Dr. Shepard OD, a family eye doctor, provides eye care in Hayward, CA. Be sure you and your family are caring for your eyes. Visit an optometrist regularly to maintain your vision and eye health. If you notice a change in your sight, do not wait until it is time for your annual exam. Schedule a vision exam as soon as you can. Dr. Shepard will evaluate your vision to identify and address whatever is impairing your vision.
Eye care begins with annual eye exams from an optometrist. 20/20 vision is only one part of the vision and eye health. Eyes need to be able to focus, track, move, and work together for optimal vision. Dr. Shepard will test your eye functionality as part of your annual eye exam. Regular eye exams detect changes in your field of vision and eye diseases such as glaucoma.
Dr. Shepard writes lens prescriptions. You may choose to use your prescription to purchase eyeglasses or sunglasses from one of our opticians. Dr. Shepard offers several types of contact lenses. She will help you select comfortable contact lenses, compliment your lifestyle, and help address any refractive issue you might be experiencing. Dry eye, recurring eye infections, and allergies are conditions to be considered when selecting contact lenses.
Computer Vision Treatment
There are many ways to reduce the negative impact of prolonged computer use. Dr. Shepard will advise you on how to set up your work area and lighting. Specialty blue light blocking lenses are also available that are designed specifically for computer use.
Laser-assisted in situ keratomileuses (LASIK) treats nearsightedness, farsightedness, and astigmatism. Dr. Jodi Shepard will evaluate your eye health, discuss your situation with you, and determine whether or not you are a good candidate for LASIK eye surgery. If so, we will refer you to a trusted eye surgeon. At our office, we provide pre and post-LASIK care.
Diabetic Eye Disease
People who have diabetes have a risk of developing diabetic retinopathy. People with diabetes also develop glaucoma more easily. Dr. Shepard will monitor your eye conditions and help you manage your diabetic retinopathy, glaucoma, or cataracts should the need arise.
Book an Appointment With Jodi Shepard, OD in Hayward, CA
Dr. Jodi Shepard has years of experience providing residents of Heyward, CA, and the surrounding areas with reliable eye care. For more information on the eye care services or to schedule an appointment with our family eye doctor, call us at (510) 921-5242.