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Keep up-to-date on the latest vision-related news and eye care events in our practice. The items are displayed by year and month. To view older entries use the links in the box below to select the year and month you would like.

The newest model of the latest technology in eye care ” Optomap California” is here!

We are pleased to inform you that we have acquired the latest technology in eye care – the optomap®.   The optomap is a tool that assists us in the evaluation of your retina. opto

Certificate of Excellence

Dr. Khankhanian is recognized for her Excellent Vision Care Services! Farnaz Khankhanian, OD 1

Dr. Khankhanian Elected President…

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Dr. Khankhanian Volunteers at Carson City Health Fair

Dr. Khankhanian discusses volunteering and her experience at the Carson City Health Fare.

How Dr. Farnaz Khankhanian Saved My Daughter’s Life

Hello,   I want to share my daughter's story on how she was diagnosed with her cancerous brain tumor.   My Daughter Savannah was just a day shy of ending the 3rd grade - June 8, 2010. I was at work and I got a call from the school nurse...

How My Daughter Was Diagnosed With Cancer

Here is a story from a personal patient of Dr. Khankhanian's. It's a very valuable and emotional read.

This Month Increase Your Awareness of Glaucoma

Since January is National Glaucoma Awareness Month, this post is intended to emphasize the importance of being aware of the threat of this vision threatening disease. Glaucoma is the term for a group of eye diseases that damage the eye's optic nerve, which can lead to a loss of vision....

Eye Care on The Go

Safe driving depends largely on proper eyesight. As a matter of fact, safe driving needs several different visual abilities such as distance and near vision, side or peripheral vision, seeing in limited light and color vision, plus many others. Distance vision is vital because of how it lets you evaluate...

What All Women Should Know About Safe and Healthy Eyes

It's April, which is Women's Eye Health and Safety Month. The many stages of a woman's life can have an impact on her vision. Eye disease among women is becoming more common, particularly in middle-aged women. In fact, studies show that the majority of women over the age of 40...

Keeping An Eye On Poor Vision

A decline in strong vision is usually the result of a number of conditions including anatomical changes or defects in the eye, diseases affecting the eye, side effects of medication or injury. Commonly, people also suffer from visual disturbances due to aging or eye strain. Aging and stress can lead...

Night Vision

You wake from a dream in the middle of the night, or maybe you're looking for a light switch or door handle or phone in a dark room. We've all found ourselves in the dark before. You need several moments to get used to the dark and then you are...

May Special

Complete Pair of Glasses!!

Free Digital Upgrade Until July 31, 2014

Free digital upgrade until July 31, 2014. Simply place your order for a pair of Varilux lenses and get DIGITAL lenses instead at no extra charge! That is a savings of $100!

Monthly Special


Living With Low Vision

February is Low Vision and Age-Related Macular Degeneration awareness month.   Low vision describes a set of conditions in which there is significant visual impairment which can not be corrected with traditional means such as glasses, contact lenses, medication or eye surgery.   Low vision includes a loss of visual acuity...

Request Your Next Appointment Online…

You can now request your next appointment online. Find out how...

Eyeglasses – Plenty of Great Choices

New options to help you look good and see better!

Online Patient Registration Forms

Fill in your patient history online, before your next appointment. Find out how...

Protecting Your Eyes Against The Winter Sun

It's official! Winter is here, which means in some areas stinging winds and frigid rains and sometimes snow aren't far behind. You would never even think of leaving the house without a jacket in cooler weather, however unfortunately, a lot of people leave their sunglasses behind. While the sun isn't...

Don’t Let Winter Dry Eyes Get You Down

Dry eye syndrome is often worse during the cold season because of cold and dry air conditions.

Best Contact Lens Care Is All About the Proper Solution

When it comes to use of contacts, it is essential to practice proper eye hygiene. A study conducted by Bausch & Lomb this past August determined that many individuals regularly use strange chemicals in place of lens solution to keep their lenses moist. Substances such as baby oil, beer, coke,...

Age Related Macular Degeneration (AMD) Awareness

This month has been dedicated by Prevent Blindness America to raise awareness about age related macular degeneration (AMD) and low vision. Age related macular degeneration (AMD) is a leading cause of loss of vision in adults over 65. AMD is a condition that affects the macula of the retina which...

