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This entry was posted in Glaucoma on by Solinsky EyeCare

Glaucoma is an eye disease of the optic nerve. The optic nerve acts like a cable that connects the light that comes into the eyes to the brain where it is processed which then allows us to “see.” It can occur when the natural fluid that is in the eye cannot drain properly. This causes […]

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Learn more about aging and your eyes in this FREE educational presentation Tuesday, September 6 9 to 9:30 am

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It is estimated that 34 million adults smoke cigarettes in the United States. While many people know that smoking is bad for your health and can cause heart disease, breathing problems and cancer, people may not know that it is detrimental to your eyes as well. The chemicals in cigarettes include carcinogens and pro-inflammatory chemicals. […]

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This entry was posted in Glasses on by Solinsky EyeCare

Recently, Connecticut has taken steps to become the 48th state allowing people to gain a driver’s license through use of a bioptic telescope, opening new avenues to transportation for some people who are visually impaired. All of Connecticut’s neighboring states (e.g., Massachusetts, Rhode Island, New York) already allow for driving with a bioptic telescope, each […]

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This entry was posted in Frames on by Solinsky EyeCare

There are various online retailers which allow for the purchase of a new pair of prescription eyewear at a low cost. Online retailers allow you to choose a frame that you like, enter your prescription as well as credit card information and then wait for the mail to arrive. These online retailers offer various selections […]

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This entry was posted in Ask the Doctor on by Solinsky EyeCare

Most people associate going to the eye doctor with getting new glasses or contact lens prescription in order to improve their vision. There is a lot more to an eye exam than asking if option 1 or 2 is better. When bright lights are shined into the eyes during a complete eye exam, there is […]

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This entry was posted in Eye Health on by Solinsky EyeCare

The world that we are living in now is very different than what we were used to just a couple of years ago. We are working from home more often, working on computer screens and even educating ourselves and our children online. The question arises as to whether or not all of this increase in […]

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This entry was posted in Cataract Surgery on by Solinsky EyeCare

There are nearly 2 million cataract surgeries performed in the US each year which places cataract extraction as one of the most common procedures. A cataract is a cloudy lens that develops within the eye as a person ages. The cloudy lens can cause blurred vision, glare especially at nighttime and distortion in the perception […]

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This entry was posted in Eye Health on by Solinsky EyeCare

The CDC estimates that of people 40 years of age and older in the United States, 1 million are blind and 3 million have visual impairment, even when wearing their best corrected glasses or contact lens prescription. This number is expected to grow in coming years. Leading causes of visual impairment include glaucoma, macular degeneration and […]

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This entry was posted in Eye Health on by Solinsky EyeCare

The American Academy of Ophthalmology estimates that about 30,000 sports related eye injuries are treated in U.S. Emergency Rooms each year. Many of these injuries can be avoided if proper protection is worn. Many people think that eye protection is something that is worn by people in risky occupations such as welders and construction workers. […]

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