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  • Coping with Macular Degeneration

      Coping with Age Related Macular Degeneration Age related macular degeneration and vision loss is life changing especially if vision loss occurs rapidly. Life style changes such as cutting back on work, volunteering, and recreational activities may be necessary, in addition to greater reliance on family and friends. Medical treatment is essential as is learning to […]

    Continue Reading September 7, 2017

  • AHHH! I have Astigmatism!

       Article written by: Laila Abbas, student at Suny Optometry Class of 2017   What is it? Astigmatism has to do with the shape of your eye. The front surface of your eye is called the cornea. In most people, the cornea is spherical. If someone with a spherical cornea has a prescription, they are […]

    Continue Reading July 12, 2016

  • The Future’s So Bright… You Need To Wear Shades!

    Why Should You Wear Sunglasses All Year Round? Cataracts:  Cataracts are a clouding of the lens inside of the eye that leads to vision loss.   Although most people will develop cataracts later in life, ultraviolet exposure can contribute to the premature formation of cataracts. Skin Cancer:  Ocular Melanoma: is the most common cancer of the eye […]

    Continue Reading May 10, 2016

  • What is Macular Degeneration?

    Age Related Macular Degeneration (ARMD): Article written by: Nadia Kalantarova; student at Suny Optometry School: graduating class of 2016.   What is it ? Leading cause of vision loss among people age 50 and older. Damage to the macula, a small spot in our retina needed for sharp, central vision which allows us to see objects straight ahead. […]

    Continue Reading February 11, 2016

  • 6 Tips to Fight Dry Eyes This Winter!

      1.Stay hydrated:  During the winter months it is important to drink plenty of water.  This is especially relevant for those patients who are frequent flyers. those taking medications for allergies, or on medications alleviate cold symptoms.  Keep in mind: coffee and tea may keep you warm, but they are diuretics, therefore not a substitute for water. […]

    Continue Reading January 26, 2016

  • Welcome to the New Maple Eyecare Website!

    We’re proud to announce the launch of our brand new website. The site was designed with you in mind and is chock-full of several useful features. It’s now easier than ever to make an appointment, download patient forms, view current specials and promotions, and learn about the many products and services we offer at our […]

    Continue Reading October 3, 2013

  • What if we had a choice?

    If an eye disease was an inevitable part of your life, wouldn’t it be nice if you could pick which disease you had? If you could, you would want to pick cataracts. Today, cataract surgery can not only remedy the disease but it can make your eye sight better than it ever was before. Thanks […]

    Continue Reading October 3, 2013