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Dr. Taylor Bladh, O.D. | Local Eye Exams in Diamond Bar, CA

We’re on N. Diamond Bar Blvd just north of the 57 and 60 interchange

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We have implemented new Safe Practices to adhere to the CDC and American Optometric Association recommendations. We look forward to serving you and keeping you and our staff healthy and safe. Please familiarize yourself with the following before your next appointment:

1. Please text or call us from your car when you arrive for your appointment and wait for further instructions.
2. Face masks will be required while at our office and we will NOT be providing them
3. Temperatures will be taken before entering the office
4. Everyone will be required to wash their hands or use hand sanitizer upon entering
5. All patients will be asked about their health status
6. We ask that patients come to their appointment unaccompanied, so there will be fewer people in the office
7. Patients who need caregivers or minors may be accompanied by one person
8. Social distancing around the office will be observed as much as practically possible
9. Pens will be used once and then disinfected
10. Doctor schedules have been lightened to decrease patient flow throughout the office
11. Increased cleaning of patient areas will be prioritized
12. Car-side or curb-side pickup will be available for contacts or glasses, as well as shipping at no-charge to patients
13. To control the flow of patients in our glasses and sunglasses dispensary, frame selections/adjustments will be done by appointment only. Our staff is also great at doing glasses selection via email!
14. Tele health appointments are available for eye infections or other eye problems, without having to come into the office.
15. If you are new to our office, please fill out our patient forms on our website prior to coming in.

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Signs of Eye and Vision Problems in Infants

Infant Eyesight

Despite nine months of growth in utero, babies are not born with fully developed eyes and vision – just like they can’t walk or talk yet. Over the first few months of life, their visual systems continue to progress, stimulated by their surroundings.

Babies will develop the ability to track objects, focus their eyes, and move them like a team. Their visual acuity will improve and they will gradually be able to see more colors. They will also form the neural connections that will allow them to process what they see, to understand and interact with the world around them.

Healthy eyes and good vision are necessary for proper and timely progress; ocular or visual problems can lead to developmental delays.

So how do you know if your infant is developing normally? What can you do to ensure your baby’s eye health and vision are on track? While infant eye problems are not common, here are some steps you can take to ensure your child’s eyes are healthy.

#1 Schedule a six month check-up with Dr. Bladh.

It is recommended to get the first professional comprehensive eye and vision exam for your child between six and 12 months of age. Dr. Bladh is our Pediatric Optometrist in the office and has a lot of experience with these exams (he has 12 grandkids of his own).

Dr. Bladh will check for the following skills at the 6-month checkup:

  • Visual acuity (nearsightedness, farsightedness or astigmatism)
  • Eye muscle and movement capabilities
  • Eye health

If you have any concerns prior to six months, don’t hesitate to take your baby for an exam earlier.

#2 Engage in visually stimulating play.

Incorporating visually stimulating play for your child will help develop visual processes like eye tracking and eye teaming.

A baby’s initial focusing distance is 20-30 cm, so to nurture healthy vision skills, keep high contrast “reach and touch” toys within this distance. Alternate right and left sides with each feeding, and provide toys that encourage tracking of moving objects to foster eye-hand coordination and depth perception.

Pediatricians in North America recommend that NO screen time be allowed under the age of 2, as many forms of development may be delayed from premature use of digital devices.

#3 Be alert to eye and vision problems.

Keep an eye out for indications of an eye health problem, and contact our office to discuss any concerns you may have. Some symptoms to pay attention to include:

  • Red eyes or eyelids, which may or may not be accompanied by discharge and crusty lids. This may indicate an eye infection that can be very contagious and may require medication.
  • Excessive eye watering or tearing. This may be caused by a problem with the tear ducts, such as a blockage.
  • Extreme light sensitivity. While some light sensitivity is normal, significant sensitivity to light can be a sign of disease or elevated eye pressure.
  • Eye “jiggling” or bouncing. This suggests a problem with the muscle control of the eyes.
  • Eye turn. Whether it is an eye that seems to cross in or a “lazy eye” that turns out, this is often associated with a refractive error or eye muscle issues that could require treatment such as eyeglasses, vision therapy, patching or surgery.
  • White pupil. This can be a sign of a number of seious diseases. If you see this have it checked out immediately.

Since your infant’s eyes are still maturing, any issues that are found can likely be corrected with proper care and treatment. The important thing is to call Dr. Bladh OD at 909.861.3737 to schedule your child’s exam and start regular checks of the health of your child’s eyes to ensure proper learning and development throughout infancy and beyond. See you at the office!

