Dedicated to customer service, satisfaction, and health, Aliso Optometry's peeper professionals will greet visitors with a glistening eye-smile before leading the way to a cozy office for a thorough eyeball investigation. During the comprehensive exam, a certified all-seeing eye will gaze into your gazers, using top-of-the-line ocular gadgetry to test visual acuity, pupil reflexes, eye pressure and alignment, peripheral vision, corneal curvature, anterior and posterior eye health, and the barometric pressure of your soul. Using a series of capital letters and queries, the doctor will also ascertain the current prescription needed to correct your sight. In addition to conditioning peepers for staring-contest championshiphood, receiving regular eye check-ups can prevent eye disease or catch pesky problems in their earliest stages.
Dr. Sy Rosenblum, his son, Dr. David, Dr. Julie Bhindi, and Dr. Sheryl A. Bruce form a team of optometrists who advise on ocular wellness and style alongside a talented staff. Vision exams determine prescriptions, general health, and lashes' spelling abilities. Going above and beyond standard checkups, the clinic also provides pediatric eye care, as well as disease management and trauma care.
After clients' eyes have been assessed, they may accessorize with contacts or a new pair of glasses complete with lenses crafted in the on-site lab. Perched inside elegant, glossy display cases, designer frames by Ray-Ban, Oliver Peoples, and Dolce & Gabbana reflect the offices' crisp, modern lighting and dark wood accents. Specialty eyewear offers frames and lenses for customers involved with athletics, hobbies, and occupations that place specific demands on peepers, such as working with computers or engaging in varsity-level staring contests.
Outside of promoting eye health, the practice champions local involvement through its commitment to community service. It has served as a headquarters for Rachel's Hug-a-Bears, a group founded by Dr. David's daughter that sends teddy bears and notes to children in hospitals. Through other organizations, the doctors have also donated their services, free of charge, to patients in need.
Thai Juan On features a menu that is chock-full of authentic Thai taste foundations, slightly altered to fit the grooves of American Thai eaters' taste buds. Kick things off with the likes of crispy noodle/mee krob ($6.95), before diving mouth-first into the rest of the menu. The dinner terrain covers more than 40 soup, noodle, rice, and entree dishes, including the magnificent noodle/mee phat num prik poa, which melds egg noodles with shrimp, scallop, calamari, and veggies ($15.95). The mermaid's dowry/pla prik lets diners sample the spicy taste of grilled sole, bell peppers, carrots, mushrooms, and onions before awkwardly explaining to their parents that they're in love with a human-fish hybrid. Thai Juan On's daily lunch menu features midday palate jolts like the Crying Tiger ($9.95)—grilled beef with spicy lime sauce—and the Red Devil ($10.95), spicy beef masaman curry with potato and onion.
At Eyestyles For Lifestyles, skilled optometrists calibrate prescriptions for lenses that are ground in onsite express labs. The eyewear technicians slip the quickly created lenses into frames from designers such as Gucci and Juicy Couture, turning out vision-enhancing creations that flatter faces better than a close-talking admirer. They also guard against the glare of the sun with prescription sunglasses, and clients can order contact lenses from brands including Bausch & Lomb.
Justin Michaels, OD, and Josephine Vu, OD, of Eye Care For You Optometry and South County Eye Care Optometric Group measure and safeguard ocular health with top-shelf optometric technology and metrics and a vast array of stylish frames. Glasses and sunglasses from labels such as Dior, Calvin Klein, and Prada fashionably focus light toward the retina, and prescription sunglasses block unwanted glares from creeping paparazzi.
Dr. Claudia Montana-Collins started her optometry career more than 25 years ago at the University of LaSalle in Colombia. After moving to the U.S., she earned her doctorate from the Pennsylvania College of Optometry, became a fellow of the American Academy of Optometry, and researched prosthetic contact lenses at Wesley Jessen. Now at her own practice, Foothill Ranch Eye Care, Dr. Montana-Collins regularly matches prescription lenses with designer frames by Ralph Lauren, Michael Kors, and Ray-Ban, prescribes toric, multifocal, and gas-permeable contact lenses, and diagnoses ocular diseases ranging from cataracts, glaucoma, and macular degeneration to spontaneous x-ray vision. Dr. Montana-Collins has extensive experience conducting dilated eye evaluations for diabetic patients, and receives patients with hard-to-fit prescriptions, including patients with advanced astigmatism, keratoconus, and presbyopia. Thanks to their fluency in both Spanish and English, she and her staff communicate clearly with a diverse clientele.