Glasses: the New Political Tool?

  Republican strategist Karl Rove recently implied that Hillary Clinton had brain damage because of her glasses that she wore in 2013 after a fall led to a blood clot.   He said “…we need to know what’s up with that”).  Well, all I can say is please don’t let Karl Rove guide your understanding … Continue reading

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Pleased To Announce…

  Casella Eye Center is pleased to announce that we are now a provider for CareCredit, a flexible payment solution for eye exams, glasses, and contact lenses.  Over 7 million patients currently use CareCredit, and we’re proud to be a provider for them!   Unexpected expenses come up every now and then, and, whether it’s … Continue reading

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Making It All Count

The visual system is a complex and multifactorial enigma, parts of which we are just beginning to explore.  When we refract patients (check them for new glasses or contact lens prescriptions), we take precise measurements of their visual acuity, function, and defocus (among other aspects).   The values we come up with are all important, … Continue reading

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Transitions Now Better Than Ever

Transitions lenses are light-activated lenses that turn dark in bright light.   This technology has been around for several years, but now Transitions lenses are available for virtually all walks of life, from avid outdoors people to those who spend most of the day inside.   Transitions lenses protect from UV radiation, as well as … Continue reading

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A site for sore eyes

Welcome to the new digital home of Casella Eye Center. At Casella, we’re proud to be part of the Augusta community, of our long history here and the generations of families that have chose to see a Dr. Casella for three generations. That’s why this site has been designed as a place where patients can … Continue reading

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