ASTORINO EYE CENTER ACCEPTS VISION INSURANCE PLANS FROM EYEMED VISION CARE
ASTORINO EYE CENTER ACCEPTS VISION INSURANCE PLANS FROM EYEMED VISION CARE
We are In-Network providers for VSP insurance! We accept VSP Choice and Signature plans.
Cataract surgery is best thought of as lens transplant surgery, removing the old hard lens and replacing it with a new synthetic lens.
Here is a summary of the videos we have available for your education.
Transitions XTRActive Polarized lenses are the latest development in the Transitions lens portfolio.
These eco-friendly sunglasses combine sustainability with mod British influence.
National non-profit group, Prevent Blindness, continues to educate public on importance of genetic testing, various types of retinal diseases and support resources available
Is it time for a Cataract Evaluation? Our Cataract Self-Test is a great way for you to find out! Filling it out only takes two minutes!
Today’s colorful holiday pays revelrous tribute to Mexican heritage, culture, and community!
Because extended exposure to ultraviolet (UV) rays can cause damage to the eyes, Prevent Blindness, the nation’s oldest eye health and safety organization, has declared May as Ultraviolet Awareness Month
Another wonderful frame for you to look at!
The American Optical Aassociation is proud to provide free resources to teachers in support of children's vision and learning.
The campaign offers multiple opportunities for customers to stock up on Eddie Bauer Eyewear and maximize their donations.
Eyeglass Fog stopper? That’s old news. Introducing Eyeglass Fogger- for those times when you want your glasses to look fogged up when you aren’t wearing a mask.
Be brave in Makoa. Our latest large polarized wrap sunglasses style embodies the courage it takes to stand on your own and blaze your own trail in life.
A gorgeous lightweight frame that screams STYLE!
Celine manufacturer Thélios, joined by Mazzucchelli 1849 and Eastman push ahead with sustainable innovation in eyewear.
MES Vision's infographic shows us the importance of wearing sunglasses or eyeglasses with UV protection.
Etnia Barcelona presents a limited-edition capsule created in collaboration with Gucci visionary Ignasi Monreal. Use your Eyemed or VSP benefits!
Prevent Blindness provides free resources in support of National Glaucoma Awareness month.
Do you want something unique and stylish? How about some limited edition frames?
Attached is a summary of some frames that VSP kindly give you more money towards when you use your insurance!
Eyezen™ Start is the only single vision lens taking into account 2 reference points: Distance and near vision. The whole lens surface is optimized according to object distance and gaze direction, bringing the right power throughout the lens.
In response to increased virtual activity during the coronavirus pandemic, Prevent Blindness today launched Screen Time-Out.
Tempted by online prices and cheap discount dollar stores? We will give you quality frames that last YEARS (not months!) for competitive pricing!
High fashion, Italian made
Astorino Eye Center are excited to announce that we are now stocking American Optical sunglass frames, recently acquired by STATE Optical Co.
Shamir Blue Zero is a lens material that provides protection from the potential harm of natural and artificial light sources present in our everyday lives, from TV and computer screens, smartphones, tablets and more.
We’re facing a new kind of school year in 2020.
This titanium rimwire combination sunglass in polished silver and acetate knocks my socks off!
Reports of MADE have circulated since early summer and a recent review concluded that eye dryness and irritation from mask wear may become a problem for a large percentage of the population.
Remember the '90s?
In an article on PopSugar.com Dr. Astorino offers his professional opinion on protective eyewear during the pandemic.
Argh! So many Zoom meetings!!
Sensity Fast lenses respond to your environment, giving you the benefits of full vision correction and sun protection in a single pair of glasses.
Contact us when you're ready to talk more about Sensity Fast lenses, as well as any other vision care needs you may have.
Do you sit in front of a computer all day? Do you have trouble seeing clearly across the room? Are your eyes feeling fatigued? If so, Computer Vision Syndrome could be playing a part in your dirsrupted vision. But luckily we have a helpful solution.
THIRTY-FIVE LTD is a future collectible in a limited-run of 1,000 pieces with hand-engraved serial number.
A survey of over 1000 people during the COVID-19 pandemic aimed to uncover increased screen time amongst US adults.
I explain in this article the fundamentals of what a 'glaucoma suspect' is, why we perform certain tests relating to this, and what we do to follow glaucoma patients and suspects.
Compassionate Doctor certification from vitals.com is granted to physicians who treat their patients with the utmost kindness. The honor is granted based on a physician's overall and bedside manner scores.
Transitions Optical has introduced a new, immersive augmented reality experience where patients can see themselves in all seven Transitions Signature GEN 8 lens colors.
Less squinting. Fewer headaches. A more enjoyable day in the sun, at the beach, on the golf course or wherever life takes you. That’s why reader sunglasses are important. Not convinced? Check out these answers.
Fireworks and celebrations go together, especially during the Fourth of July, but there are precautions parents can take to prevent these injuries. The best defense against kids suffering severe eye injuries and burns is to not let kids play with FIREWORKS
Aren't all lenses about the same, only with different prescriptions?
The newest fashion mirror color from Maui Jim, HAWAII LAVA™, is now available
Although many things have changed since COVID-19 first made its appearance, the way you care for your contact lenses should remain the same.
