EXCITING NEWS!  Allergan is launching the BOTOX® Cosmetic Back-To-School Sweepstakes!

EXCITING NEWS! Allergan is launching the BOTOX® Cosmetic Back-To-School Sweepstakes!

EXCITING NEWS! Allergan is launching the BOTOX® Cosmetic Back-To-School Sweepstakes! You  can win when you become a Brilliant Distinctions Member, register for the promotion and get a BOTOX® Cosmetic treatment... ...
Your Child’s Eye Exam and Vision Problems Why catching vision problems early is important

Your Child’s Eye Exam and Vision Problems Why catching vision problems early is important

By Katherine Lee Updated June 01, 2019 Eye exams and vision screenings are an important part maintaining kids’ health. Pediatricians routinely check a baby or toddler’s eyes during checkups to make... ...
Shingles of the Eye Cases Are on the Rise

Shingles of the Eye Cases Are on the Rise

  By Christina Ianzito, AARP, May 15, 2019 | Comments: 0 The side effects of the shingles virus can range from extremely unpleasant to nightmarish, especially when the virus affects... ...
SKINCLUSION!

SKINCLUSION!

If you’re interested in finding out more about #SKINCLUSION, your particular skin type and which @ObagiMedical products are best for you, make an appointment with us today! ...
Relationship Between Glaucoma and Poor Sleep

Relationship Between Glaucoma and Poor Sleep

Eye-Opening Study: Relationship Between Glaucoma and Poor Sleep Written By: Kierstan Boyd Reviewed By: Michael V Boland MD PhD Apr. 10, 2019 A study of more than 6,700 people in the United States... ...
Vision Facts and Myths

Vision Facts and Myths

Vision Facts and Myths Reviewed by: Jonathan H. Salvin, MD   Old wives’ tales abound about the eyes. From watching TV to eating carrots, here’s the lowdown on some vision... ...
One Reason Myopia (Nearsightedness) is on the Rise!

One Reason Myopia (Nearsightedness) is on the Rise!

An incredible 1.6 billion people worldwide suffer from some form of nearsightedness (myopia), which can vary from being mild to severe. Myopia is the world’s most common eyesight problem, but... ...
March: Workplace Eye Wellness Month

March: Workplace Eye Wellness Month

According to the Centers for Disease Control, there are nearly 800,000 work-related eye injuries each year. Every day, approximately 2,000 U.S. workers receive medical treatment for eye injuries related to... ...
How To Put In Eye Drops

How To Put In Eye Drops

By Amy Hellem; reviewed by Gary Heiting, OD   Eye drops are used to treat a wide variety of conditions — from glaucoma and eye infections to allergies and dry... ...
Gobble It Up: The Benefits Of Thanksgiving On Your Vision

Gobble It Up: The Benefits Of Thanksgiving On Your Vision

  Why your Thanksgiving meal will satisfy your stomach and your health! There is nothing that brings family and friends together quite like a delicious, hearty home-cooked meal. Dozens of... ...
Pumpkin Mousse

Pumpkin Mousse

This fall, trade your traditional pumpkin pie for this lighter dessert. Filled with beta-carotene, it will nourish your eyes and satisfy your sweet tooth. Pumpkin Mousse (serves 4) 1 cup pumpkin... ...
Fall Eye Care Tips

Fall Eye Care Tips

Fall Eye Care Tips Fall is a time for changing weather, changes in allergies, and starting a new grade level in school. Protect your vision and eye health this fall... ...
Eye Anatomy: Parts of the Eye

Eye Anatomy: Parts of the Eye

By Liz Segre; eye illustration by Stephen Bagi The human eye has been called the most complex organ in our body. It’s amazing that something so small can have so... ...
Eye-Healthy Deli-Style Kale Salad Recipe

Eye-Healthy Deli-Style Kale Salad Recipe

Eye-Healthy Deli-Style Kale Salad Recipe By Laurie Capogna, OD, and Barbara Pelletier, OD   Green vegetables, especially leafy greens such as kale, spinach and collard greens, contain high amounts of lutein and... ...
Protect Your Eyes During The Solar Eclipse

Protect Your Eyes During The Solar Eclipse

Protect Your Eyes During This Rare Event   The buzz has begun. People are planning how they can best view the solar eclipse that will make its way across the... ...
Eye-Healthy Niagara Springtime Soup Sippers Recipe

Eye-Healthy Niagara Springtime Soup Sippers Recipe

By Anna Olson Chilled soup sipper or juice? This versatile recipe by chef Anna Olson can work both ways. The green peas are full of vitamin C, with a significant... ...
10 Reasons To Avoid Cheap Glasses

10 Reasons To Avoid Cheap Glasses

10 Reasons To Avoid Cheap Glasses By Gary Heiting, OD Have you considered purchasing cheap glasses online? Or maybe you’ve been tempted to buy cheap sunglasses at a mall kiosk…or... ...
Does My Child Really Need Sunglasses?

