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Brian\'s Vacation Before Visian ICL-goggles and contacts!

Brian's Vacation Before Visian ICL-goggles and contacts!

Created on: Friday, May 06, 2016
Author: New England Eye Center

"This past school vacation I took the family to Florida to visit my parents. I look forward to this trip every year because it is a very low key trip which consists mostly of mornings at the beach and afternoons at the pool. The one thing my kids and I love to do is swim. ...

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DeFend Your Vision - April Is Sports Eye Safety Month

DeFend Your Vision - April Is Sports Eye Safety Month

Created on: Sunday, April 17, 2016
Author: New England Eye Center

April Is Sports Eye Safety Month and the team at New England Eye Center in Boston wants you to enjoy the season with some safety tips for "preventing eye injuries" in the office, insports and around your home. Each year over 100,00 people are hurt by sports rel...

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Glasses since 1st Grade-Brian\'s Story

Glasses since 1st Grade-Brian's Story

Created on: Monday, March 07, 2016
Author: New England Eye Center

Brian'sstory is not unlike many of the stories we hear from patients who live in Boston and have had Dr. Helen Wu perform their vision correction procedure. But we are so lucky he is sharing his story! We hope his story helps you decide if vision correction is right for you! "Ever since I ...

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Brian's Initial Screening For Visian ICL

Created on: Thursday, March 03, 2016
Author: New England Eye Center

Read about Brian's experience during the vision correction screening process in Boston! Brian, what made your experience during the screening process helpful as a patient? “The technician who I was paired up with was fantastic! She really made my experience that much better. I...

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March Is Workplace Eye Safety Month

March Is Workplace Eye Safety Month

Created on: Sunday, February 28, 2016
Author: New England Eye Center

Each year, nearly 25,000 Americans visit the emergency room due to a workplace eye injury. During Workplace Eye Wellness Month this March, New England Eye Center reminds employers and workers about the importance of wearing certified and approved eye protection. In addition to wearing saf...

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Follow Brian's Visian ICl Journey

Follow Brian's Visian ICl Journey

Created on: Friday, February 26, 2016
Author: New England Eye Center

Our patient"Brian"from Boston Massachusetts came in for his screening at New England Eye Center in Boston and was interested in LASIK. Lucky for Brian he was a candidate for more than one procedure and decided to move forward with the Visian ICL, Implantable Contact Lens. Brian has be...

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February is Age-Related Macular Degeneration Month

February is Age-Related Macular Degeneration Month

Created on: Friday, February 19, 2016
Author: New England Eye Center

February is “Age-Related Macular Degeneration (AMD) Awareness Month.” What is AMD? Most young people do not even know about AMD. When we are young we take our vision for granted and only focus on our need for fashionable glasses and extended wear contact lenses. And for ...

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Winter Weather and Dry Eyes

Winter Weather and Dry Eyes

Created on: Monday, February 08, 2016
Author: New England Eye Center

Winter Weather = Dry Eyes The winter weather in Boston can be especially harsh on your eyes. Low humidity levels in the air can lead to dryness, itching, burning and even the feeling of a foreign object in the eye. The most common complaint of dry itchy eyes is often caused by low humidi...

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A New Year, A New You!

A New Year, A New You!

Created on: Tuesday, January 05, 2016
Author: New England Eye Center

It is a new year and once again resolutions are on everyone's mind. A new year and a new you? Perhaps that is the theme for some, but at New England Center in Boston, we want you to know we like you and your eyesjust the way you are! And that is because we are a full service eye center ...

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Update on Paolo DiGirolamo of

Update on Paolo DiGirolamo of "Naked and Afraid"

Created on: Thursday, December 17, 2015
Author: New England Eye Center

Todate, electing to have corrective eye surgery with New EnglandEye Centerand Dr. Helen Wuhas been one of the best decisions I have personally made in almost 20 years. The ability to wake up and start my day without first having to think of whether or n...

