Auburn Eye Care | Chapa-De
Keep an Eye on Your Vision!
You don’t have to have blurry vision to finally learn about eye health. Right now is a great opportunity to learn about eye health and to make sure you and your family understand the importance of regular eye exams.
Taking care of your eyes should be a priority, just like eating healthy and physical activity.
Chapa-De’s optometry department is located in the Auburn health center. Optician, Laura Massari and optometrist Tochuku Nkadi are available all week to visit with patients.
Who should make an optometry appointment?
- Chapa-De recommends eye exams for everyone in your family!
- Starting with children as young as 4 years old.
- People over 60 years old.
- People who have diabetes should have annual eye exams to check for preventable or treatable causes of blindness.
- Those living with diabetes can have retinopathy screenings available to them during visits with their regular provider.
Chapa-De Auburn Eye Care services include:
- Comprehensive Eye Health and Vision Examinations
- Diagnosis and Treatment of Eye Diseases and Vision Disorders
- Detection of General Health Problems
- Prescribing Glasses, Contact Lenses, and Medication
- Performing Minor Surgical Procedures
- We also counsel patients regarding surgical options and vision needs as related to their occupation and lifestyle
- Our optician will also assist you in selecting frames for your glasses, ordering the lenses, and adjusting your glasses, walk-ins are welcome!
How can you protect your vision?
- Get regular comprehensive dilated eye exams.
- Know your family’s eye health history. It’s important to know if anyone has been diagnosed with an eye disease or condition, since some are hereditary.
- Eat right to protect your sight: eat plenty of dark leafy greens such as spinach, kale, or collard greens, and fish that is high in omega-3 fatty acids such as salmon, albacore tuna, trout, and halibut.
- Maintain a healthy weight.
- Wear protective eyewear when playing sports or doing activities around the home, such as painting, yard work, and home repairs.
- Quit smoking or never start.
- Wear sunglasses that block 99 percent-100 percent of ultraviolet A (UVA) and ultraviolet B (UVB) radiation.
- Wash your hands before taking out your contacts and cleanse your contact lenses properly to avoid infection.
- Practice workplace eye safety.
Are You At Risk?
Many people who are at risk for vision loss do not know it.
By scheduling regular appointments at Chapa-De, we can detect and treat any sign of eye disease early on.
Don’t wait until you notice a problem to get checked!
Having regular eye exams is the best way to make sure your eyes are healthy!
PASSIONATE PEOPLE. COMPASSIONATE CARE.
Chapa-De provides medical care, dental care, optometry, behavioral health, pharmacy services and much more.
Serving all American Indian, Low Income and Limited Income Community