Blog Archive

What Causes Flashes and Floaters and Are They Cause for Concern? Aug 16th, 2019

You’re sitting comfortably at home, relaxing in your recliner, staring at the ceiling, and you see a speck move across your field of vision. You look away from the ceiling but the speck remains, floating in your line of sight. You rub your eye, but the speck remains. This is...

Myths and Facts About Breastfeeding Aug 15th, 2019

The good news is that most moms in the United States, more than 83%, start out breastfeeding their babies. However, many stop before their baby turns 6 months old.  The American Academy of Pediatrics recommends that infants receive nothing but breastmilk up until 6 months of age, and then breastmilk...

What Is Vision Therapy and Who Needs It? Jul 24th, 2019

You’ve likely had your eyesight, or visual acuity tested. Whether it was a screening in school, for a driver’s license, or even at your regular optometrist check-ups. But have you ever had your vision tested? Having 20/20 eyesight doesn't mean you're free from vision problems. Dr. Jeff Taranto at Opulent...

If You're Nearsighted and Tired of Wearing Glasses, Consider Ortho-K Jun 11th, 2019

There are many pitfalls when it comes to aging, and issues with your eyesight certainly rank among the most problematic. If you’ve slowly developed nearsightedness, or you have a child with progressive myopia, there is a solution that allows you to say goodbye to glasses without resorting to surgery —...

Here's How Diabetes Affects Your Vision May 17th, 2019

Diabetes affects about 30 million adults in the United States, and this number is expected to rise given the 84 million people who are considered prediabetic. Of the many health complications that can arise from this systemic and chronic disease are problems that affect your vision. From glaucoma to diabetic...

Tired of Glasses and Contacts? Ortho-K Easily and Painlessly Remedies Nearsightedness Apr 1st, 2019

If you want to ditch your contacts or glasses, laser eye surgery isn’t the only option. Jeff Taranto, OD, and our team at Opulent Eyes Optometry bring the most advanced and innovative vision correction options available to men and women in Studio City, California, including Ortho-K. And the best part...

10 Tips to Prevent Digital Eye Strain From Ruining Your Vision Mar 1st, 2019

March is Workplace Eye Wellness Month, a time set aside to raise awareness about eye dangers in the workplace and to learn how to keep your eyes healthy. So let’s talk about one of the most common eye problems affecting those who spend time in front of a computer: digital...

Don't Suffer With Dry Eye This Winter: We Have Solutions Feb 12th, 2019

If you have chronic dry eye, you’re not alone. This uncomfortable condition affects nearly 16 million Americans, and women twice as often as men. Dry eye develops when your tears don’t moisturize your eyes properly. This can lead to several uncomfortable symptoms that grow even worse in certain environments and...

Learn About the New Technology That Corrects Nearsightedness While You Sleep Jan 25th, 2019

Would you jump at the chance to correct nearsightedness while you sleep? It really is possible! You can retire your daytime eyewear when you take advantage of an innovative treatment called orthokeratology, or ortho-k. The team at Opulent Eyes Optometry can fit your eyes for ortho-k contact lenses. Simply wear...

Ortho-K: No Glasses. No Contacts. No Surgery. Aug 14th, 2018

If you are tired of waking up in the morning and not being able to see across the room, or fed up with stumbling to the bathroom in the middle of the night hoping that you do not run into the door, then you might want to consider Orthokeratology. Ortho-K...