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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...

Healthy Diets For Optimal Eyes

Healthy Diets For Optimal Eyes

When it comes to your eye health, what you eat affects what you see. A balanced and healthy diet is important to minimize the risk of developing eye infections and other eye-related diseases. Continue reading below to learn some simple yet effective diet options that...

What To Do About Chronic Dry Eye

Do your eyes burn, itch or turn red during the winter season? Chances are you might be suffering from dry eyes. Having chronically dry and irritated eyes can adversely affect your overall eye health. If left unattended, dry eyes can also lead to impaired vision. That...

Eye Protection in the Winter

Eye Protection in the Winter

Do you think eye protection is only important in the summer? Think again! The harsh winter weather can cause a number of eye-related problems, including dry, itchy or watery eyes. If you spend time outdoors in winters, the glare caused by snowfall can have serious...

Nearsighted, Farsighted or Both?

Nearsighted, Farsighted or Both?

Differences in eyesight span a wide spectrum. Although nearsightedness is the most common diagnosis, there are countless levels of it and multiple solutions, depending on the severity. Farsightedness is less common but is still a prevalent diagnosis. Believe it or...

Contacts vs Glasses: What Are the Benefits of Each?

Contacts vs Glasses: What Are the Benefits of Each?

Are glasses or contacts better for your eyes? The answer varies from person to person depending on your vision, lifestyle, needs and preferences. In most cases, prescriptions are available for both glasses and contact lenses. But with both options being inherently...

The Retro Resurgence: Older-Fashioned Eyewear Is Back in Style

The Retro Resurgence: Older-Fashioned Eyewear Is Back in Style

The Retro Resurgence: Older-Fashioned Eyewear Is Back in Style Just like many other trends that go in cycles, retro eyewear is making a comeback. Vintage-inspired glasses, whether they’re everyday prescription eyewear or sunglasses, have become popular for many...

It’s Sunglasses Season! Find Your Perfect Prescription Pair

It’s Sunglasses Season! Find Your Perfect Prescription Pair

Find the Perfect Prescription Eyeglasses for Summer As the warmer weather finally returns here in Maine, the search begins for the perfect prescription sunglasses to protect your eyes and maintain the quality of your vision. Look no further than Maine Optometry....

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With the current healthcare climate, we are following safety precautions around COVID-19: All doctors and staff will wear masks. All patients will wear a mask in our practice. We encourage you to bring a mask with you and will provide a disposable mask if you do not...

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