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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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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

Get ready for an innovation in lashes

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FREE Educational Lecture - Retinal Disease

Created on: Thursday, July 12, 2012

Developing Therapies for Retinal Degeneration

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New England Eye Center Acquires Framingham Ophthalmology Practice

Created on: Thursday, July 12, 2012

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

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

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

What are your options for cataract surgery?

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The crystalens® Cataract IOL Lens

Created on: Wednesday, July 11, 2012

Additional Options are available for Cataract Patients,

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Learn how the eye works

Created on: Wednesday, July 11, 2012

How the eye works,

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Monovision - A solution for Presbyopia

Created on: Wednesday, July 11, 2012

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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Twin Study Shows Lifestyle, Diet Can Significantly Influence Course of Macular Degeneration Among Individuals With The Same Genetic Susceptibility

Created on: Wednesday, August 31, 2011

 Twin Study Shows Lifestyle, Diet Can Significantly Influence Course of Macular Degeneration Among Individuals With The Same Genetic Susceptibility

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New England Eye Center, Tufts Medical Center Researchers and Collaborators Around the World Find Two New Genetic Clues to Development of Macular Degeneration

Created on: Wednesday, August 31, 2011

New England Eye Center, Tufts Medical Center Researchers and Collaborators Around the World Find Two New Genetic Clues to Development of Macular Degeneration

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LASIK Myths

Created on: Tuesday, June 28, 2011

LASIK is very effective for people with refractive errors, but there are plenty of misconceptions when it comes to what LASIK can accomplish. Let’s give these a look right now.

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Michael Goldstein, MD, MBA is elected President of the Massachusetts Society of Eye Physicians and Surgeons

Created on: Monday, May 16, 2011

New England Eye Centeris pleased to announce that Michael Goldstein, MD, MBA at New England Eye Center has been elected President of the Massachusetts Society of Eye Physicians.

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Dry Eye after LASIK

Created on: Monday, May 09, 2011

One of the side effects of LASIK surgery that some people experience is dry eye syndrome. Let’s take a look at how common dry eye is after LASIK and what can be done about it.

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How to Apply for LASIK Financing

Created on: Tuesday, March 01, 2011

Sometimes paying for LASIK is difficult for individuals or households, which is completely understandable. Thankfully there are payment options and financing plans available that can help ease the financial burden.

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LASIK Side Effects

Created on: Wednesday, February 23, 2011

While LASIK is extremely effective and safe overall, there are some side effects that patients experience that you should be aware of. Let’s cover those right now.

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Common Vision Correction Myths

Created on: Saturday, February 19, 2011

While laser eye surgery is quite common, there are plenty of misunderstandings and myths surrounding the treatment and what it involves. Here we’ll address and dispel those myths.

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FREE VISION SEMINAR OFFERS HOPE AND HELP TO BOSTON PATIENTS WITH BLINDING DISEASES

Created on: Friday, February 11, 2011

Johanna M. Seddon, M.D., ScM to be a featured speaker as the Foundation Fighting Blindness Hosts an Educational Seminar on Macular Degeneration, Retinitis Pigmentosa and Related Retinal Degenerative Diseases

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