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Sleep: One of the Best Things You Can Do For Your Eyes

Sleep: One of the Best Things You Can Do For Your Eyes

May 14, 2019
According the Center for Disease Control, over 40 million people in the United States get less than 6 hours of sleep per night. It is recommended that adults ages 18-60 get at least 7 or more hours of…
Go Into the Light… How Light Filtering Improves Visual Performance

Go Into the Light… How Light Filtering Improves Visual Performance

Apr 18, 2019
"It's gonna be a bright, bright, bright, sunshiny day!" We have all had the experience of walking outside into a bright sunny day, and squinting to try to adjust your eyes to the light. If we’re prepared,…
Visionary Kitchen: Eating for Eye Health

Visionary Kitchen: Eating for Eye Health

Mar 11, 2019
The AREDS Formulation The National Institutes of Health (NIH) is the primary agency of the United States government responsible for biomedical and public health research. In 2001, the NIH launched the…
February is National Age-related Macular Degeneration (AMD) Awareness Month

February is National Age-related Macular Degeneration (AMD) Awareness Month

Feb 08, 2019
Macular Degeneration Awareness Matters There is a month, a week, or a day out there for just about everything, and there’s a good reason for that. By educating and building awareness around things like…
Prescription for Getting Used To Your New Prescription

Prescription for Getting Used To Your New Prescription

Jan 21, 2019
Your Eyes, Customized Even though most of us know better, we tend to wear our outdated prescription far longer than we probably should. If you were to visit the eye doctor more frequently, as you’ve probably…
Making a List, and Checking it Twice

Making a List, and Checking it Twice

Dec 14, 2018
Reading the List, That’s What Really Matters Whether you’re going old school this holiday season, and writing your holiday gift list on a papyrus scroll, or dictating a list to your phone as we imagine…
Happy Thanksgiving from Berlin Optical Expressions!

Happy Thanksgiving from Berlin Optical Expressions!

Nov 22, 2018
Our Extended Family… As a family optometry practice, we pride ourselves on our commitment to personal, professional eye care, and unequaled attention to all of our patients’ needs. We work every day to…
Winter is Coming! How Well Can You See at Night?

Winter is Coming! How Well Can You See at Night?

Oct 24, 2018
Fall Back, Spring Forward, See the Difference There are approximately 10 hours and 36 minutes of daylight today, October 24, 2018. In just a few short months that will be down to an annual low of 8 hours…
Performance Sports Eyewear: 25% OFF Through September

Performance Sports Eyewear: 25% OFF Through September

Sep 22, 2018
First Day of Autumn, Eight More Days of 25% Off! If you haven’t stopped by Berlin Optical Expressions this month, you’ve been missing our performance sports eyewear sale. All Sports Eyewear Are 25% Off…
Contact Lens Health Week – Sleeping in Contacts

Contact Lens Health Week – Sleeping in Contacts

Aug 22, 2018
Focusing on Contact Lens Safety There’s a day, a week, or a month to celebrate or recognize almost anything these days. Turns out, optometrists are just as serious about celebrations as they are about…
A Closer Look at Swimming Pools

A Closer Look at Swimming Pools

Jul 25, 2018
What You Can’t See Might Hurt You There are a host of chemicals responsible pool owners use to sanitize and clean their swimming pools. Everything from sodium carbonate to increase the pH or acidity of…
Treat Yourself to Summer Frames

Treat Yourself to Summer Frames

Jul 01, 2018
Better Vision, Summer Fashion Your eyeglasses couldn’t be more prominently placed and fashion forward if they tried! You wear your frames front and center, every day, all year long. The fashion conscious…
These Colors Don’t Run…

These Colors Don’t Run…

May 27, 2018
Looking Back, Pushing Forward Memorial Day is meant to honor the men and women who died while serving in the U.S. military throughout the history of the nation. Since some time in the 1860s, Americans…
Featured Product – Kaenon Sunglasses

Featured Product – Kaenon Sunglasses

Apr 18, 2018
Spring is Coming… We Promise! It’s been a long, grey winter, and just like everyone else, we’re patiently awaiting the return of sunny days and moderate temperatures. Anything would be better than five…
Polarized or Tinted – What’s the Difference?

Polarized or Tinted – What’s the Difference?

Mar 16, 2018
By definition, polarized lenses are also “tinted,” as they provide shade, thus reducing the impact of direct light, as opposed to simply clear lenses like you may have in your everyday eyeglasses. Protecting…
Locally Owned - Locally Operated - Locally Programmed

Locally Owned - Locally Operated - Locally Programmed

Mar 01, 2018
Eyes & Ears Did you know you can hear the optical stylings of Berlin Optical Expressions’ own Dr. Mark Leipert, O.D., and Optician Tim Delworth every Friday and Saturday morning on WDEV? It’s true! You…
I Care About Eye Care

I Care About Eye Care

Jan 22, 2018
2018 New Year’s Resolution Your eyes are working 24/7, night and day. Sometimes they’re working in optimum conditions, and other times struggling in completely inadequate light. We’re also spending more…
Corporate Vision or Community Optical

Corporate Vision or Community Optical

Oct 11, 2017
Big Fish, Little Fish I don’t know if you’ve ever seen John Oliver’s - Last Week Tonight on HBO, but a few weeks ago, John spent 15 minutes digging into the causes and effects of big corporate mergers.…
Smart Phones, Digital Blue Light and the Effects on our Eyes

Smart Phones, Digital Blue Light and the Effects on our Eyes

Sep 19, 2017
Waves of Blue Light All Day Long We’re not turning back time, or turning away from our digital devices any time soon. Our digital devices are more ubiquitous than virtually any technology that has come…
Solar Eclipse 2017 - Blinded by the Light…

Solar Eclipse 2017 - Blinded by the Light…

Aug 18, 2017
A Celestial Event Not to be Missed In just a few days, on August 21st, 2017, the moon will pass directly between the sun and the earth, partially or completely blocking our view of the sun depending on…