Monthly Archives: February 2016

March Is Workplace Eye Safety Month

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 safety glasses, look around your office for potential “ocular hazards” such… Read More

February is Age-Related Macular Degeneration Month

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 people who have perfect vision, regular visits to the… Read More

Follow Brian’s Visian ICl Journey

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 been nice enough to start posting… Read More

Winter Weather and Dry Eyes

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 humidity levels… Read More

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