Pink, Itchy Eyes? It Could Be Pink Eye

Pink eye, also called conjunctivitis, is a common eye illness, especially with children. This infection can be caused by bacteria, viruses or irritation from chlorine in swimming pools, pollen, and ingredients found in cosmetics, or other irritants that come into contact with your eyes. Many types of pink eye are...

Focusing on Astigmatism

Around your iris and pupil is your cornea, which is, under usual circumstances, round. When light hits your eye, part of the job of your cornea is to help focus that light, directing it to the retina, right in the back of your eye. But what is the result if...

Your Vision in the Workplace

Prevent Blindness America (PBA) has marked the month of March as Workplace Vision Wellness Month. The goal of this initiative is to educate businesses and their workers about the importance of eye wellness, with advice on how to avoid vision-threatening eye accidents. Each day, employees suffer from job related eye...

This month we acknowledge Sports Eye Safety Month

As the springtime arrives, along with often nicer weather, comes a rise in the number of sports related eye injuries. Each year, many people, both young and old sustain eye injuries as a result of sport play that could be prevented with the right defense. Guarding your eyes while playing...

New From Transitions® Optical: The Transitions® Vantage™ Lens

Great news for anyone in the market for dependable variable tint lenses: Transitions® Optical has just launched a new addition to their popular range. Introducing the Transitions® Vantage™ lens. Transitions® Optical has added a great new feature to their impressive light adapting lens with the addition of revolutionary variable polarization....

Is it Time for Your Annual Comprehensive Eye Exam?

It's May, and that means that it's Healthy Vision Month. When was your last comprehensive eye exam? Having your eyes examined regularly is one of the best steps you can take to be sure that your eyes remain healthy. During the session, your optometrist thoroughly examines your eyes, keeping an...

The Best Protection from UV Rays

It's a fact that basically everybody is exposed to UV rays. However, the dangers of years of exposure to these unsafe rays are rarely thought through, and the majority of people take little action to shield their eyes, even when they're planning on being exposed to the sun for many...

Treating Cataracts

Each June, optometrists in America commit to raising awareness about cataracts. Have you been informed that cataracts are the leading reason behind vision loss among adults aged 55 and older? In fact, more than fifty percent of those 65 or older have at the very least, partial cataract development. So...

Fresh Lenses, Clear Eyes

How often do you leave your soft contact lenses in for just a few days longer than your optometrist instructs? It's a fact of life that things are at their best when they're new. Well, the same idea is also applicable to your contact lenses. As a rule, you shouldn't...

Looking at Eyelid Hygiene

Inflamed eyelids, also called blepharitis, is something that many people suffer from at some point during their lives. Blepharitis is a commonly occurring eyelid inflammation, often associated with a bacterial eye infection, specific kinds of skin conditions, or dry eye symptoms. Usually, symptoms include itching, burning, redness, the feeling of...

A Fresh Look at Color Contact Lenses

This season, how about trying an updated look for your eyes? FreshLook® provides a vast range of colored contact lenses, which let you slightly enhance or radically alter your eye color. This collection of contact lenses includes such a large number of options, that you'll be sure to end up...

Focusing on Visual Acuity

You have most likely come across the terms visual acuity and twenty-twenty vision. As frequently used as these terms are, do you really grasp their meaning? 20/20 refers to the accuracy of vision from 20 feet away. If you've been told you have 20/20 vision, that basically means that from...

Learning Disability or Convergence Insufficiency?

Many children are diagnosed with learning or behavioral disabilities when actually, that's not the issue at all. In truth, he or she might have a hidden but very real vision issue that creates an obstacle in the way of learning at school, known as Convergence Insufficiency (CI). Here's the breakdown:...

Focusing on Eye Patches

Does your child have a lazy eye? It forms when sight in one eye is suppressed. This might happen if your child isn't able to see properly through one eye because of issues with distance vision, and in some cases, astigmatism, or something that might be limiting clear vision in...

What Does Your Eye Doctor Need to Know About You?

Is it time for your next eye exam? If you want to make sure your exam is thorough and worthwhile, there are several facts we'll need to know. Firstly, it is crucial that you keep us updated on any recent health conditions or problems you are experiencing because eyes are...

Multifocal Lenses

If you're close to 40 and starting to observe some difficulty reading fine print, you might have developed presbyopia, a common age-related condition that prevents you from clearly seeing near objects. If you already struggle with distance vision, and develop presbyopia, you don't need to carry a separate pair of...

