Eye Exams

What is the difference between an optometrist and an ophthalmologist?

At the Longwood Eye & LASIK Center of Gardner, Springfield, Greenfield, and Fitchburg, MA, we have two types of providers that can help you with your eye and vision health, including optometrists and ophthalmologists. But many patients considering an examination will often ask about the differences between these two types of doctors. Continue reading to …

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What Is Keratoconus?

You probably haven’t heard of Keratoconus. It’s an eye condition that is less well known than astigmatism, cataracts, glaucoma or other eye conditions. Keratoconus is found in approximately one in every one-thousand people; it affects people from different walks of life, geographic regions, and ethnic backgrounds. It’s a rare condition that is usually diagnosed in …

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Simple Eye Care tips

Taking good care of your eyes doesn’t have to be a difficult task. Here at Longwood Eye & LASIK Center, we know just how busy your life can be and what to make it easier. To help keep your eyes in the best shape possible, we have created a list of three simple eye care …

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