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  • Calvin Klein Eyewear is Here! 

    The Calvin Klein Jeans collection offers dynamic design and details as intricate as the stitching on your jeans!  We have 14 unique frames that feature a playful contrast between depth and color, combined with quality construction and unique detailing that typify the Calvin Klein brand.   These fashion forward frames are also supremely comfortable!    Stop by […]

    Continue Reading August 9, 2019

  • Vision Screenings: No Substitute for Children’s Eye Exams

    A new school year is rapidly approaching!  Did you know that vision screenings provided by schools and pediatricians can miss more vision problems than they find?  Undiagnosed vision problems can create challenges for children, interfering with their ability to learn and participate in sports, damaging their self esteem and even leading to behavioral issues.  For […]

    Continue Reading July 26, 2019

  • Transitions: New Colors in Eyeglass Lenses — Plus — Transitions Contact Lenses!

    We  now offer Transitions prescription lenses in four new stylish colors — Sapphire, Amber, Amethyst and Emerald!  They are available in single-vision lenses.  We also offer Transitions lenses in the traditional Gray, Brown and Graphite Green colors in single vision, flat-top bifocal and progressive lenses.  Transitions are “light intelligent,” darkening with exposure to sunlight.  These […]

    Continue Reading June 28, 2019

  • Fireworks Safety

    We all love to celebrate the 4th of July, but please be safe around fireworks.  According to the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, most fireworks injuries occur during the one month period surrounding the 4th of July.  In 2017, fireworks were involved in an estimated 12,900 injuries treated in U.S. hospital emergency departments, and at […]

    Continue Reading June 21, 2019

  • Save on Two Pairs of Glasses!

    Our premier lens company, Essilor, is offering a terrific rebate program on the purchase of two pairs of qualifying lenses.  You can receive a rebate from $50-100, depending on your choice of lens packages, including anti-reflective coating.  Somers Vision Clinic offers a choice of more than 500 stylish men’s women’s and children’s frames, giving you […]

    Continue Reading June 12, 2019

  • Ocular emergencies can happen in a heartbeat:   You’re getting ready for a barbecue and you light up the gas grill, and suddenly you have a flash burn.  You’re enjoying a softball game, the batter gets a hit, and a foul ball strikes you in the eye.  You’re sanding your floor and a wood fragment flies […]

    Continue Reading June 7, 2019

  • Cataracts: Symptoms, Treatment and Reducing Your Risk

      June is Cataract Awareness Month.  A cataract is a clouding of the eye’s lens that causes loss of vision, the most common type being age related.  Cataracts are the leading cause of reduced vision in adults 55 and older, so it’s important to know the facts because there’s a lot that can be done […]

    Continue Reading May 30, 2019

  • When Your Eyes Work Too Hard for Traditional Progressive Lenses

    Do you wear progressive lenses but have difficulty working for long hours on digital devices?  Visual fatigue is a common problem among people who work for extended times on their computers, tablets and phones.  Symptoms may include eyestrain, headaches, burning eyes and neck and back pain.  While progressive lenses are usually fine for reasonable work […]

    Continue Reading May 24, 2019

  • Helium Eyewear is Here!

    Somers Vision Clinic just received 10 new frames for men and women from Helium of Paris!  These beautiful frames combine Italian craftsmanship with a Parisian flair — a blend of creativity and a unique expression of style.  We’re expecting five  more Helium frames in the next couple of weeks.  Stop by and try them on!

    Continue Reading May 17, 2019