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Are you Color Blind? Take this Test! (Video)

We at Eye Care Specialists know that color blindness is a misleading term. It is really not a form of blindness at all, but a deficiency in the way someone sees color. The condition affects males much more frequently than females, at a rate of 8 percent of males and 1 percent of females. More […]

Medical vs. Vision Exams: The Differences

The Difference Between a Medical Eye Exam and a Vision Exam   Vision Exam: The Vision Exam is for patients who have NO eye disease or symptoms of disease. It is sometimes referred to as a “Routine Exam” or “Well-Vision Exam.” Routine Vision Exams do not qualify for prescribing medications and most often are not covered by […]

Join us on Social Media! Facebook & Twitter

Eye Care Specialists is proud to be active on Social Media! We have a new and improved Facebook page: www.Facebook.com/LasikEyesBoston ! We also have a new Twitter account: www.Twitter.com/LasikBostonEyes ! We are excited to connect with you… our patients, peers, partners, colleagues and friends to share our latest articles on Eye Health, LASIK eye surgery, the latest advances in eye care […]

The Effect of Texting on Your Eyes

At Eye Care Specialists, we wholeheartedly acknowledge that all the apps, emails, viral videos, and text messages have driven us to distraction, if not off the road. Today, the average cell phone user sends about 500 or so text messages a month. If texters are spending this much time looking at a tiny cell phone […]

Groundbreaking Lasik Eye Surgeon Predicts the “End of Blindness”

Can one LASIK eye surgeon save the world from blindness? It’s a tall order seeing as how the condition affects 250 million people from all around the world. The leading causes of chronic blindness include conditions such as cataracts, glaucoma, age-related macular degeneration, corneal opacities, diabetic retinopathy, trachoma, and eye conditions in children caused by […]

Debunking the Myths about Eyes

Here at Eye Care Specialists, we can’t tell you how many patients walk in with myths and misconceptions about the human eyes. No, the number of carrots you eat probably is not going to affect how well you see. No, if you cross your eyes too many times they are not going to get stuck […]

How Long Does Eye LASIK Surgery Last?

One question that patients frequently ask is: “What exactly is the life expectancy of your 20/20 vision following eye LASIK surgery?” This is an important question because LASIK (or any kind of surgery) is a considerable investment of both time and money. Because of the physiological differences in the eyes of various individuals, there is […]

Are You Seeing Stars?

Are you seeing stars? If you ever have, the professionals at the Eye Care Specialists can assure you that you are definitely not alone. This is a rather common visual complaint that is usually a normal and harmless occurrence. The spots and flashes of light are a visual phenomenon called phosphine, otherwise known as seeing stars. […]

Does Green Tea Boost your Eyesight?

At Eye Care Specialists, we are well aware that green tea has been getting a lot of positive press over the last few years. Many studies have been released suggesting that drinking green tea may provide you with health benefits, including improved brain function, increased fat burning, lowered risk of certain kinds of cancer, and […]

How LASIK Eye Surgery Could Help You Find a Better Career

  For most jobs, good vision is not a prerequisite and LASIK eye surgery not needed for those that are visually impaired. However, it is undeniable that good vision makes just about everything, including your job, easier. But there are some jobs where nothing less than perfect vision will do. Before we start, it should be understood that there is a […]