Are You at an Increased Risk of Developing Glaucoma?

Glaucoma is one of the most common eye conditions in the world. If left untreated, glaucoma can lead to irreversible vision loss. There is no cure for glaucoma, but treatment can significantly slow the disorder’s progress to decrease or prevent vision loss. Keep reading to learn if you may be at increased risk of developing… Read More

Could You Benefit from Eyelid Surgery?

Do your eyelids look droopy or saggy? Does it feel like you look older than you are?  You may be a good candidate for eyelid surgery. Eyelid surgery is quite common and can treat several different conditions. While eyelid surgery can be purely cosmetic, it can also serve a significant medical purpose.  To better understand… Read More

How Do I Know If I’m a Good Candidate for Refractive Lens Exchange?

Are you tired of wearing glasses and contact lenses? Or maybe you’re just frustrated with the constant on-off nature of needing to use reading glasses? A popular alternative to these visual aids is vision correction surgery. But there are multiple kinds of vision correction surgery. One popular procedure that’s great for older adults is refractive… Read More

Why Does Glaucoma Cause Irreversible Vision Loss?

Glaucoma is one of the most common age-related eye conditions that you can develop. It’s also a leading cause of blindness in people over 60. Glaucoma is often referred to as the “silent thief of sight” because it’s hard to detect in the early stages. When most people notice vision loss from glaucoma, irreversible vision… Read More

What Happens During LASIK?

LASIK is the most popular elective medical procedure you can undergo, and for a good reason. It’s a low-risk and highly effective vision correction procedure that can provide you with total visual freedom. Most patients that have LASIK no longer need to use glasses or contact lenses to see.  Over 95% of patients who get… Read More

5 Signs You May Be Suffering From Ocular Allergies

Do you suffer from itchy, watery eyes? These are some of the common signs of having ocular allergies. One of the most prevalent seasonal conditions is allergic conjunctivitis, an allergic reaction that affects the eyes.  The conjunctiva is a layer of tissue that lines the outside of your eye and inside of your eyelids. Conjunctivitis… Read More

Are There Warning Signs with Age-Related Macular Degeneration?

Did you know that the most common reason that people over 50 lose their vision is a condition called age-related macular degeneration (AMD)? AMD occurs when the macula becomes damaged, leading to problems with your vision.  The macula is the part of your eye that controls sharp, central vision. The macula is also part of… Read More

Can I Get Refractive Lens Exchange If I Have Cataracts?

In recent years, vision correction procedures have become more and more popular. While the most popular refractive procedure is LASIK, there are a variety of options.  Although LASIK is an incredible procedure, it’s unsuitable for everyone since it only corrects refractive errors. Adults over the age of 40 are more likely to develop two prevalent… Read More

What Makes LASIK Permanent?

LASIK is a life-changing procedure that can provide you with the visual freedom you crave from contacts and glasses. One of the reasons LASIK is so life-changing is the fact that it’s permanent.  LASIK doesn’t “wear off” because it permanently alters the shape of your cornea and corrects refractive errors. If you have LASIK, it… Read More

7 Tips to Follow During Fireworks Eye Safety Month

Did you know that June is Fireworks Eye Safety Month? The American Academy of Ophthalmology recognizes Fireworks Eye Safety Month due to the potential for injury to individuals and their eyes. Fireworks, especially consumer fireworks, are dangerous and land thousands in the hospital every year. Most of these injuries occur in the summer, as June… Read More

Find a Physician:
Back to Top
© Copyright 2022 – 2023 New England Eye Center
Designed by Glacial Multimedia, Inc.