Four Seasons

A Must Have Checklist for Healthy Eyes

A Season by Season Breakdown for Maintaining Healthy Eyes Throughout the Year

Fall is rapidly approaching. Your eyes have been taking a beating from the hot summer sun and now comes time for atmospheric changes and fall foliage. The following is a must-have checklist for maintaining healthy eyes throughout the year.

  • Allergy season.
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The Importance of Dilation in an Eye Exam

Many patients often wonder whether or not a dilated eye exam is required for their yearly visit. Dilation during your eye exam is recommended, however, there are factors that almost mandate one should have a dilated eye exam. Your age, your overall health, and your risk of eye disease will impact the frequency of a [...]
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Summertime Eye Care Tips

It is officially summertime. As we all know, the summer can take its toll on your eye. Increased sun exposure, pollen, allergies, chlorine in pools, and increased exposure to sunlight, are a few of many ways your eyes are overwhelmed during the summer months.

As we approach the 4th of July week, we thought we would offer these three quick summertime eye care tips to keep your eyes healthy!

What is Glaucoma? What Causes Glaucoma? How Is Glaucoma Treated?

What is Glaucoma?

Glaucoma is a group of eye diseases that damage the optic nerve and is a leading cause of preventable blindness. Although there are many variations of the disease, glaucoma results in a specific pattern of optic nerve damage and visual field loss. Many variations of this disease are characterized by elevated intraocular pressure.

Common Vision Problems Discovered in an Eye Examination

Most Common Vision Problems and Treatments

As you age and your vision changes, we oftentimes attribute these fluctuations as part of growing older. While it is true that half of those who deal with visual struggles are ages 65 or older, many of the cases were preventable. The good news is that several treatments are available to slow the progression of diminished vision,

Children and Adults Looking at Computer Screens

Do You Suffer From Computer Vision Syndrome?

Our patients are increasingly dealing with Computer Vision Syndrome at an alarmingly fast rate.

It seems that computers have invaded every aspect of our lives. We have become dependent on smartphones for personal and professional use. Our success seems to depend on our almost continuous availability by phone, text, and email. When we’re not using our smartphones,

Eye care tips for winter

Its Wintertime. Here Are Some Eyecare Tips

Winter Eye Care Tips

Eat foods that are healthy for your eyes.

Wintertime and the holidays can tempt the best of us from eating healthy. Be sure to continue to eat plenty of leafy greens, colorful fruits and foods containing omega-3 fatty acids which are good for eye health.

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World Site Day 2021

Original Source | World Health Organization 

World Sight Day is an annual day of awareness held on the second Thursday of October, to focus global attention on vision impairment, including blindness. This year, World Sight Day will take place on October 14, 2021 with the theme: Love Your Eyes.

Woman Suffering From Eye Allergies

Finding Relief from Eye Allergies

Seasonal transitions can be tough for people who suffer from allergies!

For those who suffer from allergies, this time of year can be as brutal as it is a beautiful. Flowers are blooming, leaves are returning, and the grass is growing. As we know, this past winter in New England was a mild one. 

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