February 25th, 2022
I am celebrating my seven years as owner of Helmus Optometry with a purposeful pause on patient care. No, I’m not in a foreign country or ill. I playfully refer to this six-month hiatus from the exam room as a “sabbatical” because of our college town roots.
September 14, 2021
Effective the week of September 13, Helmus Optometry will be closed on Saturdays. Our office hours are now Monday - Friday from 8:00 AM to 6:00 PM. This was not an easy decision; for 35 years we've operated six days a week. The main reasons for this schedule change are:
March 24, 2021
Downtown Davis is opening up! Vaccines and testing rates in our city are second to none. Come support our downtown core businesses, starting with your annual eye exam at Helmus Optometry.
July 30, 2020
I wanted to take a moment to send a warm hello, as well as keep you apprised of where I have been. Over the past few months, I have needed to temporarily pause my optometry role to take care of my kids and help with their schooling at home due to the COVID-19 pandemic. I am sure that many of you are in this same situation or have friends and family who are.
July 2, 2020
I have long looked forward to the year 2020, thinking to myself "that will be a good year for eye doctors!" Instead, the effects of COVID-19 on our health and economy, along with current events, have highlighted the importance of connection to family and community (but in a physically distant way!).