Does My Child Really Need Sunglasses?

Children’s Sunglasses: Choosing the Best Sun Protection for Kids’ Eyes By Gary Heiting, OD Do children really need sunglasses? According to most eye doctors and researchers, the answer is an... ...
Check Out This Article In The Central Valley Business Journal!

Check Out This Article In The Central Valley Business Journal!

By MELISSA HUTSELL Business Journal Writer STOCKTON — Following the wave of popularity tattoos have enjoyed comes a second wave — getting rid of them. That new wave has opened... ...
Color Contact Lenses – New Look for the New Year

Color Contact Lenses – New Look for the New Year

Have you ever wondered what you’d look like if your eyes were a different color?  With color contact lenses, you can try out a variety of colors to suit your... ...
10 Foods That Boost Eye Health

10 Foods That Boost Eye Health

        Are there foods that promote healthy eyes? There certainly are.  There are a number of foods that can help protect your eyes and reduce your risk... ...
Exercise Your Way to Healthier Eyes

Exercise Your Way to Healthier Eyes

Who doesn’t want increased energy, a toned, fit body and improved health? It’s no secret that exercise is the best way to get in shape and avoid serious health conditions.... ...
Holidays Can Be a Dangerous Time for Eyes

Holidays Can Be a Dangerous Time for Eyes

16/12/2013 by Milan Eye Center The holiday season is one of the busiest times of the year for most people. Staying on the go throughout the day can be very... ...
Eye-Healthy Tangy Carrot Salad Recipe

Eye-Healthy Tangy Carrot Salad Recipe

Eye-Healthy Tangy Carrot Salad Recipe By Liz Segre   This colorful salad is a great holiday side dish and can liven up your leftover meals as well. Carrots are full of... ...
Latest Technology For Pigmented Lesions

Latest Technology For Pigmented Lesions

Heritage Eye, Skin & Laser Center is proud to be San Joaquin County’s first center to offer the Cutera Enlighten Laser. This laser effectively treats pigmented lesions in far fewer... ...
The Best Acne-Safe Mineral Makeup

The Best Acne-Safe Mineral Makeup

The Best Acne-Safe Mineral Makeup Is YOUR makeup causing you to breakout? It’s time for something better! Our PRIIA™ minerale-derm product line is the FIRST and ONLY mineral makeup of... ...
What’s New with Heritage

What’s New with Heritage

New Website! There’s a lot happening here at Heritage Eye.  For instance, we’ve had a “make-over”!  We recently went live with our new website and we’re so excited about that.  Our... ...
Help For Those with Low Vision

Help For Those with Low Vision

Each day, approximately 10,000 Americans turn 65, and one in six adults this age and older has a vision impairment that cannot be corrected with glasses or contact lenses.  An... ...
Vision Affects Hearing

Vision Affects Hearing

University of Utah bioengineers recently discovered that our understanding of language may depend more heavily on vision than previously thought: under the right conditions, what you see can override what... ...
Live Longer with Cataract Surgery?

Live Longer with Cataract Surgery?

People who have had cataract surgery to improve their eyesight after being diagnosed with cataract related vision loss are living longer than those with visual impairment who chose not to... ...
Our Eyes Tell More About Us Than Our Vision

Our Eyes Tell More About Us Than Our Vision

As an ophthalmologist, Kenneth Miselis, M.D., sees much more about his patients’ health than just their eyes. Thanks to the clues the eyes provide, he regularly alerts patients to possible... ...
Is Your Eye Makeup Safe?

Is Your Eye Makeup Safe?

Eye cosmetics are intended to make eyes more attractive, or in some cases to cleanse the eye area. One thing they shouldn’t do is cause harm. Most are safe when... ...
Nutrition: A Key Component of Eye Health

Nutrition: A Key Component of Eye Health

A regular eye exam is the best way to protect your eyesight – and an easy precaution to take. Another way to safeguard your vision is through proper eye nutrition.... ...
Things You Didn’t Know About Your Eyes

Things You Didn’t Know About Your Eyes

Our eyes are just simple orbs in our head, right?  The truth is that they’re very complex organs. here are seven main parts in the eye that play a role... ...
How to Avoid Computer Eye Strain

How to Avoid Computer Eye Strain

Ever spent more than two consecutive hours looking at a computer screen? Computers can make us more productive, but the bad news is that too much screen time can also... ...
Protect Children’s Eyes in Sun & Sports Activities

Protect Children’s Eyes in Sun & Sports Activities

Summer vacation for school-age children means outdoor play and long hours at the beach. The increased sports activity and exposure to ultraviolet rays also means an increased risk to children’s... ...
Protect Your Eyes From Sunburn

Protect Your Eyes From Sunburn

When you think sunburn, you probably picture bright red shoulders, a lobster red chest, or a nose that rivals Rudolph. While most of us are savvy enough these days to... ...
Are Your Eyes Crying For Help?

