Post Tagged: Norwood

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 […]

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 […]

Can LASIK Help My Astigmatism?

At Eye Care Specialists, we perform laser vision correction to treat all kinds of refractive errors caused by irregularly shaped corneas that don’t focus light properly. A refractive error can cause nearsightedness, farsightedness, or astigmatism. Let’s take a closer look at astigmatism, including what causes it, and whether or not it can be treated by […]

The Norwood Laser Eye Care Specialists: What Food Gives You Supervision?

At Eye Care Specialists in Norwood, laser surgery is our specialty—but so is eye health. One of the best ways to prevent eye disease is by the foods you eat. Everyone knows that carrots can improve the health of your eyes, but there are other foods and nutrients that may be even more important for keeping your eyesight in tiptop shape as you grow older. These […]

Can Visual Exercises Be Just As Good As Eye LASIK Surgery? 

Through eye LASIK surgery, many vision problems can be corrected, but there are certain exercises that may be used to help strengthen eyes and alleviate some symptoms. However, it should be noted that these exercises may only help with certain symptoms such as eyestrain, sensitivity to light, and headaches, but will not help with dyslexia or excessive  blinking and/or squinting. These symptoms could be related to the […]

Norwood Eye Care Specialists Answer The Big Question: “Does It Hurt?”

One of the most common questions ophthalmologists at Norwood’s Eye Care Specialists are asked by patients is, “Will this hurt?” Despite LASIK receiving its FDA approval in 1995, and with more than 12 million people having had the procedure with a 95% success rate, many still worry about the pain involved. At Norwood’s Eye Care Specialists, we do not consider you paranoid or a hypochondriac for […]

Seeing Eye to Eye: Norwood LASIK Specialist Explain the Truth About Eye Surgery

The Norwood LASIK professionals at Eye Care Specialists site at least 70 million people in the US are currently living with nearsightedness (myopia), farsightedness (hyperopia), astigmatism, or a combination of conditions, who could benefit drastically from LASIK. Boston just may be the place to get the surgery that has changed the lives of more than 20 […]