Do You Have Pink Eye?

Do you think you have conjunctivitis (pink eye)?

You and/or your child may be able to participate if you (or they):

have had pink eye symptoms (e.g. redness, watering/discharge, or irritation) in at least one eye for no more than the past 3 days
are interested in taking part in a research study for up to 13 days
are willing to travel to the study center for appointments.

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Support The Exeter Community Education Foundation

The Exeter Community Education Foundation (ECEF) has the opportunity to be awarded a $2,500 donation as part of Herbein's Heroes Program 2017. Dr. Glenn Corbin is a founding Board member of the ECEF and is passionate about it’s mission. Let's show our support to the...

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The National Eye Institute Celebrates 50 Years

We wish to extend our congratulations and express our thanks to the National Eye Institute (NEI) as they celebrate their 50th anniversary. The NEI was established in 1968, since that time they greatly influenced the progress in diagnosing and treating eye diseases and...

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Wings of Hope

Wings of Hope is a not-for-profit organization started by the Kelley family after their mom earned her wings by losing her fight with cancer about 5 years ago. There are currently 4 chapters in the same number of states. Wyomissing Optometric Center is a proud sponsor of Wings of Hope.

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Use It Or Lose It

Fall is in full swing, soon we will be welcoming 2018. For many welcoming the new year may also involve welcoming a new health insurance or the start of a new benefit year. If you participate in a Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA), or Health Savings Accounts (HSA) your...

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The Cost of Contact Lenses

Today contact lens wearers have many choices. There are many things to consider when selecting contact lenses. Medically what is best for your eye health.  Do you have any special consideration such as astigmatism, dry eye, allergies or the need for bifocals. Cost is...

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EnChroma Enhances Lives

We are always pleased when we can help someone improve how they see the world! We had an opportunity to add a bit of color to one patient's world. There is no cure for colorblindness, but Wyomissing Optometric Center offers EnChroma prescription spectacle lenses that...

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Dry Eye Relief

Wyomissing Optometric Center is a recognized leader in dry eye treatment.  Dr. Glenn Corbin, O.D. has a passion for helping patients dealing with dry eye disease.  We offer MiBo Thermoflo to manage meibomian gland dysfunction, a leading cause of dry eye. Our...

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Eye Floaters

Eye floaters are often described as tiny black or gray stingy spots that seem to move quickly as you try to look at them.  Eye floaters can be a normal part of the aging process. Before we explore floaters in more detail, It is important to note if you notice a sudden...

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Will The Solar Eclipse Fry Your Eyes And Your Camera?

Will the solar eclipse fry your eyes and your smart phone? YES!  This is a once in a lifetime event for most people. Everyone in the United States will experience the solar eclipse. We are encouraging you to proceed with caution and safety. Protect your eyes, your camera, your cell phone camera and your pets!

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DIY Solar Eclipse Viewer

Are you scrambling to find solar eclipse glasses? Well, most places are sold out. So, it is tempting to think you’ll just use your sunglasses or your bare eyes to sneak a quick peek.  Don’t do it!!! NASA – National Aeronautics and Space Administration has a safe solution that you and the kids can whip up in minutes using supplies you have at home!

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Relief For Dry Eye

Do you suffer from dry eye?  At Wyomissing Optometric Center we strive to provide patient centered treatments for dry eye.  We offer one of the most advanced therapeutic protocols for patients suffering from dry eye – Mibo Thermoflo.

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Dr. Glenn Corbin Appointed To Advisory Board

Dr. Glenn Corbin has been appointed to the Optometric Advisory Board for MacuLogix, Inc. This distinguished honor was awarded to 7 optometric industry leaders. They were appointed to provide strategic input on the AdaptDx® and practical guidelines for Age-related...

