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Why You Should Finally Get LASIK

You wake in the morning and fumble for your glasses so you can see the world around you. Now imagine that you can simply open your eyes each morning with perfectly clear vision. LASIK can accomplish that.

Nov 9th, 2021
Help for Your Dry Eyes

You’re tired of struggling with dry, irritated eyes at the hands of dry eye syndrome, and you want relief. Here, we explore the steps we can take together to remedy the discomfort that comes with dry eyes.

Oct 10th, 2021
Lifestyle Adjustments to Support Your Eye Health

You exercise to keep your body in great shape, brush and floss daily to preserve your teeth, but what about your eyes? Here, we explore a few lifestyle changes you can make that go a long way toward supporting your eye health.

Sep 14th, 2021
Five Contact Lens Mistakes to Avoid

One look at contact lenses and you understand that these delicate visual aids require a higher standard of care. Here we take a look at five common mistakes people make when it comes to contact lens use.

Aug 15th, 2021
How to Choose Your Ideal Eyeglass Frames

It’s amazing how a pair of glasses can completely transform your appearance, which means choosing the right frames is important. To help, we’ve pulled together a few great tips to keep in mind.

Jul 18th, 2021
Can You Correct Astigmatism?

Astigmatism occurs in 1 in 3 people in the United States, making it an incredibly common condition. Thankfully, there are several solutions that can restore your vision, and we offer them here.

Jun 16th, 2021
Early Signs of Cataracts

Cataracts are one of the leading causes of vision loss and blindness in the United States, and your risk increases with age. If you want to preserve your eyesight, it’s worth recognizing the early signs of cataracts.

May 25th, 2021
Keratoconus: Signs and Treatment

Your eyes rely on many things to see clearly, including their shape. With keratoconus, your corneas become misshapen, leaving you with increasingly poor vision. Thankfully, there are solutions.

Apr 21st, 2021
Are There Alternatives to Reading Glasses?

You’re in the grocery store and you want to quickly read a label, but first you have to dig around in your purse or pockets to find your reading glasses, if they're even there. Is there an easier way to read clearly?

Mar 17th, 2021
Why You Shouldn't Ignore Dry Eyes

Your eyes are excessively dry, but you add a few over-the-counter drops and experience momentary relief. These stop-gap measures may help in the short term, but untreated dry eyes can lead to bigger problems.

Feb 16th, 2021
Is Staring at a Computer Screen Bad for Your Eyes?

Americans spend more than 10 hours staring at screens each day, which begs the question as to whether this screen time is ruining our eyes. Here, we explore the many reasons why excessive computer use may pose problems.

Jan 13th, 2021
Wintertime Tips for Dry Eyes

Winters in Boston can be harsh, especially for those who have dry eyes, as freezing temperatures and drier air take hold for months on end. Here are a few tips to keep your eyes in good health and well-lubricated.

Dec 1st, 2020
The Benefits of Speciality Contact Lenses

There are customized solutions for nearly every part of your body, from your head to your toes. With specialized contacts, we can add eyes to this mix. Here’s a look at how specialty contact lenses can help most anyone see more clearly.

Nov 1st, 2020
Am I a Good Candidate for Ortho K?

If you’re not keen on relying on corrective lenses or undergoing surgery to see clearly, ortho-k lenses are a fantastic alternative. Here’s a look at the many benefits of ortho-k lenses and whether they may be right for you.

Oct 14th, 2020
Top Treatments for Nearsightedness

When it comes to eyesight issues, nearsightedness is the most common, affecting 30-40% of the population in the United States. Luckily, there are several solutions that can help you see more clearly.

Sep 3rd, 2020
How Astigmatism Causes Headaches

If you find yourself struggling with frequent headaches and increasingly distorted vision, the odds are that the two symptoms are related. Here’s a look at how astigmatism can lead to headaches.

Aug 4th, 2020
OVITZ xwave Scleral Contact Lenses Deliver Optimal Vision

If you’ve been struggling with regular contact lenses, we’re proud to be one of the first 10 optometrists in the United States to offer the innovative OVITZ® scleral contact lenses. Explore how this exciting technology can help you see more clearly.

Jun 23rd, 2020
5 Nutrients that Promote Optic Health

Most people are familiar with foods that boost everything from heart to hair health, but your eyes also have their preferences when it comes to nutrients. Here are five nutrition tips that will help you see long into the future.

May 6th, 2020
Myths and Facts About LASIK Surgery

Wouldn’t you love to wake up each day, open your eyes, and see the world clearly without fumbling for contacts or glasses? With LASIK surgery, it’s possible. Here are some facts and myths about this very popular procedure.

Apr 24th, 2020
Tips for Managing Chronic Dry Eyes

If you’re struggling with chronically dry, itchy eyes, there are some great techniques and treatments that can relieve the discomfort. Here’s a look at why your eyes may be dry and what we can do about it.

Mar 3rd, 2020