Feb 25, 2021
Glare is that annoying bright light that causes you to squint. It also can cause eye strain when using your computer. Luckily, anti-glare coated glasses offer many benefits, such as reduced glare, allowing you to see and feel better.
Feb 15, 2021
Night blindness is not an eye disease. It’s a symptom of several conditions that can range from mild to severe. Learn more about night blindness and discover ways we can help.
Jan 27, 2021
It may surprise you to learn that contact lenses can be safely worn by children aged 8 and over. Read on to learn more about contact lenses for the younger demographic.
Jan 13, 2021
Glaucoma is a group of eye diseases causing damage to the optic nerve that can lead to vision loss or blindness. While there is a lot of information out there on glaucoma, there are also many misconceptions. Read on to learn to discover the REAL facts.
Dec 21, 2020
Contact lenses that don’t fit properly can cause discomfort and even eye damage. During a contact lens exam, your eye doctor will perform various tests to ensure you get the right prescription and the proper fit.
Dec 06, 2020
The older one gets, the more the eye changes and the higher the risk of developing sight-threatening conditions. Learn about why middle-aged people need reading glasses and when to visit the eye doctor.
Nov 25, 2020
Diabetic retinopathy is a potentially sight-threatening condition caused by high blood sugar levels in diabetics. Fortunately, your eye doctor can advise on how to manage and reduce the risk of developing it.
Nov 05, 2020
If you or your child is new to wearing contact lenses, read our Top 5 Tips to make the adjustment easier.
Oct 22, 2020
Sunglasses aren’t just for summer. Why not, you ask? Read on to find out why sunglasses are just as much “fall wear” as jackets are.
Oct 11, 2020
Consuming certain vitamins and nutrients can support your eye health and potentially ward off serious eye diseases and conditions. Read on to find out more!
Sep 23, 2020
Myopia or nearsightedness is most commonly corrected with prescription glasses or contact lenses. As children grow, their prescription often gets stronger, what we call “progressive myopia”. Our eye doctors can help.
Sep 17, 2020
Eye floaters are usually normal. But what causes them and when do they indicate a serious eye problem that needs emergency eye care?
Aug 27, 2020
Driving long distances, prolonged screen time and even reading can cause eye strain symptoms like headaches and blurry vision. Here are some eye exercises that can help you relax your eyes and find relief.
Aug 17, 2020
Adjusting to new eyeglasses can take time, but persistent visual or eyestrain symptoms that accompany your new eyewear could warrant a call to your optometrist.
Jul 28, 2020
If you wear glasses and a face mask, you’ve probably struggled with “mask fog.” Your lenses get all misty, requiring you to wipe your eyewear throughout the day. Below are a few strategies to help you prevent your eyeglasses from fogging up when wearing a mask. But First, Why Do...
Jul 20, 2020
To get maximal eye protection from your sunglasses, consider replacing them every two years, according to a study conducted in Brazil. Over time, protective UV coatings become less effective.
Jul 14, 2020
Many people don't realize they have a vision problem. Perhaps they've gone years without glasses and haven't noticed the gradual change in their vision. Or they’ve noticed a change, but put off a visit to an eye doctor. Regardless of whether you’re experiencing problems, make an appointment with Dr. Lippiatt...
Jun 28, 2020
Countless people around the world wear daily disposable contact lenses or dailies. These popular single-use lenses are removed and discarded at the end of each day, and a new, fresh pair is inserted the next morning. Used properly, dailies promote eye health, and they’re comfortable and convenient. Despite the...
May 25, 2020
An online eye exam is an automated and interactive vision test that claims to measure mainly visual acuity. It may seem like a convenient way to evaluate your vision or get an eyeglass or contact lens prescription, as these tests can be administered using your computer, tablet, or smartphone from...
May 12, 2020
COVID-19’s rapid sweep across the country has forced optical practices to make rapid clinical management decisions. Some optometrists temporarily shuttered their businesses due to the pandemic, while others began to offer emergency appointment services and telehealth. As mandatory restrictions begin to lift in many locations, optometrists are beginning to open...