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Solar Eclipse And Your Eyes

Surely, you have heard the warning, “Never look directly into the sun.” This is advice to live by.  There are no pain receptors in the back of the eye so damage can occur with no way of knowing until it is too late. Damage to our eyes from the sun is cumulative. Any exposure to the sun can cause damage to our eyes. On August 21, 2017, many people throughout the world will see an unusual event, a total solar eclipse.  It is especially important to have proper eye protection if you plan to witness the solar eclipse.

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Getting Your Child Ready For Their First Eye Exam

Here is a great tool to help get your child ready for their first eye exam!  Young children often don’t even know they are having vision issues.  With no other point of reference, they believe everyone sees the way they do! Yet, 30 million children have undetected vision issues in the United States.  This issues can lead to developmental learning challenges.

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Keratoconus

Keratoconus is a condition that causes bulging and eventual thinning of the central cornea potentially severely compromising one’s vision.

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Contact Lens Safety

At Wyomissing Optometric Center we are committed to providing comprehensive medical eye care for all of our patients. We educate our patients on the importance of an annual eye exam. Many eye conditions are often silent and show few or no symptoms especially in the early stages.

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Mom “Completely Amazed”

We are pleased to share this letter we received about our vision therapy approach from a "completely amazed" mom. Vision therapy can help a child who is struggling unnecessarily with an undiagnosed vision problem. Here is one such case. "We started our daughter with...

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Vision Therapy Improves Lives

We received the following letter from a vision therapy patient with severe post-concussion syndrome. Thank you very much for having me do vision therapy at Wyomissing Optometric Center.

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Contact Lens Recycling Program

We are pleased to participate in the first contact lens recycling program. TerraCycle and Bausch + Lomb have partnered to create a free recycling program for contact lenses and blister packs. We will be collecting all contact lens foils, blister packs, and even contact lenses themselves.

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New Treatment for Dry Eye

Wyomissing Optometric Center, a leader in the diagnosis and treatment of dry eye, will soon be offering TrueTear to our patients who are candidates. If you suffer from any signs and/or symptoms of dry eye call Wyomissing Optometric Center.

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Contact Lens Wear Myths

Contact Lens Wear Myths

Have you been told you cannot wear contacts? Do you suffer from any of the following contact lens related problems?

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Diabetes and You

Diabetes is the leading cause of blindness? Did you know that even with good control you can still develop diabetic retinopathy? Diabetic retinopathy is bleeding inside the eye which can lead to blindness. Did you know that Diabetes can also cause the development of cataracts and Glaucoma?

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Early Diagnosis of Age-related Macular Degeneration

Wyomissing Optometric Center eye doctors lead the way in early diagnosis of Age-related Macular Degeneration. AdaptDx aides us in the early diagnosis of Age-related Macular Degeneration for at-risk patients. This diagnostic technology is especially helpful for patients who have no other clinical signs of Age-related Macular Degeneration.

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Slowing the Progression of Nearsightedness in Children

Nearsightedness, or myopia, is becoming more prevalent in children and has almost doubled in the past 30 years. In fact, significant increases have been noticed in just one generation. Myopia is genetically related, but there are important environmental factors that...

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What Your Eye Doctor Wants You To Know

Patients visit our offices for routine eye care with no medical symptoms.  Often times we diagnose ocular disease which is a result of general health conditions, some of which may be life-threatening. "I visited Wyomissing Optometric Center for a routine eye exam....

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Vision & Learning

Is your child suffering from an undiagnosed vision problem that could be affecting their learning?  According to the College of Optometrists In Vision Development, 1 in every 4 children has undetected vision problems that interfere with learning and reading. Seeing...

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InfantSee – An Infant Eye Exam

The Best Care In Sight begins in the first year of life! Max is experiencing his very first eye exam at Wyomissing Optometric Center! The American Optometric Association recommends scheduling your baby's first eye assessment at 6 months. Wyomissing Optometric Center...

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Early Diagnosis of Age-related Macular Degeneration (AMD)

Age-related macular degeneration (AMD) is a progressive eye disease.It is a leading cause of blindness, affecting more than 9 million people in the U.S. alone. As an advanced diagnostic tool, the AdaptDx® is the first instrument to provide a practical and objective...

