Blog Archive

Myths and Facts About Contact Lenses Dec 1st, 2019

Around 45 million Americans enjoy the comfort and convenience of their contact lenses. However, myths about wearing contact lenses keep more people from embracing the chance to be free from glasses. At Harlem VistaSite Eye Care in Harlem, New York, Dr. Brittni Rodriguez can walk you through the process of...

What Is Astigmatism? Nov 6th, 2019

Blurry vision can be annoying, especially if you expected blurriness to resolve after getting eyeglasses or contacts. However, if you have a condition called astigmatism, even correcting your nearsightedness or farsightedness won’t do away with your unclear eyesight. At Harlem VistaSite Eye Care in Harlem, New York City, Dr. Brittni...

Coping With Chronic Dry Eye Oct 1st, 2019

Burning the midnight oil to study for a test or spending the day sunning and swimming at the beach can leave you with dry itchy eyes the next day. But what happens when that scratchy, burning feeling is constant, even when you’re well-rested and can’t blame the environment? That’s called...

5 Tips to Help You Adjust to Life With Contact Lenses Sep 1st, 2019

Contact lenses not only give you a whole new look, but they also offer far more freedom than glasses. Imagine not having to worry about dirty or fogged up lenses disrupting your vision, frames sliding down your nose when you sweat, or glasses getting in the way during the big...

Are You at Risk for Developing Cataracts? Aug 5th, 2019

The statistics are alarming: By the year 2050, over the course of three short decades, the number of adults in the United States who will be either visually impaired or completely blind is expected to exceed 8 million, a figure that’s more than double today’s rates.  So why is some...

How to Prevent Eye Irritation and Infections from Pools and Lakes This Summer Jul 10th, 2019

You’ve weathered the long New York winter, and summer is finally here. At last, you can relax in the warm sun by the pool or lake and take a dip when the temperature hits a high note. But wait — before you dive in, make sure you protect your eyes...

Your Guide to Choosing the Most Effective and Flattering Sunglasses Jun 27th, 2019

Sunglasses are essential for protecting your eyes against the sun’s glare and sun damage. They are also a statement about your individual style.  At VistaSite Eye Care in Harlem, New York, we offer patients a wide selection of the very best in sunglass wear, to ensure everyone can find a...