PEDIATRIC OPTOMETRY IS VITAL FOR YOUR CHILD’S HEALTH

 

Patients often ask me “When should my child have their first pediatric eye examination?” The answer surprises many when I tell them that the American Optometric Association recommends the first eye examination between 6 and 12 months of age. Any child considered “at risk” should be evaluated before 6 months. At risk is any child who:

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If you’ve never seen a true pediatric eye examination, you are in for a treat. It is the most fun I have during my day. I get to break out all of the toys and use all the knowledge gained throughout the years of practicing. We assess more than you can imagine. Ocular health, refractive error, eye turns, and since we are a developmental optometric practice we also assess any developmental delays. I can’t stress how important it is to have your child in for their exam, of course this is what I do for a living. Call today and make an appointment 909.861.3737

We Believe Great Vision Is the Root of All Happiness

Dr. Taylor Bladh, O.D.: Your Source for Clear, Comfortable & Healthy Vision

Dr. Bladh runs a truly one stop optometric office. While we continue to have a great traditional office with excellent staff, a wide variety of fashionable eyewear, an in office edger to make glasses while you wait, a large inventory of contact lenses, a great sunglass selection, and expertise in orthokeratology. We strive to help your family with many medical eye problems that you may encounter. Glaucoma, eye infections, dry eye, diabetic eye exams, LASIK co-management, cataract monitoring and surgery follow up can all be handled by Doctor Bladh.

Great Eyewear and Eye Care in Diamond Bar

With an office in Diamond Bar, Our practice serves Chino Hills, Chino, Phillips Ranch, La Verne, Covina, West Covina, Rowland Heights, Montclair, Glendora, Claremont, Pomona, San Dimas, Walnut, Ontario, Brea, Hacienda Heights, Yorba Linda and Whittier. We specialize in diagnosing and treating dry eye syndrome (artificial tears, steroids, inflammadry), super accurate prescriptions, myopia control and multifocal contact lenses. We also have glasses frames to fit your personal style. Make an appointment today to see how we can help you!

After moving to Southern California, I was in need of a new optometrist. Dr. Bladh's office was on my VSP providers list and had a location near my work. I was astonished as to how welcoming the office was on my first visit. Dr. Bladh did a thorough eye exam and was very helpful in answering all of the questions I had. The staff was extremely knowledgeable and were able to help me select a new pair of glasses and the turn around time was AMAZING! Overall, had an excellent experience and will definitely refer everyone here.

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Dr. Taylor Bladh Provides Emergency Eye Care Services

We offer emergency services that require immediate and urgent eye care. If your eye is injured, don’t try to judge the severity of it. Immediately seek the opinion of an eye doctor to lessen the risk of hurting your vision. We understand ocular emergencies can arise at any time.

Please call our office at 909-402-2020 for further instructions. Use your best judgment on urgency, if you feel your need to find the nearest emergency room.

Call Us! (909) 402-2020

Our Eye Care Services

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Focus on Vision Training

Our office provides Assessment and Vision Training for individuals with developmental disabilities and those who require neuro-rehabilitation. We specialize in Autism Spectrum Disorders including ADHD and are currently involved in a Sensory Training Program study with the University of California.

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Focus on Sports Vision

Sports Vision training has been around for years but here at Everything Eyes we have created a new paradigm in sensory training. We work on a neurological level to reprogram how the brain processes visual information to increase visual acuity, reaction time, shape and movement detection just to name a few.

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Focus on Designer Frames

We have an extensive selection of eyewear including the latest styles in designer sunglasses and prescription eyeglasses.

Oakley, Ray-Ban, Tom Ford, Gucci, Nike, Ferragamo, Kate Spade, Coach, and many more….you’ll find them all right here!

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Focus on Contact Lenses

We offer a wide selection of contact lenses including disposable soft contact, bifocal/multifocal, toric, and colored lenses. Whether you wear daily, weekly or monthly disposables, or conventional (vial) lenses, check out our selection of lenses that fit your needs.

If you decide to opt for contact lens wear, it is very important that the lenses fit properly and comfortably and that you understand contact lens safety and hygiene. A contact lens exam will include both a comprehensive eye exam to check your overall eye health, your general vision prescription, and then a contact lens consultation and measurement to determine the proper lens fit. Click here to contact us

Featured Contact Lenses

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Bausch + Lomb ULTRA contact lenses with MoistureSeal technology maintains 95% of it’s moisture for a full 16 hours. Patients can experience all-day comfort. Learn more.

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Sports Vision Therapy for Athletes in Diamond Bar, CA

This amazing marvel of Sports Vision technology runs through a battery of tests by way of entertaining and competitive games that evaluate 10 areas of the sensory system as it would relate to sports. Vision is only a small part of the evaluation.

Depth perception, hand-eye coordination, contrast sensitivity, near-far quickness, decision making, reaction time are a few of the categories. The main areas that make an athlete successful. We only test areas we know we can improve so the scores are 100 percent relevant. Click here to learn more.

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Check Out Our World Famous Designer Brand Names

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Our sunglasses and glasses ranges are extensive and full of world famous designer brand names including, Oakley, Burberry, Ray Ban, Cole Haan, Tory Burch, Dior and more. Browse our Designer Frames page for more brands we carry.

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718 North Diamond Bar Boulevard
Diamond Bar, CA 91765

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