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Back To School Eye Exams

Electronics are everywhere! Many children are exposed to several hours of screen time per day.  Comprehensive eye exams for children are more important than ever. The American Optometric Association (AOA) recommends children rest their eyes by using the 20-20-20...

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Dr. Heaney Gives Back

"To us, it's hair, to women battling cancer, it's hope!"  That statement resonated with Dr. Karen Heaney.  She wanted to do her part to support women battling cancer.  "One of my friends was diagnosed with cancer this spring. She is rocking the bald look, but not...

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EnChroma – Color For The Color

EnChroma eyewear enhances the vision of individuals with red-green color blindness. Watch the reactions of color deficient people seeing color for the first time! EmChroma lenses are available at Wyomissing Optometric Center.  Here is an in-depth article on color...

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More Pictures From The Doggie Dash 2016

We met many furry friends at the Doggie Dash 2016 sponsored by the Animal Rescue League of Berks County!  The below link contains over 150 high-resolution photos of many of our visitors! Perhaps you might recognize a furry friend! Click the below picture to visit the...

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Concussion Awareness & Education for the Clinician – 2016

A concussion awareness and education seminar was held at Penn State Berks campus on Saturday, June 4, 2016. The event was organized by Penn State Health, St. Joseph’s and Wyomissing Optometric Center. Participants included physician, athletic trainers, nurse practitioners, nurses, and clinicians. CEU credits were offered to those in attendance.

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Dr. Sensenig on the Visual Symptoms of Concussion

Dr. Heidi L. Sensenig, OD, MS, OTR/L, Director of Neuro-rehabilitation services at Wyomissing Optometric Center spoke on BCTV on May, 17th 2016. She shared information on the visual symptoms of concussions on the Penn State Health Today program. In a recent study of...

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Concussion Awareness and Education for the Clinician

Concussion Awareness and Education for the Clinician June 4 @ 7:30 am - 12:00 pm AGENDA 7:30 Registration and Breakfast 8:00 Keynote Speaker Damion Martins, MD Dr. Damion Martins is the Director of Internal Medicine for the New York Jets. Keynote: Concussion “Pearls”:...

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Muhlenberg Lions & Rotary Clubs Wine & Dine Fundraiser

Don't miss the great event! Hosted by MUHLENBERG LIONS & ROTARY CLUBS 4TH ANNUAL WINE & DINE FUNDRAISER featuring THE UPTOWN BAND ERICH CAWALLA & JENIFER KINDER at Jim Dietrich Park in Muhlenberg Township on Saturday, August 20th (Rain Date, Sunday, August 21st) 4 PM...

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Eye Exams

Do you know the difference between a vision screening and a comprehensive eye exam? How often should you visit your eye doctor? When should children have eye exams? What happens during an eye exam? Let’s take a closer look at eye exams!

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Maui Jim Sunglasses Available in Reading PA

Have you considered the comfort that you will gain in quality sunglasses? We are pleased to offer a large selection of sunglasses in our Optical department. Our selection features a wide variety of styles and options of sunglasses. Our offerings include the patented...

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Vision and Hearing Expo 2016

What a great event!  The Vision and Hearing Expo was held at the Crown Plaza today!  We met many great people and a few talented 4-legged friends!   Thanks to everyone who visited our booth at the Vision and Hearing Expo today! And thanks to the Vision Resource Center...

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Children and Contact Lens Wear

Children and Contact Lens Wear: The choice to begin contact lens wear is a decision made best by the child, the parent/guardian, and your pediatric eye doctor as a team. Although there is no set age as to when contact lens wear is appropriate, several factors are...

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New Eye Doctor Joins Wyomissing Optometric Center

Help us welcome our new eye doctor! We take great pleasure in introducing our new associate and member of our professional staff Perry C. Umlauf, O.D. Dr. Umlauf earned a Bachelor of Arts in Biology degree from the University of Maryland and a Bachelor of Science in...

