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  • 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

  • For Men: Prescription Eyewear with Easy-on Polarized Sunglass Attachments!

    Men — if you need to wear prescription glasses outdoors, we’re sure you’d like a pair of prescription sunglasses.  But if that’s not in your budget, Somers Vision Clinic has a great solution: Aspex CoolClip prescription glasses have clip-on, polarized sunglass attachments!  And because the attachments are magnetized, they’re super easy to put on and […]

    Continue Reading February 28, 2020

  • Contact Lenses for Corneal Irregularities

    Prescription glasses cannot correct the vision of patients whose shape of the eye is abnormal.  These irregular corneal profiles may be caused by eye trauma, disease, congenital or developmental abnormalities, or surgical complications.  Irregular corneas are as unique as a fingerprint, so mass-produced contact lenses do not resolve the issue.  Gas-permeable contact lenses may provide […]

    Continue Reading February 21, 2020

  • We Accept Connecticut Medicaid!

    Somers Vision Clinic accepts State of Connecticut Medicaid insurance for adults and children, including Husky programs.  If you have Medicaid coverage, be sure to take advantage of your vision benefits to protect the health of your eyes.  Give us a call to make an appointment for your next eye exam and see our wide selection […]

    Continue Reading February 7, 2020

  • New Frames from Legre!

    Somers Vision Clinic just received 24 new frames from Legre!  When it comes to prescription eyeglass frames, this company checks all our boxes: Fashionable styles for men, women and teens Affordable prices Wide variety of styles and colors Square, rectangular, round, oval and cat eye shapes Lightweight metal and plastic frames Austrian hinges for the […]

    Continue Reading January 31, 2020

  • Color-eyes Your Eyes!

    It’s a colorful world for contact lens wearers! Somers Vision Clinic offers a wide variety of colored contact lenses for patients who want to have some fun with the color of their eyes. If you wear spherical contact lenses, Alcon has Air Optix monthly contact lenses in nine different colors!  Alcon also offers daily contact […]

    Continue Reading January 10, 2020

  • Glaucoma: Preventing Vision Loss

    Glaucoma is the leading cause of blindness in people over the age of 60, but in most cases, vision loss  from this disease can often be prevented with early treatment. The eye constantly makes a fluid called aqueous humor.  As the eye produces this fluid, it should operate like a sink with an open drain, […]

    Continue Reading December 27, 2019

  • Don’t Lose Your Vision Benefits or Flexible Spending Account Funds!

    If you have unused vision benefits or Flexible Spending Account (FSA) funds, be sure to use them by the end of the year — or lose them!  We still have a few available appointments between now and December 31.  Some vision plans also have optical benefits for prescription eyewear or contact lenses.  You can also […]

    Continue Reading December 27, 2019