Blackstone Optometry, located in Los Feliz, is a Google Glass preferred provider and offers four different Google Glass frames, while also selling designer frames and contact lenses. Their Icare Tonometer makes customers eye exams more pleasant, for those stopping in to check their vision. The staff is friendly and put customers at ease by answering all of their questions with the best customer service. They also present a range of treatments and advice from eyeglasses and contact lenses to refractive or therapeutic surgeries depending on the needs of the patient. Blacksotone sells MacuHealth vitamins and Nordic Naturals Pro Omega soft gels for healthy eye maintenance, and also gives back to the local community through a number of educationally related charities.
Amidst a row of small restaurants and shops, on Sunset Boulevard in Silver Lake, sits Gogosha Optique. With sunlight streaming through the front of the store and reflecting off an array of mirrors and metal accents, the small store lights up from within. They have large supply of glasses to choose from, and specialize in offering a collection of quality, artistic frames. Each and every season, their frame collection gets updated to reflect what’s fresh in the market. They choose designers that bring inspiration to the bridge of the nose, and carry brands such as Mykita, Oliver Goldsmith, rapp, Cutler and Gross, Spivvy and Salt.
Because 20/10 is paperless, patients don't spend hours in the waiting room filling out forms or wondering how to fold their bill into a paper crane. In lieu of waiting, behold the office's cutting-edge and state-of-the-art equipment, which amuses more than any old issue of Homely House Magazine. After receiving a careful diagnosis from experienced and passionate Dr. Eileen Chang, peruse a wide selection of stylish lenses to adjust your line of sight accordingly (lenses start at $90). Wrap newly convex or concave light-benders with sleek new frames, which start at $130 and come in a variety of designer options. Equip your peepers with the pure pounded cool of the Dior 3156 ($405), the undoubtedly glowing Gucci 2786 ($360), the geek-chic Giorgio Armani 502 ($315), or the bold Juicy Couture Drama Queen ($180).
Dr. Dickson Chen’s active academic career culminated with being named Young OD of the Year in 2003 by the California Optometric Association. He turned this impressive career start into a practice that performs virtually all aspects of eye care, from identifying eye illnesses and assessing vision to pairing patients with frames. He holds a special interest in fitting eyes with contacts, extending this specialty as a clinical investigator for CooperVision. Dr. Chen is a founding member and director of the American Optometric Society, and has served on the Governing Council of the Southern California Public Health Association.
Lasik Today's six eye surgeons clear up vision with surgical procedures such as bladeless LASIK, implantable contact lenses, cataract surgery, and Pterygium removal. They can improve nearsightedness, farsightedness, and astigmatism, detect eye diseases such as glaucoma, and treat dry eyes with the help of eye drops or watering cans. They also beautify areas around the eyes with Latisse eyelash serum and Botox or Juv?derm beauty injections and offer complimentary beverages and snacks to their patients.
Though he dedicates part of his time to researching eye diseases, Dr. Paul First specializes in LASIK eye surgery, a procedure he’s performed more than 8,000 times during his 17-year career. Calling on his steady hand and the latest advanced equipment from WavePrint, he removes blurring tissue from the cornea to help eyes focus, typically sharpening vision to 20/20 or greater. Apart from his own practice, Dr. First serves as part of the University of Southern California’s ophthalmology residency program’s teaching faculty, and hopes to one day travel to Mt. Rushmore and convince Teddy Roosevelt to ditch the glasses.