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San Diego, CA 92129

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Carmel Mountain Vision Care Optometry

9320 Carmel Mountain Rd Ste E
San Diego, CA 92129

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Mon - Fri: 8:00 AM – 4:00 PM
Sat - Sun: Closed

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Vision and Learning

Vision and Learning

Vision plays an important role in our ability to learn. Even the most gifted of students can struggle academically if they are unable to see the whiteboard or read close work. As we begin the new school year, we want to remind our patients how important it is, especially for children, to be examined regularly. […]


Getting Back to Learning Requires Healthy Vision

Getting Back to Learning Requires Healthy Vision

Fun fact: 80% of the sensory information that reaches our brain comes from our eyes. Absolutely amazing! With so much uncertainty as our kids, teens and young adults go back to school this fall, one thing is for sure… our eyes are remarkably important to learning. Not only does 80% of the information to our brain […]


Amblyopia

Amblyopia

Amblyopia, also known as lazy eye, is a vision development disorder where one eye fails to achieve normal visual acuity or clarity, even with the help of prescription glasses or contact lenses. This condition often develops during infancy and early childhood. It generally only affects one eye but can occur in both. If detected early, […]


Strabismus

Strabismus

Did you know that there are six muscles attached to your eye to control eye movement? If one or more of the muscles is weakened or underdeveloped, vision problems may occur. A common condition that often occurs due to weakened eye muscles is strabismus, often identified as cross-eyed. What is Strabismus? Strabismus is a visual […]


Cataract Awareness Month

Cataract Awareness Month

June is Cataract Awareness Month, and we want to take time to educate the public about cataracts and ways to reduce your risk. Cataracts are the leading cause of vision loss within the United States and are the leading cause of blindness worldwide. What are Cataracts? Cataracts are a clouding of the eye’s lens which […]


Vision Health in May

Vision Health in May

The month of May is the start of spring with blooming flowers and sunny days, and many of us will start heading out for some fun in the sun in the great outdoors. Springtime is also the start of allergy season and many other potential vision hazards that may keep you from enjoying the weather. […]


Heterochromia

Heterochromia

Heterochromia is a condition present in some humans and animals where one iris is a different color than the other. The iris is a thin circular structure that surrounds your pupil and contains pigment or melanin, which gives our eyes their distinct color. The amount of melanin that has developed in the iris at birth […]


Workplace Eye Wellness

Workplace Eye Wellness

March is Workplace Eye Health and Safety Month. Now before you think that this article may not apply to you, think again. Thousands of workers sustain job-related eye injuries each day. Though we typically associate work-related eye injuries with outdoor jobs such as construction, manufacturing, auto repair, welding, carpentry, landscaping, or electrical jobs, office jobs […]


Low Vision Awareness

Low Vision Awareness

February is low vision awareness month and we can think of no better time to call attention to an important condition that affects millions each year. We want to take time to inform you of the causes and risk factors related to low vision as well as how to prevent and protect your sight as […]


Protecting Your Vision As You Age

Protecting Your Vision As You Age

As you age, you may notice changes in your vision, such as trouble reading the menu at a restaurant or adjusting the font to the larger size on your phone. Most people find that even if they didn’t need glasses before, as they get older, having a good pair of reading glasses becomes a must-have. […]


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