Partnering with companies to provide eye health services to local communities.
Advanced Eye Care of Connecticut offers the Taylor Madison frame line which partners with the Fidelco Guide Dog Foundation, a non-profit organization dedicated to providing guide dogs to visually impaired clients at no cost.
For every Taylor Madison frame purchased, a donation is made to Fidelco.
People who don’t visit their health care provider are prone to a sense of disconnect from their communities.
One recent article in the American Journal of Public Health reports that 90% of visual impairments occur in low- and middle-income countries; in remote and rural regions, people are less likely to receive professional care due to factors such as socioeconomic barriers, the paucity of nearby professionals, and the general lack of medical knowledge.
Ocular aesthetics is a movement in the field of eye care which focuses on eye health and overall appearance with the goal of healthy aging.
If you’re thinking about making a change to your personal appearance, even if it is just a subtle change, you should do your own research to gather as much information as possible. If you’re interested in colored contacts, you should reach out to your eye doctor. However, more drastic changes shouldn’t be made on a whim. If you’re considering more than a subtle change, you should definitely consider the advice from those who care about you the most.
Cosmetics laden with chemicals can cause several eye problems ranging from allergic reactions and conjunctivitis, to infections and dry eye.
Let’s face it, our faces are on display more than ever in today’s world of personal branding, professional networking, and social media. Nobody wants to get caught in a bad photo, or even worse, a bad selfie. Consequently, being adequately prepared to self-promote at any given time requires an extra level of thought not needed in previous decades. That said, the right amount of makeup can work wonders in social settings. However, looking good for pictures can also come at the expense of healthy eyes.
Exercise is an important part of a healthy life and reducing the risk of glaucoma is just one more benefit to being active.
Your eye doctor will tell you that keeping eye pressure at the right levels is important because it helps the eye maintain its shape. But if pressure gets too high, it can have harmful effects, specifically on the optic nerve. Glaucoma is a common disease that results from damage to the optic nerve. And once you have the diagnosis, unfortunately it doesn’t go away.