"If you want quality and wonderful service, please go to Dr. Shalu Pal! The patience, care, and true concern that Dr. Pal has for her clients is wonderful. "
" I was pleasantly surprised by finding a hidden gem within Dr. Pal's office"
"Finally a doctor who is extremely knowledgeable, patient and explains things clearly. She is a wonderful human being who really takes the time to care for your needs. The office has a wonderful atmosphere and the staff are just as helpful as Dr. Pal. "
"I couldn't ask for a better Optometrist. She is a delight to deal with, very patient, helpful and extremely knowledgeable. She was very good with my kids who can be very fussy at times.. And who could ask for a more beautiful location. Highly Recommend!
"My wife and I, highly recommend Dr. Pal. The staff, the service, the merchandise, are all top notch. They really make you feel welcomed. It has been several years since I have been able to see this well !!! You and your staff are the best !!!!
--Steve and Maria L.
"We barely go to optometrists so when we do, we should look for the best! I am super pleased I chose Dr. Pal\'s office. They were helpful from beginning to end, from booking on the phone to my actual visit. Dr. Pal was very detailed and went in-depth about my eye health. She is very patient and made me feel calm. The optician helped me pick a great pair of glasses, they were genuinely friendly which is a huge bonus."
"I have been going to Dr. Pal for several years now. My most recent visit on June 6, 2016 was the best experience there that I have ever had. Firstly, the women on the desk were friendly and efficient - a very good prelude to my examination. Dr. Pal, herself, was, as usual, very thorough and encouraging in her examination. And she puts you at ease before we get into the eyes examination by discussing other things in life. That helps to ease any stress I may have. And they now have a man in the office who does that difficult examination (name of which I do not know!). He is so patient and encouraging and made the exam not so difficult for me this time. After all that, I saw Dr. Pal again before I left and she told me my eyes were good! Even had the news been not so good, I believe that I would be able to handle it because I truly believe that Dr. Pal and her staff would have taken good care of me. I will always go back to Dr. Pal and members of her team because I truly believe"
" I have been to a few appointments at Dr. Pal\'s office over the last year for dry eye issues and every time it has been a very positive experience. The 3 receptionists at the front desk are warm and friendly. They are attentive and provide a very high level of customer service. I appreciate that they call me by name and remembered conversations we had at previous visits. I find Dr. Pal to be an excellent practitioner who is very thorough with her exams, has a lovely personality and takes the time to answer any and all questions that may arise. I am happy with the computer glasses I purchased and value the honest opinions I received from the staff when selecting frames. It was refreshing to have multiple opinions on styles and I felt they truly wanted me to walk out with a frame that was best suited to me. I highly recommend Dr. Pal \'s office! As a health care practitioner myself, I think all health care experiences should be this personilzed and friendly!"
An Exciting New Use of Advanced Technology
Modern surgical techniques have completely transformed cataract removal procedures into one of the safest and most predictable of all. Recently, femtosecond lasers that were introduced into refractive surgery techniques like LASIK are being tested by eye surgeons for use in cataract removal.
Femtosecond lasers are extremely short, powerful bursts of light that are used in LASIK procedures. Their use in cataract surgery involves...
Occasionally, as we look at the sky or at a blank wall, we notice small spots that look like grey particles, floating in the visual field; they can be shapes such as loops, lines or cobwebs and they seem to move somewhat with the eyes.
Sometimes we are aware of short flashes of light as well. Both floaters and flashes are usually benign and are more annoying than serious. However, a sudden onset of floaters or flashes of light can be signs of something more serious; we will discuss what...
In most cases floaters flashes and spots are more irritating than harmful. They appear as shapes such as circles lines or cobwebs that float or flash before your eyes. Floaters are actually shadows cast on the retina by irregularities within the jelly-like substance inside of the eye called the vitreous humor. They can develop during embryonic development or you can acquire them over time.
For most people floaters come with age because the transparent semi-gelatinous vitreous humor th...
Most people do not know that the only place in the human body where blood vessels can be viewed in their natural state, without cutting something open, is in the back of the eye. For this reason, the eye is one of the best places to evaluate diseases and conditions that affect the circulation; what is happening in the ocular blood vessels is also happening elsewhere in the body.
For this reason, Fluorescein Angiography (FA), a test in which the vegetable dye called fluoresc...
Focus® DAILIES® Contact Lenses
Millions of people rely on Focus® DAILIES® daily disposable contact lenses for renewed comfort each new day. Now, that comfort can last throughout the day with Focus DAILIES with AquaRelease*. The AquaRelease moisturizing agent
is released gradually as the day wears on - a little bit each time with every blink. That means time-release comfort. And even better end-of-day comfort than original Focus DAILIE...
There are ten cranial nerves, each in charge of a different function, like the sense of smell, the optic nerve, and the one that controls most eye movement. The fourth nerve, the trochlear, is in charge of only one eye muscle, called the superior oblique, which moves each eye downward and inward, with some rotational effect also.
The fourth nerve, also called the trochlear nerve is the longest of the cranial nerves, and the one most sensitive to damage from trauma (head inju...
A corneal dystrophy is a condition in which one or more types of tissues of the cornea, the clear dome-shaped structure located at the front of the eye, begin to lose their clarity, compromising vision. There are more than 20 corneal dystrophies, which share certain traits, including:
They are usually genetic
They affect both eyes equally
They are not caused by diet, injury or any lifestyle choices
Most are progressive, usually in a gradual way
Most begin in one of the five laye...