Dr. Ito is one of the first optometrists in the United States to be Board Certified:
Board Certification is a voluntary process that establishes standards that demonstrate that the doctor of optometry has exceeded the basic requirement(s). It provides assurance that a doctor of optometry maintains the appropriate knowledge, skills and experience needed to deliver quality patient care in optometry.
The American Board of Optometry’s process of board certification and maintenance of certification demonstrates to patients that the optometrist is dedicated to providing exceptional patient care through a rigorous, voluntary commitment to lifelong learning.
Dr. Ito Awarded for Superior Patient Service:
Medical Eye Services has awarded Dr. Ito for providing exemplary vision care with a Certificate of Excellence. This award was based on patient survey results of "Excellent" in all categories.
Innovation Contact Lens Design:
Do you have high astigmatism? Do you need two different prescriptions for distance and near vision? Do you want to see as clearly through your contacts as you do with glasses? There is a new solution for you. Synergeyes is a revolutionary new lens that offers the clarity of gas permeable contacts, with the comfort of soft lenses, in a hybrid lens design.
We will help you to find the best surgeon and determine whether you are a good candidate. for Lasik. Get the latest and most accurate information before you decide. We your experience by offering pre and post surgical evaluations at no additional cost to you.
Eye Educational Videos:
For an informative presentation on eye conditions, eye surgery, glasses and contact lenses, please visit our new link to Eye Information.
Comprehensive Eye Exams with thorough eye health evaluations and computerized vision testing. Glaucoma screening on our computer automated non-contact tonometer, a visual field screening on our frequency doubling technology instrument, automated corneal keratometry and topography, autorefraction, computerized vision testing, internal and external eye health evaluation, retinal scanning by optomap and the Z-View aberrometer high definition vision calculations are some of the methods that we use to evaluate your eye health and vision clarity.
Non-Surgical Approach to Vision Correction:
Corneal Refractive Therapy: Decrease your near-sightedness and eliminate or decrease the need for corrective eyewear without surgery.
Retinal Screening Without Dilation:
State-of-the-art diagnostic equipment, including the Optomap Retinal Photo - which often eliminates the need for pupil dilation. A pain-free, medication-free scanning device to check the internal health of your eyes. No light sensitivity or need for a driver!
I-Zon eyeglass lenses-high definition lenses custom made just for you, using measurements from the advanced wavefront technology of the Z-View Aberrometer. See better than you ever thought possible in these high definition lenses.
Dr. Ito and the staff attended three days of intense continuing education in Monterey. The staff enjoyed a break from their studies at the Essilor exhibit booth.
Dr. Assil was seen on Extra on ABC7 on November 13, 2009 as the "Renegade Doctor" who gave sight to a woman with Aniridia, or no iris. Dr. Ito was present to witness the same patient getting her second successful iris implantation.
Dr. Ito on TV:
John Schwada, an investigative reporter with Fox News, interviewed Dr. Ito about the impending elimination of optional insurance benefits for Medi-Cal recipients. The interview aired on Fox News and Good Morning LA on June 3 and June 4, 2009, respectively.
Dr. Ito Receives Certificate of Excellence:
Dr. Ito is recognized by Vision Service Plan for her commitment to high quality care and services. She received a Certificate of Excellence from VSP, one of the largest providers of vision insurance in the United States.
Dr. Ito Interviewed:
Santa Monica Daily Press interviewed Dr. Ito regarding the importance of eye exams for children going back to school. The article appeared on the front page of the August 21, 2008 issue.
Dr. Ito Receives Pioneer Award:
In March of 2008, Dr. Ito was recognized as a Wavefront Pioneer for her implementation of cutting-edge wavefront lens technology by Ophthonix.