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  • Summer Sun Eye Protection — We Offer So Many Options!

    Now that summer is here, we’re all spending more time outdoors.  Here at Somers Vision Clinic, we have SO many ways to help you protect your eyes from glare and the sun’s UV radiation! Sunglasses — Polarized prescription and plano (non-prescription) Prescription eyewear with magnetic clip-on sunglass attachments Prescription eyewear with Transitions Gen 8 — […]

    Continue Reading July 3, 2020

  • EyeZen Lenses: Seeing is Relieving!

    Most of us spend a great deal of time on our electronic devices — switching from tablets and computers to smart phones — which takes its toll on our eyes.  Between harmful blue light and digital eyestrain, many people need more help than regular single vision glasses can provide. Somers Vision Clinic offers a special […]

    Continue Reading June 23, 2020

  • Dr. Squillace Completes COVID-19 Courses Offered by NE College of Optometry

      Dr. Squillace recently completed two online courses offered by the New England College of Optometry.  The two courses, headlined “Conversations About COVID-19 for Eye Care Professionals,” included the Epidemiology of the COVID-19 Outbreak and  Infection Control for Optometrists.   Somers Vision Clinic has implemented strict infection control protocols  in accordance with guidelines from the CDC, […]

    Continue Reading June 9, 2020

  • Somers Vision Clinic Resumes Scheduling Routine Eye Exams

    When the State of Connecticut reopened select businesses on May 20, 2020, Somers Vision Clinic resumed scheduling routine eye exams.  Our practice had been scheduling only medically necessary office visits and urgent care appointments since CDC guidelines were issued in March. Somers Vision Clinic has implemented strict infection protocols to keep our patients safe while […]

    Continue Reading May 29, 2020

  • New Diagnostic Device Shortens Eye Exam Time!

    Somers Vision Clinic has a new auto refractor/keratometer — The Topco KR-8000.  This state-of-the-art diagnostic device offers unparalleled precision and reliability in estimating a patient’s prescription — shortening the amount of time needed for refraction to determine the patient’s exact prescription.  This also means easier and more precise diagnostic results when dealing with asymmetric pupils, […]

    Continue Reading May 22, 2020

  • May 20, 2020: Somers Vision Clinic Resumes Routine Eye Exams

    When the State of Connecticut reopens select businesses on May 20, 2020, Somers Vision Clinic will once again be scheduling routine eye exams.  Our practice has been scheduling only medically necessary office visits and urgent care appointments since CDC guidelines were issued in March. Somers Vision Clinic has implemented strict infection protocols to keep our […]

    Continue Reading May 15, 2020

  • URGENT CARE APPOINTMENTS ONLY

    In accordance with recommendations from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Somers Vision Clinic will only be scheduling urgent care appointments from now through the first week of April.  We will be continue to refill our patients’ medical prescriptions.  If you have questions or concerns, please feel free to call our office at 860-763-4733.  […]

    Continue Reading March 19, 2020

  • Children’s Eye Exams: Protecting You and Your Family from COVID-19

    Many health experts are advising people to avoid large crowds to reduce their risk of contracting Covid-19, so many schools and universities are canceling classes.  If your child is overdue for an eye exam, Somers Vision Clinic can assure you that we are taking active measures to protect you and your child from this virus […]

    Continue Reading March 13, 2020

  • WE’RE PROTECTING YOU FROM COVID-19

    We hope you are staying well during the Covid-19 pandemic, and we want you to know that Somers Vision Clinic is practicing sound infection control measures to protect our patients.  We have always been diligent about these measures, but we’re now taking additional steps to prevent the spread of this virus.  In addition to frequent […]

    Continue Reading March 13, 2020

  • Contact Lenses for Distance? Here’s What You May Need for Electronic Devices

    Many people who wear contact lenses for distance but need just a little correction for using their electronic devices have to rely on low-power, over-the-counter glasses.  There are two problems with these low-quality glasses.  First,  they don’t offer protection against harmful blue light radiation, emitted by cell phones, tablets and computers over hours of use.  […]

    Continue Reading March 6, 2020