May 03, 2020
During the COVID-19 outbreak, we have been going above and beyond to ensure that people are receiving emergency eye care. If you're having an eye emergency call your Salem optometrist first.
Apr 16, 2020
Tele-optometry is a branch of telemedicine that can cover a wide range of problems and treatments related to vision and ocular health. Tele-medicine delivers medical care through digital medical equipment and telecommunications technology, such as online videos accessible through smart phones and tablets. This allows patients to easily receive screenings,...
Apr 12, 2020
You and your children are likely spending more time on mobile devices and computer screens than ever before. Too much time spent staring at screens can cause computer vision syndrome, or digital eye strain, in certain people. While not serious, this condition can be very uncomfortable, potentially causing: Headaches Eyestrain...
Apr 01, 2020
Coronavirus and Your Eyeglasses Did you know that our glasses (this includes the lenses and the frame) can potentially transfer viruses, such as COVID-19, to our eyes, nose, and mouth? This is because viruses — as well as bacteria — are easily transferred from our surroundings to our hands and...
Mar 26, 2020
As coronavirus (COVID-19) spreads around the world, health professionals are demanding that people limit their personal risk of contracting the virus by thoroughly washing their hands, practicing social distancing, and not touching their nose, mouth, or eyes. In fact, it may surprise you to learn that the eyes play an...
Mar 18, 2020
Is your eye doctor's appointment coming up? Are you worried about going to the eye clinic during the new coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic? Rest assured, keeping our patients and staff are safe is our top priority. We anticipate that this outbreak will continue for a while, and do not want our...
Feb 26, 2020
Everyone seems to be staring at a screen these days, whether their computer, their smartphone or another digital device. The stress it puts on your eyes can cause a condition called "digital eye strain" (DES) or "computer vision syndrome" (CVS). Symptoms include eye fatigue, dry eyes, blurred vision, headaches, neck...
Feb 18, 2020
Nation-wide awareness about the vast dangers of obesity is at an all-time high, with TV shows like “The Biggest Loser” and health initiatives such as Michelle Obama’s “Let’s Move!” campaign shining a spotlight on the importance of fitness and good nutrition. However, despite the public’s knowledge of obesity’s effects on...
Jan 27, 2020
Playing outside in a snowy winter wonderland can be magical. Under clear skies in the sunshine, the soft white landscape becomes just about irresistible, whether at home or travelling on a winter-weather get-away. Before you let your children run outside to build the most adorable snowman or fling themselves onto...
Jan 16, 2020
Did you know that people with diabetes are 20 times more likely to get eye diseases than those without it? There are three major eye conditions that diabetics are at risk for developing: cataracts, glaucoma, and diabetic retinopathy. To prevent these sight-threatening diseases, it's important to control your blood sugar...
Jan 15, 2020
An evolutionary lens designed for today's lifestyle is here. The design includes defense against digital eyestrain and visual fatigue, which are two of the most common complaints of this decade.
Dec 22, 2019
Your eyes aren't just the windows to your soul — they can also reveal valuable information about your general health beyond whether you need glasses, including: diabetes, heart disease, and even cancer. It is not unusual for people to come in for an eye exam just to check their eyesight...
Dec 11, 2019
Smoking harms nearly every system in your body — including your eyes. Though we are all aware of the health effects associated with smoking, such as lung cancer, heart disease, and bad teeth, few know about the negative impact it can have on our vision. Smoking and Eye Disease Smoking,...
Nov 26, 2019
Once you and your doctor have decided on the type of contact lenses you'll need, it's time to choose the most suitable contact lens solution for your eyes and contacts. There exist 2 different types of solution for contact lenses: Multipurpose and Hydrogen Peroxide-based. While both remove debris and build-up,...
Nov 04, 2019
Swimming in a pool with your contacts on or topping off your solution may seem harmless, but they could compromise your contact lenses and your vision. Below are daily habits to adopt for optimal contact lens care: Wash Your Hands Regularly Whether you use daily or monthly contact lenses, make...
