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To Our Valued Patients,

With the evolving situation of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic and under the guidelines of the Health Officer of the Alameda and Contra-Costa Counties, our offices are open to provide eye and vision care.

Please keep in mind that in order to maintain social distancing protocols and to limit further transmission of the virus, we will be working with a reduced staff and seeing a fewer number of patients as compared to our “normal” schedule. Priority will be given to the most urgent medical cases. We will be implementing a number of measures (including altered check-in/check-out procedures, limiting the number of patients in the office and waiting room, face covering for all persons, temperature screening, etc) that will change your experience in the office. In addition, we will be ramping up our already strict disinfection policies and we will continue to monitor and abide by all local, state and, federal guidelines. Please bear with us through this new reality as these changes are designed to protect you and our staff.

We hope to see you soon and appreciate your trust in us to continue to meet your eye care needs. Stay safe and stay healthy!

The Turner Eye Institute Team

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Bay Area Keratoconus Web Site Complete

Keratoconus is an eye disease that effects roughly one in a thousand people. While it is rare, people who are affected can feel that they are helpless against the progression of the diesease. It cause a gradual loss of vision as the cornea thins and weakens. Vision becomes distorted and often untreatable with either glasses or contact lenses.

Dr. Stephen Turner is an expert in corneal treatments and has extensive experience in treating and repairing damaged and weakened corneas. While people with keratoconus cannot have LASIK treatment, there are other options which are available that can help people suffering from keratoconus.

A new web site,, is available to answer people’s questions about keratoconus. This web site can provide valuable information. Even more importantly, Dr. Stephen Turner can provide a detailed examination to determine the best method for helping deal with your keratoconus. Please browse through the pages and find added information on dealing with keratoconus.

If you or someone you know is suffering the effects of keratoconus call Turner Eye Institute at 1-800-339-2733. One of our trained counselors can help you set up an examination with a trained expert in keratoconus. You can also make an appointment through the web site or email us at