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
What Does An IOL Do During Cataract Surgery?
Are you concerned that you may have cataracts? Cataracts are common in adults who are over the age of 40. When you have cataracts, it can get progressively harder to see as they make your natural lens more cloudy over time. The only way to treat cataracts is to have cataract surgery. This procedure removes… Read More
Ophthalmologist Power List 2021
New England Eye Center is excited to announce that Dr. Caroline Baumal was selected by The Ophthalmologist as one of the most influential female figures in ophthalmology on the 2021 Power List! We are very proud to have you represent our organization and all women in Ophthalmology. Read the full feature. Dr. Caroline Baumal, Retina Specialist… Read More
5 Signs You Could Be A LASIK Candidate
LASIK is more accessible than ever, with innovative technology and a vast selection of laser eye centers to choose from. It may sound hard to believe, but LASIK is for almost anyone. Not only is it affordable and offered all over the country, but a large percentage of potential LASIK patients also make suitable candidates… Read More
Is An Eyelid Surgery Like Blepharoplasty Right For Me?
Oculoplastic surgery is one of the more common types of cosmetic surgery. One of the reasons for this is a procedure called blepharoplasty. There are many reasons why someone may want to have blepharoplasty. If you wish you could look younger, more refreshed, or struggle with saggy eyelids, a blepharoplasty may be worth considering! While… Read More
Why Is Seeing Your Ophthalmologist Important?
No matter how old you are, regular visits to your doctor are essential for staying healthy. But it isn’t enough to see your primary care physician once a year. Just like you need regular dentist appointments to make sure your teeth are healthy, you need regular eye exams to make sure your eyes are healthy… Read More
5 Things To Expect During Cataract Surgery Recovery
Did you know that cataract surgery is the most commonly performed medical procedure in the United States? Cataracts will affect almost half of the population by the time they are 75 years old. So it isn’t surprising that the one effective treatment for them is so popular. Cataract surgeons perform the procedure on a regular… Read More