retinal cell map

News: Retinal Cell Map

Retinal Cell Map Researchers at the National  Eye Institute of have identified distinct differences among the cells comprising a tissue in the retina that is vital to human visual perception. The scientists discovered five subpopulations of retinal pigment epithelium (RPE) — a layer of tissue th...
healthy vision month

May is Healthy Vision Month

May is Healthy Vision Month. Learn how to participate and share to get the word out! Participate in Healthy Vision Month by: Getting your annual dilated eye exam for you and your family Eating nutritious foods, watching your weight and quit smoking Learn your family’s health history. Many eye dis...
Sports Safety Month

Sports Eye Safety

April is Sports Eye Safety Month. Every year nearly 30,000 eye injuries from sports are treated in emergency rooms each year. On the plus side, 90% of serious eye injuries can be prevented by wearing the right eye protection. Prevention and Treatment Many different sports have different levels of...

Dr. Alyssa Lau

Dr. Alyssa Lau was born and raised in Honolulu, Hawaii. She received her bachelor’s degree in Biology from Loyola Marymount University and her Doctorate of Optometry from UC Berkeley School of Optometry. Dr. Lau was a member of Beta Sigma Kappa Honor Society and was an avid volunteer with Light...