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Staff

By Brandon Mayo | June 26, 2008

Susan Weeks, ABOC – Optician Susan  is no stranger to the optical industry.  Her career started in 1980 with George S. Croffead, M.D.  After he retired she continued on with his son Thomas G. Croffead, O.D. until 2009.  Her passion for the industry continues to grow and she constantly updates her training to stay current…

Office Hours

By Brandon Mayo | June 26, 2008

Monday: 9:00am-5:30pm   Tuesday: 9:00am-5:30pm   Wednesday: 11:00am-7:00pm   Thursday: 9:00am-5:30pm   Friday: 8:00am-1:00pm   Saturday: Closed   Sunday: Closed

Office Location

By Brandon Mayo | June 26, 2008

Computer Vision Syndrome

By Brandon Mayo | June 26, 2008

Computer Vision Syndrome describes a group of eye and vision-related problems that result from prolonged computer use. Many individuals experience eye discomfort and vision problems when viewing a computer screen for extended periods. The level of discomfort appears to increase with the amount of computer use. The most common symptoms associated with Computer Vision Syndrome…

Vision Shaping Treatment

By Brandon Mayo | June 26, 2008

What is VST? Vision Shaping Treatment uses specially designed vision retainers to gently and gradually reshape the front surface of the eye (the cornea) to eliminate or reduce nearsightedness (myopia) or astigmatism. The principle is similar to the use of a dental retainer used by an orthodontist to realign crooked teeth. The vision retainers are…

InfantSEE

By Brandon Mayo | June 26, 2008

The InfantSEE program is designed to provide the first eye exam in a child’s life at no cost as long as the examination occurs within the child’s first year or life. We prefer that these examinations occur at or around 6 months of age, but any age is better than not at all. To schedule…

Conjunctival Laceration

Eye Injuries (mobile)

By waltmayo | June 26, 2008

Many people think that eye emergencies require an immediate trip to the emergency room. The expense and hassle of such a trip to the hospital is rarely needed. Dr. Bodkin has managed hundreds of eye injuries ranging from: corneal abrasions minor lid lacerations blunt trauma chemical burns and many other ocular emergencies. In some situations…

Conjunctival Laceration

Eye Injuries

By Brandon Mayo | June 26, 2008

Many people think that eye emergencies require an immediate trip to the emergency room. The expense and hassle of such a trip to the hospital is rarely needed. Dr. Bodkin has managed hundreds of eye injuries ranging from: corneal abrasions minor lid lacerations blunt trauma chemical burns and many other ocular emergencies. In some situations…

Ocular Diseases

By Brandon Mayo | June 26, 2008

Dr. Bodkin has been involved not only in Primary Eye Care, but also in the diagnosis and treatment of ocular diseases. In addition to being the experts on eye and vision diseases and disorders, doctors of optometry have the education and training to diagnose the ocular manifestations of diseases that affect the entire body, such…

Laser Vision Correction Consultation and Clinical Care

By Brandon Mayo | June 26, 2008

Our office is very experienced in the management of Refractive surgery. Through our close connection with the skilled surgeons at NuVision, we have screened hundreds of patients for refractive surgery. We offer more refractive surgery options than almost all other Refractive Surgeons in South Texas. If you are interested in a free screening to find…

Contact Lens Prescriptions

By Brandon Mayo | June 26, 2008

Types of Contact Lenses There are two major classifications of contact lenses, soft lenses and Rigid Gas Permeable (RGP) lenses. Both have their own advantages and disadvantages. In general, patients get used to soft lenses a bit more quickly, but once they adapt to RGP lenses, lens comfort is equal between the two types of…

Eyeglass Guide

Eyeglass Prescriptions (mobile)

By waltmayo | June 26, 2008

A trip to any third-world country reveals just how few of the world’s population have access to these wonderful devices. With the doctor’s experience along with the latest in high tech diagnostic equipment, it’s now possible to have the most accurate prescriptions possibe. Even patients who cannot give accurate responses during testing can be effectively…

Eyeglass Guide

Eyeglass Prescriptions

By Brandon Mayo | June 26, 2008

A trip to any third-world country reveals just how few of the world's population have access to these wonderful devices. With the doctor's experience along with the latest in high tech diagnostic equipment, it's now possible to have the most accurate prescriptions possibe. Even patients who cannot give accurate responses during testing can be effectively…

Eye Examinations

By Brandon Mayo | June 26, 2008

Not all eye exams are the same.  Here at The Vision Center at Seaside Farms we provide a comprehensive eye evaluation to all of our patients that consists of two main parts – evaluation of current and future vision. To test your current vision, we do the following: Evaluation of current visual acuity using modern…

Services

By Brandon Mayo | June 26, 2008

Take a look at the different services we can offer you.

Eye Supplements

By Brandon Mayo | June 24, 2008

New studies show that less than 25% of the adult population consumes the five to nine fruits and vegetables a day currently recommended to prevent disease. In compliance with a recent physician intervention “Call to Action” from the Center for Disease Control (CDC) the physicians at Shepherd Eye recommend that all our patients supplement their…

National Keratoconus Foundation

National Keratoconus Foundation

By Brandon Mayo | June 24, 2008

http://www.nkcf.org/ The National Keratoconus Foundation (NKCF) is an outreach program of the non-profit organization Discovery Eye Foundation http://www.discoveryeye.org/. The NKCF provides information and support to persons diagnosed with keratoconus. The NKCF publishes a newsletter, distributes patient information booklets, provides physician referrals, helps start local support groups and maintains this website for patient information and discussion.

Glaucoma Research Foundation

Glaucoma Research Foundation

By Brandon Mayo | June 24, 2008

www.glaucoma.org Glaucoma Research Foundation is a national non-profit organization dedicated to finding a cure for glaucoma. The website offers free educational resources and support for people with glaucoma and their families. Web pages include a site viewing toolbar to improve accessibility for the visually impaired.

Lighthouse International

Lighthouse International

By Brandon Mayo | June 24, 2008

VisionConnection.org Founded by Lighthouse International and produced in conjunction with the Royal National Institute of the Blind (RNIB), this is an accessible, interactive global Internet portal for people who are partially sighted or blind, the professionals who work with them, and people who support them. The site features the latest information on vision impairment, its…

Foundation Fighting Blindness

Foundation Fighting Blindness

By Brandon Mayo | June 24, 2008

  blindness.orgProduced by the Foundation Fighting Blindness, this site specifically provides information on retinal degenerative diseases, including causes, current treatments and research and support resources.