Posts by Karen Twomey:

Macular degeneration 101

At North Suburban Eye Associates, PC, we offer patients services with our highly trained and experienced ophthalmologists. Our practice is equipped to ensure patients can obtain quality vision care, including the diagnosis and treatment of many conditions that can impact one’s eyes. A concerning condition that is commonly seen in aging patients is that of […]


How to Address Chronic Dry Eye

Dry eye. It is a condition that may occur occasionally that can cause the eyes to dry up and become red and irritated. Most patients with recurring bouts of dry eye may find relief with over-the-counter eye drops. However, what is the condition happens all the time? Patients with chronic dry eye syndrome, or DES, […]


Am I a Good Candidate for LASIK Treatment?

If you have been spending your life wearing contacts or eyeglasses, you may have experienced several things about wearing corrective eyeglasses or contacts that can become frustrating. You may find that your glasses are constantly smudged, or your contacts are irritating your eyes all day long. Maybe you want better vision without intrusive eyewear. When […]


Understanding the importance of diabetes control to maintain eye health

At North Suburban Eye Associates, PC, patients can speak to a doctor of ophthalmology about their vision and eye care needs. In addition, they can be educated on the various ways in which they can care for their eyes, especially if they are patients who have  been diagnosed with diabetes. How does diabetes affect eye […]


Six Advantages of Prescription Sunglasses

When patients in Massachusetts are considering prescription sunglasses, they may wonder if they are worth the extra money. It’s another set of lenses and glasses frames, but it can be extremely beneficial to the individual. Here are just a few of the benefits of using prescription sunglasses: Crisp and clear vision in the outdoors. If […]


What Are the Top 6 Reasons Patients Choose to Undergo Lasik Eye Surgery?

LASIK eye surgery is a popular laser surgery considered by many patients who visit Northern Suburban Eye Associates. When traditional methods of vision correction are no longer serving a patient, permanent treatment options may be considered. The ophthalmologists speak to patients regularly who are debating having this procedure performed, and these are the six most […]


Opthamologist or Optometrist?

There are so many types of physicians and specialists in the world that it can be hard to know exactly who will be the most helpful for you. And there may be a specialist out there that you didn’t even know existed! If you’re just exploring physicians for your eyes, for example, you may get […]


Why Shouldn’t I Buy Glasses Online?

You’re essentially spoiled for choice when it comes to all of the options for glasses frames. There are so many frames out there that you can find a good shape for your face in a material that you like without spending too much time. Some patients are curious about shopping for glasses frames online, but […]


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