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Aging and Your Eyes

What's normal and what's not in aging eye health. As we age, it’s completely normal to experience changes in vision. Whether you already wear glasses or contacts to correct your vision,  or if you’ve been blessed with 20/20 eagle eyesight, most of us will experience...

Back to School Offer

New school year. New Glasses It’s back to school season, and while your focus may have been on making sure your child had all the needed supplies and tools to tackle the school year, it’s important to prioritize the tools they have had all along, like their vision!...

10 Simple Tips for Keeping Children’s Eyes Safe and Healthy

As the start to the school year fast approaches, it’s important to remember your child’s vision is an important tool for learning. Whether reading math problems off the white board or history from a textbook, healthy eyes and correct vision are part of successful...

Why are Sunglasses Important?

How they help and what to look for in your next pair. Wearing sunglasses can do more for you than merely making you look cool. Good quality shades protect your eye health! Just like sunscreen, you should wear your sunglasses every time you go outside. With long-term...

Pick the Most Flattering Frames for Your Face

Have you ever fell in love with a style of eyeglasses only to try them on and have them look horrible? Chances are the style of frame was wrong for the shape of your face!  Choosing new glasses is serious business, matching them to complement your face shape is too....

8 Tips for Healthy Eyes

Your eyes are one of the most complex and downright amazing parts of your body. You use them every day, and they can function at 100% at… well, the blink of an eye—you just open your eyelids and they are ready to go. But don’t take them for granted! Make sure you’re...

Healthy Diet, Healthy Eyes

Best Nutrients for Healthy Eyes and What You Need to Eat Want great eye health? Pay attention to what you’re eating. What you put onto your plate and into your mouth helps your eyes just as much as it can help other parts of your body. Making sure you’re eating a...

Do I have Digital Eye Strain?

The effect of technology on your eyesight It’s a digital age we live in, there’s no denying. Smartphones. Tablets. Computers. Televisions. On average, Americans are spending 6 hours and 43 minutes a day on a screen—that’s more than half the waking hours in a day! And...

Should You Wear Blue Light Blocking Glasses?

Are you one of the average Americans who spend nearly half a day (every day) staring at a computer? If so, chances are at one point you’ve experienced dry or itchy eyes, eye strain, headaches, or blurred vision—this is known as digital eye strain. If...

Dr. Andre Achenbach Elected President of MOA

Dr. Littlefield (left), Dr. Achenbach (center), Dr. Hamilton (right). Drs. Littlefield and Hamilton of Maine Optometry are former MOA presidents. Maine Optometry would like to extend a hearty congratulations to Dr. Andre Achenbach for becoming the newest...

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