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The Many Ways Smoking Destroys Your Vision

LASIK eye surgery solves many vision-related problems; some of which have been perpetuated by years of smoking. Today, smoking stands as the single largest preventable cause of disease and premature death in the United States. Smoking is well known to cause cancer, the evidence is overwhelmingly conclusive. Other adverse, and often fatal, health effects such […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Can the Right Glasses Enhance Your Looks?

Yes, the right pair of glasses can do wonders for the shape of your face, helping to balance out your features! We at Eye Care Specialists have been around plenty of bespectacled folks. One thing we have found is that choosing the right glasses should be approached much like choosing the right hairstyle. Whether you have […]

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. […]