VISION CARE MATTERS

OUR STORY

Of course we have the latest in optometry equipment and keep pace with the latest information and eye care practices. We also make it a point to put a bit of cheer in the air and keep things light. Healthcare is too often stuffy and impersonal. Our feeling is it is possible to be professional while being personal and lighthearted.

Patient Services
We offer our patients:

Comprehensive Eye Exams
Specialty Contact Lens Evaluation and Fitting
Contact Lens Aftercare
Refractive Surgery Consultations
Preventive Care Visits
Post Operative Progress Care Visits
Treatment of Eye Infections & Injuries
Glaucoma Diagnosis & Treatment
Cataract & Retina Evaluations
House Calls available for home bound patients
Emergencies seen the same day
Frame & Sunwear Evaluations

Equipment
State-of-the-Art Diagnostic Instrumentation:

Humphrey Zeiss Visual Field Analyzer II

Humphrey Zeiss Refractor/Keratometer
Humphrey Zeiss Atlas Corneal Topography Systems
Haag-Streit Biomicrosope With Video Documentation
Reliance Chair & Stand
Mentor B-Vat II Video Acuity Tester

Therapeutic Pharmaceutical Agents

Oral & Topical Prescription Antibiotics to Treat Eye Infections
Topical Nonsteroidal Anti-inflammatory Agents
Removal of Superficial Foreign Bodies from the Eyelid, Conjunctiva, and Cornea
Laboratory Tests to Support Diagnostic Evaluation, including Smears, Cultures, and “Specific Antibiotic” Sensitivities
Soft Plug Absorbable Plug, inserted following a bilateral LASIK surgery

Drs. Shily and Oster firmly believe that a compassionate patient-doctor relationship is the foundation of any effective medical treatment. Because of this, Drs. Shily and Oster are committed to provide individualized attention to their patients. Whether Myopic (nearsighted), Hyperopic, Presbyopic, Astigmatic or Keratoconic each treatment plan is tailored to the patient’s needs and specific diagnosis. Please see our Eye Conditions page for more information about these conditions.

Dr. Shily has obtained additional sub-specialty training in specialty contact lens and refractive surgery consultation. He has been on the staff at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center and has been associated with several distinguished medical eye care groups within the Los Angeles area for nearly 25 years. He has also served on the Board of the Los Angeles County Optometric Society for the last decade and presently is the co-director of Continuation Education, awarding him the opportunity to work with others professionals, as well as remain up-to-date on the latest technological advances in eye care.

DR. SHILY’S BIO:
Dr. Shily is board-certified

EDUCATION:
Doctor of Optometry - Illinois College of Optometry
Bachelor of Science in Visual Science - Illinois College of Optometry
Bachelor of Arts in Psychology - UCLA
Master of Arts in Psychology - University of California at Los Angeles.

CAREER:
VISIONCARE ASSOCIATES

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATION:
American Optometric Association
California Optometric Association
American Optometric Foundation
American College of Optometric Physicians
National Eye Research Foundation

CURRENT POSITIONS:
Staff - Cedars Sinai Medical Center
Los Angeles County Optometric Society – Continuing Education Co-director

PUBLICATIONS:
"The effects of wearing the Boston 2 gas permeable contact lens on central corneal curvature"
American Journal of Optometry and Physiological Optics.
"The association of psychophysiological stress, elevated intra-ocular pressure and acute glaucoma"
American Journal of Optometry and Physiological Optics.

HONORS:
The "Irvin M. Borish" award for senior research project in the field of clinical optometric science.
Who's who in California l986-87.