Dr Thomas Chong

Optometrist

Operating as usual

Keeping Eyes Safe From COVID-19: What Works? 12/23/2020

Keeping Eyes Safe From COVID-19: What Works?

Keeping Eyes Safe From COVID-19: What Works? The latest recommendations on how eyeglasses, contact lenses, face shields, and goggles may be enlisted in the battle against COVID-19.

[11/08/20]   This office will be closed for the following holidays in 2020:
Thanksgiving: closed from Nov 18th through Nov 29th
Christmas: closed from December 14th through January 3rd, 2021
Happy Holidays from Dr. Thomas Chong & Staff

[11/04/20]   Happy Thanksgiving from Our Practice to Your Family. We have a lot to be thankful for: our patients, our staff, and our calling to make your vision as clear as it can be -- so you can experience the world to the fullest. We hope you spend this Holiday Season with your family and friends, with social distancing in mind. While you are thinking about it, schedule your annual eye exam before the year ends. We are here for you.

health.com 08/07/2020

Dr. Fauci Urges People to Wear Goggles to Protect Against COVID—but Do You Really Have to?

health.com Dr. Fauci suggested that people wear goggles to protect themselves against COVID-19 infection. Find out what infectious disease experts say about eye coverings and coronavirus protection.

health.com 08/07/2020

Eye Doctors Want You to Ditch Your Contacts for Glasses Because of Coronavirus

health.com It's not *only* so you stop touching your face so much.

health.com 05/25/2020

16 Immunity-Boosting Foods a Nutritionist Recommends

health.com One of the most important ways to stay healthy is to adopt habits that strengthen immunity. That means getting enough sleep, managing stress, being active,…

[01/15/20]   This office will be closed from Saturday, January 18th through Monday, January 20th. I will be attending Continuing Education Seminars at the University of California, School of Optometry. We will re-open on Tuesday, January 21st @ 9:30 AM.

[12/08/19]   This office will be closed from Monday, December 16th through January 1st for the Christmas & New Year Holidays. We will re-open on Thursday, January 2, 2020 @ 9:30 AM. Happy Holidays!

medscape.com 11/27/2019

FDA OKs First Contact Lens to Slow Myopia in Children

First contact lens approved by the FDA to slow the progression of myopia in children>

medscape.com MiSight (CooperVision Inc) soft, disposable contact lenses are meant to be worn daily (but not overnight) to correct nearsightedness and slow the progression of myopia in children 8 to 12 years old.

[11/24/19]   This office will be closed from Wednesday, Nov. 27th through Sunday, December 1st for the Thanksgiving Holiday.

saveonvision.com 11/12/2019

Don't have vision insurance?

saveonvision.com You can enroll in a VSP Individual Vision Plan today.

[10/04/19]   This office will be closed on Saturday, October 5th. I will be attending Continuing Education Seminars at the University of California, Berkeley School of Optometry. The office will re-open on Monday, October 7th at 10 AM.

[09/18/19]   This office will be closed for vacation from Saturday, September 21st through Wednesday, September 25th. We will re-open on Thursday, September 26th @ 9:30 AM.

[08/08/19]   This office will be closed for vacation from Monday, August 12th through Friday, August 16th. We will re-open on Saturday August 17th @ 9AM

[07/22/19]   This office will be closed for vacation from Saturday, July, 27th through Friday, August 2nd. We will re-open on Saturday, August 3rd @ 9 AM.

[06/20/19]   This office will be closed for vacation from June 23rd through June 30th. We will re-open on Monday, July 1st @ 10 am.

[05/07/19]   This office will be closed for vacation from May 11th through May 18th. We will re-open on Monday, May 20th @ 10 AM.

news.berkeley.edu 03/23/2019

With single gene insertion, blind mice regain sight

Potential ground breaking research in restoring vision from UC Berkeley

news.berkeley.edu Single gene insertion restores light sensitivity in mice with inherited retinal degeneration, pointing to potential human treatment within three years

[03/22/19]   This office will be closed for vacation from Saturday, March 23rd through Monday, April 1st. We will re-open on Tuesday, April 2nd at 9:30 am.

pressreader.com 03/15/2019

Fight­ing blind­ness, with help from AI | San Francisco Chronicle

pressreader.com MADU­RAI, In­dia — The Aravind Eye Hos­pi­tal will treat any­one who comes through the door, with or with­out money. Each day, more than 2,000 peo­ple ar­rive from across In­dia and some­times other parts of the world, crowd­ing into the hall­ways and wait­ing...

medscape.com 02/19/2019

Man Who Led Team to Approve LASIK Now Says It Was a Mistake

Interesting article about the FDA lead person who approved LASIK

medscape.com Years after he left the FDA and met people hurt by the procedure, Morris Waxler says he now sees the risks as too high and wants the FDA to add warnings. The FDA and an industry group respond.

t.e2ma.net 02/07/2019

eGleams - Should You Be Using Marijuana for Glaucoma?

t.e2ma.net Your February Newsletter from Glaucoma Research Foundation. February 2019 As marijuana use becomes more accepted and increasingly legalized, glaucoma patients have questions about its effectiveness as a viable treatment option. Marijuana has been legalized for medical use in 30 US states and for rec...

[02/05/19]   This office will be closed on Tuesday & Wednesday, February 5th and 6th in observance of Chinese New Year. We will re-open on Thursday, February 7th @ 9:30 am. Sien Nien Fai Lok!

