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Glaucoma: Signs, Symptoms, and Prevention

May 24th, 2017

    You understand the importance of regular exercise, eating healthy, and scheduling regular doctor’s appointments. But do you take the same sort of proactive approach to protecting your vision? Unfortunately, if you are someone who regularly skips your comprehensive eye exams, you don’t. This is unfortunate because many common eye diseases like glaucoma can… Read More

5 Tips for Managing Your Cataracts

April 26th, 2017

A cataract occurs when the lens of the eye becomes cloudy, making it difficult to see. Cataracts can lead to many problems in your life, making it difficult to perform day-to-day activities. Living with cataracts affects every area of your daily life. It impacts your ability to see clearly, drive a car, and read a… Read More

5 Activities that are More Enjoyable after LASIK

March 24th, 2017

Many people approach LASIK eye surgery with a sense of dread and foreboding. They are nervous about being awake during the procedure, they are concerned about the cost, and just unsure of what to expect overall. While these concerns are completely understandable and normal, you may be overlooking the numerous benefits that having LASIK will… Read More

Are Computers Ruining Your Child’s Eyes?

February 27th, 2017

When you grew up, you used a notebook and pencil in school and played outside once the final bell rang. Times have changed, though. Now, kids use computers at school and tablets for fun afterward. Computers and tablets give them access to countless amounts of information, but it comes at a price. These digital screens… Read More

Glaucoma Awareness Month: 3 Foods that Lower Your Risk of Vision Loss

January 23rd, 2017

It is estimated that 60 million people worldwide have been diagnosed with or are living with glaucoma, with that number expected to rise in 2017. A large portion of that number is completely unaware that they have glaucoma. January is Glaucoma Awareness Month, so we’re here to share some tips on how to lower your… Read More

Donate to Mexico This Holiday Season

December 15th, 2016

We have a goal, and we’re stickin’ to it. You guessed it – 2017 is underway and the team at VCOM is planning our next trip to Mexico! By this time next year, Dr. Curt Young and his awesome team of technicians will be traveling back to Monterrey, Mexico with the same goal in mind… Read More

Gear up for VCOM’s Thursday events: save, learn, and travel!

November 18th, 2016

Thursdays in December means fun at Vision Care. The first three Thursdays in the month of December, you can enjoy savings on glasses, learn about LASIK, and enjoy a wonderful presentation about a recent humanitarian trip to Mexico. And while you’re here, enjoy music and refreshments at our bistro, Coffee Hound! DECEMBER 1ST, 4-7PM: Optical… Read More

Photos from our team’s Monterrey, Mexico mission trip

October 6th, 2016

A big thank you to all those involved in our mission trip to Mexico – donators, volunteers, supporters, patients, locals – this all happened with your help! “It was so humbling – I mean, how do you put an experience like that into words? … We got to practice medicine in its purest form. …… Read More

Vision Care of Maine featured on Fox 22!

September 29th, 2016

Vision Care of Maine was featured on Fox 22 for a segment discussing Dr. Young and his team’s cataract surgery mission trip to Mexico. “I think it’s our duty to help out whenever we can and where ever we can. Through coffee we enjoy life. Through vision we’re effective in life. If you can’t see,… Read More

Dr. Young discusses Mexico mission trip in new video

September 25th, 2016

“Our Vision for Compassion” What is the goal of this mission trip to Monterrey, Mexico? What is the most rewarding part of helping those in need? How can we help? Watch below to hear Dr. Young discuss his mission to restore eyesight in Mexico! #VisionCareOfMaine #helpingyouseeyourway #missiontrip On October 1, 2016 Dr. Curt Young and… Read More

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