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Be Thankful For Your Precious Eyes

Be Thankful For Your Precious Eyes

Created on: Sunday, November 29, 2015
Author: New England Eye Center

This Thanksgiving and Holiday Season, Dr. Helen Wu and the Team at The LASIK and Advanced Cataract Center in Boston wish you good eye health, happiness and the time to make wonderful memories with your family. New England Eye Center also thought it would be appropriate to share a special article ...

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Safe Toy Shopping For The Holidays

Safe Toy Shopping For The Holidays

Created on: Wednesday, November 11, 2015
Author: New England Eye Center

The holidays are approaching and Boston is going to busy with visitors. Retailers will open on thanksgiving to give shoppers a jump on their holiday shopping. Many people will also be buying items on line.The team at New England Eye Center in Boston and The American Academy of...

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Read The Fine Print - Corneal Inlays Are Here!

Read The Fine Print - Corneal Inlays Are Here!

Created on: Saturday, October 31, 2015
Author: New England Eye Center

Read The Fine Print-Corneal Inlays Are Here! Have you hit that unmistakable age that marks a turning point in your up close vision? Yes, I am talking about the dreaded readers. If so, how long have you been waiting for an alternative to get rid your of your reading glasses? Probabl...

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Breast Cancer Awareness

Breast Cancer Awareness

Created on: Friday, October 16, 2015
Author: New England Eye Center

“We may never understand illness such as cancer. In fact, we may never cure it. But an ounce of prevention is worth more than a million pounds of cure. – David Agus At The LASIK and Advanced Cataract Center in Boston, Dr. Wu and her refractive team are not simply focu...

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Affordable LASIK

Affordable LASIK

Created on: Thursday, September 24, 2015
Author: New England Eye Center

Have you ever wondered what the expenditure of your contact lenses, glasses and contact lens solution will cost you over time? Probably not. But combined with doctor visits, prescriptions, possible eye infections and complications due to long term wear of conta...

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Astigmatism Correction Now Available At New England Eye Center

Astigmatism Correction Now Available At New England Eye Center

Created on: Monday, September 14, 2015
Author: New England Eye Center

If you have been considering vision correction and were told your astigmatism was not treatable with LASIK, New England Eye Center has fantastic news for you. Not only can we treat Astigmatism, Director of Refractive Surgery Helen K. Wu, M.D. of New England Eye Center, offers the most advan...

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Protect Your Eyes! September Is Sports Eye Safety Month!

Protect Your Eyes! September Is Sports Eye Safety Month!

Created on: Saturday, September 05, 2015
Author: New England Eye Center

According to “Prevent Blindness,” regardless of age, sports-related eye injuries occur most frequently in water sports, basketball, baseball and softball. The good news is that many of these injuries can be prevented by protecting your eyes with face guards and eye guards. Fac...

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Meditation For The Eyes-Eye Yoga

Meditation For The Eyes-Eye Yoga

Created on: Friday, August 28, 2015
Author: New England Eye Center

Yoga, a Hindu spiritual and aesthetics discipline, focuses on your physical and spiritual wellbeing. Next time you contemplate engaging in Yoga, consider that your eyes are just as important as your body.

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What You Need To Know About Contact Lenses and Acanthamoeba Keratitis

What You Need To Know About Contact Lenses and Acanthamoeba Keratitis

Created on: Monday, August 24, 2015
Author: New England Eye Center

Acanthamoeba are tiny amoeba found in water sources such as well water, hot tubs, soils and sewage systems. Given the opportunity, these little parasites can infect the eye and can leave a person with a serious eye condition call Acanthamoeba Keratitis. If not treated promptly, Acanhtamoeba Keratitis can cause permanent vision loss, and in some cases even a corneal transplant.

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August Is Cataract Awareness Month

August Is Cataract Awareness Month

Created on: Monday, August 17, 2015
Author: New England Eye Center

Here is the good news. Cataract surgery is the most frequently performed surgery within the United States. While it is not without risk, 9 out of 10 people regain very good vision somewhere between 20/20 and 20/40 according to Prevent Blindness. The even better news is that with FDA approved advanced lens technology patients have options that reduce or eliminate the need for glasses after cataract surgery.

