The expert team at Key-Whitman Eye Center has been caring for clients’ vision for more than 50 years. President and chief surgeon Jeffrey Whitman, MD draws on extensive experience to continue the center’s healing tradition. Doubly board certified in ophthalmology and in LASIK surgery, Dr. Whitman’s impressive resume also includes the American Medical Association's prestigious Physician's Recognition Award and tenure as president of the American College of Eye Surgeons. He shares his insight on sight in media outlets such as Fox 4, where he discussed the causes of and treatments for blurry vision.
At Key-Whitman Eye Center, Dr. Whitman and his physicians sharpen sight with all-laser LASIK procedures performed with Wavefront analyses. The clinical crew also specializes in accommodating multifocal-lens implants, which can allow patients to see things that are nearby, far away, and stuck in parallel dimensions. In addition, the center offers general eye-care services and showcases designer frames in its optical center.
At Sunstone Yoga, students radiate calm and self-awareness as they practice ancient poses designed to stretch, strengthen, and purify the body. Instructors complete 500 hours of training in yogic techniques, teaching, and physiology before leading classes, so they can hand out researched, tested tips on safety and alignment. Most classes come in 60-, and 90-minute varieties and focus on energy or restorative relaxation. Sunstone Yoga also offers a variety of classes focused on improving fitness, including vinyassa/power yoga as well as hot Pilates and other heated core strengthening classes.
The spark and water series welcome beginners with a focus on alignment and balance, and the popular fire series explores up to 34 poses in a 99-degree room that loosens muscles to facilitate deeper stretches as it ousts toxins. Filled with soothing music and 90-degree temperatures, the water series cultivates more serenity than getting a massage from a singing whale.
While many eye doctors stop at finding their patients' prescriptions and doing surface-level exams, Dr. Kenneth Garza of Complete Family Eye Care believes in going farther. Using the latest eye exam technologies, he ensures each patient's ocular health without the hassles and annoyances of traditional eye appointments. With his dilation-free Optomap technology, Dr. Garza peers into the inner eye, examining the retina for early signs of eye problems or diabetes. His glaucoma screenings eschew irritating air puffs for more comfortable testing methods while still effectively pinpointing possible cases of the disease.
Once guests have their prescription in hand, they can browse the wooden shelves of Dr. Garza's cozy retail area, searching out their dream specs amid dozens of fashionable choices. A two-year warranty keeps glasses in working order in case of warping, breakage, or cases where your nose just up and runs away.
Advanced technology and high fashion meet in Habacker's Bespoke Eyewear, where designer frames by English Laundry, Callaway, Kawasaki, Swiss Flex, and many other brands cozy up to hard-to-find European frames such as Derapage. With a dedication to personalized customer service, staffers help clients select the right single-vision, progressive, or high-definition lenses. Opticians fit faces for a range of frames, from American-made brands such as Kala and Shuron to European lines such as Nowosad, by Polish designer Slav Nowosad. Customers can bring their glasses to the store for free adjustments and ultrasonic cleanings, which de-grime lenses while entertaining neighborhood dogs. Habacker's proudly serves as a donation site for Lions Clubs International’s Recycle for Sight program, which matches gently used spectacles with people in developing countries.
Eyes can be troubled by far more than nearsightedness, farsightedness, or astigmatism. At Optical Zone, Dr. Akshet Joshi understands that maintaining healthy eyes requires a both preventive and ongoing vision care. To that end, the optometrist and his staff use modern diagnostic tools—such as digital retinal photography and corneal-topography scanners—to test everything from depth perception
to eye-muscle balance and Waldo spotting. Although the team's combination of experience and technology enables them to spot serious and benign conditions, they also provide patients with contact lenses and prescription eyewear to correct their vision needs. The staff works with visitors to help them pick a flattering pair of frames, most from well-known designers such as Gucci, Michael Kors, Ray-Ban, Juicy Couture, and Versace.
Since Dr. Stanley Pearle opened the doors to the first Pearle Vision in 1961, the franchise has expanded to more than 800 stores nationwide including the Preston Park Shopping Center location, where a dedicated staff assesses the ocular health of patients no longer able to discern between aunts and ants in flowered dresses.
In the store, opticians help customers to navigate the assortment of frames from brands such as Versace, Ray-Ban, and DKNY. They also help to focus the world with contacts, allowing cyclops to throw away their anachronistic monocles and fit in with the 21st century's hip, nonprescription spyglasses.