June Special

Have a look at our June special on Sunglasses!

July Special

Have a look at our June special on New Glasses!

August Special

See our new specials

September Special

Stop in today!

October Special

November Special

January Special

February Special

March Special

New Sport Glass Colors Now Available!

Six new colors of sports glasses have just arrived! For kids and adults!

Get your children’s eyes checked. It could mean more than you think…

This is the second time Dr. Khankhanian has saved a child's life by properly diagnosing and making prompt referral to the ER Read Anthony's story.

October Monthly Special

 
 
 

How We Discovered a Cancerous Brain Tumor

This story is about how a recent visit to the Eagle Vision turned into the discovery of a cancerous brain tumor.

October is…

October is 'Eye Injury Prevention Month' in the USA and 'Eye Health Month' in Canada. There are about 285 million people living with blindness and low vision all around the world. Children account for some 19 million of them. The vast majority of visual impairment is readily treatable and/or preventable....

7 Things You Should Know About Eyelid Twitches

You may have experienced this before. Out of nowhere, your eyelid starts twitching uncontrollably. While this can be a cause of aggravation, eyelid twitches, spasms or tics are actually quite common. Here are 7 things you should know about this eye condition: Eye twitches are generally caused by a repetitive,...

Do You Know the Facts About Diabetic Eye Disease?

November is Diabetic Eye Disease Awareness Month. Do you know the facts?

“Eye” Am Home for the Holidays – 7 Eye Tips for College Students

Winter break is in a few weeks and, with college students finding their way home for the holidays, it is a good time for parents to check in and make sure their independent kids are taking care of themselves properly.Vision plays a key role in learning as well as extra-curricular activities...

8 Tips to Beat Winter Dry Eyes

One of the most common patient complaints during the winter months is dry eyes. In the cooler climates, cold winds and dry air, coupled with dry indoor heating can be a recipe for eye discomfort.  Dryness and irritation can be particularly debilitating for those who wear contact lenses or suffer...

Know How and When to Treat an Eye Infection

It’s that time of year again…coughs, sneezing, running noses and itchy, red eyes.  How do you know when an eye irritation is something that needs medical attention? First of all, any time an eye infection is accompanied by fever, excessive discharge or pain, you should see your eye doctor immediately....

Under Pressure: Are you at Risk for Glaucoma?

January is Glaucoma Awareness Month.  Glaucoma is a serious, vision threatening disease. You can save your eyesight, by knowing the facts. Are you at risk of developing glaucoma? The short answer is yes. Anyone can get glaucoma and because of this it is important for every person, young and old...

Refocus on the Digital Age with Computer Glasses

Digital devices have impacted our world in so many positive ways, allowing us to connect, work, play and get information at the speed of light. But all of this good brings with it a measure of concern: Digital Eye Strain or Computer Vision Syndrome. Focusing on your vision on digital...

10 Steps to Prevent Vision Loss

March is Save Your Vision Month, a time to raise public awareness about how to protect your eyes and your vision. Most people aren’t aware that 75% of potential vision loss can be prevented or treated. This largely depends on patients being proactive and educated about their eye health. Here...

Can you Really Go Blind from Looking at a Solar Eclipse?

Last week, people in South America, Europe, North Africa, and parts of Asia and the Middle East saw a solar eclipse. As you may have heard, looking directly at a solar eclipse is very dangerous for your eyes and vision. Nevertheless, this rare event is something that many people want...

Enjoying Life During Eye Allergy Season

Spring is in the air. But along with the beauty of the blooming flowers and budding trees, comes allergy season. The high pollen count and allergens floating in the fresh spring air can certainly wreak havoc on the comfort level of those suffering from allergies, causing an otherwise nature-loving individual...

What Women Need to Know About Eye Health

According to Women’sEyeHealth.org, ⅔ of blindness and visual impairment occurs in women. Additionally, an estimated 75% of visual impairment is preventable or correctable with proper education and care. With the increased risks for women it’s critical for women to know about the risks and prevention to effectively protect their eyes...

5 Ways to Ensure Healthy Vision

Your eyes are constantly at work for you, playing a vital role as you navigate through each day. As May is healthy vision month, here are some things to keep in mind: Know your genes While your eyes may be the same color as your father’s eyes, you may have...
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The touching story of how Dr. Khankhanian’s expertise saved the lives of two young patients
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