Oct 23, 2019
Whether you live in a cold climate or have visited one in the winter, you have probably seen someone who just walked in from the cold outdoors sporting glasses that are no longer transparent, or perhaps you’ve experienced it yourself. Why Do Glasses Fog Up? There are several factors that...
Oct 03, 2019
Good Eye Care Habits & Hygiene By practicing good eye care habits and hygiene, you can prevent many vision problems from occurring. Eye problems and the risks associated with vision loss only grow as you age. By neglecting eye care, you place yourself at a higher risk of suffering from...
Sep 24, 2019
Countless adults, teens and even children will be wearing colored contact lenses this Halloween, but few are aware of the risks involved. Ever wondered what those cat-eye contacts are doing to your eyes? If you got them without a prescription, beware of health complications. Enjoy a safe and happy Halloween...
Sep 16, 2019
September Is Sports Eye Safety Month! Ocular sports trauma is among the leading causes of permanent vision loss in North America. Tens of thousands of people get treated for sports-related eye injuries a year, with the most common injuries occurring during water sports and basketball. Infections, corneal abrasions, eye socket...
Aug 29, 2019
This summer, heat waves with scorching temperatures have hit communities nationwide, making an already hot summer even hotter. With high temps and heat waves in certain areas, it’s now more important than ever to protect yourself. For best practices and tips for maintaining healthy vision in the summer heat, talk...
May 09, 2019
May is time to think about how you can protect your eyes so you will have healthy vision in your future. Everyday protection is easy with quality sunglasses that block the sun's UV light! Wear sunglasses - even on cloudy days! Choose sunglasses that block at least 99 percent of...
Mar 21, 2019
Blue light exposure is a part of our daily life, from computer screens, cell phones, and the biggest emitter, the sun! Never before has exposure been so widespread. Blue light is responsible for several eye health problems, including digital eyestrain, cataracts,and macular degeneration. Exposure to the sunlight is greatest in...
Mar 01, 2019
How many hours a day are you exposed to blue light? Think about your exposure from sunlight, computer screens, cell phones, TV's, and video games. It adds up quick! The amount of technology screens we view each day has caused a new entity in eye ailments called Digital Eyestrain. Symptoms...
Jan 04, 2019
The Salem Eyecare Center is an authorized "See and Select Center" for Eyes of Faith eyewear. Use this link https://eofoptical.com/discount/freeshipsalem Choose up to 3 frames from the Eyes of Faith website, and have them shipped to our office at no cost!!! This feature allows you to use the virtual try...
Oct 12, 2018
Excitement is all thru the office for the return of our exclusive LaFont eyewear collection. Straight from Paris, with over ninety years of experience, we are happy to bring this superb Parisian brand to Salem Ohio! Hand-made and ultra-chic, they represent the most exclusive of optical collections in the industry....
Jul 30, 2018
It is time to think about "Back to School" and that means more than new clothes and school supplies. School screenings are specific only to identify poor vision at a chalkboard distance. They are unable to identify vision disorders that affect near vision or binocular vision (using the two eyes...
Jun 11, 2018
We are excited to bring this new collection of eyewear to Salem Eyecare. Swarovski has grown to be the world’s leading producer of precision-cut crystal for fashion, and jewelry. Swarovski crystals have become an essential ingredient of international design, featuring precision-cut manufactured crystals and genuine gemstones. They adorn this eyewear...
Apr 25, 2018
We are thrilled to announce that our newly expanded Fendi collection is here. New styles include dress and sunglass varieties. Exciting shapes, colors and design are a hallmark of this collection. It is a sophisticated, luxury eyewear brand straight from Italy to you. They are created for a sophisticated, feminine...
Jan 24, 2018
Replacing your contacts daily allows for that fresh, new lens feeling and vision on a daily basis. Comfort can not be surpassed. Also, maybe you only want to wear contacts for special occasions or just for your favorite sport. Dailies give you that option. Traveling and can't carry all that solution with you on your carry on? No problem, just stick your supply in your bag and carry on. The daily lenses have been proven to be the healthiest way to wear contact lenses. So what ever your reason, now is the time to try the daily lenses and see if they are right for you!
