2021 Holiday Hours:

 

Friday, January 1, 2021 - Happy New Year!

  • BOTH Offices CLOSED

January – Glaucoma Awareness Month

 

February – Age-Related Macular Degeneration Awareness Month

 

March – Workplace Eye Wellness Month

Sunday, March 14: Daylight Savings Begins

April – Sports Eye Safety Month

 

May – Healthy Vision Month

Friday, May 28: - OPEN normal business hours

  • Vestal Office Open 7:00 - 6:00 pm
  • Sidney Office Open 8:00 - 5:00 pm

Saturday, May 29: - OPEN normal business hours

  • Vestal Office Open 7:00 - Noon
  • Sidney Office Open 8:00 - Noon

Monday, May 31: Memorial Day - Both Offices CLOSED

June – Fireworks Eye Safety and Cataract Awareness Month

 

July - UV Safety Month

Saturday, July 4: Both Offices CLOSED

August – Children’s Eye Health Safety Month

 

September – Healthy Aging Month

Monday, September 6: Labor Day - Both Offices CLOSED

October – Halloween Safety Month

 

November - Diabetic Eye Disease Awareness Month

Sunday, November 7: Daylight Savings Ends

Thursday, November 25: Thanksgiving - Both Offices CLOSED

Friday, November 26: OPEN normal business hours

  • Vestal Office Open 7:00 - 6:00 pm
  • Sidney Office Open 8:00 - 5:00 pm

Saturday, November 27: Office OPEN Normal Hours

  • Vestal Office Open 7:00 - Noon
  • Sidney Office Open 8:00 - Noon

December – Safe Toys ad Celebrations Month

Friday, December 24: Christmas Eve – BOTH Offices CLOSED

Saturday, December 25: Christmas – BOTH Offices CLOSED

Monday, December 27: Office OPEN Normal Hours

  • Vestal Office Open 7:00 - 6;00 pm
  • Sidney Office Open 8:00 – 5:00 pm
Friday, December 31: New Year’s Eve – Both Offices CLOSE at 5:00 pm

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Here is a look at the different modalities and the pros and cons of...

Is making an appointment for a comprehensive eye exam for your children on your back-to-school checklist? It needs to be.

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The charges for a refraction are covered by some insurances but not by all.

For example, Medicare does not cover refractions because they...

Ready or not...here are 13 more jokes to make you groan!

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The answer we give is “NO!"

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No this is not a late-night personal injury lawyer infomercial.

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Have you ever felt a twitching sensation in your eye? Were you sure everyone was looking at you because of it? Worried that it was the beginning of a big problem?

Relax, it’s not likely to be a big deal. Most of the time it is not even visible...