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Autumn and Eyes: A Spectrum of Brilliant Colors

Autumn and Eyes: A Spectrum of Brilliant Colors

Oct 02, 2021
Beauty, it’s said, is in the eye of the beholder. With the hills of Vermont alight in their annual cornucopia of brilliant colors from deep, resplendent reds to blinding yellows, what of the eyes beholding…
Celebrating 50 Eye-Popping Blog Posts About Eye Health

Celebrating 50 Eye-Popping Blog Posts About Eye Health

Aug 28, 2021
Hey! Did you know that we posted the first blog post to our brand-new website on February 24, 2017! In the nearly 5-years since that first post announcing our new website, inviting you to find out more…
Double Vision – One Too Many: Cause or Effect?

Double Vision – One Too Many: Cause or Effect?

Jul 29, 2021
You would not be alone if you thought Double Vision was simply a product of enjoying one too many on a Saturday night. If you’ve ever experienced it, you probably agree that seeing one too many is anything…
ULTRAVIOLET: The Effects of the Sun on your Eyes

ULTRAVIOLET: The Effects of the Sun on your Eyes

Jun 28, 2021
Fifteen-plus hours of daylight today in this second full week of summer with temperatures tip thermometers near ninety degrees means your body is taking a beating out there, and that includes your eyes! …
Unicorns, Dolphins, and Oval-shaped Specks

Unicorns, Dolphins, and Oval-shaped Specks

May 23, 2021
Floaters shaped like unicorns, or adorned with armrests and cup holders – GOOD. Floaters that appear as small black or gray spots drifting through your vision – BAD! Well, let’s just say not as good, but…
Are Eye Infections Contagious? Should you wear an eye patch like you’re wearing a face mask!?

Are Eye Infections Contagious? Should you wear an eye patch like you’re wearing a face mask!?

Apr 22, 2021
Infectious vs. Contagious Here’s an interesting little bit of medical jargon trivia, infectious diseases are caused by germs, both bacteria and viruses. Some, but not all, infectious diseases can be spread…
Even Rock Stars Get Glaucoma

Even Rock Stars Get Glaucoma

Mar 28, 2021
What is Glaucoma? The official definition defines glaucoma as “a group of eye conditions that damage the optic nerve.” Conventionally, of course, most people think of glaucoma as a single eye disease,…
Astigmatism Defined Using Sports Analogies

Astigmatism Defined Using Sports Analogies

Feb 27, 2021
What is Astigmatism? Fun fact: In an ideal world, your eye is almost perfectly round, and the lens right at the front of it, the cornea, that’s perfectly rounded, too, like the outside edge of a ball.…
LASIK Eye Surgery: What to Know and How to Decide

LASIK Eye Surgery: What to Know and How to Decide

Jan 25, 2021
What is LASIK? LASIK is shorthand for laser in-situ keratomileusis. It is a remarkably safe, outpatient refractive laser eye surgery that changes the shape of the cornea in your eye to correct common…
Tis’ the Season: BOE Gift Certificates for the Holidays

Tis’ the Season: BOE Gift Certificates for the Holidays

Dec 06, 2020
2020 HAS BEEN A DOOZY! We’ve all been scrambling for months to figure out new and innovative ways to do the things we used to simply take for granted. We’re climbing the walls as we stay safe and stay…
Trick or Treat – Pumpkins Are a Treat for Your Vision!

Trick or Treat – Pumpkins Are a Treat for Your Vision!

Oct 29, 2020
When you’re slicing those sinister slits for your jack-o-lanterns eyes, and carving those carnivorous teeth, chew on this for a minute: pumpkins are considered by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention…
Centervue® - DRSplus Retinal Imaging

Centervue® - DRSplus Retinal Imaging "Camera"

Oct 03, 2020
“Any sufficiently advanced technology is indistinguishable from magic.” - Arthur C. Clarke There are technologies in the 21st century that open our eyes to worlds we have never truly seen, connecting…
Foggy Glasses and Face Masks: Fixing the Problem

Foggy Glasses and Face Masks: Fixing the Problem

Aug 30, 2020
We didn’t ask for it, and we’re not yet entirely used to it, but for the foreseeable future it seems, face masks are a necessary part of our everyday attire. Every one of us is wearing our face masks as…
Seeing the Signs: Understanding If You Need Glasses for Driving

Seeing the Signs: Understanding If You Need Glasses for Driving

Aug 01, 2020
Let’s state this emphatically right out the gate: If you’re experiencing any difficulty with your vision while driving, either during the daytime or at night, make an appointment with your eye doctor today! Reading…
Summer Update: Returning to the New Normal

Summer Update: Returning to the New Normal

Jun 21, 2020
It feels like forever since we’ve reached out with details about where we’re at and what we’re doing over here at Berlin Optical Expressions. In fact, it has been a few months, and much like you, we’ve…
Business Update: Social Distancing and Watching Out For Each Other

Business Update: Social Distancing and Watching Out For Each Other

Mar 25, 2020
Like so many businesses in our communities right now, or doors are largely closed to the public, but that doesn’t mean we’re not looking out for you. The Centers for Disease Control, and the Governor of…
The Online Optical Marketplace – An Inconvenient Truth

The Online Optical Marketplace – An Inconvenient Truth

Feb 25, 2020
In case you haven’t noticed, virtually everything is going online. The internet revolution completely upended any semblance of the traditional American marketplace. To be fair, the consumer marketplace…
Vision Through the Eyes of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

Vision Through the Eyes of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

Jan 20, 2020
“The difference between a dreamer and a visionary is that a dreamer has his eyes closed and a visionary has his eyes open.” — Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. You don’t need prescription eyeglasses or colored…
The Gift of Sight – Happy Holidays from Berlin Optical Expressions!

The Gift of Sight – Happy Holidays from Berlin Optical Expressions!

Dec 14, 2019
Just hear those sleigh bells ringing, and jing-ting-tingaling, too… This holiday season, give your loved ones the gift that keeps on giving, every time you open your eyes.  Berlin Optical Expressions has…
A Thanksgiving Feast for Your Eyes

A Thanksgiving Feast for Your Eyes

Nov 22, 2019
Thanksgiving is the very definition of indulgence. Friends and family gather to indulge (read: gorge) in ways that any other time of the year might seem gluttonous, if not simply a little over the top.…