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Presbyopia: What You Need to Know

What is presbyopia? Presbyopia is an extremely common condition that affects the eyes with age. Even if it hasn’t affected you yet, you have surely seen people who hold their newspaper or menu out at arms length in order to read it. This is a classic symptom of presbyopia, the inability to focus up close

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Myopia Control at BayState Eye Center

What is myopia? Myopia, also known as nearsightedness, causes vision to be blurry far away without glasses. Typically, the eye is too long, resulting in blurry vision. Other factors like the shape of the lens or cornea can contribute to myopia. Traditionally, myopia has been corrected with glasses or contact lenses.   Why does my

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Orthokeratology

Orthokeratology (Ortho-K) is a non-surgical procedure using specially designed contact lenses to gently reshape the eye to correct vision. The custom contacts are worn during sleep and removed in the morning, providing clear vision during the day. This eliminates the need for glasses and contacts. Ortho-K is most commonly used to correct myopia (nearsightedness), but

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BayState Eye Center now offers Myopia Control Treatment!

Dr. Meghan Lambert tells her story on having myopia: In third grade, I noticed I couldn’t see the board in school very well unless I was in the front of the classroom. When I went to my optometrist, he broke the news that I needed my first pair of glasses. I only had to wear

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Purchasing Glasses: A Comprehensive Guide

Barbara, our licensed optician, has worked in our Mansfield office for 10 years and receives a lot of questions on what are the options for lenses and why do the prices in lenses vary so much.  Like all things in life, there are many options and some have added benefits to provide improved vision and

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