Reading an eye chart mounted or projected on a wall is a standard part of every visit to the optometrist today, but it wasn't always that way. Centuries ago, practitioners struggled to measure vis ...View Article
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With 26 years of experience on vision care and more than 30,000 happy patients, Dr. Eileen Lo has been a California State Board licensed optometrist since graduating from the University of California, Berkeley, School of Optometry in 1986. She practices primary and advanced eye care at her practice, East Bay Vision Center Optometry, with three locations in the East Bay area, specifically Oakland and Fremont. She is a member of the American Optometric Association (AOA), California Optometric Assosication (COA), Orthokeratology Academy of America (OAA), International Academy of Orthokeratology (IAO), and Alameda Contra Costa Optometric Society (ACCOS).
Dr. Lo’s primary goal is to provide patients with the highest quality eye care. As a T.P.A. (Therapeutic Prescribing Agents) Certified Optometrist, Dr. Lo can diagnose eye problems and provide treatment to a variety of eye diseases in addition to examining for glasses and contact lenses. She will be Glaucoma certified this year, which enables her to treat glaucoma patients. Dr. Lo also has extensive experience in co-management of laser vision correction, also known as LASIK, as well as working with patients with special needs.
Distinguished as a Fellow of Orthokeratology Academy of America (FOAA), Dr. Lo has been fitting orthokeratology or CRT lenses on patients since 1996. With 16 years of orthokeratology experience, Dr. Lo has been successful working with myopia control in children’s vision via CRT. Dr. Lo also has expertise in fitting contact lenses with astigmatism, presbyopia, and keratoconus. She can also fit hybrid lenses (Synergeyes Duette lenses) and Scleral GP lenses.
In addition to her work at East Bay Vision Center Optometry, Dr. Lo is dedicated to community service. Every year, Dr. Lo conducts vision screenings in elementary schools and low vision screenings in nursing homes. She believes that volunteering her time and professional expertise as a primary care physician is the best way to serve her community.
Dr. Jennifer Hsieh was born in Taiwan and came to the USA after she finished elementary school. She speaks Mandarin Chinese, Taiwanese and English. Dr. Hsieh went to the University of California, San Diego for undergraduate and got a degree in Biology and Psychology. She went to the University of California Berkeley School of Optometry for her doctor's degree. She also did a one year residency at UC Berkeley in primary eye care and low vision. She is certified for treating nearsightedness with Ortho-K (CRT) night-time contact lenses.
When she was a resident, she taught many lectures to other eye doctors in the Bay Area on topics such as retinal detachment, keratoconus and myopia control with Ortho-K contact lenses. She also published numerous papers on retinal detachment, Corneal Refractive Therapy (CRT) fitting and myopia control, viral conjunctivitis treatment and keratoconus.
She was awarded a nomination for the 2015 American Optometric Association Young Optometrist of the Year Award. She also won the 2014 California Optometric Association Young Optometrist of the Year Award and the 2013 Santa Clara County Optometric Society Young Optometrist of the Year Award.
She has been seeing patients at East Bay Vision Center Optometry since 2010. She enjoys providing customized quality eye care in a friendly manner to all her patients.
During her free time, she enjoys spending time with her son and husband outdoors.
謝醫師獲得2014年度加州眼科協會最佳年輕眼科醫師獎以及2013年度Santa Clara 眼科協會最佳年輕眼科醫師獎。
Dr. Amed was born in Afghanistan and resided California at age 14 after spending most of her adolescent life in Europe, experiencing with various languages and cultures. She received her Bachelor Science degree from University of California Irvine and her doctor’s degree from University of California Berkeley School of Optometry. Her main goals as an Optometrist is to educate the public of the importance of routine eye exams and the effects of medical conditions, such as Diabetes, contributing to ocular disease. She promotes school screening for children, early detection and preventative care.
In her career as an Optometrist, she has gained extensive experience in variety of Optometric settings, from solo independent, to cooperate to hospital settings. She has treated patients with diverse demographics and ocular pathologies
She is eager to do her best to contribute to the health of her community, while learning and broadening her scope of practice. In addition to reading current Optometric articles, she actively attends many local meetings, events and continuing education classes to keep herself current with the latest news and development in the field of Optometry.
She enjoys spending time with her 2 little children, ages 2 and 3. She enjoys arts, music, and outdoor activities.
If you have any questions and concerns about ocular health or about the field of Optometry, she’ll be happy to educate you and share her expertise.
Caleb Poon, O.D.
Doctor Poon graduated from the UC Berkeley School of Optometry where he received a solid and challenging education. Before optometry school, he graduated from UCLA (University of California at Los Angeles) with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Psychobiology and graduated with latin honors.
Doctor Poon completed a diverse array of externships such as La Clinica in Oakland, CSUS (California State University), SSB (Sacramento Society for the Blind), and the Monterey VA. At UC Berkeley, Dr. Poon completed rotations in school vision screenings, advanced contact lens clinic, binocular vision clinic, low vision clinic, and over 60’s clinic.
In addition to a rigorous academic education, Doctor Poon participated in a volunteer trip with VOSH (Volunteer Optometric Services to Humanity) to San Juan Del Sur in Nicaragua to give free eye exams, distance glasses, reading glasses, bifocals, and sunglasses.
Doctor Poon enjoys spending time with family and friends. He also enjoys reading, music, hiking, traveling, and eating out with friends from church.
Dr. Rebecca Lee, O.D.
Dr. Rebecca Lee is a third-generation optometrist in her family. From pre-testing patients before their eye exams as a technician, to styling patients with fashionable frames as an optician, to helping patients as Patient Care Coordinator, Dr. Lee has a strong passion for optometry with over a decade of experience in eye care. She is both a UCLA Bruin and a California Bear as she studied Physiological Sciences at the University of California, Los Angeles before pursuing her Optometry degree at the University of California, Berkeley. She also completed her residency at Portland Veterans Affairs Health Care System, with emphasis on Ocular Disease, Specialty Contact Lenses, and Low Vision. She also has experience with presenting academic posters and giving lectures at optometry conferences and meetings.
Dr. Lee is dedicated to serving her community through eye care. She volunteers at elementary schools to provide school vision screening and provides ocular health exams at nursing homes. She also volunteered internationally as a part of VOSH (Volunteer Optometric Services to Humanity), providing eye care to underserved communities in Nicaragua. Having worn night-time orthokeratology lenses herself, Dr. Lee is also passionate about myopia control, fitting Orthokeratology lenses, dual-focus multifocal soft lenses, or prescribing atropine therapy for children with progression myopia or nearsightedness. She also fits large-diameter specialty scleral contact lenses and hybrid lenses for eyes with irregular corneas or ocular conditions including keratoconus, pellucid marginal degeneration, post-LASIK or post-RK ectasia, and severe dry eye. She also treats and manages ocular diseases often found in elderly populations including glaucoma, macular degeneration, cataracts, and diabetic retinopathy. In patients with reduced vision even with glasses or contact lenses, Dr. Lee provides Low Vision exams and services. She also speaks English, Cantonese, Mandarin, and some Spanish.