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Optical Services

Susan Longar, MD and her team of eye specialists in Daly City, California offer unsurpassed optical services. We handle the delicate area in and around your eyes with the utmost care when performing vision exams to diagnose and treat eye conditions. Call (650) 992-9221 for a comprehensive eye exam with glasses or contact lens fitting.

Eye Exams

Routine eye exams are recommended once per year to maintain healthy eyes and detect any potential eye problems that can occur in children or adults. While some people may go their entire life without vision problems, most people will experience some loss of vision during their lifetime. Some symptoms you may experience that require further evaluation by our doctors include:

  • Pain, dryness, or redness around the eyes
  • Deteriorating vision (including decrease in clarity, glare, halos, or starbursts)
  • Flashes of light in the vision or new floaters

Eyeglasses & Sunglasses

Finding the right eyeglasses or sunglasses for you means selecting frames and lenses that suit your vision prescription as well as your style and budget. Our experienced optician, Cynthia, will assist you in this process. We carry the most popular brands and styles of frames for adults including Gucci, Silhouette, and Ray Ban.

When it comes to finding the right lenses to fit your glasses, we have a full selection of standard and specialty lenses, including no-line bifocal (progressive) lenses, transitions lenses, sport lenses, safety lenses, polycarbonate lenses with anti-reflective coating, and more.

Optical Brands

We offer the highest level of optical service and quality optical products. We invite you to visit our optical boutique during your office visit. Our prices are competitive with other optical stores, and we give you personal attention as you shop.

We carry a variety of frames for adults including:

  • Ray Ban
  • Gucci
  • Fendi
  • Oga
  • Koali
  • Silhouette
  • Kate Spade
  • J Lo
  • And many more

Kids frames:

  • X-games
  • Guess
  • Flexon
  • Disney

Contact Lenses

Many types of contact lenses are available that are comfortable and provide clear vision. If you are interested in contact lenses, we will work with you to find a lens that is comfortable and healthy for you to wear. We offer clear lenses as well as colored lenses to change your eye color.

We have contact lenses for all different types of prescriptions:

If you would like to request a contact lens refill, you may log in or register in our patient portal.

Some of the most popular lenses we offer:

  • 1-Day Acuvue Moist
  • 1-Day Acuvue TruEye
  • Avaira
  • Biofinity
  • Biofinity Toric
  • Biofinity Multifocal
  • Acuvue Oasys with Hydraclear Plus
  • Acuvue Oasys for Astigmatism
  • Acuvue Oasys for Presbyopia
  • Extreme H2O 54%
  • Eyedia ClearColor
  • FreshLook ColorBlends
  • Air Optix Aqua
  • Air Optix for Astigmatism
  • Air Optix Aqua Multifocal
  • Focus Dailies
  • Dailies AquaComfort Plus
  • PureVision 2
  • SofLens Toric
  • SofLens Multifocal

Advantages of contact lenses:

  • Enjoy a wider field of vision that is not limited by the size of your eyeglass lenses
  • Wear sunglasses outside without having to switch to separate prescription sunglasses
  • No longer worry about rain droplets collecting on your eyeglass lenses and interfering with your vision
  • Have the option of changing your eye color with contact lenses

Having trouble with your contact lenses?

Is dryness preventing you from wearing contacts? Is your near vision getting more difficult? Are your contact lenses uncomfortable? Often times, switching to a different type of contact lens will help resolve these issues. We will work with you to find the right combination of contact lens type and parameters to fit your eyes and your vision.

Contact Lenses for Corneal Diseases and After Corneal Surgery

The cornea is the clear, front surface of the eye. It is normally smooth and helps bring light into focus on the retina. When the cornea is affected by a disease such as keratoconus, or after surgery such as a corneal transplant, the cornea can lose its smooth optical surface.

If this occurs, ordinary eyeglasses will no longer provide clear vision, and a rigid gas permeable (RGP) contact lens may be necessary. An RGP contact lens creates a new, smooth optical surface that can help give you back usable vision. We can determine if this type of lens will help you.

Low Vision Evaluation

Help for Those with Visual Disabilities

Macular degeneration. Diabetic retinopathy. Stargardt disease. Ocularalbinism. These are just a few of the many conditions that can affect your ability to see clearly. When you are having trouble working, reading, and performing your activities of daily living due to your vision, there are options besides ordinary eyeglasses to help. We will work with you to find the right combination of products to suit your visual needs.

Types of vision aids we offer include:

  • Hand-held magnifiers
  • Magnifiers on a stand
  • Lighted magnifiers
  • Electronic video magnifiers
  • Near and far telescopes
  • Eyeglass-mounted magnifiers
  • Tinted eyeglass lenses that enhance contrast

Eyeglasses and Contact Lenses in Daly City, CA

Susan Longar, MD, and her team of optical specialists in Daly City, CA are excited to meet you, examine your eyes, and fit you with the perfect eye glasses and contacts. For an appointment, call (650) 992-9221 today.

Susan Longar, MD