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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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The Critical Role of OCT Imaging in Preventing Blindness


As we advance in medical technology, our tools for diagnosing and managing eye health have become more refined and effective. Among these, Optical Coherence Tomography, or OCT imaging, has emerged as an invaluable resource in the eye doctor’s toolkit, especially for detecting and managing retinal diseases. This cutting-edge, non-invasive imaging technique allows eye care professionals […]

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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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Blue Light Glasses: Do They Really Work? Exploring the Benefits and Myths


In today’s digital age, our screens have become an integral part of daily life. Whether it’s working on a computer, scrolling through social media on our smartphones, or binge-watching our favorite shows on streaming platforms, we’re constantly exposed to digital screens. With this increased screen time comes concerns about the potential negative effects of blue […]

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Comprehensive Guide to Intense Pulsed Light and Radiofrequency for Dry Eye Therapy


Dry eye syndrome, a prevalent ocular condition affecting millions worldwide, arises from an insufficient production of tears or poor tear quality, leading to discomfort, irritation, and potential damage to the cornea. While traditional treatments such as lubricating eye drops and medications offer symptomatic relief, emerging technologies like Intense Pulsed Light (IPL) therapy and Radiofrequency (RF) […]

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Solar Retinopathy: Understanding How Sun Exposure Can Harm Your Eyes


Solar retinopathy is a lesser-known but potentially serious condition that can occur as a result of prolonged exposure to the sun’s ultraviolet (UV) or infrared (IR) rays, particularly during events like solar eclipses. Let’s delve into what solar retinopathy is, how it damages your eyes, and most importantly, how you can prevent it to safeguard […]

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Myokymia: the Mystery of Eye Twitching

Have you ever experienced that annoying and involuntary eyelid or eye twitching that seems to have a mind of its own? You’re not alone. Most of us have encountered this peculiar phenomenon, commonly known as myokymia or eye twitching. Let’s unravel the mystery behind those uncontrollable eye flutters and explore what might be causing them. […]

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