Dr. Davis and her story in the Enjoy Magazine

Wednesday, 07 February 2018 by

Thank you to Shasta College for featuring Dr. Davis and her story in the Enjoy Magazine: Northern California Living this month. #redding #thisisredding #seethedifference #davisod Kristi Patten Davis Kristi Davis OD February 2018—Adoring ● Published by Enjoy Magazine

  REDDING, Calif. – The solar eclipse is less than a week from now. People who haven’t found a pair of viewing glasses yet need to hurry. The specialized glasses are selling out at most retailers and there has been a widespread recall on Amazon. “The sun’s pretty much the only thing else you can

Technology and Our Eyes

Saturday, 18 February 2017 by

By E. Flath   Winter is a time when many of us spend more time at home, and less time outside. This can also mean that we are spending more time on our computers, watching T.V., or using our phones to check social media (or buying stuff on Amazon). The good news is that it’s

Did you know you can keep your eyes healthy by eating pie? Pumpkin pie! Pumpkin is one of the best-known sources of beta-carotene, a powerful anti-oxidant that gives orange vegetables and fruit their vibrant color. Beta-carotene becomes Vitamin A in the body after we eat it, and Vitamin A is an antioxidant that is essential

January is famous as the month everyone decides to join the gym and start dieting. Over the years, many have argued that setting resolutions don’t work, and we should just skip the tradition altogether. However, if you can modify just a few small things in your routine the results can be pretty profound. For instance,

In part 1 of this 3 part series about diabetic eye disease, we will discuss diabetic retinopathy and what you can do to help prevent eye damage and vision loss.   If you have diabetes you probably spend a lot of time maintaining your diet, keeping up with insulin injections, and visiting your doctor. But


Thursday, 20 August 2015 by

NEARSIGHTEDNESS ON THE RISE Myopia, or nearsightedness, affects more people now than ever before, especially children. In recent years myopia cases have jumped more than 20 percent. It’s estimated that over 40% of the population is nearsighted. Nearsightedness means you can see the things near you clearly, but you have trouble seeing far away. So


Tuesday, 07 July 2015 by

Last month we talked about the most common type of glaucoma called open-angle glaucoma. Glaucoma is actually a group of diseases and conditions that cause vision loss and blindness, so while open-angle glaucoma is the most common, it is only one of a variety of glaucoma conditions. Keep in mind that even open-angle glaucoma can


Tuesday, 09 June 2015 by

 The Most Common Type of Glaucoma and its Treatment. One of the most compelling reasons to see your optometrist for a comprehensive eye exam is to be evaluated for signs of glaucoma. Glaucoma is one of the leading causes of vision loss and blindness in the United States. Glaucoma has no noticeable symptoms – until

Children’s Eye Exams

Tuesday, 05 May 2015 by

YOUR CHILD’S EYE HEALTH As parents, we are used to worrying about our children’s health. Even before they are born we are taking steps to ensure they get the best care we can possibly give them. From the first days in the hospital to the subsequent appointments with their pediatrician, to the first visit to the