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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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This entry was posted in Presbyopia Treatment on by Solinsky EyeCare

The FDA has just approved Vuity (pilocarpine HCl Ophthalmic Solution) 1.25% administered once daily eye drop for the treatment of presbyopia. Presbyopia affects many adults starting at the age of 40. With this change, the lens becomes less flexible and therefore it is more difficult to focus on things up close. Many people will find […]

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This entry was posted in Eye Health on by Solinsky EyeCare

You eat a healthy balanced diet daily, exercise regularly and have an annual physical exam, in order to maintain your systemic health, but are you doing everything that you need to maintain your eye health? As we age, our eyes go through many changes and are put at risk of age-related changes. By seeing your […]

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This entry was posted in Retinal Diseases on by Solinsky EyeCare

Many people present to the office after noticing dark floaters that come across and obstruct their vision. Patients often state that they notice flashes of light in their peripheral vision in a dimly lit or dark room. Some people describe these dark spots as a fly or bug or squiggly lines in their vision that […]

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