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New England Eye Center Vision Correction Patient, Paolo DiGirolamo, making his debut on the reality series “Naked and Afraid.”

New England Eye Center Vision Correction Patient, Paolo DiGirolamo, making his debut on the reality series “Naked and Afraid.”

Created on: Friday, July 17, 2015
Author: New England Eye Center

Tune in to the Discovery Channel on July 26th at 9 PM and meet New England Eye Center Vision Correction Patient Paolo DiGirolamo making his debut on the reality series “Naked and Afraid.”

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I'm only 50...Is that too Young To Be Thinking about Premium Lenses and Laser Cataract Surgery?

I'm only 50...Is that too Young To Be Thinking about Premium Lenses and Laser Cataract Surgery?

Created on: Monday, July 28, 2014
Author: New England Eye Center

For over 50 years, surgeons have been treating cataracts by surgically replacing the clouded lens in the eye. Today, cataract surgery is considered one of the safest and most effective procedures in medicine. But for many people having a cataract is something they consider to occur in "older" people or later in life. Therefore, at 50, many don't consider it something to research or learn about. At the Vision Correction Center at New England Eye Center in Boston, we choose to educate patients about cataracts at the age of 50. Around this time the lens is already beginning to change and the doctors want patients to be aware of the many vision correction options now available.

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Visit our beautiful new Framingham office!

Visit our beautiful new Framingham office!

Created on: Tuesday, April 15, 2014
Author: New England Eye Center

New England Eye Center is proud to announce the relocation and expansion of our Framingham office.

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Feeling Lucky? Don't Gamble with your Vision!

Feeling Lucky? Don't Gamble with your Vision!

Created on: Friday, March 14, 2014
Author: New England Eye Center

Dear Stephanie, Is my Doctor Right For Me? Just as you have options in vision correction, you have options in your choice of physicians. How do you know how to choose who is best for you? We have some tips. First and foremost, everyone needs a primary care physician.Make sure you feel you can t...

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Eye Health News from New England Eye Center

Eye Health News from New England Eye Center

Created on: Tuesday, February 18, 2014
Author: New England Eye Center

Eye Health News courtesy of New England Eye Center.

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Myths About Discount LASIK

Myths About Discount LASIK

Created on: Friday, January 04, 2013
Author: New England Eye Center

Have you ever wondered why some LASIK practices can offer such extreme discounted while others recommend charges that are beyond your purse strings? With some many advertisements focused on price, New England Eye Center can understand why you might be confused. Our physicians and highly skilled LASIK team are here to help you understand the value and affordability of seeing experience surgeons at a world class hospital. To help debunk the discount myths and also guide you through your decision making process for the procedure that will give you your personal best vision, it is important to address a few points below.

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The Holiday LASIK Offer You\'ve Been Waiting For!

The Holiday LASIK Offer You've Been Waiting For!

Created on: Wednesday, December 12, 2012
Author: New England Eye Center

The Holiday LASIK Offer You've Been Waiting For! Call New England Eye Center for the GREATEST LASIK VALUE IN BOSTON! No other gift compares...to the GIFT OF SIGHT!

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Monovision Laser Vision Correction: FDA Approval of Wavefront-guided Ablation for both Distance & Near Correction Improves Options for Presbyopes

Monovision Laser Vision Correction: FDA Approval of Wavefront-guided Ablation for both Distance & Near Correction Improves Options for Presbyopes

Created on: Monday, October 22, 2012
Author: New England Eye Center

As their options and expectations multiply, demand from presbyopes seeking convenient, hassle-free vision correction and decreasing dependence on glasses and contact lenses grows rapidly. For many patients monovision Laser Vision Correction (LVC) may provide an excellent solution.

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Latisse - Grow your eyelashes longer, fuller and darker!

