Prosthetic eyes may not be natural, but they still require regular care to remain comfortable and attractive. If you or a family member has a prosthetic eye or may need one in the future, you'll w ...View Article
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Area of Special Interest and Extensive Training: Cataract Surgery, LASIK, Corneal Disease, Glaucoma
Dr. Mark attended Stanford University and completed degrees in biology and music. He received his medical degree from the Stanford University School of Medicine and completed his internship at Santa Clara Valley Medical Center in San Jose. Following his ophthalmology training at Stanford University, he joined the teaching faculty at Stanford. He completed a two-year fellowship in corneal disease and surgery at Harvard.
He also worked as a research associate at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and the Eye Research Institute in Boston. His special interest areas are corneal diseases, laser vision correction, and cataract surgery. Dr. Mark is married and has two daughters and a son. His outside interests include music, tennis, and softball.
Areas of Interest and Extensive Training: Orthokeratology, Keratoconus
Dr. Mendelson, a board certified optometrist, received his doctorate at the University of California at Berkeley. He was trained at Oak Knoll Naval Hospital, Pacific Presbyterian Medical Center and at the Veterans Administration Hospital at Stanford. Dr. Mendelson has been a clinical investigator for FDA contact lens studies. He is currently an Adjunct Professor for the New England College of Optometry, and has taught students from various colleges throughout his career.
Dr. Mendelson is a leading optometrist in the field of Orthokeratology/CRT overseeing one of the busiest Orthokeratology/CRT practices in the nation. He has devoted his practice to this field. Over the last 25 years Dr. Mendelson has fit thousands of patients with Orthokeratology/CRT contacts and achieved the designation of F.I.A.O., Fellow of the International Academy of Orthokeratology.
Dr. Mendelson is one of only a few doctors to obtain this title. He is a member of the American Optometric Association as well as the California Optometric Association. Dr. Mendelson is passionate about his care and works with local schools to provide eye care to underprivileged children.
Areas of Interest and Extensive Training: Binocular Vision Disorders
A California native, Dr. Jesley Johnson grew up in San Jose and attended St. Francis High School. She graduated from the University of California San Diego in 2007 with a Bachelors of Science in Human Biology. During her time at UCSD, Dr. Johnson volunteered at the Optometric Vision Development Center where she developed an interest in vision therapy.
Dr. Johnson received her doctorate from the State University of New York, College of Optometry in 2011. From her rotations at the SUNY College of Optometry and the Veterans Affairs Hospital in Boston, Massachusetts, she has become well-trained in treatment and management of ocular diseases, such as glaucoma, macular degeneration, and cataracts.
She gained experience providing optometric vision care at the University Eye Clinic in Manhattan, New York with an emphasis in the sub-specialty clinics of pediatrics and vision therapy. She elected to take a vision therapy externship which further engaged her passion in the area, specifically in regards to the pediatric population. Dr. Johnson is a member of the College of Optometrists in Vision Development and continues to attend lectures and seminars to further her knowledge in vision therapy.
Dr. Johnson is certified in corneal refractive therapy and is a member of the American Academy of Orthokeratology. Having witnessed firsthand the benefits of CRT, Jesley is proud to be part of a team known for excellence in this field. Dr. Johnson is also a member of the InfantSee program, Santa Clara County Optometric Society, and California Optometric Association.
Aside from Optometry, Dr. Johnson is an active member of her Indian community. She also enjoys watching sports, specifically football and basketball. She is excited to be back in the Bay Area and looks forward to serving your family’s eye care needs.
Jackson Lau, OD, FSLS
Areas of Special Interest and Extensive Training:
Advanced Myopia Control/Orthokeratology Techniques, Corneal Disease (keratoconus, severe ocular surface disease, refractive surgery complications)
Dr. Jackson Lau obtained his Doctor of Optometry and Bachelor's degree in Molecular and Cell Biology from the University of California, Berkeley. Dr. Lau then completed a post-graduate Residency in Cornea and Contact lenses at the Illinois Eye Institute where he served as clinical faculty, conducted research, and lectured on topics of myopia control (orthokeratology/CRT) and corneal disease using specialty contact lenses. He has treated hundreds of patients utilizing computer assisted design-computer assisted manufacture (CAD-CAM) software, creating completely unique orthokeratology lenses that match the contour of the eyes and provide immediate, precise vision and comfort. Currently, Dr. Lau serves as Adjunct Clinical faculty for the New England College of Optometry and the Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences teaching interns the latest techniques in myopia control, orthokeratology, and specialty contact lenses.
Dr. Lau has lectured internationally and locally on corneal disease and specialty contact lenses. He has worked with leading corneal specialists at the Illinois Eye Institute and the University of Chicago Department of Ophthalmology. As a Fellow of the Scleral Lens Education Society (FSLS), he has extensive experience treating patients with keratoconus, corneal transplants, and severe dry eyes. He is a Fellow of the American Academy of Optometry (FAAO) and is a member of the American Academy of Orthokeratology and Myopia Control.