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  • Excess Screen Time Linked to Dramatic Increase in Teens Needing Glasses

    It’s no secret that staring at a phone or computer screen for long periods of time can be harmful to the eyes — especially children’s eyes.  Dr. Squillace has been interviewed by the media about the dramatic increase in myopia among children, and a recent UK study confirms this trend.  According to Scrivens Opticians, an […]

    Continue Reading September 13, 2019

  • Optical Assistant Needed!

    We are looking for a friendly and reliable optical assistant to work part time, 5-10 hours a week, including late Thursday afternoons with one Saturday a month, in our private optometric practice. (Need flexibility to fill in for employee vacations, doctors’ appointments, etc.) Administrative duties include greeting patients and answering the phone to register patients, […]

    Continue Reading September 10, 2019

  • Eye Protection for Sports and Recreation

    According to the National Eye Institute, sports-related eye injuries account for an estimated 100,000 physician visits every year and 42,000 trips to hospital emergency departments.  The highest risk sports include baseball, basketball, boxing, hockey, paintball and racquetball.  School-aged competitors are particularly prone to eye injuries since their athletic skills (hand-eye coordination, balance, reaction time and […]

    Continue Reading September 6, 2019

  • Somers Vision Clinic No Longer Fitting ACUVUE Contact Lenses

    In light of the recent court ruling that Johnson & Johnson made a major contribution to Oklahoma’s opioid crisis, we have decided that we will no longer be fitting ACUVUE contact lenses.  The ruling that Johnson & Johnson ignored warnings by the federal government and its own scientific advisors about the risks of these drugs […]

    Continue Reading August 30, 2019

  • 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