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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


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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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What Does 20/20 Vision Really Mean?


Dr. Elmer and Kevin O'Brien standing with their thumbs up, next to Vanessa Miller (holding a stuffed toy giraffe), after a successful Raindrop procedure

How a Giraffe Opened My Eyes: A Raindrop® Testimonial


Why Wait Until 2020 to get 20/20 Vision?


6 Reasons to Schedule Your Annual Eye Exam


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