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First Eye Doctors in Area to provide Myopia Control with FDA-Approved Contact Lens

We are proud to be the first doctors in Boerne and Fair Oaks to be certified to treat myopia progression with the first FDA-approved soft contact lens to be proven to slow down the progression of myopia in children. As children grow, their prescriptions may get stronger too. Fortunately, your child can benefit from new …

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OFFICE POLICIES IN REGARDS TO GOV. GREG ABBOTT’S EXECUTIVE ORDER

With respect to Gov. Greg Abbott’s Executive Order GA-34, Boerne Vision Center has no intentions of changing any policies and practices related to COVID-19 at this time. Masks will be required in office and protocols will be in place to protect our patients and staff in both clinics. COVID-19 PRECAUTIONS All staff are recommended to wear …

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Finally Here!

New year, new beginnings! We are so excited to finally open tomorrow! This is our soft opening and yes, you guessed it, a grand opening event is in the works!!!! I can’t believe this is happening so soon! Has anyone seen our sign from the 10 highway? My staff and I have worked endlessly to …

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We Bring You the Newest Technology and Fashion

Boerne Vision Center is usually the first eye clinic to be offered new technology, new contacts, new products, new eyedrops and so on. We have a long history of excellent customer service and how we maintain that is through regular training and meetings. Dr. Johnson and the Boerne Vision Center team tries out the products first-hand before recommending it to our patients. The opticians hand-pick which frame to put on display. They look for frames that are high-quality, aesthetically pleasing, and functional. Please read about all the fun new things we have to offer!

Best Vision Care

It is an honor to be voted “Best Vision Care” in the Boerne Star Newspaper!  We appreciate all the support and love! Our small family owned business could not be prouder of everyone on our team and of the amazing patients and families that trust in us to take care of their vision needs. 2020 …

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Telehealth Appointments

Boerne Vision Center now offer Telehealth appointments to all existing patients. These appointments are catered to high-risk patients who prefer to be examined through the convenience of their own digital devices.

How Our Eye Exams may be Covered

Boerne Vision Center is committed to providing the highest quality health care and we can’t do that without you on board. I created this blog to let patients know the different ways their eye exams may be covered.  Our team is available to assist you throughout the entire process!

Eyes, Contacts, Glasses and Coronavirus (COVID-19)

How the coronavirus may affect your eyes Patients who have contracted the new coronavirus may have ocular symptoms. A study in The Journal of Medical Virology  of 30 patients hospitalized for COVID-19 had only one patient diagnosed with conjunctivitis. Based on this information, the occurrence of conjunctivitis is low. However, it is important to share the …

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A Message to our Patients from Boerne Vision Center regarding COVID-19

On behalf of everyone at Boerne Vision Center, our hearts go out to all those impacted by COVID-19—this includes not only those diagnosed with the virus, but also their friends and family, and so many more.  Due to Bexar and Kendall County’s declaration of precautions to limit the spread of COVID-19, Boerne Vision Center will …

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Dr. Kai Joins BVC Team

Boerne Vision Center is very excited to welcome Dr. Stephanie N. Kai. She is a Therapeutic and Glaucoma Certified Optometrist serving patients in Boerne, San Antonio, and the surrounding areas. With experience at the VA (Veteran Affairs) in Arizona and California, Dr. Kai provides her expertise in dry eye syndrome, glaucoma, macular degeneration, and other …

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Welcoming 2020!

Boerne Vision Center hopes that you had a wonderful holiday and a happy and healthy New Year! This has been our best year yet, with the most patients served and a growing family of staff. 6 month old Baby Dante enjoyed his first Christmas with his mama, Dr. Johnson, and is bringing in the New Year with more rolls. 

Superfoods for the Eyes

A significant part of eye health includes providing the nutrients they need to perform their best. The overall health of your eyes depends on certain nutrients, such as vitamins A and C, bioflavonoids, carotenoids, omega-3 fatty acids, minerals and antioxidants.

Toy Drive

We are happy to be one of the partners with the Hill Country Family Services to host their Christmas Toy Drive! If you have any new and unwrapped toys please drop them off at our office.

School Supply Drive!

In Partnership with the Boerne Community Coalition, We are hosting a School Supply Drive taking place August 1st – September 14th. Boerne Vision Center will be accepting donations for children Pre K – 12th grade. Donations will be going to children participating in the National School Lunch program. Donations Needed: Pens, Paper, Backpacks, Folders Binders, …

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Senior Center Health Fair

Boerne Vision Center is proud to be hosting and sponsorsing a Nutrition Health Fair at the Rainbow Senior Center at Kronkosky Place ! Come browse Boerne’s local health vendors and hear some informative presentations demonstrations. We invite you to bring a family member, friend, or neighbor. Boerne Vision Center along with community partners will be providing free …

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PROKERA® Biologic Corneal Bandage

Dr. Johnson may be able to help your extreme dry eyes with Prokera. The PROKERA® biologic corneal bandage is designed to help heal and protect the inflamed surface of the eye. PROKERA® is the only Food and Drug Administration (FDA)-cleared therapeutic device that reduces inflammation and promotes scar-less healing. We are excited to be able …

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Floaters

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Y6e_m9iq-4Q] Spots (often called floaters) are small, semitransparent or cloudy particles within the vitreous, which is the clear, jelly-like fluid that fills the inside of your eyes. These spots can appear as specks of various shapes and sizes, threadlike strands or cobwebs. Because they are in your eyes, they move as your eyes move …

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Red Eyes

Often called “red eyes” or “pink eye,” conjunctivitis is a common eye disease, especially in children. It may affect one or both eyes. Some forms of conjunctivitis are highly contagious and can easily spread in schools and at home. While conjunctivitis is usually a minor eye infection, sometimes it can develop into a more serious problem. See Dr. Susan Johnson if you think you have conjunctivitis. She can diagnose the cause and prescribe the proper treatment.

Your Baby’s First Eye Assessment is Free with Dr. Susan Johnson

Boerne Vision Center welcomes family doctor of optometry, Dr. Susan L. Johnson, who is proud to be the first doctor in Boerne to participate in the InfantSEE® program. InfantSEE®, a public health program, managed by Optometry Cares® – the AOA Foundation, is designed to ensure that eye and vision care becomes an essential part of infant wellness care to improve a child’s quality of life.