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What is The Cause of My Dry Eyes?

August 28th, 2020

Have dry eyes? You aren’t alone! Dry eye syndrome is one of the most common eye conditions people suffer from. This could be due to the large number of factors that can contribute to the problem. The issues that cause dry eye patients to suffer from the disease can be divided into two categories. The… Read More

7 Ways To Know You Have Cataracts

July 30th, 2020

As you get older, your risk for developing cataracts only becomes more likely. Eventually, you will have to deal with them. It’s almost inevitable that you will develop one. Most cataracts progress quite slowly. Knowing that you have them early in their development is very helpful. If you are experiencing any of the following symptoms,… Read More

4 Tips To Make Your LASIK Experience Better

June 26th, 2020

LASIK is great at changing your life, but the process involved with getting it can seem intimidating. When dealing with a surgery that involves your eyesight, it’s only natural to be skeptical or apprehensive. To make sure that you can relax and maintain enthusiasm for your new vision, here are 4 tips to make your… Read More

Can Allergies Cause Other Eye Conditions?

May 28th, 2020

Almost everyone has allergies to something. Even allergies that are specific to the eye are more common than you would think! They occur when your eyes react negatively to some form of allergen. When your eyes react, it causes them to release histamines. Histamines are produced to fight off invaders, but with allergens, your body… Read More

Can I Get LASIK If I Have Dry Eye Syndrome?

April 29th, 2020

Not everyone can receive LASIK. To have the surgery, you need to pass a strict candidacy test to determine if the procedure is safe for you. Some of the criteria include age, a reasonable prescription, stable vision, good health, pregnancy status, and the condition of your eyes. One condition that is particularly troublesome for LASIK… Read More

Do I Need Cataract Surgery Right Away?

March 26th, 2020

Cataracts are a problem most of us must face at some point. They happen when the lenses in your eyes cloud over. This prevents light from entering and causes a wide array of vision problems. Symptoms of cataracts include blurry vision, difficulty seeing in low light, prescription changes, glare, halos, and double vision. But cataracts… Read More

5 Signs You’re Ready For LASIK

February 28th, 2020

LASIK is a popular vision correction procedure designed to give you your best vision. LASIK is not only the most effective way for most people to reach for great vision, but it is also one of the safest. If you’re not so sure about the procedure, visit us at Vision Care of Maine for a… Read More

How Do I Choose An IOL?

January 28th, 2020

A lot goes into preparing for cataract surgery. You need to attend several eye doctor appointments to watch the growth of your cataract. You also need to follow preoperative instructions, and you need to know what you are going to do after the surgery. One of the most important parts of getting ready for the… Read More

Is Glaucoma A Genetic Condition?

December 20th, 2019

One of the scariest ways to lose your sight is through glaucoma. In its most common form, it is not painful. In fact, glaucoma is almost completely undetectable. The condition slowly eats away at your vision a little at a time so you don’t even notice losing it until it is too late. Any eyesight… Read More

What Happens If I Injure My Retina?

November 27th, 2019

Your retina is a very delicate part of your eye and a very important part of your ability to see. It is a thin layer of tissue that lines the back of the inner wall of your eye. It is teeming with cells that can sense light. The retina gives us our ability to perceive… Read More

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