A cataract is a cloudiness of the lens inside your eye. It develops as a normal part of the aging process, usually beginning in your fifties and slowly progresses with time.
Glaucoma is a disease of the optic nerve — the part of the eye that carries the images we see to the brain. Glaucoma is a leading cause of blindness in the United States, especially for older people. However, loss of sight from glaucoma can often be prevented with early treatment.
The cornea is the specialized dome-shaped front surface of the eye. Most of the refractive and focusing power of the eye is in the cornea. A corneal transplant is sometimes necessary when the corneal tissue becomes damaged due to injury, infection, or disease.
Laser vision correction has dramatically evolved in the last fifteen years. The procedure was limited to only treating nearsightedness when it was first performed in the United States. Today, we are able to treat nearsightedness, farsightedness and astigmatism with laser vision correction.
Regular eye exams for children and adults are an important part of annual health checkup routines. Comprehensive eye examinations are about much more than simply determining a prescription for eyeglasses.
For more than a century, contact lenses have been a safe and effective alternative to glasses for those who require correction for their reading or distance vision. Contacts are worn by over 40 million people with vision problems
The ECI Optical Shops in Santa Rosa and Petaluma have the largest selection of eyeglass frames in Northern California. When you work with our opticians you will experience excellent service and expertise combined with today’s computerized technology.
At ECI, we are committed to helping you see your best. But we also proudly offer services that help you to look your best. Our patients can pick from a variety of cosmetic procedures to enhance their facial appearance.