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We Take Care of Your Eyes in Burlington, MA

Eyes are important indicators of overall health, and comprehensive eye care goes beyond a prescription for glasses or contact lenses. At Insight Optical, 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.

Insight Optical is known locally and to clients all over the United States and abroad for bringing together high end and designer and European eyewear with the latest in eyeglass lens technology. We’ll one on one with you to find the best frames to fit your style.

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EYE EXAMS & ADVANCED TESTING

We are Dry Eye Syndrome Specialists

Q&A with Our Doctors | What is Dry Eye Syndrome?

What is MGD?

MGD stands for Meibomian Gland Dysfunction, and it’s responsible for the majority of dry eyes cases out there. The meibomian glands are responsible for producing lipids, the oils necessary for maintaining the necessary amount of lubrication for your eyes. When these glands are blocked, malfunctioning, or dying off, severe dry eyes can set in.

What is LipiFlow?

 

Of all the various causes of dry eyes, Meibomian Gland Dysfunction or MGD is by far the most common cause and often mistreated. While only 14% of dry eyes are aqueous in nature that can be treated with medicated drops, roughly 86% of dry eyes are evaporative dry eye cases that necessitate a completely different form of treatment.

Dry eye is a condition affecting the front surface of the eye that is caused by either a low volume of tears or because the quality of your tears is poor. Your natural tears provide moisture & nourishment to the front surface of the eye. Any change in the normal chemistry of your tears can start contributing to dry eye issues.

We are Dry Eye Syndrome Specialists

Q&A with Our Doctors | What is Dry Eye Syndrome?

What is MGD?

MGD stands for Meibomian Gland Dysfunction, and it’s responsible for the majority of dry eyes cases out there. The meibomian glands are responsible for producing lipids, the oils necessary for maintaining the necessary amount of lubrication for your eyes. When these glands are blocked, malfunctioning, or dying off, severe dry eyes can set in.

What is LipiFlow?

 

Of all the various causes of dry eyes, Meibomian Gland Dysfunction or MGD is by far the most common cause and often mistreated. While only 14% of dry eyes are aqueous in nature that can be treated with medicated drops, roughly 86% of dry eyes are evaporative dry eye cases that necessitate a completely different form of treatment.

Dry eye is a condition affecting the front surface of the eye that is caused by either a low volume of tears or because the quality of your tears is poor. Your natural tears provide moisture & nourishment to the front surface of the eye. Any change in the normal chemistry of your tears can start contributing to dry eye issues.

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Looking for an Optometrist in Burlington, MA?

Our optometrists take the time to explain the results of your eye exam, describe your options and listen to your eye care needs. Because maintaining good eye health is an ongoing partnership, we encourage you to ask questions and share your health information, which could be vital to monitoring, diagnosing and treating potential vision problems.

From our office in Burlington, Insight Optical serves patients from North Boston and surrounding areas – schedule an appointment today.

Some of our Eye Care Services

  • See the designer frame brands we carry
  • Investigate Lasik and other options for eye surgery
  • Pursue treatment of eye disease including glaucoma, macular degeneration, cataracts and diabetic retinopathy
  • Detecting early stage eye disease

Plus, our superior customer service has been the reason our patients and customers have been returning back and referring their friends and family to us for over twenty-five years.

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Ultraviolet Light and your Eyes

If you want strong, healthy eyes and clear vision for life, a major step you can take is to protect your eyes from UV radiation.  Wearing proper eye protection from the sun reduces the risk of a number of eye diseases and other conditions that are caused or worsened by...

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Insight Optical

50 Burlington Mall Rd Ste 114
Burlington, MA 01803

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  • 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
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  • 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
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Treatment of Dry Eyes

 

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