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  • August is Children’s Eye Health and Safety Month

    It is so important to protect the precious, young, developing eyes of our children whether you’re a parent, guardian or coach. None of us want our children to become an eye injury statistic. Dr. Squillace is a children’s vision specialist. For children who require correction through contacts or glasses, it is very important you know […]

    Continue Reading August 4, 2022

  • Paul Harris Award Recipients pictured at ceremony

    Paul Harris Society Award

    The staff would like to congratulate Dr. Steven Squillace for earning the Paul Harris Society Award. This award, based on the founder of the Rotary Club, Paul Harris, is the highest honor within the Rotary Foundation. It recognizes Rotarians who have made outstanding contributions to both the community and the Rotary Foundation. Dr. Squillace served […]

    Continue Reading July 5, 2022

  • Are your eyes looking a little tired?

    You may have acquired blepharoptosis (or ptosis for short), also known as “droopy” eyelids. This is a common medical condition that: Can develop with years of life Affects adults of all ages, but occurs more often with increased age Usually occurs when the muscles in the eyelid stretch, causing the lid to droop May be […]

    Continue Reading November 2, 2021

  • High def OCT for the retina has arrived!

    In order to better serve our patients and keep up with modern technology, we have acquired the Cirrus HD (high definition) OCT instrument, which is like an MRI for the eye! The high def. OCT replaces our HRT instrument that we had for the past 13 years, which was similar to a CT Scan of […]

    Continue Reading March 2, 2021

  • Alert: VSP Benefit Change in 2021

    A message from Dr. Squillace: As the enrollment period for employee benefit plans approach, those who are considering VSP for vision benefits need to know about a major change the company will be making in January 1, 2021.  VSP will be reducing reimbursement to eye doctors for Varilux and other high-quality lenses in an attempt […]

    Continue Reading October 4, 2020

  • Protect Your Eyes from Blue Light & Digital Eyestrain

    With COVID-19 necessitating more online learning and working from home, both children and parents are spending far more time on their electronic devices.  There are two problems associated with this intensive screen use:  harmful blue light radiation and staring for long periods of time at screens without taking regular breaks, causing digital eyestrain. Please follow […]

    Continue Reading July 24, 2020

  • 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