San Fernando Valley Optometrist

Need Eyecare in Panorama City, Van Nuys, North Hollywood, Northridge, Granada Hills or anywhere in the San Fernando Valley? Here at Dr. Leonard and Associates we provide personal quality eyecare to the community since 1957. All of our staff strives to give the best possible care to our patients. So all of us take continuing education… [Read More]

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Best Optometrist In The Valley

It's one thing when the Daily Newsreaders vote you the San Fernando Valley's best optometrist for the last six years. It is something altogether different when patients take time out of their busy day to sit down and write a handwritten letter of thanks to you. But, that happens all the time with the patient's of Dr. Barry Leonard. The… [Read More]

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Eye Exams

Need an eye exam? Most of us do, especially if it's been over a year since your last eye exam. But why get an eye exam at all??? The most common reason to get an eye exam is if you are having trouble seeing. That may sound obvious, but there are lots of people who put off having their eyes examined even when they cannot read… [Read More]

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Children's Optometrist In The Valley

Are you looking for a Children's Optometrist in the San Fernando Valley? Choosing the right medical care for ANY part of your body is important. And as careful as you are when choosing your own doctor, you are probably even more careful when choosing a doctor for your child. And choosing an optometrist for your child is no different. The… [Read More]

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Prescription Glasses

Do you need prescription glasses? If you are nearsighted, farsighted, have astigmatism, or almost any other eye problem, then you may need prescription eye glasses. At Dr. Barry Leonard's optometry office, you can select from almost 1,000 different styles of frames from dozens of manufacturers, moments after get your prescription. Dr.… [Read More]

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Designer Glasses

Whether you need prescription glasses or just want to look great in a new pair of non-prescription sunglasses, you will find almost 1000 different styles of fashion eyewear and designer eyeglasses at the office of Dr. Barry Leonard. You can find glasses with full rims, semi-rimless or even totally rimless. In addition to the more… [Read More]

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Eye Doctor Questions

What causes dry eye syndrome?

What Causes Dry Eye Syndrome?

If you have a dry, gritty, or scratchy feeling in your eyes, you may suffer from dry eye syndrome. Dry eye syndrome may also result in feeling like there is a film over one or both eyes. You may also feel burning or itching in your eyes, or blurry vision. Dry eyes are the result of a loss of tears coating the eye. This doesn't refer to … [Read More...]

What is astigmatism?

What Is Astigmatism?

What is Astigmatism? Astigmatism is a condition where the eye doesn't focus because the cornea isn't shaped properly. The human eye is like a camera. The back of the eyeball is the retina, and it acts like the film of the camera. The front of the eyeball is the lens of the camera, and consists of two parts. The outer part is the … [Read More...]

What is Keratoconus? A condition where your cornea is cone-shaped.

What Is Keratoconus?

What is Keratoconus? Keratoconus is a rare condition where the cornea forms in a cone shape. Normal corneas are rounded, only slightly bulging out beyond the eyeball. In people with keratoconus, the cornea protrudes out in a shallow cone, distorting vision and making the eye more sensitive to glare. So what is keratoconus? It's a … [Read More...]

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Eye Wear

Prescription Glasses and Sunglasses

Prescription Glasses

Do you need prescription glasses? If you are nearsighted, farsighted, have astigmatism, or almost any other eye problem, then you may need prescription eye glasses. At Dr. Barry Leonard's optometry office, you can select from almost 1,000 different styles of frames from dozens of manufacturers, moments after get your … [Read More...]

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Designer Glasses

Whether you need prescription glasses or just want to look great in a new pair of non-prescription sunglasses, you will find almost 1000 different styles of fashion eyewear and designer eyeglasses at the office of Dr. Barry Leonard. You can find glasses with full rims, semi-rimless or even totally rimless. In addition to the … [Read More...]

Acuvue Oasys Contact lenses for astigmatism

Contact Lenses for Astigmatism

Contact lenses for astigmatism: In the past, the only way to correct astigmatism was with glasses. Treating astigmatism with contact lenses is somewhat tricky. Since astigmatism is caused by a cornea that isn't perfectly round, a contact lens to correct astigmatism has to sit on the cornea precisely the right way. Contact lenses … [Read More...]

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Blog

Christian’s Keratoconus Story – “ClearKone Changed the Way I See Life”

My vision challenges began in junior high school when I started to wear glasses. Although my vision was fine at that time, things started to change when I entered high school. I began to notice that I wasn’t able to read the chalkboard. Even though I sat in the front row, I found it difficult and frustrating to read the teachers’ notes. I went back to my optometrist, who gave me another pair of glasses with a stronger prescription. Unfortunately, … [Read More...]

Ray-Ban Winner

This August, we had our very first Sunglasses contest. We asked our patients, friends and fans to like us on Facebook, and we would pick our winner out of the hundreds who liked us. On September 3rd, we printed out all the names of everyone who liked us and randomly selected one lucky person. And guess who won! Tina Salvador of Sun Valley. Tina's prize was  a pair of Ray-Ban Wayfarer sunglasses valued at $189. Here's a photo of the day … [Read More...]

Hang Out With Dr. Leonard

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101st Inaugural Ball – Bond is Back in Chamber Royale

Bond was Back at the Greater San Fernando Valley Chamber of Commerce’s Chamber Royale – the 101st Inaugural Ball on Friday, May 3, 2013 at Sheraton Universal Hotel in Universal City. In addition to celebrating business in the Valley, the Chamber celebrated its successes and achievements for the past year, thank board members, celebrate Board Chairman Dr. Barry Leonard, owner of Dr. Barry Leonard & Associates.  The Chamber also recognized … [Read More...]

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Children’s Optometrist In The Valley

Are you looking for a Children's Optometrist in the San Fernando Valley? Choosing the right medical care for ANY part of your body is important. And as careful as you are when choosing your own doctor, you are probably even more careful when choosing a doctor for your child. And choosing an optometrist for your … [Read More...]

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Dry Eyes Treatments

If you have dry eyes, of course you want to know what you can do about them. The first thing you should understand is that not all cases of dry eyes can be completely cured. However, even for those cases that can't be completely cured, there are things we can do to reduce the pain and irritation, and improve your vision. Dry … [Read More...]

Eye Exams in Panorama City, Granada Hills, Van Nuys, North Hollywood, Encino, and the San Fernando Valley

Eye Exams

Need an eye exam? Most of us do, especially if it's been over a year since your last eye exam. But why get an eye exam at all??? The most common reason to get an eye exam is if you are having trouble seeing. That may sound obvious, but there are lots of people who put off having their eyes examined even when they cannot read the words on a page (or a … [Read More...]