01/18/2019

UCSF Campus Life Services | Fitness & Recreation

Indirectly related to the eyes as diabetes will affect your vision

The More We Eat, the Sicker We Get...

[01/13/19]   This office will be closed on Saturday, January 19th. I will be attending two days of Continuing Education Seminars at the University of California, School of Optometry. Office will re-open on Monday, January 21st, at 10 am.

medscape.com 01/08/2019

Diet Soda Linked to Increased Risk for Diabetic Retinopathy

medscape.com Diet soda, but not regular soda, was linked to increased risk for proliferative diabetic retinopathy, a study found; further studies are needed to confirm these findings.

[12/08/18]   This office will be closed from Saturday, December 15, 2018 through January 2, 2019 in celebration of the Christmas and New Year's Holidays. The office will re-open on Thursday, January 3rd @ 9:30am. Happy Holidays from Dr. Thomas Chong & Staff

12/05/2018

American Optometric Association

A visit to the optometrist saved this woman's life. Learn how a routine eye exam led to the discovery of her brain aneurysm:

[11/16/18]   This office will be closed for the Thanksgiving holiday from Wednesday, November 21st through Sunday, November 25th. We will re-open on Monday, November 26th at 10am. Have a great Thanksgiving holiday.

10/30/2018

New Fall Collections of Marc Jacobs and Max Mara are here

The new Fall Collection from Max Mara and Marc Jacobs have arrived into our office. Please come in and browse or call and make an appointment to view them>

10/30/2018

The new Fall Collection from Max Mara and Marc Jacobs have arrived into our office. Please come in and browse or call and make an appointment to view them>

cnn.com 10/20/2018

Rare eye condition was behind da Vinci's genius, research claims

cnn.com A rare eye condition helped Leonardo da Vinci paint distance and depth of objects on flat surfaces with the accuracy which he became famous for, new research claims.

medscape.com 10/09/2018

Preventable Eye Infection Cases Rise for Contact Lens Users

medscape.com We ask an expert to explain the growing number of cases of a preventable eye infection among some contact lens users in the UK.

09/28/2018

American Optometric Association

Sleeping in your contacts can have consequences—just ask Craig Melvin. Read what happened to this TODAY anchor here:

[08/31/18]   This office will be closed for vacation from Monday, September 3rd through Friday, September 14th. Will re-open on Saturday, September 15th @ 9AM

Videos (show all)

New Fall Collections of Marc Jacobs and Max Mara are here
The new Fall Collection from Max Mara and Marc Jacobs have arrived into our office.  Please come in and browse or call a...
New Kate Spade and Fossil frames from their Spring Collection in our office.  Watch for Tommy Hilfiger's Spring Collecti...

Location

Products

eyeglasses; contact lenses; sunglasses

Telephone

Address


414 20th Ave
San Francisco, CA
94121

Opening Hours

Monday 10:00 - 18:00
Tuesday 09:30 - 12:00
Thursday 09:30 - 12:00
Friday 10:00 - 18:00
Saturday 09:00 - 13:00
Other Optometrists in San Francisco (show all)
Eye Carumba Optometry - San Francisco, CA Eye Carumba Optometry - San Francisco, CA
4 Embarcadero Ctr Lbby LEVEL
San Francisco, 94111

We are a San Francisco based optometry office that focuses on providing patients with the highest quality care.

Sea Cliff Optometry Sea Cliff Optometry
3032 Clement
San Francisco, 94121

Dr. Rudyak and the team at Sea Cliff Optometry are committed to providing the highest level of patient care with the latest technology.

Taraval Eye Care Optometry Taraval Eye Care Optometry
834 Taraval St
San Francisco, 94116

Our doctors and staff strive to provide you with exceptional and comprehensive eye care and eye wear products.

Cliff Lee Cliff Lee
1907 Fillmore St
San Francisco, 94115

Loop Optometry Loop Optometry
252 5th St
San Francisco, 94103

We are open and welcome new patients! Looking forward to seeing you at Loop! We accept VSP, Eyemed insurances.

Eye Gotcha Optometric Eye Gotcha Optometric
586 Castro Street Near 19th St
San Francisco, 94114

We are currently closed Sundays and Mondays until the end of the pandemic. Since 1993, Eye Gotcha has served our community with comprehensive vision exams and our selection of the most amazing frames. See well and look great!

Invision Optometry Invision Optometry
1907 Fillmore St
San Francisco, 94115

Family owned optometry practice, over 20 years on Fillmore Street in SF. Expansive collection of exclusive, independent eyewear. ***Currently open to existing patients by appointment only due to "Shelter-in-Place" Mandate, until further notice.***

City Optix City Optix
2154 Chestnut St
San Francisco, 94123

Optometry/Optical Boutique/Sunglasses

Veo Optics Veo Optics
798 Valencia St
San Francisco, 94110

Free covid sterilization of frames, every Wednesday noon to 3pm. 798 Valencia St

EYES ON YOU OPTOMETRY EYES ON YOU OPTOMETRY
251 Rhode Island St, Ste 110
San Francisco, 94103

Dr. Vincent Dagron O.D.

L Bruce Mebine OD & Associates L Bruce Mebine OD & Associates
340 W Portal Ave
San Francisco, 94127

Our practice has been serving the San Francisco area for over 60 years! We provide both general eye exams as well as specialty vision services.

For Your Eyes Only Optometry For Your Eyes Only Optometry
552 Castro St
San Francisco, 94114

For all of your eye care needs! Make an appointment online (www.castrovision.com) or or call us at (415) 626-0858