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Representing at the 2nd Kern Autism Conference Series 2016

By Dr. Penelope S. Suter, O.D., FCOVD | December 9, 2016 | Comments Off on Representing at the 2nd Kern Autism Conference Series 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

By Dr. Penelope S. Suter, O.D., FCOVD | December 5, 2016 | Comments Off on BluTech Lenses

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

By Dr. Penelope S. Suter, O.D., FCOVD | November 28, 2016 | Comments Off on NASCAR Racer Dale Earnhardt, Jr. Seeks Vision Therapy after Atypical Concussion

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!

By Dr. Penelope S. Suter, O.D., FCOVD | October 26, 2016 | Comments Off on Buying Decorative Lenses Without a Prescription is Dangerous!
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

By Dr. Penelope S. Suter, O.D., FCOVD | October 17, 2016 | Comments Off on Kern Autism Network Conference Series Sept 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

By Dr. Penelope S. Suter, O.D., FCOVD | September 29, 2016 | Comments Off on Vision in the Autism Spectrum Brochure
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

By Dr. Penelope S. Suter, O.D., FCOVD | August 31, 2016 | Comments Off on School Vision Screening ≠ Comprehensive Eye Exam

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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Vision Screening for Back to School!

By Dr. Penelope S. Suter, O.D., FCOVD | August 16, 2016 | Comments Off on Vision Screening for Back to School!

Every year, Jesus Shack organizes “Operation: Back to School” for low-income families of Bakersfield in preparation for school. The event provides free backpacks, school supplies, physicals, immunizations, vision screenings and much more. One of our doctors, Dr. Virginie Dang, volunteered and offered her services to these kids, along with several other doctors and volunteers. The…

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Press Release: Vision & Learning Month

By Dr. Penelope S. Suter, O.D., FCOVD | August 11, 2016 | Comments Off on Press Release: Vision & Learning Month

College of Optometrists in Vision Development Promotes August is Vision & Learning Month: A Back to School Comprehensive Eye Exam can Catch what School Screenings Miss “One in ten children in America—over 5 million in all—has a vision problem significant enough to impact their ability to learn in school. While the typical school vision screening…

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Cortical Visual Impairment Brochure

By Dr. Penelope S. Suter, O.D., FCOVD | July 27, 2016 | Comments Off on Cortical Visual Impairment Brochure

Check out our new brochure about Vision on Cortical Visual Impairment! Download the brochure here. Directions to fold the brochure:

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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.