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Eye Allergies and Children

Pediatric eye doctors often see children suffering from allergies. Eye allergies are common and occur in approximately 10% of all children. Symptoms of eye allergies may be the only allergic response or they can be associated with nasal congestion, runny nose,...

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New Eye Doctor in our Myerstown Office

Help us welcome an eye doctor to our Myerstown PA location! We are happy to welcome the practice of  Dr. Albert Alley, MD to our Myerstown office.  As of May 4, 2016, Dr. Alley will begin providing medical/non-surgical ophthalmology services on a part-time basis, by...

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Is There A Connection Between ADHD & Vision Impairment

A new study shows a link between ADHD and vision impairment in children. So, if your child has vision problems, should you be worried about them developing ADHD? “I wouldn’t worry about them developing ADHD,” DeCarlo said. “But if they seemed to have symptoms of ADHD...

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Coping With Multiple Sclerosis Vision Changes

Multiple Sclerosis Causes Vision Changes In Many Patients. Individuals with Multiple Sclerosis often experience changes in vision.  In this informative article, "Coping With Multiple Sclerosis Visual Disturbances", Kimberly Holland states, "More than half of people...

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At What Age Should A Child Have Their First Eye Exam

Has your child had a comprehensive eye exam by a pediatric eye doctor? Most pediatricians and schools offer VISION SCREENINGS, not comprehensive eye exams. Wyomissing Optometric Center welcomes new patients of all ages! Optometric Center offers complimentary InfantSee...

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Vision Therapy Testimonials

Michelle A. Hnath - "What did I gain by doing Vision Therapy? I believe a much, much faster recovery, and possibly, in the long run, better vision than I started with before the stroke. I believe that the fast start that I took getting into Vision Therapy made my...

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Eye Emergencies

Emergencies Medical Eye Care 24 hours a day 7 days a week 365 days a year! As Penn State Health St. Joseph credentialed staff members, our doctors provide 24/7 assistance to emergency department patients as well as perform in-patient consults. Red eyes/pink eye Injury...

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Welcome To Wyomissing Optometric Center

Welcome to Wyomissing Optometric Center! Our practice specializes in comprehensive eye care for your entire family. We have been serving the eye care needs in our community for over 60 years. Our doctors and staff are dedicated to protecting and enhancing your vision...

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Adult Vision Therapy

Adult Vision Therapy This patient, wearing specially-selected Vision Therapy lenses, is concentrating on solving a puzzle that seems simple, but actually requires extensive pattern recognition. Some adults have recurring vision problems that do not respond to glasses,...

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Dr. Corbin Receives Optometrist Of The Year Awards

Dr. Glenn Corbin receives two optometrist of the year awards for 2015. He received the Pennsylvania Optometric Association and Berks County Optometric Society optometrist of the year awards. Learn more about Dr. Corbin's accomplishments in this Reading Eagle...

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Wyomissing Optometric Douglassville Office Expanding

Wyomissing Optometric Center is excited to announce that we are...

Dr. Heidi Sensenig Inducted as a Fellow of the College of Optometrists in Vision Development

Join us as we congratulate Dr. Heidi Sensenig! The International...

Do You Have Pink Eye?

Do you think you have conjunctivitis (pink eye)? You and/or your...

Support The Exeter Community Education Foundation

The Exeter Community Education Foundation (ECEF) has the opportunity...

The National Eye Institute Celebrates 50 Years

We wish to extend our congratulations and express our thanks to the...

Wings of Hope

As I enter into the last few days before the 4th Annual Wings of...

Use It Or Lose It

Fall is in full swing, soon we will be welcoming 2018. For many...

The Cost of Contact Lenses

Today contact lens wearers have many choices. There are many things...

EnChroma Enhances Lives

We are always pleased when we can help someone improve how they see...

Dry Eye Relief

Wyomissing Optometric Center is a recognized leader in dry eye...