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  • All About Multi-Focal Lenses

    Multi-Focal Lenses: What are they and where do they come from? As we age, our eyes naturally begin to have difficulty focusing on objects near to us. Sometime between the ages of 40 and 50, we begin to have difficulty seeing in lower light, focusing on small objects and fine print, or noticing eyestrain. This […]

    Continue Reading December 18, 2015

  • What To Do With Your Old Eyeglasses?

    So, you just came in for your annual eye exam and your prescription needs to be updated. You could have new lenses ground for your current frames, but perhaps you want to update your style or find some frames that better fit your face. That leaves you with the question of what to do with […]

    Continue Reading July 24, 2015

  • Red, Itchy, Burning Eyes? You Might Have Dry Eye Syndrome

    There is an eye disease that effects millions of Americans every year, though many don’t realize it. It’s name might seem inocuous, but Dry Eye Syndrome is very real and impacts people’s lives every day. Simply put, Dry Eye Syndrome is chronic lack of tears, or poor quality tears, and can be anything from an […]

    Continue Reading July 17, 2015

  • New Rhinebeck Eye Care App!

    Introducing The Rhinebeck Eye CareĀ App! You may have heard it mentioned in our office or seen it on our Facebook page, but did you know that Rhinebeck Eye Care now has an official app? Well, if you didn’t, now you know! If you did know about our app, have you downloaded it yet? If you […]

    Continue Reading July 10, 2015

  • What Frames Are Best For Me?

    Picking Out The Right Frames For You! So you have to get a new pair of glasses. Maybe they are your first pair of glasses, maybe your old frames broke, or maybe it’s just time for a change. Some view their glasses as a necessary annoyance, but there is no reason why they can’t compliment […]

    Continue Reading July 3, 2015

  • Protecting Your Eyes While Having Summer Fun

    Summer Eye Protection The June Solstice has come and gone, and that means that Summer is well and truly here. School is out, it’s nice and warm, and the days are at their longest. That, of course, means that there is now time and opportunity to engage in all the outdoor activities you missed in […]

    Continue Reading June 26, 2015

  • Introducing The Optomap Daytona!

    Rhinebeck Eye Care is thrilled to present our newest piece of diagnostic equipment, the Optomap Daytona! The Optomap Daytona is a new and innovative imaging system that could eliminate the need for dilated eyes from your eye exam. What Is It? The Optomap Daytona is the desk-top sized model of Optos’ Optomap imaging devices. It […]

    Continue Reading June 19, 2015

  • Blue Light: What Is It And What Can We Do About It?

    The dangers of ultraviolet radiation have long been known, and we have been advised to protect ourselves against it for almost as long. Hats, sunscreen, and UV protecting sunglasses are must haves in the summer time, and increasingly so in the winter. We know that we need to guard against UV radiation to prevent painful […]

    Continue Reading May 18, 2015

  • Dailies Contact Lenses – All Day Comfort, Daily Disposable.

    Are you considering switching to contact lenses, but are worried about remembering to clean them regularly? Do you already wear contact lenses but are looking for a more comfort? Our Dailies line of contact lenses are daily disposable lenses that offer fantastic comfort while addressing a wide range of vision issues. Leading off we have […]

    Continue Reading May 12, 2015

  • Techonology Advances In Eye Care: Part III – The Cutting Edge

    We’ve reached the final installment in our three part series looking at how advances in technology are impacting eye care. In the first installment we looked at how current technologies are improving the quality of life for those with low or impaired vision [Full Story]. In the second part, we looked at how some up […]

    Continue Reading April 13, 2015