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Getting Off Eye Drops When You Have Glaucoma

Do you have glaucoma? Are you looking for an alternative to using eye drops? Treating and maintaining your eye health when you have glaucoma is important. Glaucoma is the “silent thief of vision” because it can cause vision loss before you realize you have it. Keep reading to learn more about glaucoma and how you… Read More

Cataract Awareness Month

Cataract Awareness Month

Not only is June the beginning of summer, but it also is Fireworks Eye Safety and Cataract Awareness Month. Annually, fireworks cause almost 10,000 injuries. Cataracts are one of the main reasons for vision loss. Having an entire month dedicated to firework eye safety and cataracts is important to educate people about how to take… Read More

Win a chance at FREE LASIK by attending LASIK OPEN HOUSE

Think you’re ready for LASIK? You can win free LASIK from Fichte, Endl & Elmer Eyecare by attending LASIK Open House. This is an amazing giveaway and part of the “2020 Live MusicExperience”. Simply register for and attend our LASIK Open House during the first quarter of 2020 and your name is entered to win!     One… Read More

What Does Dextenza Do?

Have you been putting off Cataract surgery because you don’t like eye drops? Dextenza is a revolutionary new option to treat post-surgical symptoms and reduce the number of eye drops needed following cataract surgery. Dextenza is a corticosteroid that provides extended time-release of steroids into the eye, developed by Ocular Therapeutix. Commonly used for post-cataract… Read More

Do Computer Glasses Prevent Eye Strain?

Everyone has been talking about blue light blocking glasses lately! Do you ever wonder if they really prevent eye strain? In our work and daily lives, adults spend an average of over six hours a day looking at screens and using digital devices. Most electronics have digital screens that are made with a strong source… Read More

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The First Practice in Western NY to Implant Alcon’s PanOptix Lens

Fichte Endl & Elmer Eyecare is now the first practice in Western NY to perform cataract surgery with the Alcon PanOptix Trifocal lens. This lens is the first and only FDA-approved trifocal lens, which has been shown to substantially reduce the need for glasses following cataract surgery. The Alcon PanOptix Trifocal lens improves vision at… Read More

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7 Back To School Eye Care Tips

It’s that time of year again! Back to school is here! It’s time for all new supplies, clothing, haircuts, and more for you or your children. Are you starting to think about getting your kids ready for school? Have you been putting off your own eye health? Eyes are an important contributor to success at… Read More

Happy LASIK Patients

Why You Should Get LASIK In The Summer

Do you love participating in water activities during the summer? Have you had glasses for years and want a change? We know that glasses and contacts improve your vision, but they can also be inconvenient when it comes to enjoying summertime activities. Wouldn’t you love to live a life that doesn’t involve glasses or contacts?… Read More

What Is The Value Of ASCRS?

Fichte Endl & Elmer Eyecare attends ASCRS (The American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery) every year, and with good reason. ASCRS is a 5-day annual meeting that focuses on the new technology, practice marketing, and management trends and is a great way to connect and learn from experienced industry professionals! Every year, the American… Read More

Why Do We Hold Cataract Surgery Lunch And Learns?

Could BlephEx be Right for You?

3 Ways Screens Can Harm Your Vision

Ask the Optician: Do I Need Prescription Sunglasses?

Affordable Eye Care: How to Afford Laser Eye Surgery

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Giving Back: Free Cataract Surgery for National Sight Week

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What You Need to Know About Astigmatism

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Ask the Optician: How Can I Protect My Eyes This Summer?

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Are You Eating for Your Eye Health?

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What You Need to Know About Cataracts

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An Alternative to LASIK: Shawn Buffum’s Story

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