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
Do You Know These Less Common Cataract Signs?
October 31st, 2019
One of the most well-known symptoms of cataracts is that they cause vision loss. They are, after all, the leading cause of blindness in the world. In fact, in the U.S. alone, over half of all Americans will have cataracts by the time they are 80. But vision loss isn’t the only problem cataracts present…. Read More
3 Reasons LASIK Is Life-Changing
September 30th, 2019
LASIK is a powerful procedure that alters your lifestyle for the better. Even just being free of glasses and contacts can be a meaningful experience. On the fence about whether LASIK could be right for you? Keep reading for 3 reasons why LASIK is life-changing! 1. Better Eyesight Means Less Stress If there’s one thing… Read More
Will I Experience Pain From Glaucoma?
August 29th, 2019
Glaucoma is a complicated condition with several different types. The most common form of glaucoma is primary open-angle glaucoma. Primary open-angle glaucoma threatens your vision permanently, while also being almost undetectable. It does not cause any pain or other noticeable symptoms. It causes you to lose your sight so slowly that you may not even… Read More
Do You Know These Cataract Warning Signs?
July 31st, 2019
Cataracts will affect everyone, but they come on slowly over time. This makes it difficult to tell that they are developing. Cataracts display many symptoms, making it simple for a professional to diagnose them. That is why it’s important to schedule regular eye appointments with Vision Care of Maine in Bangor. There are signs of… Read More
3 Fun Things To Do After LASIK This Summer!
June 28th, 2019
Looking for a way to spice things up this summer? How about for the rest of your life? LASIK can change your life by giving you freedom from glasses and contacts. Summer is the perfect time to experience this! There are infinite possibilities to enjoy your summer after LASIK, but here are a few to… Read More
3 Reasons Dry Eye Requires Treatment
May 31st, 2019
Dry eye causes redness, pain, itchiness, and blurry vision. Many people who have dry eye suffer its symptoms without realizing there’s treatment. Dry eye may be common, but that doesn’t mean that you need to suffer! Keep reading for x reasons why you need to get your dry eye treated! Chronic Dry Eye is Stressful… Read More
How Often Should I Buy New Glasses?
April 24th, 2019
It can be tricky to know when exactly it’s time to let go of our old glasses and move on to the next pair. It may even seem like your prescription hasn’t changed, but it’s likely that it has. Sometimes it happens subtly, but it makes a difference when you’re trying to see the world… Read More
Do You Need An Eye Exam Every Year?
March 28th, 2019
The short answer: Yes! Regular yearly eye exams are a part of keeping your body healthy. Apart from vision care, there are several reasons why you need to see your eye doctor every year. Prioritizing the health of your eyes is as important as maintaining the rest of your health. Eyes and Aging As we… Read More