Back-to-School Checklist: #1: Eye Exam for your Child
September means back-to-school, a time when, as a parent, you try to do everything you can to prepare your child for success in the new academic year. New clothes, school supplies, haircuts and new schedules all play their part; but one of the most important learning tools is good vision, an essential factor that is […]
The Depression / Vision Connection — A Double-edged Sword for the Eyes
The problem of depression and its health consequences has always been with us, reportedly even more so due to the ongoing effects of the COVID-19 pandemic. Depression is an insidious enemy that attacks our physical health and well-being, and our eyes are no exception. Studies suggest that vision problems may both cause and be caused […]
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 […]
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 […]
March is Sleep Awareness Month — Are You Peeping While Sleeping?
March is Sleep Awareness Month, a good time of year to take stock of whether the quantity and quality of your sleep is helping you to stay as healthy as possible. It is also a chance to consider if you are one of the people who sleeps with open eyes, a condition that negatively affects […]
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 […]
Eat More Kale, Dump the Smokes – Making 2022 an Eye-Healthy Year
Now is the time to celebrate having a whole year ahead to work on doing the things we know we should do to maintain our health and wellness. And it makes perfect sense that protecting overall health can go a long way toward keeping your eyes healthy. So as we go into the brand new […]