Tearse Eye Care
James E. Tearse, M.D.
Jasdeep Manik, O.D.
Call: (650) 368-3937


Below are some of the most frequently asked questions by patients about vision problems, eyewear, and optometry services. If you have any other questions, or if you would like to schedule an appointment, please contact our office today.

Q: What is optometry and what does an optometrist do?

Q: Can extended computer use hurt my eyes?

Q: How can I avoid cataracts and glaucoma?

Q: What's the difference between hyperopia, myopia, presbyopia, and astigmatism?

Q: What causes eye pain?

Q: Is dry eye something I can fix with eye drops?

Q: How can I treat pink eye?

Q: Should I get contacts or glasses?

Q: What are transition lenses?

Q: What are progressive lenses?

Q: Are non-prescriptive colored contacts safe?

Q: What is the difference between an optometrist and an ophthalmologist?

Q: I have good vision. Do I still need to get my eyes checked?

Q: Do vision exercises work? Will I no longer need my corrective lenses?

Q: How will I know if I'd benefit from eye surgery?

Contact Us

We encourage you to contact us with any questions or comments you may have. Please call our office or use the quick contact form below.

Office Location

  • Redwood City
  • 1391 Woodside Road, Suite 200
  • Redwood City, CA
  • 94061
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  • Call: (650) 368-3937