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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.…
Best Kids Eyeglass Frames – Back to School Edition

Best Kids Eyeglass Frames – Back to School Edition

Oct 28, 2019
The first things you think of when buying anything for your kid has to be affordability and durability. I swear it seems like kids are truly living in a real-life Wreck-It Ralph where everything is on…
Blurred Vision – Fall Foliage Edition

Blurred Vision – Fall Foliage Edition

Sep 24, 2019
People travel many countless miles this time of year to drive around aimlessly taking in Vermont’s radiant fall foliage. Brilliant reds, yellows, and oranges blanket the hills and valleys for a few short…
Dry Eye Treatment – Tears from Heaven

Dry Eye Treatment – Tears from Heaven

Aug 20, 2019
Tears are so much more than just a physical expression of heightened emotion, in fact, there’s more than one type of tear; there’s actually three! Tears are produced by several glands in and around the…
Myopia Control – Slowing the Progression of Nearsightedness in Children

Myopia Control – Slowing the Progression of Nearsightedness in Children

Jul 17, 2019
Myopia is a fancy word for nearsightedness, something most everybody is familiar with. People that are nearsighted have no problem seeing things close up like books or tablets, but have difficulty seeing…
Buying Bifocals – What You Need to Know

Buying Bifocals – What You Need to Know

Jun 14, 2019
First things first: nearly every person out there will experience some amount of vision deterioration as they age; it’s just one of the many things we all have to look forward to! That said, we’re not…
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,…