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KAN Conference Series 2017

February 14, 2017

On January 10, 2017, staff members Rousina Arelleno and Shari L. Stamps attended the Kern Autism Network Conference series at the Canyon Hills Church located on 7001 Auburn Street. Dr. Suter’s office is one of several local sponsors who provide information about visual processing deficits in children and adults on the Autism Spectrum. The guest…

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Interdisciplinary Research to Restore Binocular Coordination | Tara Alvarez | TEDxNJIT

February 2, 2017

Tara Alvarez is a Professor of Biomedical Engineering (BME) at New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT). After obtaining her Ph.D. in BME at Rutgers University and partaking in numerous research at Bell Labs, she helped found NJIT’s BME Department in 2001. Alvarez and her team seek to understand how the brain works as it locates…

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2016 Toys to Avoid to Keep Eyes Safe

December 13, 2016

According to the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, nearly a quarter of a million children go to the emergency room each year due to toy-related injuries. Half of these injuries are to the face, and many are eye injuries. About 35% of these are in children under 5. Below is a list of kinds of…

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Representing at the 2nd Kern Autism Conference Series 2016

December 9, 2016
Kern Autism Conference 2016

On Wednesday, November 9th, staff members Shari L. Stamps and Rousina Arelleno represented our office at the 2nd Kern Autism Conference Series 2016. The conference was held at the Canyon Hills Assembly of God, 7001 Auburn St, Bakersfield, CA 93306. The guest speakers were Dr. Ann Simun, an International Speaker and Sandra Shove, an Advocate.…

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BluTech Lenses

December 5, 2016

Dr. Suter Vision is proud to now carry BluTech lenses. These lenses provide improved contrast, acuity, depth and color perception. They are committed to the lifelong preservation of your vision, BluTech Lenses specializes in bringing revolutionary science-based technology to those demanding the ultimate in visual performance, comfort, and safety. BluTech Lenses filter high-energy blue and…

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NASCAR Racer Dale Earnhardt, Jr. Seeks Vision Therapy after Atypical Concussion

November 28, 2016

Another eye chart. You hold this a foot from your face. Walking forward and backwards 8-10 feet. Shaking your head back and forth at 150 beats per minute. Find the letters. #alphabetfun #rehabtime A photo posted by Dale Earnhardt Jr. (@dalejr) on Aug 18, 2016 at 10:20am PDT Image Credit: Dale Earnhardt Jr. via Instagram…

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Buying Decorative Lenses Without a Prescription is Dangerous!

October 26, 2016
decorative lenses

What are decorative contact lenses? Decorative contact lense are lenses that change the look of your eyes. They are not typically used to correct your vision only to temporality change the color of your eye or make them look like cat or vampire eyes. Although decorative lenses are used for fun, they are still a…

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Kern Autism Network Conference Series Sept 2016

October 17, 2016

On Saturday, September 24, 2016, two of our Certified Optometric Vision Therapists, Shari Stamps and Teresa Richards (as featured above in the picture), attended Kern Autism Network’s (KAN) Conference Series at Canyon Hills Assembly of God. Dr. Penelope Suter, OD has been a long-term sponsor for KAN and for this event, she assigned some of…

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Vision in the Autism Spectrum Brochure

September 29, 2016
Autism Spectrum Brochure Screenshot Page 1

Check out our new brochure about Vision in the Autism Spectrum! Download the brochure here. Directions for folding brochure:

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School Vision Screening ≠ Comprehensive Eye Exam

August 31, 2016

A school vision screening, while a highly useful tool in schools, tends to be limited to testing the student’s eyesight. It provides some information about a student’s ability to read an eye chart that is 20 feet away and it may also have a color vision test, but the simplicity of the test will miss…

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The optometrists and staff at Dr. Penelope S. Suter’s office are proud to serve patients in Bakersfield as well as surrounding communities such as Arvin, Delano, Frazier Park, Lake Isabella, Lamont, Lancaster, Palmdale, Porterville, Shafter, Taft, Tehachapi, Visalia, Wasco and many more. Our services include, but are not limited to, general optometry, vision therapy, diagnosis and treatment of eye disease and conditions and the treatment of vision issues that result from brain injury or other neurological compromise.