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LASIK Eye Surgery Santa Rosa, CA

Is Lasik Right for Me?

You have probably heard about laser eye surgery called LASIK, and wonder if it could be right for you. Many patients we see at the Eye Care Institute in Santa Rosa and Petaluma, CA are interested in learning more about it to determine if it can eliminate their dependence on the use of contact lenses […]


What Are the Causes of Optic Neuropathy?

Optic neuropathy is a condition that can develop when something goes wrong with the optic nerve. The optic nerve is at the core of obtaining visual information. The optic nerve supplies information from the retina on the back of the eye to the brain. This nerve may become damaged, impacting one’s ability to see. The […]



Eye Exam Santa Rosa and Petaluma, CA

Five Reasons Why Routine Eye Examinations Are Important

Most patients in the areas of Petaluma and Santa Rosa, CA only visit their ophthalmologist when they notice their vision becoming blurry or their current eyeglass prescriptions not maintaining their effectiveness. However, it is so important for patients of all ages to visit their ophthalmologist on a regular basis for a comprehensive eye examination. There […]


Floaters: Should I Worry?

You may have been warned about floaters (those bright little dots that only you can see, which last for a few seconds), especially if you have a high prescription in your eyes. But are they really so serious that you need to worry about them? Floaters may occur for a number of reasons, but they […]


Eye Exam Santa Rosa CA

Night Driving: Stay Safe

Though everyone is different, there are large-scale trends that can inform us of what to expect as we get older and hit certain benchmarks. When we start to get into our fifties and sixties, we may accept that we need glasses to read menus when we’re in dimly lit restaurants, for example. We may start […]


Optical Shop Santa Rosa, CA

Spring and Summer Sunglasses

Sunglasses might not be the first thing you think of when you start thinking about spring. Maybe it’s just us! But, the truth is, we spend more time outside when the weather warms up, which can lead to more chances of UV damage. So, while you’re out shopping for warm weather clothes, consider swinging by […]


Eye Care, Santa Rosa, CA

What Are The Risks Of Buying Glasses Online?

Do you have a plan in case of an emergency or disaster? Making a plan with meeting places is important to feeling in control if something were to happen. And we recommend having a pair of glasses as a backup in case of an emergency. This is because you might not have time to put […]


Eye Care, Santa Rosa

Are you Taking your Eyes for Granted?

Our eyes are miraculous organs that we often take for granted. Here are a handful of amazing insights into what your eyes can do! Remember, at Eye Care Institute, we hope to provide you with the best eye care solutions around. Meanwhile, enjoy these fascinating facts… An eye test can help determine the presence of […]


Dry Eye, Santa Rosa, CA

Why Do I Have Dry Eyes?

Dry eyes are one of the most infuriating vision issues. Luckily it is usually an easy fix. Dry eyes occur when there is an imbalance in your tear system, when you age, from medication side effects, from diseases that affect the body’s ability to create tears or issues that don’t let your eyelids close completely. […]


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Santa Rosa - 2nd Street
1017 2nd St
Santa Rosa, CA 95404
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Santa Rosa Downtown
720 4th St
Santa Rosa, CA 95404
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1383 N. McDowell Blvd #100
Petaluma, CA 94954
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Santa Rosa Main Office
Monday – Friday: 8:00am – 5:30pm

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Monday: 8:00am – 5:30pm
Tuesday: 8:00am – 6:30pm
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Petaluma Office
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Closed for lunch: 12:00pm – 1:30pm
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