What is Dry Eye? Dry eye affects millions of Americans and is most commonly a result of the natural aging process. As we age, we produce a smaller amount of tears to keep our eyes moist and comfortable. In addition, improper blinking, certain medications, a dry or windy climate, chemical burns, and general health problems […]
Refractive Surgery Consultation and Co-Management Over the past several years, the public’s interest in LASIK surgery has increased tremendously for patients with nearsightedness, astigmatism, and farsightedness. For the past ten years we have been helping our patients achieve excellent vision with refractive surgery. The key for you in deciding on whether to proceed with refractive […]
The back lining of the eye is the retina, which acts like film in a camera (remember those days?). The retina’s photo-receptors capture the light impulses that the front of the eye receives and focuses. The optic nerve in your retina transmits these impulses of light energy to the brain where the data is processed. Most […]
Plaza Lane Optometry is proud to introduce the new Icare® “puff-less” eye pressure test to the delight of our patients. We know you’ve always hated the anticipation and sensation of the dreaded air puff. Now we no longer need it. Our new test is very quick and easy. It requires no topical anesthesia, no drops […]
We assume our children will have normal vision, but for some, that will not be the case. It is estimated that up to 1 in 4 school age children will have some visual abnormality. In order for the visual system to work perfectly, many developmental milestones must fall perfectly into place. For instance, your infant’s […]
We now have an optical lab on site and can have your glasses ready in about half the time and in some cases, the next day.
In case of an eye emergency after hours, please call 831-429-2020 for the on-call doctor. Eye Infections Eye Injuries Foreign Body Removal Sudden Loss of Vision Sudden Onset of Light Flashes and Floaters Glaucoma Treatment
It’s normal and common to think you only need to go to the eye doctor if your vision is blurry or you have problems seeing. You may feel that a yearly eye exam is a waste of time or money, but yearly eye exams are important, and an easy way to protect your eyes and […]