• General Optometry, Glaucoma and Contact Lenses
  • Over 35 years experience in comprehensive eye care
  • Medical Staff privileges at Ojai Valley Community Hospital (Allied Health, Optometry)
  • Glaucoma and Therapeutic Pharmaceutical Licensed 
  • Fourier-Domain - Optical Coherence Tomography (See photo below)
  • Computerized corneal topography.
  • High resolution digital retinal photography
  • Two years (2013-2014) and counting with certified EMR (Electronic Medical Records)
  • Refractive and Cataract Surgery Consult & Co-Management, including working with the newest Premium IOL's
  • Optical department keep current with latest styles
  • Diabetic Eye Exams and Consultation
  • Active lecturer about Diabetes and the eyes. Most recent invitations were by the American Association of Diabetes Educators to give live courses and a webinar (recorded) in Chicago and San Antonio (2013-2014)
  • Professional member of American Diabetes Association, and author of the chapter on "Ocular Changes with Diabetes" for their publication "Complete Nurse's Guide to Dibetes Care"
  • In Hospital Consultation


OjaiEyes Optometry

216 East Matilija Street
Behind The Arcade

(805) 646-2020 - By Appointment

E- Contact: ojaieyesstaff@gmail.com

 

Recent Videos and Articles on the internet:

Video on 3D with Bill Nye, the Science Guy

Video on Diabetes and the Eyes with Bill Nye

Video on Nutrition and the Eyes

Video on need for Yearly Eye Examinations

Forbes.com Article

EnVision Article

Roger H. Phelps, OD, FAAO, CDE
Fellow American Academy of Optometry, Certified Diabetes Educator

Steps to avoid blindness from diabetes. (Followup for 630 KHOW-AM Denver listeners)

A. Keep your blood A1C below 7% if possible

B. Keep your blood pressure below 130/80 if possible

C. Keep your LDL cholesterol below 100 if possible

D. Have a dialated eye exam every year.