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Welcome to Optometry at Redwood Shores

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Our team of eye doctors and eye care staff are here to care for all of your vision needs. We take pride in building lasting relationships with our patients, which is why we take the time to get to know you, your vision requirements and your lifestyle needs.

Caring Optometrists in Redwood City, CA

Eyes are important indicators of overall health, and comprehensive eye care goes beyond a prescription for glasses or contact lenses. At Optometry at Redwood Shores in Redwood City, we take the time to get to know you, your eye care history, and your vision needs. Our optometrists provide the expert care, advice, options, and follow up you need whether you are a new patient or an existing one.

Great Eyewear & Eye Care in San Carlos & The San Francisco Bay Area

From our office in Redwood City, Optometry at Redwood Shores serves patients from San Mateo County and California’s Bay Area.

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Learn more about how we can help with Computer Vision Syndrome (CVS) Sitting for hours in front of a computer screen stresses a child’s eyes because the computer forces the child’s vision system to focus and strain a lot more than any other task. This can put children at an even greater risk than adults for developing symptoms of computer vision syndrome.

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Focus on Eye Glasses

Our staff will help you find the best fit for your specific needs and explain how different lenses and frames will impact your vision.

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Focus on Technology

Learn about the different types of tests & equipment you may experience on a visit to our eye care clinic near San Carlos.

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Focus on Contact Lenses

Whether you wear conventional lenses or daily, weekly, or monthly disposables, you'll love our wide selection of contact lenses.

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Q&A Dr. Ratinoff Answers Your Eyecare Questions

Q: Can kids wear contact lenses?

Yes, if your child is responsible and a good candidate for contact lenses. I will give them a comprehensive eye exam and help them put on their first lenses. If they are successful, they can wear the contacts home. We are very patient and will even schedule extra visits to properly coach your child how to put on contacts on their own.

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Optomap Ultra-Widefield Retinal Imaging

Linear-Daytonas-Eight-Colors-with-LogosGetting an optomap image is fast, painless and comfortable. Nothing touches your eye at any time. It is suitable for the whole family. To have the exam, you simply look into the device one eye at a time (like looking through a keyhole) and you will see a comfortable flash of light to let you know the image of your retina has been taken.

Emergency Eye Care

eye-emergency-care-300x225Optometry at Redwood Shores offers emergency services that require immediate and urgent eye care. If your eye is injured, don’t try to judge the severity of it. Immediately seek the opinion of an eye doctor to lessen the risk of hurting your vision. We understand ocular emergencies can arise at any time.

Please call our office at: (650) 551-9111 for further instructions. Use your best judgment on urgency, if you feel your need to find the nearest emergency room.

Insurance Companies

Optometry at Redwood Shores Accepts VSP Insurance.

We are providers for most Insurance, Aetna, Blue Cross (Anthem) Blue Shield, Cigna, Medicare, United HealthCare, Vision Service Plan, Eyemed & MESC

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Looking for an Optometrist Serving San Carlos & Redwood City?

Our optometrists take the time to explain the results of your eye exam, describe your options and listen to your eye care needs. Because maintaining good eye health is an ongoing partnership, we encourage you to ask questions and share your health information, which could be vital to monitoring, diagnosing and treating potential vision problems.

Computer Vision Syndrome

Learn more about how we can help with Computer Vision Syndrome (CVS).

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Danger to Children's Eyesight from Digital Devices

Our Optician's Pick

We carry a large variety of top designer frames for both eyeglasses and sunglasses.

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6 Ways to Prevent Age-Related Macular Degeneration (AMD)

Age-related macular degeneration is a serious condition that can threaten your vision and general well-being. Characterized by the deterioration of the central area of the retina called the macula which is responsible for focused vision, the disease gradually reduces your central vision. This affects the ability to see fine details,...