Dry Eye–Aggravated with Mask Wearing

Dry Eye–Aggravated with Mask Wearing

As the crisp, cool air of Fall descends upon us in the Northeast, so does the time for us to get out our sweaters, cup our warm beverages and watch for the changing foliage… and an increase in dry eye. Eye care professionals and many of our well-educated patients...
Blue Light Protection for Back-to-School

Blue Light Protection for Back-to-School

by Cheryl G. Murphy, OD Parents are doing as much as they can to safeguard their kids this year. Getting blue light protection for their childrens’ prescription lenses should be on each parent’s “must-have” list. This year kids are on screens more than ever. Social...
Can I Wear My Contacts During the COVID-19 Pandemic?

Can I Wear My Contacts During the COVID-19 Pandemic?

by Cheryl G. Murphy, OD At the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, researchers knew that the eye was a possible route of infection but were not exactly sure which parts of the eye were involved and to what extent. At first, some questioned whether or not human tears...

Your Eyes And Pain Management

Eye Pain We take a lot of aspects of our vision for granted. We expect to see nearby and faraway objects clearly, even if we require our eye care provider to prescribe eyeglasses or contact lenses to do so. A huge degree of the information we take in about our world...
Eye Procedures and Treatments

Eye Procedures and Treatments

Many eye disorders that cause total blindness can be treated successfully enough to prevent this final outcome. Modern technologies and techniques allow eye care providers to perform advanced procedures to reverse, arrest, or at least slow vision loss. Some of these...