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Coronavirus (COVID-19) and Your Eyes

By editor
March 6, 2020

I have a pink eye, could this be Coronavirus? It is unlikely. A pink eye in adults is usually caused by a virus that is similar to a virus that causes the common cold. The key to raising your suspicion, and ours, about your pink eye being atypical is if you also have significant respiratory ... read more


My child has a failed vision screening: What next? Could the machine be wrong?

By editor
February 16, 2020

Pediatric Automated Vision Screening: Vision screening is a cost-effective and efficient way to identify if your daughter or son may have a visual impairment or eye condition that could lead to vision loss. An automated vision screener is used in the office of your pediatrician or at your child’s school, through the regional Lion’s Club International of Connecticut. Here ... read more


A team of leading eye physicians and surgeons in Westport: Celebrating one year on Main Street

By editor
February 9, 2020

Do you need a comprehensive eye exam? Does your child or teenager need a vision test?  Make an appointment for an evaluation by one of the 4 physicians in the Westport location. There is a parking lot behind the building as well as parking in front of the building on Main Street. We are celebrating ... read more


Food That's Good For Your Eyes

By editor
November 17, 2019

The holiday season of eating with family and friends is upon us. But for those of us that not only care about our waistline but our sightline, let us review some foods that are good for your eyes as well as our bodies. Before we start let's remember one important premise: If it's good for ... read more


Eye Examinations: Children with Down Syndrome (Trisomy 21)

By editor
October 9, 2019

Assessment of vision and visual response can be challenging in children and teenagers with special needs. A visit to the eye doctor can present will a new set of challenges for the sensory experience for children with Down syndrome. At our practice, we are dedicated to making your child feel “at home” and to decrease ... read more


FUN IN THE SUN! DON'T FORGET TO PROTECT YOUR EYES

By editor
June 23, 2019

SUMMER is finally here! To make our eyes safe while we enjoy the wonderful sun, we have to know a few things first: Levels of UV (ultraviolet radiation) are 3 x higher in the summer than winter. Long hours in the sun without eye protection can increase your risk for cataracts, macular degeneration, and eye ... read more


REFRACTION--What is it.....and Do I need one?

By editor
May 2, 2019

On the day that you present for your eye examination, especially if it is your "annual examination" you will likely be asked if you want a "refraction". That can be a puzzling question and can even cause some patients to panic. It might not even be a fair question because you  are most accustomed to  ... read more


Do I have allergies or dry eye?

By editor
April 12, 2019

  Spring is upon us. Ahhh....     Along with saying goodbye to the cold and snow, we welcome leaves back to the trees, green grasses, and beautiful blossoming flowers. To some allergy suffers, however, spring also means the return of itchy eyes, runny noses, and scratchy throats.  Many people present to their eye doctor seeking relief from allergy related eye ... read more


Amblyopia

By editor
March 4, 2019

What is Amblyopia? Amblyopia is decreased vision in one or both eyes, which occurs during the development of vision during infancy and childhood. In the past, slang for amblyopia was “lazy eye,” but that terminology is not preferred today because “lazy” behavior does not describe the child’s visual development with amblyopia. For example, Figure 1 ... read more


A Team of Leading Eye Physicians and Surgeons Now In Westport

By editor
February 7, 2019

The team at Eye Physicians & Surgeons, PC has provided expert and compassionate eye care services for the whole family for nearly 40 years! The practice made its roots in Milford and later expanded to Orange, Branford and Shelton. The group has only hired board certified surgeons from top training programs in the country who ... read more


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