Nov 29, 2017
Exclusive colors, handmade designs, artistic styling, need we say more? If you are looking for eyewear that will complement your own style, look no further! You will find details and designs to impress you and all your friends and make you feel unique and exclusive.
Oct 31, 2017
Check us out on our Facebook page "Salem Eyecare Center" Like us and receive up to date information on special promotions and new services! You can also download our new Vision App right from from our page to take advantage of many services right from your iPhone, iPad, or Android...
Sep 27, 2017
Stop by to experience this exciting new line of eyewear. Be one of the first in this area to wear exclusive eyewear from this top designer featuring one of a kind frames you won't see on anyone else. Stand out in a crowd with this bold, yet feminine new line!
Aug 02, 2017
As children get ready to go back to school, parents are going through their checklists to make sure everything is taken care of so their children are fully prepared for school. However, most checklists are missing something that could make the difference between success and failure. Watch this video to...
Jun 28, 2017
Daily disposable contact lenses are the safest, healthiest way to wear contacts, and they just got more affordable. Ask us for a free week of lenses to try...
Jan 09, 2017
Because a great year begins with the perfect pair. VSP Vision Care members get an Extra $40 to spend when selecting a Cole Haan frame. We are constantly updating our inventory to bring you the latest styles, and VSP members can take advantage of these special incentives. Check with us...
Nov 23, 2016
Dior eyewear combines vintage style and couture trimming to create glamorous eyewear. Dior Glasses pay attention to detail with embellished ornamentation, creating lavish designs and rich colors. Their styles define elegance and accentuate all face shapes. This luxurious brand is ready for you to experience, stop in and try on...
Sep 26, 2016
If you spend hours a day looking at a computer, read this to learn what you can do to make your vision more comfortable https://essilorusa.com/content/essilor-usa/en/newsroom/news/why-you-need-to-protect-your-eyes-from-all-that-screen-time.html...
Jun 06, 2016
Stop in to see this exclusive brand of high fashion eyewear featuring everyday and sunglass styles. Extreme attention to color, detail, and lens treatments make these bold styles perfect for making a fashion statement....
May 16, 2016
According to a new survey released by VSP® Vision Care, the average American teenager has spent one-third of their entire life looking at a digital device that emits high-energy blue light. Yet, the majority of parents are unaware of blue light and its impact on vision. How much time does...
Jun 22, 2015
Scientists at Bausch + Lomb have designed a lens with optimal physical properties for comfort, health, and vision and they are now available. We have lenses available for you to try so that you can compare their comfort with your current lenses. Now you can order these contacts and receive upto $120 in rebates for purchases from July 1, 2015 to December 31, 2015. Ask us about this special offer from Bausch + Lomb
Jan 28, 2015
Millennial's spend a good part of their day using technology, both professionally and socially which is causing a new type of vision problem called Digital Eyestrain. We live in a digital era and all that technology can cause eyestrain. What to do? There are lenses made specifically to deal with digital eyestrain, providing all day relief from our digital lives.
Jul 21, 2014
One of the world's most known luxury Italian brands is now available in Salem, Ohio
Jan 29, 2014
Leave it to Nike to redefine sports eyewear for your patients. Nike eyewear is trusted by the best athletes in the world.
Dec 30, 2013
A new daily contact lens is now available which promises to be the most comforatable lens you have ever worn! If you love wearing contacts, but end of day dryness is a problem, this lens is for you.
Sep 27, 2013
Air Optix Aqua is a new brand of bifocal contact lenses designed to give you better overall vision for far away and close up.
May 30, 2013
We now carry RayBan brand of sunglasses. Drop in to try on these retro styles that never go out of style!
Sep 19, 2012
Fall is here and with the earlier sunsets, those whose commute home from work take them in the western direction have noticed that the sun can be blinding at that time of the day.
Apr 04, 2012
Dr. Abraham and Linda, Optician represented the Salem Eyecare Center at this yearly event with a sampling of Sunglasses from our Sunglass gallery
Mar 19, 2012
New training techniques added to our vision therapy program to give our patients a better experience.
