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Eye Health in the Tech Era: Blue Light Blocking Glasses

Eye Health in the Tech Era: Blue Light Blocking Glasses

The Digital Age of Eye Care Staring at your phone. Staring at your computer. Staring at Netflix. There’s no shame in it - we all do it, and in the last year our screentime has collectively increased as FaceTime and Zoom have taken the place of in-person meet-ups amid...

Qualified Doctors and Meaningful Connections

Qualified Doctors and Meaningful Connections

Maine Optometry is a Doctor-Owned Practice We often talk about the fact that Maine Optometry is a doctor-owned medical practice. It’s one of the things that sets us apart from other optometric practices in the state of Maine, especially considering that we maintain...

The Many Benefits of Ordering Your Contacts through Maine Optometry

The Many Benefits of Ordering Your Contacts through Maine Optometry

Choose Us for All Your Contact Needs Contact lenses are a lot more complex than you may think. They are very specifically engineered medical devices that require great attention and care in order to function to the best of their ability. According to the CDC, an...

Gorham Community Appreciation Sale

Gorham Community Appreciation Sale

Date: September 19th Time: 10 AM to 3 PM Location: 14 Vista Drive, Gorham (intersection of Main St and Rt 237, across from Martin’s Point) We’re excited to host our first annual Gorham Community Appreciation Sale! This will be a socially distanced, outdoor event,...

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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...

What is Macular Degeneration: The ins and outs

What is Macular Degeneration: The ins and outs

Imagine your eye as a camera. Your pupil, the dark part in the middle of your eye behind the thin membrane of the cornea and inside the colored iris, is the viewfinder. The iris adjusts the pupil depending on the amount of light, much like the aperture of a camera...

What is Glaucoma and Who is at Risk?

What is Glaucoma and Who is at Risk?

Treatment and prevention to protect your vision. Glaucoma has been called the “silent thief of sight” because it often develops without symptoms. More than 3 million people in the United States have this chronic eye disease—and some aren’t even aware that they have...

Can Winter Weather Harm Eyes?

Can Winter Weather Harm Eyes?

Common injuries and how to avoid them when out in the cold. It gets cold in Maine, and while we protect our body from the bitter bite of Jack Frost, it’s important to remember that our eyes need protection as well. Here are some common eye issues and how to avoid them...

Maine Optometry’s New Facility in Gorham Now Open

Maine Optometry’s New Facility in Gorham Now Open

September 23rd marked the opening day of Maine Optometry’s brand-new medical facility. The organization’s two-story, 12,000 square foot professional medical office building is located at 14 Vista Drive, Gorham. The new building replaces Maine Optometry’s Gorham office...

Are Costume Contact Lenses Safe?

Are Costume Contact Lenses Safe?

Halloween and costume parties are right around the corner, and we get it—you want your costume to impress. That means even the smallest of details matter. Imagine if your cat costume was topped off by having cat eyes? Or if your super scary zombie costume had...

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