Yearly Archives: 2022

Confused About the Right Frames for your Face? You’re Not Alone!

When you visit the Atlantic Eye Optical department with your prescription in hand, it’s thrilling to see and try on the many styles, shapes, colors, and materials of fashionable eyeglasses. But it can be hard to make that final decision with confidence. Here’s some advice about what styles will tend to flatter your individual face […]

More women than men take this “prize”: Dry Eye!

For Mother’s Day and every day, women beat out men in being more likely to develop the ophthalmic condition known as Dry Eye Syndrome. In fact, dry eye is two to three times more likely to affect women than men, at any age. Sorry, ladies, we know this is not a race you want to […]

Parkinson’s and the Eye — April is Parkinson’s Awareness Month

This month, in observance of Parkinson’s Awareness Month, it seems timely for us at Atlantic Eye to note how this disorder may affect the eyes, and what can be done to treat issues that may arise. According to the American Parkinson Disease Association, eye problems that may be associated with Parkinson’s (PD) include: 1. Eye […]

Have Some Fun This Spring Fooling with Frames

Choosing new frames for your eyeglasses can go a long way toward refreshing your look this Spring. The Atlantic Eye optical departments at all 4 office locations continually refresh their wide selection with the latest styles, fashion trends, and high-quality materials. But before you have fun browsing the latest looks at Atlantic Eye, let’s consider […]

What Does Your Eye Color Say About You?

Whether brown, blue, green, or somewhere in-between, our eye color is as individual as we are. You may be surprised to hear that research has found some associations between eye color and greater (or lesser) risk for certain health problems. Though eye color alone is not diagnostic, it may signal some health areas of possible […]

We Love Eyes

On Valentine’s Day (okay, and every day!) Atlantic Eye ophthalmologists can get a little mushy about these awesome organs known as our eyes. This February, we want to show our love by sharing 10 “fun facts” about eyes and vision care: 1. Two parents with the same eye color can have children with entirely different […]

Find out what you can do to reduce your risk

Age-related Macular Degeneration (AMD) is a degenerative disease that happens when part of the retina called the macula is damaged. The macula is the part of the eye that delivers the sharp, central vision we need to see objects straight ahead. Over time, the loss of central vision can interfere with everyday activities, such as the ability […]

Did You Know: Glaucoma Runs in Families

Talk to Your Loved Ones About Glaucoma Glaucoma is an eye problem that over time can lead to blindness. It usually happens when fluid builds up in the front part of your eye. That extra fluid increases the pressure in your eye, damaging the optic nerve. Glaucoma often has no symptoms in its early stages, […]