Mar 12, 2012
Spring is not welcomed with open arms by seasonal allergy sufferers!
Jan 27, 2012
If you are a contact lens wearer and you are having to use readers to help you see up close, new bifocal contact lens designs are available to help you see well at all distances, without the need for reading glasses. These new designs provide a smooth transition between far...
Aug 31, 2011
If you have ever gotten sunscreen in your eyes, you know firsthand just how excruciating it can be. In fact, someone who has experienced a severe case may compare it to mace or pepper spray. It can be a while before the victim can open his eyes, particularly in the...
Aug 20, 2011
Many aren't aware that cataracts are the primary culprit for vision loss amongst people over the age of 54. In reality, over half of senior citizens have some degree of cataracts. What are cataracts? A cataract is when the lens becomes clouded. The clouding inhibits the transmission of light necessary...
Aug 10, 2011
It's that time of year again, when the days begin to get shorter, the weather slightly more bearable, and kids across the country return to school. It's also the time to examine your children's vision . Proper eyesight is key to the learning processes and accomplishments in the classroom. There...
Jul 28, 2011
No teen wants to be seen wearing something that makes them different, and in the case of a lot of teens, eyeglasses often feel that way. The mere thought of ''four eyes'' can send a teen panicking. In comparison with glasses, kids and teenagers who use lenses report a significant...
Jul 24, 2011
There are a variety of types of eye injuries that can take place, with varying degrees of severity. Some may necessitate emergency treatment and immediate care by an eye doctor, while others can be taken care of at home. Follow this guide to typical eye injuries, to decide your next...
Jul 14, 2011
When we have healthy eyes, we may miss the importance of taking preventative action such as an optical examination. Nevertheless, timely detection of any eye or vision problems is necessary to keeping your eyes healthy. And all it requires is a yearly eye exam. Many optical problems don't have any...
Jun 30, 2011
It’s official - summer has arrived and it’s time to ensure you keep your eyes protected from summertime hazards. Here are some pointers on keeping safe in the sun: Only wear sunglasses that offer 100% protection from UV rays. If your sunglasses don’t protect against 100% of UV rays, they...
Jun 15, 2011
Research shows that eye injuries account for 40,000 trips to the emergency room annually. This is one eye injury every 780 seconds! Eye Care professionals report that the vast majority of those accidents could be easily prevented by wearing proper eye protection. More often than not injuries happen when adults...
May 31, 2011
We have all been told that carrots improve your vision, but is it really true? Eye doctors will tell you that regardless of how many carrots you eat, they can't prevent you from needing eye glasses. However, they do contain substantial quantities of beta-carotene, a vitamin that is...
May 10, 2011
By now, most Americans are familiar with the hazards of Ultraviolet (UV) rays to your skin, (particularly sunburn and skin cancer) and the importance of using UV blocking sunscreen and avoiding direct contact with the sun during outdoor activities. What is less known is that ultraviolet rays and other...
May 05, 2011
Many find it fairly confusing navigating the contact lens care aisle of some drug stores. Nevertheless as daunting as this can be, it's essential to understand proper contact lens care. Failure to properly tend to your contact lenses can lead to a variety of eye problems including some that...
Apr 07, 2011
While you may be more accustomed to soft contact lenses, another less familiar kind of contact lens materials exists: gas permeable (GP) lenses, also known as oxygen permeable lenses. In truth, GP lenses are a newer technology than soft lenses, and they are longer-lasting, can be more effective in...
Mar 24, 2011
If you are experiencing red eyes, itchy eyes or watery eyes you may be suffering from spring eye allergies. For some, March begins eye allergy time, which means uncomfortable symptoms such as itchy eyes, watery eyes or stinging, red eyes. Spring eye allergies are largely due to an influx of...
Mar 10, 2011
Dr. Lippiatt and Dr. Abraham attend area events
Mar 09, 2011
Though many people are used to shopping for more and more products online, eyeglasses are an item that you are better off purchasing in person. Here's why. Although you may find reduced rates on the Internet, the benefits of purchasing glasses at an optician far exceed the ''deals'' you might...
