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2021 Summer Eye Safety and Sunglasses

By editor
June 22, 2021

Sunglasses are must-have eyewear to help protect and minimize the brightness when the sun and its reflective rays impact your eyes and your vision. It is important to wear sunglasses at an early age to protect your eyes from years of ultraviolet (UV) exposure. Tips For Choosing the Best Sunglasses: Wear sunglasses labeled “100% UV Protection.” Only ... read more

Newest Pediatric Eye Study: Glasses and/or Patching

By editor
February 18, 2021

We want to let parents, caregivers, pediatricians and those involved in the care of children, know about the most recent Pediatric Vision Clinical Trial at Eye Physicians & Surgeons PC (EPS). EPS is the only place in Connecticut for this clinical trial. The clinical trial is investigating which works better—glasses and then later patching or glasses with patching ... read more

Myopia- rising problem for children and novel treatments

By editor
October 16, 2020

The rates of myopia (near-sightedness) are skyrocketing around the world. Near-sightedness is when a person's distance vision is blurry. Myopia usually starts in elementary school and can worsen until high school. The more myopic one becomes, the closer the blur point is and the more dependent you are on wearing your glasses. Less time spent ... read more

Protecting Your Eyes: How to Deal with Increased Screen Time

By editor
September 3, 2020

Since Spring of 2020, we have increased screen time with our daily use of our electronic devices for our virtual work meetings and our virtual school classrooms. As we head into Autumn of 2020, Eye Physicians & Surgeons want to remind you to protect your eyes from increased electronic screen time and share valuable information ... read more

2020 Summer Sun Eye Safety: What You Need To Know!

By editor
June 21, 2020

Especially after the spring quarantine, summertime means more time outside and more time in the sun. We all use sunscreen to protect our skin, but don't forget to protect your eyes. It is important to wear proper eye protection at an early age to protect your eyes from years of ultraviolet (UV) exposure. To be eye ... read more

Telemedicine at Eye Physicians & Surgeons, PC (EPS): What to Consider During the Coronavirus Public Health Emergency

By editor
April 30, 2020

Telemedicine is a virtual visit rather than an in-person visit—using audio, text and/or video communication in the safety and privacy of your own home. The doctors at EPS have been offering telemedicine visits when appropriate.    The office staff booking your telemedicine visit or your doctor will discuss the process of setting up a telemedicine visit ... read more

Coronavirus (COVID-19) and Your Eyes

By editor
March 6, 2020

I have a pink eye, could this be Coronavirus? It is unlikely. A pink eye in adults is usually caused by a virus that is similar to a virus that causes the common cold. The key to raising your suspicion, and ours, about your pink eye being atypical is if you also have significant respiratory ... read more

My child has a failed vision screening: What next? Could the machine be wrong?

By editor
February 16, 2020

Pediatric Automated Vision Screening: Vision screening is a cost-effective and efficient way to identify if your daughter or son may have a visual impairment or eye condition that could lead to vision loss. An automated vision screener is used in the office of your pediatrician or at your child’s school, through the regional Lion’s Club International of Connecticut. Here ... read more

A team of leading eye physicians and surgeons in Westport: Celebrating one year on Main Street

By editor
February 9, 2020

Do you need a comprehensive eye exam? Does your child or teenager need a vision test?  Make an appointment for an evaluation by one of the 4 physicians in the Westport location. There is a parking lot behind the building as well as parking in front of the building on Main Street. We are celebrating ... read more

Food That's Good For Your Eyes

By editor
November 17, 2019

The holiday season of eating with family and friends is upon us. But for those of us that not only care about our waistline but our sightline, let us review some foods that are good for your eyes as well as our bodies. Before we start let's remember one important premise: If it's good for ... read more

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