Monthly Archives: October 2023

Diabetes and Your Eyes: Understanding Diabetic Retinopathy

If you (or a loved one) have diabetes, you know that the disease affects the body’s ability to produce or use insulin effectively to control blood sugar (glucose) levels. Over time, this excess glucose can damage vital organs of the body, including the eyes. Even when the disease is well-controlled, people with diabetes should get […]

For Contact Lens Safety Ditch the Risks

This month, in our earlier blog, we took a look at the main types of contact lenses so you can feel better informed when talking with your Atlantic Eye doctor. After you’ve received your contact lens prescription, the easiest and safest option is to have the doctor’s office order them. There can be a temptation […]