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5 Easy Tips After Cataract Surgery

November 23rd, 2020

Cataract surgery can be an intimidating journey, but it shouldn’t frighten you. The process of removing cataracts is very well understood and is always being perfected. The procedure has a low risk of failure, with most people who undergo it ending up with vision that’s as good or better than they’ve had before. The surgery… Read More

How Often Should I See My Ophthalmologist?

October 22nd, 2020

Staying healthy is important no matter what age you are. But it’s easy to let your eyes get forgotten when there are other things to worry about. Sight is a big part of the human experience, and it needs to be taken care of just as well as the rest of our bodies. As with… Read More

Are Dry Eyes After LASIK Temporary?

September 24th, 2020

As successful as LASIK is, it is not free from certain side effects. One of the most common side effects that patients experience is dry eye. This occurs because the surgeon cuts through the cornea of the eye to reshape it. This is the main reason that LASIK works the way it does. This can… Read More

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

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