2017

Blepharitis?If I were to guess, I would say there is a good chance that you have never heard of blepharitis.  Prior to working at an ophthalmologist’s office, neither had I.  Although the name seems unfamiliar, the symptoms are all too common.Blepharitis, in simpler terms, is inflammation of the eyelids.The most...