Mahalo to everyone who Voted Us Best Optometrist on Kaua'i in the Garden Island's 2022 Best of Kaua'i Awards! We are incredibly grateful to have such loyal and supporting friends, family, and community and we hope to continue to serve you all with the highest quality of care..
Where were you born and raised? I was born and raised in the Philippines. I moved to Kauai when i was 11 years old. What high school or college did you attend? I graduated from Kapaa High School back in 2020. Now I’m currently taking pre reqs. classes at Kauai Community College to become a Medical Assistant.
Where were you born and raised?I was born & raised on Kauai, HI 💗 What high school or college did you attend? I went to Kauai High School. After graduating high school, I attended UH for Psychology/Early Childhood Education, Paul Mitchell The School Honolulu for Cosmetology, and HPU for Accounting.
Where were you born and raised? I was born and raised on the island on Kaua’i! What high school or college did you attend? I graduated in 2016 from Kapa’a High School. From there I attended West Kauai CNA Program where I earned my CNA license. I attended Kaua’i Community College where I graduated with my Associates in Liberal Arts in 2019 and then my LPN in 2021.
This month, Dr. Punzal and Brity attended the American Optometric Association’s annual conference, known as Optometry’s Meeting. This year’s conference was held in Chicago.
Father's Day is on the way! With less than a week until the celebration of Father's Day, it's time to start thinking about the perfect gift for your husband or father! Show your appreciation for everything that he does...
About 20 years have gone by since Dr. Punzal had LASIK surgery. He has enjoyed freedom from glasses and contact lenses for a good amount of time, but he realized that his vision was not as sharp as it had once been.
This past Friday punzal vision team travel to Oahu to get certified… Pua,Brity,Lehua,Nicole,Brittney,Sage,Lillianna and Keahi.
It’s hard to believe that this Sunday March, 27th 2022 marked the 5 Year Anniversary of Punzal Vision and our Hokulei Village Location! It felt like just a blink of an eye and now
Are you still thinking of Valentine’s Day gift ideas for your special someone? How about the gift of vision! Whether it be your significant other, family member or friend, glasses are a great gift idea!
We'd like to take this time to welcome our newest Team Member - Dayna Ragasa.
Over the past month, we partnered with Maui Jim to create the Maui Jim Eye Health Series. If you follow us on Instagram or Facebook, you’ve surely seen our video posts each Friday discussing everything about eye health, from UV protection to blue light coating.
Happy Halloween everyone! As always, Team Punzal Vision dressed up and it was one of our most creative costumes yet. Here’s some hints: khaki pants… red shirts… BULLSEYE!
Punzal Vision is excited to introduce our newest machine - The Visufit 1000! We are the first office in the state of Hawaii and the 10th overall in the nation with the new Visufit 1000.
Happy Paraoptometric Recognition Month! We'd like to dedicate this to our CPO's of the office- Brity, Pua (CPOA), Tianne, Lehua, & Casey. It was a little over 3 years ago that the majority of the Punzal Vision...
We do text messages! We are always considering innovative ways to provide a positive experience and beneficial service to our patients.
This past Saturday 03/27/2021 marked our 4 year anniversary of being at our Hokulei Village location. It's so crazy to think that 4 years ago, we opened our doors for eye examinations in our new office. We continue to provide care to our island community, make new memories, and are reminded of how blessed we are on a daily basis.
Let’s talk about the natural process of time- aging. Although there’s no way around it, there are things we can do to take care of ourselves.
If it’s time for your comprehensive eye exam, part of that process is something called Dilation.
August 17-20th is National Contact Lens Health Week! We’d like to take this time to emphasize the importance of contact lens wear hygiene
We all have admired our beautiful greenery of the islands. With all of our vibrantly fragranced trees, flowers, and fruits
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, many care providers are utilizing Telehealth to provide medical care to patients.
During such uncertain times, it is paramount that we, as a community, do everything we can to perform self-care.
If you are often outdoors, surfing, fishing, or doing any type of activity that exposes you to the sun and wind, you may notice growths on the white part of your eyes.
Last Saturday, 01/18/2020, some of our Punzal Vision team members attended the Island Eyes Conference held this year at the Hyatt Maui in Ka’anapali.
A few members from Team Punzal Vision left for Maui this past Saturday to attend the Island Eyes Conference in Ka’anapali.
Brittney, you joined Punzal Vision in October of 2019. What’s your favorite thing about working here so far?
The year we’ve all been waiting for- let’s enter the year of 2020 with 20/20 vision!
Kahe, you’ve been with us for a couple of months now, how do you like working here at Punzal Vision?
We’d like to say Mahalo to everyone who voted Punzal Vision The Best Optometrist of Kaua’i 2019.
It’s important to learn about the health, diagnosis, and visual acuity of your eyes- but it’s always a good idea to have a little fun too!
This past Wednesday, Team Punzal Vision visited our neighbors at Puakea to give a presentation on the health of your eyes.
Within the past year, Dr. Punzal and Brity have a new profound love for Audible- a type of audio entertainment system for TV shows, newspapers, magazines, and books.
Dr. Punzal had difficulty seeing, so his mother Joyce Punzal took him to the eye doctor- his first eye appointment ever.
We recently had “spirit week” to start off the New Year, but what some people don’t know is that we have dress code traditions weekly!
Dr. Punzal has been co-managing with Dr. Faulkner at Aloha Laser Vision on O’ahu since 2012 for all LASIK consultations and procedures.
Shaylyn, you joined Punzal Vision as an intern with the desire to become an Optometrist. What made you so interested in the field?
Punzal Vision is always excited to foster new professional relationships in order to improve patient care.
You have been with Punzal Vision since March 2017 when the current location opened. How do you feel you have evolved as an employee?
Karl-Anthony La’akea Oshiro, tell us- where did you grow up and how was it being raised with such a big family?
At Punzal Vision our team is a tight knit family. Given that Christmas is coming up and this time of year is reserved for spending quality time with our loved ones.
Have you been looking to set up an eye examination, renew your contact lens or eyewear prescription, or simply set yourself up with a new eye doctor?
Spring is here, and it is the perfect time to schedule your annual comprehensive eye examination with Dr. Punzal at our new location in the Hokulei Village Shopping Center in Lihue.
Say hello to your newest CPO’s (Certified Paraoptometrics)! Brity, Lehua, Tianne, and Amanda all received their paraoptometric certifications! Way to go team!
Do you have an eye exam coming up just around the corner? Curious or unsure about what to bring with you?
Still haven’t exhausted your health care insurance benefits? Now is the time to use it!
Here’s a fun fact of the week: Did you know that Dr. Punzal is an Optometrist in the U.S. Army Reserves. Yes, you read that right!!