Feb 22, 2011
Even though you may refer to winter as the rainy season due to the precipitation, the atmosphere is really more dry in the winter, causing your eyes to be more sensitive. Our eye care staff is here to help you find the most effective options to keep your eyes moisturized...
Feb 10, 2011
This month is dedicated to creating awareness of macular degeneration (AMD) and low vision. Age-related macular degeneration (AMD) is the number one cause of blindness for individuals age 65 and over. Macular degeneration is one of the causes of low vision, a term eye doctors use to describe substantial vision...
Jan 26, 2011
In order to spread the word about the ''silent blinding diseases,'' January has been named National Glaucoma Awareness Month. Glaucoma is the second leading source of blindness, responsible for 9%-12% of all cases of complete vision loss in the United States and effecting nearly 70 million people around the world....
Jan 10, 2011
You read it correctly. Sunglasses aren't only a vital accessory in the summer. Although most of us are aware of the damage the sun poses to our eyes in the summer, we don't all recognize that we need to take extra care in the wintertime as well. Actually, those ultraviolet...
Oct 13, 2010
Bebe is debuting its eyewear collection this fall and the Salem Eyecare Center is proud to showcase this new, exciting, designer line of eyewear and sunglasses. Bebe's signature look of hip, sophisticated fashion includes a mix of crystals, studs, lace, and animal print detail. Imagine creating a new look for fall by including a new, fashionable frame to enhance your style.
Aug 04, 2010
According to Governor Strickland:
This proclaimation "serves to educate parents, teachers, and the general public about the importance of vision and proper eye care to the success of each child; and..."
Jul 19, 2010
We have been bombarded this summer with the release of blockbuster movies in 3D. The option to put on a pair of special glasses to watch a movie in 3D has been a great experience for most people. Feeling like you are "right in the action" can be an exciting...
Jun 04, 2010
Eyes of Faith is committed to delivering hope to children who have only known dispair, and they are determined to make a difference in children's lives around the world. They are working together with charities such as World Vision to reach these children. You too can be a part of...
Jun 04, 2010
Coming Soon, Mid-June 2010
Mar 29, 2010
As the weather improves, more kids are outdoors engaging in physical activity, either on their own or as part of a school sports program. Contact lenses not only improve their vision while they are being active, but they also improve how they see themselves.
Jan 13, 2010
A study by the National Institute of Health has found that age-related macular degeneration is a nutrition responsive disorder. The amount of certain nutrients you eat will effect the health of your eyes. LUTEIN, ZEAXANTHIN, VITAMIN C and E, COPPER, and OMEGA FATTY ACIDS are necessary for good overall eye...
Nov 09, 2009
According to the American Optometric Association, "Diabetic retinopathy, a diabetes-related eye disease, is the leading cause of new cases of blindness among adults 20-74 years old. Other vision problems caused by diabetes include: vision changes, glaucoma, and cataracts."
Oct 02, 2009
It's BACK TO SCHOOL time and Dr. Abraham is busy at area schools performing SCHOOL VISION SCREENINGS. You should be hearing from your child's school shortly on the results of their screening. If a problem was noted, call our office and we will schedule your child for an evaluation to determine if a new vision correction in necessary.
Jun 08, 2009
SERIOUS ATHLETES AND WEEKEND WARRIORS ALL WANT TO PERFORM AT THEIR BEST...but did you know that if your vision is down even just a little, your sports performance can drop dramatically??? Try our PROFESSIONAL SPORTS VISION TESTER to see if you can improve your game!
Feb 21, 2009
Cyber-Imaging, our Virtual Frame Try On system, is HERE! Come in to our office, get your picture taken, and an e-mail will be sent to you. You will then be able to try on HUNDREDS of designer frames from the comfort of your home! You can show your friends, compare, and pick out the perfect one. Buy it, reserve it, or let us know you want it, and it can be on your face in under a week! Enjoy!
Jan 03, 2009
Learn about the Optos Retinal Exam