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We are pleased to welcome you to Midtown Optometry located at 550 Water Street near Downtown Santa Cruz. If you're looking for quality eyecare with a personal touch, we hope you'll give us a call. Our optometrists and opticians look forward to serving your family's vision needs. From glasses and contact lenses to eye health exams, let our friendly doctors guide you to spectacular vision and healthy eyes. Our doctors specialize in Sports Vision and Computer Vision Syndrome, and can make sure you have the proper prescription lenses for your lifestyle. Even if you just need a simple adjustment to your favorite old frames, swing in.
Our personable doctors also work with you to manage your eye health. We schedule enough time for each patient so we will be on-time for every appointment. your time is as valuable as ours, and we use the most current instruments to treat conditions such as macular degeneration and glaucoma. Come on in, we're here to help!
Most Recent from our blog:
Most of us spend the majority of our days on the computer. It's the unfortunate truth.
Computer Vision Syndrome has a huge impact on our lives (and our employer's pockets) as productivity has shown to decrease by 10-20% when our eyes are fatigued, depending on if you look at the University of Alabama, Birmingham or PRIO study.
Eye fatigue is the number one complaint of office workers. It is predominantly caused dry eye and extra strain in focusing up close for long periods of time. Both are correctable with a few easy tricks and some updated technology.
Computer specific glasses give a range in focus optimized for the computer work station. This relieves the muscles in the eyes that are forced to flex to change focus for this working distance.
Anti-glare coatings (such as Crizal Prevencia) cut down on reflected overhead light and excessive high energy blue light emitted from the monitor.