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Golden Triangle Optometric Center is your convenient local comprehensive eye care center. Our experienced and capable optometrists in University City regularly diagnose and treat all manner of vision problems for patients. For a smooth, personable experience and exemplary patient care every time you visit, look no further than Golden Triangle Optometric Center.

Common vision problems Golden Triangle Optometric Center eye doctors successfully treat include:

Refractive Errors

When the shape of the eye or the cornea, the lens at the front of the eye, does not bend light correctly, it causes a refractive error. The major symptoms of refractive errors are blurred vision, but this blurriness varies based on the type of refractive error.
 

  • Myopia is more commonly called nearsightedness. This refractive error causes faraway items to look blurry.
  • Hyperopia is also known as farsightedness. This refractive error causes your close up vision to be blurry.
  • Astigmatism is a refractive error that causes general blurry and/or hazy vision.
  • Presbyopia is an age-related refractive error that causes farsightedness.

Refractive errors, with the exception of presbyopia, are often diagnosed in childhood. All progress throughout a patient’s lifetime. Glasses or contact lenses can be an effective way to manage your refractive error. With a precise and frequently updated prescription from your optometrist, you can engage in all normal activities. In some cases, lasik surgery can be a lasting solution for refractive errors. Talk to your eye doctor to discover the right solutions for your particular needs.

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Cataracts

Cataracts are a cloudy area in the lens of the eye that becomes more common after age 60. Cataracts can also be caused by injury and can rarely occur in younger patients. Symptoms include blurred vision, double vision, light sensitivity, and night blindness. Although left untreated they can cause serious vision problems, under the care of a qualified optometrists you may manage your cataracts for some time. Glasses or contact lenses can be a suitable treatment for cataracts, though cataract surgery may eventually be necessary.

Age-Related Macular Degeneration (AMD)

The most common cause of vision loss in people 50 and older, age-related macular degeneration is an eye disease that affects the macula, the central part of the light sensitive tissue that surrounds the eye. AMD can cause the loss of central vision, making many daily activities more difficult. Although some types of AMD are less responsive to treatment, your optometrist may be able to employ injections and laser treatments to slow or halt the disease’s progression. Early diagnosis can be key to treatment, and regular attention to your eye care at Golden Triangle Optometric Center can be one of the best ways to maintain your vision.

Manage Your Vision Problems in University City

The above covers only a few examples of the vision problems your Golden Triangle Optometric Center has extensive experience treating. As part of the Total Vision eye care network, Golden Triangle Optometric Center eye doctors have access to high tech diagnostic tools for more reliable diagnosis and more precise treatment. Get the best results and help from our optometrists in University City. Experience the exemplary comprehensive eye care you deserve right here at Golden Triangle Optometric Center.

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Dear Patient,
We are pleased to announce that the California Department of Public Health has given us permission to resume full scope eye care, including preventative care and postponed exams.

At Total Vision Care, the health of our patients, doctors, and associates is our top priority. We are taking precautions to ensure the safety of our community.

Health and safety protocols we are taking:

  • All visits are by appointment to ensure social distancing. This includes picking up of glasses/contact lenses, adjustments on glasses, and ordering new products.
  • Patients are asked to arrive to their appointment alone and notify us from your vehicle once you arrive (a parent/guardian may accompany a minor and a family member/caretaker may assist a senior). Please call the office and someone will greet you at the door.
  • Prior to your entry a team member will take your temperature, provide you with hand sanitizer and ask you a series of questions regarding your health and possible COVID-19 exposure. Our team members are all subject to these same screening protocols.
  • All doctors, associates, and patients must wear masks.
  • Our team sterilizes all equipment and surfaces after every patient and disinfects all frames prior to placing them back on display.

What we ask of patients:

  • If you have any of the following symptoms, you must reschedule your appointment for a future date: Fever, fatigue, cough, shortness of breath, gastro-intestinal symptoms (diarrhea, vomiting, nausea, or stomach pains), recent loss of smell or taste.
  • Please bring a mask which must be worn in our facilities at all times.
  • Your patience in adhering to new safety protocols.
  • Please feel welcome to communicate any questions that you have to your Total Vision Care practice associates.

In addition, we will continue to monitor CDC, WHO, governmental, and optometric associations guidelines and make changes as appropriate to protect our the community. Thank you so much for your continued support of our practices. We appreciate your patience throughout this process and for trusting us with your eyecare needs.

Sincerely,
The Total Vision Care Family of Eyecare Professionals