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We welcome your family to Patterson Optometric Eyecare in Burney, California

We hope to make your visit to Patterson Optometric Eyecare enjoyable, informative and personable. We constantly strive to give you the best level of eyecare by using state of the art equipment in imaging and eye care services. In addition, we strive to exceed your expectations by providing you with the most up-to-date information and eyewear available on the market.

Please take a look around on our website. If you have a question, email us and we will reply as timely as possible. Feel free to request an appointment and we will get back to you shortly. Read other patient testimonials, or leave us your own feedback. Explore our eye information page regarding proper eye health and the management of ocular disease. We hope you find our services useful and informative and are always seeking to improve our level of care we give to you.

We are happy to be part of your inter mountain community and hope to see you soon.

Sincerely,

Dr. Patterson and Staff

What Makes Patterson Optometric Eyecare Unique
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InfantSEE®

A comprehensive eye and vision exam, usually conducted between the ages of 6 and 12 months.
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No Ordinary Eye Exams!

Whether you're 5 or 65, we use the latest technology to be preemptive in our diagnosis...
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Our Unique Optical

We are always receiving new arrivals for both kids and adults, like these from Jonas Pauley.
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Eye Emergencies

If you experience loss of vision, double vision, swelling, infection or any eye emergency, contact us immediately for guidance. We’ll help you with the best treatment to prevent complications and promote long-lasting clear eyesight.

Please call our office at: 530-335-2233 for further instructions. Use your best judgment on urgency, if you feel you need to find the nearest emergency room.

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Q&A with Dr. Patterson | Dry Eyes?

How do I know if I have Dry Eye?

Dry eye can cause quite a few symptoms, anything from the eyes actually feeling dry to the eyes watering often, or having a burning, itchy, or irritated feeling. One of the most common symptoms is the eyes feeling gritty or like something is in your eye. Most people will often experience blurred vision since the tears, which comprise the outermost surface of the eye, are unstable.

Is there anything I can do to prevent DES?

Dry eye is multi-factorial, and each person’s dry eye is unique to them. To help prevent dry eye, make sure to consume 8 to 10 glasses of water per day to avoid dehydration. Some nutritional supplements, such as fish oil and flax seed oil, can contribute to a more stable tear layer.

Remember to blink regularly and take breaks often when on a computer, cell phone or when watching television. During times of the year when there is less humidity, a humidifier might be helpful to provide more moisture in the air.

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Whether you want contact lenses or glasses, we make sure that you get both what looks good, but more importantly what works for your personal situation as well. We at Patterson Optometric Eyecare stand behind our products by knowing we offer high-quality eyewear manufactured by smaller, independent companies. We are continuously inspired by the beauty and individuality of handmade frames and the science and technology behind eye health and vision improvement.

We also ensure our employees are constantly learning and growing within this dynamic field.

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