Post Tagged: eye health

March is Workplace Eye Health and Safety Month!

The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) reports about 2,000 U.S. workers sustain job-related eye injuries that require medical treatment each day. Safety experts and eye doctors believe the right eye protection could have lessened the severity or even prevented 90% of workplace eye injuries. Prevent workplace eye strain and eye injuries by […]

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 […]

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. […]