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  • Envisioning a greater future: One contact lens at a time.

    We all try to be good stewards of the earth. We go out of our way to recycle paper, glass, plastic. Many of us even compost. But what about daily disposable contact lenses? We wear them once then toss them. Good for our eyes, not so good for the planet. Here’s some good news that […]

    Continue Reading November 27, 2017

  • 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

  • Digital Eye Strain – How you can prevent it!

    When you use digital devices, including computers, smart phones, tablets, e-readers, TV and video games more than two hours each day, you are susceptible to digital eye strain. On average, an individual blinks about 18 times per minute, but blink rates decrease when using digital devices. Resulting symptoms are blurry vision, dry, itchy or burning […]

    Continue Reading March 21, 2015

  • New Genetic Testing for Age-Related Macular Degeneration (AMD)

      AMD is the most common cause of visual impairment and the leading cause of blindness in the elderly population in the developed world. It is estimated that AMD currently affects approximately 15 million people in the United States and is a leading cause of vision loss in Americans aged 60 and over. Advanced AMD […]

    Continue Reading October 23, 2014

  • David Geffen, OD talks about Tony Gwynn’s Vision

    San Diego suffered a great loss this week when Tony Gwynn passed away. His exemplary play on the field for the Padres, coaching for SDSU and representation of all that is good in San Diego, will be missed. In Diane Bell’s Union Tribune Column today, she further explored what may have aided Tony’s success in […]

    Continue Reading June 20, 2014

  • Cataract Awareness Month

      June is Cataract Awareness Month. What is a cataract? A cataract is a clouding of the normally clear lens in your eye. Though painless, cataracts restrict the amount of light entering your eye and may cause hazy vision, unusual glare, poor night vision or a reduction in color perception. Once this happens, schedule an evaluation […]

    Continue Reading June 18, 2014

  • Healthy Eyes and Body

    Comprehensive eye exams are more than a test to determine your eyeglass or contact lens prescription. Dr. Geffen also examines your eyes for common eye diseases, such as glaucoma and retinal disease, as well as evaluate signs for high blood pressure, high cholesterol, diabetes and other general health conditions. Click here to see the attached […]

    Continue Reading May 30, 2014

  • What do you see through your sunglasses?

    Why is it, when people first try on a pair of sunglasses, they look into the mirror, rather than out at the world? Think about it. The actual notion of sight has become almost secondary to how you look in a pair of glasses. We think the focus should be on what can be seen, […]

    Continue Reading March 21, 2014

  • Dr. David Geffen and Sylvia Geffen Being Honored For Their Philanthropy and Community Leadership

    Dr. David Geffen and his wife Sylvia are being honored at the 36th annual Seacrest Village Retirement Communities’ Women’s Auxillary Gala “Sapphire Jubilee” on February 1, 2014 at the Hyatt Regency La Jolla. Over the years Sylvia and Dr. Geffen have generously supported numerous organizations and projects that help promote Jewish traditions and culture. David […]

    Continue Reading January 9, 2014

  • November is American Diabetes Month

    Diabetes is the leading cause of blindness among adults in the United States. Nearly 26 million children and adults in the United States have diabetes.
Another 79 million Americans have prediabetes and are at risk for developing type 2 diabetes. According to the American Academy of Ophthalmology, if you have diabetes, it is important to know […]

    Continue Reading November 6, 2013