Update on Our Office Protocols

<p>We continue to strive to provide the safest environment possible during the pandemic, while also understanding at some point we must take tentative steps forward toward the world we are all used to.  Accordingly, we have made a few changes to our policy.  First, we are no longer limiting occupancy in the office.  Second, we are not screening everyone who [...]

First-of-its-Kind Contact Lens Coming April 1

The first ever contact lens that will darken outdoors and lighten when indoors is coming this April 2019. The Acuvue Oasys with Transitions will be a two-week disposable lens that will darken edge-to-edge in bright light, possibly eliminating the need for sunglasses for most contact lens wearers.

Mansfield Cares Charity Ball is February 23

Mansfield Cares is the single largest annual supporter of Mansfield’s many active community charities and wellness programs. The organization built and funded the inception of the Caring Place Clinic (which provides free medical, dental, and vision care to those in need) and the Mansfield Food Bank, which now serves as Harvesting International Ministries Headquarters. It also awards fifty scholarships per [...]

Taste of Mansfield to Benefit Caring Place

One of our favorite local organizations is the Linda Nix Caring Place on West Broad Street in Mansfield. The Caring Place offers free medical, dental, and vision services to those in our community who could not afford it otherwise. Mansfield Vision Center supports this effort by providing examinations and eyewear. On November 8 of this year, the Caring Place will [...]

Now Offering Optos Technology

At Mansfield Vision Center we are proud to provide Optos screening on every patient, without additional charge. The Optos provides an "optomap" of the inner eye, using scanning lasers to capture a 200-degree photo-like view of the retina in under a second. This allows us to more thoroughly screen every patient for peripheral retinal disease such as retinal tears, detachments, [...]

Online Eye Exams and Online Glasses/Contacts

There are a few sites on the web now offering online eye examinations. We, and many of our colleagues, have seen grossly inaccurate spectacle and contact lens prescriptions obtained using this technology. In addition, there is no assessment of ocular health, so potential problems like glaucoma, macular degeneration, intra-ocular tumors, and retinal detachments - to name just a few - [...]

Caring Place Clinic Special Event November 21

The Linda Nix Family Caring Place Clinic opened in 2003. Operating under the leadership of Mansfield Cares, the clinic provides free medical, dental, and eye care services to members of the community in need. Doctor Cooke and Mansfield Vision Center are proud to be a part of the eye services provided. On November 21 of this year, the clinic plans [...]

Four Important Tips for Viewing the Solar Eclipse

Given the vast numbers of Americans able to view the solar eclipse, this eye safety message is critical, and AOA is helping lead that charge. Partnering with the American Astronomical Society (AAS), NASA and others, AOA is helping push this awareness with safe viewing tips. Here are four ways to safely view a solar eclipse: 1. Use approved solar eclipse [...]

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