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How to Know if You Have Astigmatism

November 18, 2016 |

How Refractive Error Causes Blurry Vision Myopia

Many of our patients require a vision correction in the form of glasses or contact lenses in order to see clearly. The terms nearsighted, farsighted, and astigmatism are terms used to describe refractive … Read More

Contact Lens Health Week – August 22-26

August 19, 2016 |

In an effort to raise awareness and to promote healthy contact lens habits, the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has designated next week, Aug 22-26, to be Contact Lens Health Week. Many of us utilize contact lenses on … Read More

The History of Contact Lenses

August 12, 2016 |

Most people today take contact lens technology for granted.  To understand where we are now with contact lenses, we have to look back at the history.  I personally found this fascinating so I thought I would summarize the history into … Read More

Doctor’s Corner – Case Presentation

June 29, 2016 |

Recently, a longtime Optix patient arrived for his routine eye exam and contact lens evaluation. Our patient is a 51 year old male who often works long and non-traditional hours as a firefighter. Needless to say, that also means he … Read More

At What Age Can Children Begin to Wear Contact Lenses?

April 29, 2016 |

Contact lenses are a safe and effective form of vision correction for children, teenagers, and adults, as long as they are worn and cared for properly. More and more children are being fitted for contact lenses than ever before due … Read More

So Many Reasons, So Many Contacts

January 26, 2016 |

The History of Contact Lens

Contact lenses have come a long way over the last 50 years. Exploring the Contact lens history is important to understand why and how it has grown so much.  In the 1960’s your choice was … Read More

Does Contact Lens Solution Matter?

August 21, 2015 |

Soft contact lenses worn daily and disposed of on a biweekly or monthly basis need to be cleaned every night in a multipurpose solution. In comparison to preservative free saline, a multipurpose solution cleans and disinfects contact lenses. There are … Read More

We’re Expanding: Exciting Times are Ahead for Long Islanders with Eyecare Needs

July 31, 2015 | 1

We are very excited to have been recently voted as the “Eyecare Center For Excellence.” Optix is building a larger and more sophisticated office to improve patient care and comfort. In the fall, we will be moving right next door and therefore have little … Read More

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