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Vision Care

  • 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

  • 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

  • Good Vision Vital to Learning

    According to Shirley Dang in her article on Six Smart Things College Students Should Do for Their Eyes, in EyeSmart, a Journal of the American Academy of Ophthalmology, good vision is vital to learning in college. However, life on campus makes students susceptible to a host of vision and eye problems, such as injury, infection […]

    Continue Reading September 18, 2014