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Navigating Spring Allergies

As March arrives with longer days and warmer weather, it also marks the beginning of allergy season, posing challenges for those who suffer from eye allergies and dry eyes. Since both conditions share similar symptoms, it can be challenging to tell them apart.

Tips for Contact Lens Care

At Eyecare of Union Square, we understand the role that proper contact lens care plays in preserving vision health. Adopting good habits ensures the longevity and effectiveness of your contact lenses. Here are essential tips to help you maintain your lenses and protect your eyesight.

Managing Myopia

Myopia, commonly known as nearsightedness, affects our ability to see distant objects clearly. Recently, the prevalence of myopia has been rapidly increasing. Myopia has doubled in U.S. Children over the past ten years, and it is estimated that 50% of the world’s population will be myopic by 2050.

Tips for Maintaining Your Eyeglasses

At Eyecare of Union Square, we understand the importance of maintaining your eyeglasses. Proper care doesn’t just prolong their lifespan; it guarantees the best vision correction possible. Here are some tips to keep your eyeglasses in tip top shape.

Sunglasses In The Winter

While sunglasses are often considered a stylish accessory, their significance goes beyond fashion—they play a crucial role in safeguarding your overall eye health. The sun emits ultraviolet (UV) radiation, an invisible form of energy that can have harmful effects on our eyes. Prolonged exposure to UV radiation may lead to various eye conditions such as cataracts, macular degeneration, and photokeratitis (sunburn of the eye), ultimately resulting in vision loss and other serious problems.


iLux is a promising solution for managing dry eye symptoms, specifically, for those who experience dry eye symptoms due to MGD. Dry eye syndrome is a chronic and progressive disease that occurs when our eyes don’t make enough (or quality) tears, to keep our eyes wet...

Avulux Lenses

Avulux lenses are a revolutionary product in the landscape of optical technology, especially for migraine and light sensitivity management. Avulux is committed to innovation and is constantly pushing the boundaries of optical technology...


Do you wish that there was a non-invasive treatment that could provide you with relief and promote faster healing? Look no further, at Union Square Eyecare we proudly offer Prokera. It is a treatment that stimulates healing and regeneration on the surface of the eye...

Dry Eye

Dry eye syndrome occurs when our eyes don’t make enough (or quality) tears, to keep our eyes wet. This can cause discomfort, and, in some cases, it can lead to vision problems. Approximately 344 million people worldwide suffer from dry eye syndrome...