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  • Dr. Brittany J. McMurren

            Brittany McMurren, O.D. received her Bachelor of Science in Neuroscience from Cedar Crest College, Allentown, PA. She attended the Illinois College of Optometry, Chicago, IL for her Doctor of Optometry and is licensed in the state of CA. Her graduate experience included pediatric vision development, sport vision therapy, post-traumatic brain injury […]

    Continue Reading May 18, 2015

  • Do you have eye fatigue from your digital devices?

    Part one of a two part series on Digital Eye Strain A staggering nine in 10 adults spend more than two hours each day on their digital devices, according to a national study by The Vision Council. How many hours do you spend on smart phones, computers, tablets, e-readers, TV or video games? Would it […]

    Continue Reading February 27, 2015

  • GWSVI Welcomes Oculoplastics Surgeon, Dawn De Castro M.D.

    Have you secretly wondered about some of the specialized treatments for aging wrinkles or sagging eyelids? Now we can help you retain your youthful appearance with cosmetic procedures at Gordon-Weiss-Schanzlin Vision Institute. We are pleased to welcome Dr. Dawn De Castro, Harvard trained Fellow in Oculoplastic and Reconstructive Surgery, She specializes in surgical correction of […]

    Continue Reading February 10, 2015

  • Contact Lens Wear: Healthy Habits = Healthy Eyes

      With over 30 million people who wear contact lenses in the United States, it is a safe and effective alternative to wearing glasses. However, there are risks associated with wearing contacts, due to failure to wear, clean and store them as directed. Germs and infections can be introduced. The Center for Disease Control (CDC) […]

    Continue Reading November 13, 2014

  • Fast Relief for Dry Eyes – MOIST HEAT COMPRESSES

    For patients suffering from dry irritating eyes due to Chronic Dry Eye Syndrome, Blepharitis, and Meibomian Gland Dysfunction, there is a treatment that provides immediate relief. The Bruder Microwave Activated Compresses deliver soothing moist heat treatment as often as needed. The reusable compresses feature MediBeads technology; they naturally and continuously absorb water molecules from the […]

    Continue Reading May 20, 2014

  • Eye Healthy, Holiday Foods

    Many of us enjoy preparing and sharing wonderful holiday meals with our family and friends during this time of year. Research has shown that foods such as yellow and orange fruits, leafy greens, vegetables, as well as egg yolks and fatty cold-water fish are all good sources of antioxidant vitamins and minerals (A, C, and […]

    Continue Reading December 5, 2013

  • EyeMed Vision Care®

    Is it time for your eye exam? It is recommended that adults age 18 to 40 should have an eye exam every 2 years. Eye doctors perform various tests to examine all parts of the eye, as well as to gauge your overall health. Some procedures are designed to evaluate your vision, others allow the […]

    Continue Reading October 17, 2013

  • Welcome to the New Gordon-Weiss-Schanzlin Vision Institute Website!

    We’re proud to announce the launch of our brand new website. The site was designed with you in mind and is chock-full of several useful features. It’s now easier than ever to make an appointment, download patient forms, view current specials and promotions, and learn about the many products and services we offer at our […]

    Continue Reading August 13, 2013