Category Archives: Blog

Keratoconus, Eye Patches and X-Factor USA Finalist, Lyric Da Queen

X-Factor USA finalist, Lyric Da Queen, is known for her signature eye patches. But the patch isn't just a fashion accessory. In 2008, her right eye turned grey and she lost her vision. Doctors diagnosed her with keratoconus and just weeks later, the same thing happened with her left eye. A conical bulge, caused by…
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How ODs can help fight the rise of measles

originally published on February 2, 2014 by the American Optometric Association http://www.aoa.org/news/clinical-eye-care/how-ods-can-help-fight-the-rise-of-measles   A recent measles outbreak—believed to have direct links to Disneyland and Disney California Adventure Park—has health officials and health care providers on high alert. "The evidence is clear that vaccinations save lives and reduce suffering." The disease outbreak, while concentrated in California,…
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Lens Care and Types – Which Type of Contact Lens Is Right for Me?

Are you considering getting contact lenses? There are all kinds of things to consider...Hard lenses, soft lenses, disposables, daily disposables, etc. So which one is right for you and which are safest or easiest to take care of? Take a look at our optometrist's take on it  (Dr. Dave Ardaya) and then speak to your eye…
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Eye Care Center of Excellence

For over 50 years, Golden Optometric has been the community eye care Center of Excellence.  Consistent technological investment--a cornerstone of our practice--allows our doctors and staff to practice at their best, giving you state-of-the art care.  Now, with the addition of Dr. Jacob Khoubian, a UCLA Jules Stein trained ophthalmologist, our practices have expert cataract…
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Sizzling New Products

Anna Sui Eyewear Drawing inspiration from Anna Sui's fashion and accessories, Anna Sui Eyewear incorporates the same fanciful details that have defined the brand since it's beginning including the signature rosebud, Anna's favorite butterfly motif and classic fretwork design. Anna herself has always been known for her signature eyewear style and loves incorporating sunglasses and…
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Dr. David Ardaya, Young Optometrist of the Year

Congratulations to Dr. David Ardaya, for being named "Young Optometrist of the Year" and the great article that appeared in the Whittier Daily News, San Gabriel Tribune,and Pasadena Star. The best Doctors are here at Golden Optometric! Read the full article Dr. David Ardaya named Young Optometrist of the Year Young Optometrist of the Year,…
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Golden Optometric Celebrates 50 Years of Serving the Whittier Community

Father/son team has seen many changes at Washington and Norwalk Blvds. -- WHITTIER, CA (April 30, 2009) -- Golden Optometric Group is celebrating its 50th anniversary of serving the eye care needs of the Whittier and surrounding communities. Dr. Sheldon Golden opened the doors of his practice in 1959 upon graduation from optometry school. The…
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Exercise For Your…Eyes?

Photo credit by Scott Pehrson Unless you've been living under a rock, you probably already know that just 30 minutes of exercise a day can help your heart, energy levels, and waistline. But did you know that it can also benefit your eyes? Eye diseases are often times linked to other health problems such as…
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