Are Your Eyes Crying For Help?

Believe it or not, watery eyes could be a sign of dry eyes. Constant watering of eyes is surely a very annoying eye problem. Let’s find out more about the... ...
Fireworks Can Cause Permanent Vision Loss

Fireworks Can Cause Permanent Vision Loss

The Fourth of July is a favorite American holiday. Yet mishaps with fireworks can make the holiday memorable for all the wrong reasons. Each July 4th, thousands of Americans are... ...
Your Eyes: The Window To Your Health

Your Eyes: The Window To Your Health

Your eyes are a unique window into health. Here is a list of some of the things your eyes can tell you about your entire body: Disappearing eyebrows When the... ...
Kids: Sports Eye Injuries and Protective Eyewear

Kids: Sports Eye Injuries and Protective Eyewear

Eye injuries are the leading cause of blindness in children in the United States and most injuries occurring in school-aged children are sports-related. These injuries account for an estimated 100,000... ...
Women: Eyes Require Extra Care

Women: Eyes Require Extra Care

While it’s important for everyone to take care of their eyes by scheduling regular eye exams, it’s especially important if you’re a woman. Why? Well for one thing, research shows... ...
Bags Under Your Eyes?

Bags Under Your Eyes?

Do you feel old and tired because of your eyes? It is really hard to feel fresh and alert when your eyes are tired and droopy, because of those annoying... ...
5 Reasons to Never Leave Home Without Your Sunglasses

5 Reasons to Never Leave Home Without Your Sunglasses

Looking Cool is One of the Many Excellent Reasons to Wear Sunglasses: You slather on SPF 50 to shield your skin from the sun. But what about your naked eyes?... ...
Why You Should Wear Sunscreen

Why You Should Wear Sunscreen

For anyone who’s ever wondered why you should wear sunscreen, the answers to this question are straightforward and beneficial to your health. Reasons Why You Should Wear Sunscreen There is... ...
“See” If You Know the Answers…

“See” If You Know the Answers…

Why do animal eyes glow in dark? In the dark, the pupils are dilated, so that maximum amount of light enters the eyes. When suddenly, light is shone in the... ...
Eye Fun Facts!

Eye Fun Facts!

Did You Know Sailors once thought that wearing a gold earring would improve their eyesight. The shark cornea has been used in eye surgery since its cornea is similar to... ...
What Color Will My Child’s Eyes Be?

What Color Will My Child’s Eyes Be?

Eye color is often the genetic trait that fascinates parents the most. Parents frequently ask our doctors here at Heritage Eye, Skin & Laser Center if they can tell what... ...
Stop Contacts… Start the Drops!

Stop Contacts… Start the Drops!

The next step was to stop wearing contacts and start using the Restasis drops. Stopping the contacts wasn’t that hard for me and neither was doing the drops (what I... ...
Stop Make-Up

Stop Make-Up

When you have LASIK, you can’t wear make-up for a few days before the procedure and a week after.  I was not looking forward to that!  I stopped putting on... ...
My Custom LASIK Pre-Op

My Custom LASIK Pre-Op

Wowit’s really happeningreality has finally hit, I’ll be having LASIK in just two more days.  And today is my LASIK pre-op.  The morning of the pre-op you’re not supposed to... ...
I’m Having Custom LASIK Today!

I’m Having Custom LASIK Today!

I can’t believe the day is finally here!  I was nervous this morning and excited at the same time.  I dreamt that I coughed during the procedure!!!!  Everyone at work... ...
Heritage Eye’s New Baby!

Heritage Eye’s New Baby!

Imagine the smallest car you’ve ever seen – then shrink it down by 50% and you’ll have a good idea what size our new company car is!  It’s our Baby... ...
Caring for Our Eyes with Good Nutrition

Caring for Our Eyes with Good Nutrition

Most people would agreewe are very dependant on our eyesight. Therefore, taking care of our eyes is extremely important.  One crucial part of caring for eyes is through a comprehensive dilated eye... ...