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Keep up-to-date on the latest vision-related news and eye care events in our Practice.

How Makeup Users Can Prevent Eye Health Issues

Beauty is important to lots of people. Beauty lovers can spend a tremendous amount of time and money trying to spruce up their looks, often by applying makeup. But if makeup is not used appropriately near the eyes, it can lead to some pretty unpleasant consequences—including infection, allergic reactions, or...

Tips for Home Safety

 A lot of people are staying home these days. Whether you're working from home, homeschooling your kids, or whatever reason, there are still ways that eye injuries can happen. Almost half of the eye injuries that happen each year happen at home! That means that, in the places people should...

Four Ways to Keep Your Eyes Healthy This Fall

For many people, autumn is a time for enjoying the outdoors. Camping under crisp, starry skies, picking apples, sitting around a bonfire—these activities and more are some of the hallmarks of the fall season. Here are four ways to make sure your eyes stay healthy this fall, and throughout the...

5 Tips for First Time Contact Lens Wearers

Congratulations on getting your first pair of contact lenses! If you’re like most people, you’ll probably spend the first few days marveling at small visual details that you never noticed before—like dew on the grass and small specks of color on bright green leaves. It’s a very exciting time but,...

Interesting Facts About Eyes

Though we take it for granted, the miracle of vision is one of the greatest gifts we have just by virtue of being members of the human race. Just simple things like seeing a deer in the wilderness, watching our favorite sports teams and viewing great works of art enrich...

Masking the Fog

HOW TO STOP YOUR GLASSES FROM FOGGING UP! So it turns out that wearing a mask is one of the best ways to protect yourself and others when you haven’t got a choice about social distancing and need to go out. That said, if you thought glasses fogging up in...

Face the Frames

How to Select Frames for Your Glasses Learning how to select frames for your glasses might seem like a daunting task, but it doesn’t have to be. We know that frames can be as much of an aesthetic choice as they are a practical one! There are a few easy...

Reasons to Avoid Buying Glasses Online

  Have you considered purchasing cheap glasses online? Or maybe you’ve been tempted to buy cheap sunglasses at a mall kiosk…or cheap reading glasses at a discount store? After all, why should you pay hundreds of dollars for prescription eyeglasses when cheap glasses look every bit as good, right? As much as we all...

15 Tips for Summer Eye Health

HAPPY & HEALTHY EYES As you’re getting out the suitcase for an extended summer trip or a quick weekend getaway, we want to take a quick moment to remind you about some quick tips ton keep your eyes happy and healthy during the warmest, sunniest season of the year! Whether...

Allergies have you in tears?

Eye Allergies Red, itchy, watery eyes that are bothered by the same irritants that cause sneezing and a runny nose among seasonal allergy sufferers are very common. In addition to having symptoms of sneezing, congestion and a runny nose, most of these allergy sufferers also experience itchy eyes, watery eyes,...

What’s new at BFEC?

Hello visitors! Just a little update on what's new at Brattleboro Family Eye Care-- First of all, we are going to be offering 5% discount off the cost if you are ordering an annual supply of contact lenses through us! Did you know that we can ship a 6-month supply...

Pink, Stinging Eyes?

Conjunctivitis, also called pink eye, is one of the most frequently seen eye diseases, especially in kids. It can be caused by viruses, bacteria or even allergies to pollen, chlorine in swimming pools, and ingredients in cosmetics, or other irritants, which touch the eyes. Some forms of conjunctivitis might be...