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  • 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

  • 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