With the exponential increase of smart phones use, increased screen time for work and leisure, concern about blue light exposure is more and more important to consumers.
Prevent the Spread of Illnesses by Keeping Your Eyewear Clean
Donations went to hospitals and first responders, optometry schools, and Vision Source, with safety kits being sent to employees.
This is a very informative infographic from our friends at CORE on contact lens wear during COVID-19.
WileyX's new CAPTIVATE™ polarized lenses filter light to enhance your vision with vivid detail and vibrant contrast. Offered in a variety of tint options, you can fine-tune your lens based on the specific needs of your environment.
Vitamin A is vital for preserving eyesight.
Watch this informative video on how we can reduce blue light.
The company is working with the mayor of Livermore to provide 10,000 KN95 masks for local distribution.
It’s an effort to educate public on the World’s leading cause of vision loss.
This marks the second consecutive year it has received the environmental leadership honor.
A starting price of $499 is expected, according to John Prosser.
VSP Optics announced the launch of TechShield® Anti-Reflective Coatings with ISO-certified anti-bacterial technology.
A Covid-19 Update
It’s a feeling familiar to so many: tired, uncomfortable eyes following extended screen time.
We're open for business! Please wear your mask!
We know these face masks have so many benefits, but they make our glasses SO foggy! Here are some tips to keep your glasses staying clear while wearing your face mask:
It's especially important right now to make sure your eyeglasses are clean. Use these simple steps.
As a precaution against the spread of the coronavirus, our office will be closed effective March 20, 2020.
Astorino Eye Center has a simple mission statement: to provide the best eye care services to our patients. While we are first and foremost in the business of saving sight, we are also here to protect the health of our patients, OC residents and staff.
Your eyes are exposed to UV 365 days a year. Learn more with this simple infographic.
Important information from Medicare
In honor of International Women’s Day, Astorino Eye Center want to pay special attention to women’s health. When it comes to eye health, women may experience very unique forms of vision and health issues that are important to track throughout their lives.
Physicians have long known that good nutrition benefits your entire body, including your eyes: Be sure to include these five things in your diet to promote healthy vision:
The word “workplace” can mean different things to different people. A recent shift to more gig economy jobs – or the kind of short-term, contracted, “be your own boss” jobs that are ticking up gradually – means the workplace can be anywhere.
They say the eyes are the window to your soul, but did you know they can also show how healthy your heart is?
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Be My Eyes, the mobile app that allows anyone to assist visually impaired people through live video calls, has raised $2.8 million in funding. The investment allows the company to further develop its “purpose and profit” business model.
Behind the Scenes at FYSH Photoshoot
When the sun is low in the sky, the glare can not only be a nuisance for drivers but a real safety hazard.
Follow these rules to pick a pair that look good and protect your peepers.
Let's talk about SAD.
The value of your glasses doesn’t only come from the materials they’re made out of. It’s easy to seek out discount options, don’t discount your optometrist and optician too quickly, though!
You check your calendar and realize it’s time to see an eye doctor. Setting up the eye appointment is the easy part but knowing what type of eye care professional you may need can be confusing.
People who are color-blind can’t appreciate the rainbow of hues that so many of us take for granted. But not being able to see all colors properly goes beyond mere aesthetics. It can make simple everyday tasks a challenge.
As we look back on 2019, we’re celebrating the people and places we’ve visited this year to help people in need see their world more clearly and experience all that’s possible for them.
As lens technology has improved, glasses have become more specialized to support your lifestyle.
Is there a difference between the cheap offers and the full-service offer from your optician?
Glaucoma is a group of eye disorders that lead to progressive damage to the nerve that connects the eye to the brain called the optic nerve. People with glaucoma can lose nerve tissue, resulting in vision loss.
Vision loss from glaucoma is irreversible. Currently there is no cure and everyone is at risk for developing this blinding disease.
Get a healthy start to the year by learning about glaucoma and reducing your risk for vision loss!
What to do about it? Cleaning cloths are generally made of a micro-fiber which is easy to keep clean. There are many ways you can do this:
Their newest lens material is both super-strong and feather-light, and that’s because it was inspired by one of Mother Nature’s most brilliant designs.
Is Vision a Priority This Year for You?
Get ready; it’s time to celebrate World Braille Day! I’m sure you can guess that it’s a day to celebrate braille. But, you may wonder what it’s all about and why it’s worth celebrating. Well, let’s talk about that so we can spread the word.
This is an age old question I get asked almost daily. In this blog I break down what frame shapes work best for you.
We accept eyeglass donations through Eyes of Hope®! Eyes of Hope® supports local communities around the globe through initiatives that provide access to eye care, eyewear, and disaster relief to places where they’re needed most.
Learn about SunSync lenses - an alternative to Transitions lenses.
View our quick infographic on eye health and UV Exposure. Provided by SunSync Lenses.
Are you looking for eyewear that is uniquely yours? Then say no more. Introducing Tom Davies Eyewear.
Extended exposure to toxic sunrays can have harmful effects on your skin, and increase hazards on the water. Here s a list of things you should look for when considering sunglasses for sailing or maritime activity.
Dry Eye Syndrome occurs when our natural tears aren’t providing adequate lubrication for the cornea, either due to decreased/increased tear production, tear evaporation or an imbalance in the makeup of our tears. Here are some preventive measure.