More than Seeing Clearly

Most peo­ple know hyper­ten­sion, or high blood pres­sure, as the “silent killer.” It can build for decades with lit­tle to no symp­toms and can cause irre­versible dam­age and even death if left untreat­ed. How­ev­er, most peo­ple do not think of glau­co­ma as the “silent blind­er,” but it can build for decades and cause irre­versible dam­age … Con­tin­ue read­ing

Posted in Dr. Ben's Blog, Eye Health

Buddy Holly

Celebri­ties have been sport­ing specs for thou­sands of years – the ear­li­est exam­ples date back 2000 years to Impe­r­i­al Chi­na. But Bud­dy Hol­ly did some­thing no oth­er bespec­ta­cled celeb had man­aged to do. Per­haps it was his inno­v­a­tive take on Amer­i­can music, per­haps it was his less-is-more approach to eye­wear. What­ev­er the rea­son, the late, … Con­tin­ue read­ing

Posted in Celebrity Eyewear, Dr. Ben's Blog

da Vinci

The eyes are the gate­way to the soul.” Was Her­man Melville sim­ply stat­ing the obvi­ous with this famous quote, or was he onto some­thing a bit more — for lack of a less Woody Allen-esque term – meta­phys­i­cal? What­ev­er the case may be, star­ing at the Mona Lisa today prob­a­bly has an equal­ly stir­ring yet hyp­not­ic effect as it … Con­tin­ue read­ing

Posted in Dr. Ben's Blog, Eyes & Art

Johnny Depp

From John­ny Depp to Fer­gie, celebri­ty choice for design­er eye wear con­tin­ues to hinge on bold and notice­able rather than sleek and subtle. 

Posted in Celebrity Eyewear

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 learn about … Con­tin­ue read­ing

Posted in Dr. Ben's Blog, News