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Five Facts About Eye Color

Five Facts About Eye Color

Have you ever considered the reasons behind eye color, or even how many other people in the world have the same eye color as you? At Maine Optometry, we spend all of our time thinking and learning about eyes, and we’re always excited to share information about them....

Dry Winter Air & Your Eyes

Dry Winter Air & Your Eyes

The cold winter weather in Maine can cause or aggravate existing dry eyes. When the temperature drops, so does the humidity level in the air. Plus, freezing temperatures and storms mean most of us are spending more time inside where dry air is being circulated by...

Eye Floaters Facts

Eye Floaters Facts

At some point or another, most of us have seen a “floater” in our eyes. They can appear in many different shapes, and might even look like a tiny bug or an eyelash at first. Floaters are often simply annoying, but can become a cause for concern. Let’s take a look at...

Preventing Digital Eye Strain

Preventing Digital Eye Strain

With summer over and kids back in school, most of us are spending less time outside and more time in front of screens. Whether you’re a student writing papers and doing homework, or a parent sitting in front of the computer all day, it’s important to know how to...

Eyeglass Shape & You

Eyeglass Shape & You

Whether you’re wearing prescription glasses to correct your vision or sunglasses to simply protect your eyes, it’s important to have glasses that align with your personal style. When you’re selecting glasses, you want to consider the color, frame thickness and shape...

Exercise and Eye Health

Exercise and Eye Health

Getting regular exercise is important for your overall health. There are several ways that staying active can impact your eye health and reduce your risk of developing eye conditions like glaucoma, age-related macular degeneration and cataracts. But you don’t need to...

Eyes At The Beach

Eyes At The Beach

It’s summer in Maine! With hundreds of miles of coastline to enjoy, most of us will take at least a few days to head to the beach, lounge in the sun and play in the surf. Although you probably know how important it is to protect your skin, you also need to plan to...

Warning Signs of Serious Eye Issues

Warning Signs of Serious Eye Issues

Imagine how your life would change if you lost the use of your eyes. Your vision is a crucial part of your life, and it’s incredibly important to stay aware of your eye health and take note of any change in vision. Scrutinizing any changes in your eyes can help you...

Understanding Sunglasses Eye Protection

Understanding Sunglasses Eye Protection

We all know how important it is to protect our skin from the sun, but what about our eyes? Shielding our eyes from direct sunlight is critical for their health. In this blog, we’ll be discussing the importance of UV protection, the benefits of wearing sunglasses and...

Five Best Ways To Defog Glasses

Five Best Ways To Defog Glasses

There is nothing more annoying than dealing with foggy glasses, especially when it happens frequently. Ambient heat, humidity and wearing face masks can be the primary causes that make your eyewear fog up. It can be tough to avoid these factors, but we’re here to help...

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