Welcome to Eye Care Associates in Shelton, Connecticut
Eye Care Associates
Eyes are important indicators of overall health, and comprehensive eye care goes beyond a prescription for glasses or contact lenses. At Eye Care Associates, we take the time to get to know you, your eye care history, and your vision needs. Our optometrists provide the expert care, advice, options, and follow up you need whether you are a new patient or an existing one.
Specialty Contact Lens Fittings
Have you been told contact lenses are not for you? Ask us about Scleral lens fittings. We specialize in hard to fit contact lens patients!
Great Eyewear and Eye Care in Shelton, Connecticut
From our office in Shelton, Eye Care Associates serves patients from Connecticut’s Naugatuck River and all of Fairfield County in Southwestern Connecticut – schedule an appointment today. If you have a moment, please give us your feedback about our site and your experiences with our Practice.
Ask Dr. Howard R. Cohen and Dr. Joseph S. Madrak a Question...
A large part of the examination is finding out what the patient is experiencing and determining the type of dry eye causing the symptoms. We examine the surface of the eye under a microscope to look at the quantity and the quality of the tear film. Additionally, we examine the eyelids and the glands inside the eyelids to insure they are healthy. More about Dry Eyes...
There are a wide range of treatments ranging from over the counter products to specialty laser procedures. Many times using artificial tears and vitamin supplements can help boost the tear film. There are prescription eye drops that can aid in tear production as well as laser procedures for patients with more advanced dry eye. More about Dry Eyes...
Of course – stay hydrated and making sure you consume enough water each day. Additionally, take breaks from your computer and smart phone. I recommend the 20/20/20 Rule – take a 20 second break every 20 minutes and look 20 feet away and blink your eyes. Finally, wearing sunglasses is critical to protecting the surface of the eye and the eyelids from UV exposure. More about Dry Eyes...
If you experience loss of vision, double vision, swelling, infection or any eye emergency, contact us immediately for guidance. We’ll help you with the best treatment to prevent complications and promote long-lasting clear eyesight.
Please call our office at: 203-924-2175 for further instructions. Use your best judgment on urgency, if you feel the need to find the nearest emergency room.