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 of the human brain. Her glass­es had some­thing … 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 an eye emer­gency or that design­er pair of … 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, but what’s real­ly 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 pro­vide a com­fort­able light lev­el … 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 learn about … Con­tin­ue read­ing

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