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Dr. William To Named One of America’s Best Eye Doctors 2023 by Newsweek


SAN MATEO, CA – Dr. William To has been named one of America’s Best Eye Doctors 2023 by Newsweek. This esteemed recognition highlights Dr. To’s exceptional dedication to providing outstanding eye care and underscores his commitment to excellence in patient service. Dr. To’s recognition as America’s Best Eye Doctor is a reflection of his exceptional […]

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Why Annual Eye Exams Are Essential for Contact Lenses Wearers


If you’re a contact lens wearer, you’re likely familiar with the annual journey to your eye doctor to renew your contact lens prescription. While some might view this as merely procedural, there are compelling legal, health, and safety reasons that make these yearly visits crucial. Let’s explore why it is legally required to have an […]

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It’s Eye Allergies Season: Don’t Rub Those Itchy Eyes!


As spring unfolds, bringing with it a symphony of blooming flowers and greening trees, many individuals find themselves grappling with the less welcome arrival of allergy season. Seasonal allergies, commonly triggered by pollen from plants, mold spores, dust, and pet dander, can significantly affect your eyes, leading to discomfort and sometimes more severe reactions. In […]

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Annual Eye Exams: Why Regular Check-Ups are Essential for Your Health


In the hustle and bustle of daily life, it’s easy to overlook the importance of regular eye exams. However, maintaining your eye health is as critical as visiting your dentist or getting a physical check-up. Annual eye exams are not only pivotal in detecting vision problems but are also vital in identifying early signs of […]

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Signs of Childhood Myopia

an eye doctor performs an eye exam on a young girl to determine if she has childhood myopia

As a parent, you’re constantly keeping an eye on your child’s health and well-being. While you may be quick to jump on signs of a cold or a fever, monitoring your child’s vision is just as important. In today’s world, with so much screen time, it’s common for kids to develop myopia (commonly known as […]

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How Does Ortho-K Work?

A woman smiling and putting a contact lens on her left eye using her left hand.

If you’re looking for an alternative to traditional eyeglasses or contact lenses, you may have heard of ortho-k. Ortho-k, or orthokeratology, is a type of specialty contact lens worn overnight to temporarily reshape your cornea while you sleep. When removed in the morning, you can enjoy clear vision during the day.  As long as you […]

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What Are Scleral Lenses?

A young woman smiling and about to wear a contact lens on her fingertip. scleral lenses

For many people, contact lenses are preferable to eyeglasses. Contacts, after all, have a wider field of view, don’t obstruct your vision with frames, make some daily activities more convenient, and give you more options for non-prescription sunglasses. However, not everyone is a candidate for traditional contact lenses. Factors like your eye shape or eye […]

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Can Keratoconus be Cured?

a view from directly above of an optometrist examining a woman's eyes at an eye appointment to treat her keratoconus

Your eyes and vision are ever-changing, and different conditions may affect your eyes and vision over the years. The first step to maintaining healthy vision is scheduling consistent eye exams with your optometrist so they can stay up to date with your visual development. Keratoconus is one of these vision conditions that can be challenging to […]

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