primary eye care

Category: Uncategorized

Do You Have Diabetes? Be Sure To See Your Eye Doctor

June 13th, 2022

Living a full and healthy life with diabetes takes extra care and attention. While focusing on diet and medication, don’t overlook your eyesight.  Diabetes complications can threaten your eye health and your vision. If left untreated, these complications can lead to blindness.  The first line of defense is managing your blood sugar. Even if you… Read More

How to Prevent Dry Eye This Spring

March 10th, 2022

Winter is almost over, and soon it will be spring! Before you know it, grass, plants, and beautiful flowers will be coming back to life.  All this new life comes with pollen that causes seasonal allergies in many people. Do your eyes feel irritated during pollen season?  Keep reading to learn some tips on how… Read More

Why You Need To See Your Eye Doctor if You Have Diabetes

November 24th, 2021

Diabetes can do severe damage to all parts of your body. Your eyes are no exception to this, and in fact, can be even more susceptible to excess blood sugar. If you don’t manage your diabetes and take care of your body, there’s a good chance diabetes could steal your vision. Your eye doctor can… Read More

Why The Retina Is Important For Sight

January 23rd, 2019

Your eye has many different parts that are important to your vision. There is the cornea that focuses most of the light in your eye, the pupil where light passes into the lens, and more. Another crucial part to having good vision is having a healthy retina. The retina is inside the eye on the… Read More

5 Things You Should Know Before You Have LASIK

October 17th, 2017

One of our patients recently described LASIK as “life-changing” and we couldn’t agree more. Realizing that you have perfect 20/20 vision without glasses or contacts really is an incredible feeling. If you’ve worn glasses or contacts for your entire life, you may be intrigued by the thought of LASIK. But you may also still have… Read More

5 Tips for a Faster Recovery after LASIK Surgery

June 30th, 2017

Deciding to have LASIK surgery is an exciting decision and one of the biggest benefits is the quick procedure and recovery time. But, even though it is quicker than most surgeries, it is still surgery and you do need time to let your eyes heal. Here are five tips for a faster recovery after 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

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

Grand opening of Coffee Hound Coffee Bar café!

July 27th, 2016

Coffee Hound Coffee Bar & café now open at Vision Care of Maine’s Bangor location! A gourmet twist on comfort food and all things coffee. Open year round! Monday – Friday 8am – 4pm Enjoy a coffee & a relaxing atmosphere while you wait to be seen for your eye exam or eye surgery: ·… Read More

Search Our Website