Monthly Archives: January 2017

Is Wearing Contact Lenses a Safer Alternative To Having LASIK Eye Surgery?

If you are like “most” contact lenses wearers, you probably think wearing contact lenses is a much safer alternative than having eye surgery. But that is not necessarily the case. Until recently, even eye doctors thought LASIK surgery was riskier than wearing contacts. This is because the risks associated with eye surgery are different than… Read More

Life With an Implantable Contact Lens

If you have worn glasses and contact lenses most of your life, you have probably grown accustomed to simply being visually handicapped. You may not even remember what it was like to see without some type of visual aid. So, if someone told you there was a procedure available in Boston, other than LASIK, that… Read More

January is Glaucoma Awareness Month!

Glaucoma is a very misunderstood disease and if left untreated, can cause blindness. More than four million people in the United States have glaucoma. Nearly half of those with glaucoma are not even aware that they have it. You may think Glaucoma is an “old person’s” disease. If so, you are wrong. Everyone is at… Read More

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