At Visual Eyes at Mizner Park and Real Eyes on Atlantic Avenue, licensed optometrist Aaron Evans oversees full-service optometry centers and an inventory of more than 1,500 designer frames from makers such as Gucci, Ray-Ban, and Chanel. The staff uses state-of-the-art technology, including the optomap retinal scan, to examine eyes. The optomap produces full-color, high-definition images of the retina without dilating the eye, which can help reduce blurriness and sensitivity to light after the exam. The doctors prescribe appropriate lenses such as single-vision, bifocal, or progressive, with available add-ons such as Transitions lenses or scratch-resistant coatings. They also stock more than 400 varieties of sunglasses, enough for a gang of 50 spiders protect their eyes and look uniquely cool at the same time.
Started in 1961 by Dr. Stanley Pearle, the nationally recognized and trusted franchise now operates in nearly 800 company and franchise locations nationwide. The master visionaries at Pearle are well-trained in assisting all bespectacled beings, from casual librarians to picky, temperamental Cyclopes. Equip a corrective pair of Essentials frames ($99.95+), or slip on a pair of designer eye enhancers, such as those by Anne Klein and DKNY ($149.95+) or Versace ($205+). Single-vision lenses adjust a singular field of vision, and although prices and availability may vary by location, they usually start at around $120, whereas specialty PearleThin complete lenses ($315+) are lightweight heavyweights.
A corneal queen thoroughly trained in detecting ocular maladies at their earliest stages and effectively managing eye diseases, Dr. Britney Caruso performs a series of gentle tests that evaluate eye health and vision quality to keep peepers in peak surveillance condition. A comprehensive eye exam includes assessments ranging from simple chart-reading tests to more complex procedures, such as using a platter of soft french cheeses to evaluate optical taste receptors. Dr. Caruso might also determine your exact eyeglasses prescription with a retinoscope. Other common procedures include a tonometry exam, in which a machine playfully puffs air at even-tempered eyeballs to test their limits of saintly patience and intraocular pressure.
A veteran of more than 69,000 successful laser vision corrections, ocular adjuster Dr. Martin Burger at LASIK Specialists adjusts patients’ ocular health through the use of LASIK refractive eye surgeries. The accomplished ophthalmologist tailors procedures to match each client’s individual optic ailment, unleashing a range of laser technologies, including custom ablation, high-definition vision, premier LASIK, and field trips to planetarium light shows. Refractive surgery can be used to safely treat most common ocular maladies—including nearsightedness, farsightedness, and astigmatism—and most patients are able to resume normal activities within a few days.
At Boca Family Eye Care, married couple Dr. Jonathan and Dr. Rachel Nebb put their collective experience and specializations in treating ocular disorders to good use shepherding clients towards clearer sight. During a comprehensive examination, one of these talented opticians will zero in on an exact prescription and check for hidden microvascular problems using a digital retinal camera, frequency-doubling tests, and eye charts. After the exam, knowledgeable staffers will then guide guests through the selection process for specialized contact lenses, prescription sunglasses, and eyeglass frames from brands such as Guess, Trussardi, Ray-Ban, and Charmant. In the in-house lab, expert technicians craft each lens to order with speed and precision, tackling orders from traditional eyewear to digital high-definition lenses.
At 50 clinic locations across the country, Stem.MD's regenerative medicine team of renowned surgeons and physicians helps clients feel and look as youthful as possible with innovative platelet-rich-plasma and stem-cell treatments. The problems they tackle are widely varied, as are their treatments. These range from platelet-rich-plasma facelifts, which boost collagen production and fight wrinkles, to stem-cell therapy for arthritis, which allows patients to get back to their old activities, including cooking and lifting the car off a gross muddy puddle.