Created on: Thursday, July 12, 2012
Author: New England Eye Center

Get ready for an innovation in lashes

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FREE Educational Lecture - Retinal Disease

Created on: Thursday, July 12, 2012
Author: New England Eye Center

Developing Therapies for Retinal Degeneration

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New England Eye Center Acquires Framingham Ophthalmology Practice

Created on: Thursday, July 12, 2012
Author: New England Eye Center

Pediatric Ophthalmologist Richard J. Blocker, MD Joins New England Eye Center,

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Laser Treatment for Vision Loss from Branch Retinal Vein Occlusion

Created on: Thursday, July 12, 2012
Author: New England Eye Center

Study shows that Laser Treatment is both safer and equally effective

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New Treatment Found to Reduce Vision Loss

Created on: Thursday, July 12, 2012
Author: New England Eye Center

Eye injections of corticosteroid medication may improve patients' vision

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ACRYSOF ReSTOR® IOL for Cataract Patients

Created on: Wednesday, July 11, 2012
Author: New England Eye Center

What are your options for cataract surgery?

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The crystalens® Cataract IOL Lens

Created on: Wednesday, July 11, 2012
Author: New England Eye Center

Additional Options are available for Cataract Patients,

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Learn how the eye works

Created on: Wednesday, July 11, 2012
Author: New England Eye Center

How the eye works,

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Monovision - A solution for Presbyopia

Created on: Wednesday, July 11, 2012
Author: New England Eye Center

Interested in LASIK, over 40 and afraid of losing your reading vision...there are options!

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Visian ICL...another option if you're not a LASIK candidate!

Created on: Wednesday, July 11, 2012
Author: New England Eye Center

Not a candidate for LASIK? Then you should check out Visian ICL...you may have another option

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Win $5000 Contest

Created on: Wednesday, July 11, 2012
Author: New England Eye Center

Whether you've had the iLASIK Procedure or you're just thinking about it, you could win $5000

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Learn more about PRK Surgery...

Created on: Wednesday, July 11, 2012
Author: New England Eye Center

An alternative to LASIK surgery for those patients with an active lifestyle, thin corneas or large pupils

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Bausch & Lomb Introduces the Crystalens(R) Aspheric Optic (AO) Lens

Created on: Wednesday, July 11, 2012
Author: New England Eye Center

Crystalens AO is the First Aberration-Free Accomodating IOL

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William Feinbloom Award Presented to Dr. Eli Peli

Created on: Wednesday, July 11, 2012
Author: New England Eye Center

Annual Award from American Academy of Optometry

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Over 40 and losing your reading vision? We can help!

Created on: Wednesday, July 11, 2012
Author: New England Eye Center

3-minute, non invasive in office procedure to restore your reading vision

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Investigator Awarded Medical Student Research Fellowship

Created on: Wednesday, July 11, 2012
Author: New England Eye Center

Varsha Manjunath doing OCT research at New England Eye Center

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Doctors across U.S. teamed up in Boston to educate local sports teams, doctors and other sports related medical professionals

Created on: Wednesday, July 11, 2012
Author: New England Eye Center

Focus was on education, diagnosis and treatment of sports vision injuries

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New England Eye Center Ophthalmologists Named To Boston Magazines Top Doctor List for the 4th Consecutive Year

Created on: Wednesday, July 11, 2012
Author: New England Eye Center

Eye Care Specialists Receive Top Recognition From Their Peers

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New England Eye Center Expands 1st Responder Vision Program

Created on: Wednesday, July 11, 2012
Author: New England Eye Center

LASIK Specialists Offer Police, Fire and EMS Personnel Better Vision

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New England Eye Center Offers Military Assistance Program

Created on: Wednesday, July 11, 2012
Author: New England Eye Center

Soldiers get chance for better vision through LASIK program

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Latest Innovative Technologies Used For Advanced Training in Cataract Surgery

Created on: Wednesday, July 11, 2012
Author: New England Eye Center

Alcon INFINITI Vision System with OZil used for Advanced Cataract Surgery Training

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New England Eye Center Ophthalmologists Named To Boston Magazines Top Doctor List for the 6th Consecutive Year

Created on: Wednesday, January 11, 2012
Author: New England Eye Center

  New EnglandEye Center Ophthalmologists Named To Boston Magazines Top Doctor List for the 6th Consecutive Year

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