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Breakthrough Treatment for Dry Age Related Macula Degeneration

Dry Age Related Macula Degeneration is the leading cause of severe vision loss over the age of 50. Dry ARMD has three stages; early, intermediate, advanced. Treatment of Dry Age Related Macula Degeneration (dAMD) is focused on limiting disease progression by utilizing over the counter oral supplements, namely AREDS2 vitamins. These vitamins help to delay […]

Newest Pediatric Eye Study: Glasses and/or Patching

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 …

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2021 Summer Eye Safety and Sunglasses

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 …

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Myopia- rising problem for children and novel treatments

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 …

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Protecting Your Eyes: How to Deal with Increased Screen Time

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 …

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