Solar retinopathy

A 42-year-old man presented with acute, bilateral vision blurring after staring directly at the sun for several minutes. His visual acuity (VA) was 20/25 in both eyes. A small, yellow, round foveal lesion was identified in both fundi. Amsler grid testing revealed a bilateral central scotoma. Spectral-domain optical coherence tomography (SD-OCT) showed a full-thickness hyperreflectivity that extended from the inner retinal layers to the retinal pigment epithelium (RPE). It also showed a local....Continue reading

Eye Floaters

In between the lens and retina in our eye, a transparent gel body known as vitreous humor exists. It helps your eye maintain a round shape. At the time of birth, the vitreous is homogenous, but as we grow older it degenerates. Tiny deposits of various sizes, shapes and refractive indices begin to appear in the vitreous. These cause shadows on the retina and appear as irregular floating shapes like cobwebs, spots, threads floating in front of our eyes. This condition is called myodesopsia or t....Continue reading

Biotrue Back-to-School Promotion

Just in Time for School: Save $200 It may seem like summer just started, but back-to-school season will be upon us before you know it. This school year, send your child off with their best face forward with Biotrue ONEday contact lenses. Their bio-inspired design provides clear, comfortable vision all day long. Plus, now through Read More »

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Meet Dr. Arian Fartash

Dr. Arian Fartash – known as Ari to those close to her – is an optometrist who splits her time between San Francisco and Corona, California. Her days are filled with seeing patients, traveling, keeping up with the latest eyewear trends, and looking after her Pomeranian Sarah, who has over two thousand followers on Instagram. Read More »

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