New San Luis Office Location 1/3/2017
Moving Notice: San Luis Obispo Office is relocating! We are excited to share the news that we are moving our San Luis Obispo location and will open our newly renovated office January 3, 2017. Our new location will allow us to expand our optometric services with additional square footage, an expansive optical gallery and a […]
Dr. Lauren Tackett Celebrates 8 years
Dr. Lauren Tackett is celebrating 8 years at Primary Eyecare Center this month! Lauren feels so fortunate to work with such an amazing team of doctors and staff and is excited about the future of our practice. She also thanks her patients for a wonderful 8 years!
PEC HOLIDAY PARTY
No More Air Puff!
Many patients hate the dreaded “air puff” test during their annual eye exam. A quick and painless technology is now available in our office to test for glaucoma. The Icare tonometer is based on a new technology that does not require an air puff or eyedrops. The measurement is barely noticeable and our patients much prefer it to the […]
Can I Swim with my Contact Lenses?
We are often asked this question… Can I Swim with my Contact Lenses? You should avoid swimming in your contact lenses to prevent bacterial infections or other infections due to parasites such as acanthamoeba. Some eye infections, such as acanthamoeba keratitis can cause serious corneal ulcers and even blindness. The FDA recommends never exposing your contact lenses to […]
NEW COLOR CONTACTS AVAILABLE!
NEW COLOR CONTACTS AVAILABLE AT OUR OFFICE! There have been new developments in 2015 to improve color contact lens technology. Color contacts now allow for better comfort and more natural appearance. Visit our office to try these new lenses! Air Optix Colors and 1-day Acuvue Define
NEW Proclear® 1 day multifocal lenses are now available in our office! Tired of always having to pick up your reading glasses to see up close? Until now one-day disposable contact lenses could not correct both distance and close vision. With the latest in contact lens technology, you can have a daily disposable contact lens […]
Experience Individualized-fit Technology
Experience “individualized-fit” technology at our office to give you the best vision with your new glasses! Introducing the VisiOffice—an advanced new instrument that allows us to personalize your lenses on multiple levels, providing the crispest and cleanest vision possible. Instead of a ruler, this computerized instrument provides a dynamic 3D measurement of the eye to […]
Yes, we text
We can communicate with you by text and email now! We are able to send email and text message reminders for your appointment and to alert you that your glasses or contacts are ready for pick up. If you would like to communicate with us via text or email, you must “opt in” the first […]
Dr. Hider to serve as Trustee of the COA
Dr. Sage Hider of Primary Eyecare Center will serve again as Trustee of the California Optometric Association Dr. Hider has been an active Trustee of the California Optometric Association (COA) since being elected in 2011. Dr. Hider travels around the state and country meeting with political representatives and leaders of the profession to stay informed […]