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Exciting News: Dr. Schulman and Dr. Decker to Speak at ICBO 2024!

Dr. Randy Schulman and Dr. Allie Decker will be at ICBO 2024 in Ottawa, where they'll present on the innovative use of a multisensory approach...

Event: Dr. Randy Schulman and Dr. Aaron Nichols Shine at the 91st International Conference on Light & Vision

Dr. Randy Schulman and former resident Dr. Aaron Nichols of EyeCare Associates presented at the 91st International Conference on Light & Vision, sharing their expertise...

Celebrating Dr. Sonia Singh’s Fellowship Achievement at OVDRA

Dr. Sonia Singh has made a remarkable achievement as she becomes a Fellow (FOVDR) of the Optometric Vision Development & Rehabilitation Association (OVDRA), recognizing her...

Empowering Eye Doctors: Dr. Randy Schulman’s Insights on Addressing Visual Complaints

Discover key strategies and insights shared by Dr. Randy Schulman during her engaging lecture titled "Clouds, Fog, and Snow: What to do When Your Patient...

Event: Join us for Music Madness on Saturday, April 20 from 11:30 AM – 1:00 PM

As April blooms with the promise of warmer days and vibrant melodies, Eyecare Associates Southport is thrilled to invite you to a special event that...

Lecture: Dr. Randy Schulman’s Master Class: Deciphering Cloudy Vision, Foggy Thinking, and Visual Snow

Dr. Schulman at 12:30 pm on February 18, 2024 unraveled the complexities of ocular complaints related to intermittent cloudy vision, foggy thinking, and visual snow,...

Announcement: ECA is Highlighted in Natural Awakenings!

EyeCare Associates is honored to be highlighted in Natural Awakenings, Fairfield & Southern Litchfield Counties' premier healthy living magazine.

Lecture: Enhancing Treatment Success: Exploring Neurological Implications of a Multisensory Model

Join Dr. Randy Schulman's lunchtime talks from January 22 to February 12 for insights into the Multisensory Model Neurological Implications for Improved Success + Treatment,...

Recent Myopia Research & Recruitment for Myopia Study at EyeCare Associates

Delve into the recent research findings on myopia management, revealing the association between myopia and a deficit in ON pathway function. Additionally, learn about the...

Announcement: Updates with Eye Care Associates in Education and Research

We're thrilled to share some exciting developments from EyeCare Associates, demonstrating our commitment to top-notch eye care. 1. Syntonics 101 Course Last week, Drs Ngo,...

Announcement:🎙️🌟 Dr. Randy Schulman, one of our esteemed experts at EyeCare Associates, was recently interviewed on Autism Detectives! 🔍

Dr. Randy Schulman shares insights on the intersection of eye care and autism in a recent interview with Autism Detectives, highlighting the importance of comprehensive...

Lecture: Unlock the World of Integrative Optometry at the Southwestern Congress of Optometry 2024!

Join us from January 26th to January 28th, 2024, for an enriching experience at the Southwestern Congress of Optometry. Don't miss out on the opportunity...

Event: Upcoming Virtual CE Event: Join Us on November 29, 2023

We are thrilled to announce our next 2-hour COPE Approved Virtual CE event scheduled for Wednesday, November 29, 2023. This informative session promises to be...

Lecture: Dr. Randy Schulman will be presenting at the 19th IIPA Symposium

We are pleased to announce that Dr. Randy Schulman will be presenting at the 19th IIPA Symposium for the International Iridology Practitioners Association (IIPA).

Remembering Dr. Melvin Kaplan: A Tribute to His Impact on Vision Therapy

Delve into the legacy of Dr. Melvin Kaplan, celebrated for his groundbreaking work in vision therapy, particularly with children and adults facing developmental and learning...

Lecture: Join Dr. Randy Schulman at the IIPA Annual Iridology Health Summit 2023

We're thrilled to announce an exciting event that's just around the corner! Dr. Randy Schulman, a renowned expert in the field of optometry, will be...

Announcement: Applied Concepts in Vision Therapy 2.0 – eBook Version!

Introducing our latest addition to the announcements section: a groundbreaking eBook titled "Applied Concepts in Vision Therapy 2.0," featuring contributions from esteemed author Dr. Randy...

Announcement: Dr. Randy Schulman gave a lecture at the College of Syntonic Optometry conference in June, held in South Dakota.

Dr. Randy Schulman gave a lecture at the College of Syntonic Optometry conference in June, held in South Dakota. With a focus on utilizing syntonic...

Exciting News from EyeCare Associates, PC: Welcoming New Residents and Celebrating Residency Completion!

🎉 We congratulate Allie Decker on successfully completing her residency with us! 🎉 👋 Join us in welcoming Matthew Weatherbee from NECO and Krupa Baxi...

Important Update: EyeCare Associate’s Stamford Office Is Relocating!

Our Stamford location is moving to a new address: 992 High Ridge Rd, Stamford, CT 06905.

News for April

We have 2 news items to share! Each quarter, Eye Care Associates provides the opportunity for third and fourth year optometry school students to work...

We are Working with Sabina Poudel on Myopia Research!

Researchers from the The State University of New York recorded eye movements during reading and walking and found that we move our eyes less while reading. Their...

The team is off to COVD 2023 in Toronto

The team is going to COVD 2023 in Toronto this April.

May Music Madness Event

We're excited to share that two of our vision therapists are trained music teachers and are excited to celebrate this unique combination of skills at...

What is BrainTap Therapy?

BrainTap therapy utilizes light and sound technology as a distinctive type of meditation aimed at soothing the mind, minimizing stress, and enhancing general well-being.

Albany Northeast Study Group

We recently participated in the Albany Northeast Study Group in March. The group included Drs. Grygier, Nizami, Ngo, Decker, and Schulman, who all brought their...

EyeCare Associates’ Busy Month: Supporting Residents and Providing Occupational Vision Screenings

EyeCare Associates in Connecticut supported residents and provided on-site occupational vision screenings for employees of Pitney Bowes, emphasizing the importance of regular vision checks.

The Solution for Hard-to-Fit Eyes: Scleral Lenses

If you can't wear standard contact lenses because of keratoconus or corneal aberrations, scleral lenses could be the answer.

The Link Between High Myopia and Serious Eye Diseases

High myopia – severe nearsightedness – is associated with an increased risk of serious eye diseases such as retinal detachment, glaucoma, and cataracts.

New Lecture: Improving Diagnosis and Treatment using Multisensory information

At the annual COVD meeting, Dr. Schulman will be co-presenting on the topic: Improving Diagnosis and Treatment using Multisensory information Saturday, April 29th 8:00am-10:30am Presented...

RHR: The New Pandemic: Why Screens Are Ruining Our Kids’ Eyes, with Dr. Bryce Appelbaum

As practically every family owns a variety of digital devices, unfortunately, the excessive amount of screen time that comes along with those devices negatively affects...

Can Vision Therapy Benefit A Child With a Learning Disability?

Vision therapy can address underlying visual problems that can mimic or exacerbate a learning disability.

Eye Exam Saves Woman’s Life by Detecting Brain Tumor Early

Here's how eye exams helped save Katie's vision and quality of life. Call EyeCare Associates to schedule your appointment.

Concussions & Vision Problems After a Car Accident

Car accidents can often result in a concussion, a type of traumatic brain injury that can cause vision problems.

There’s a fantastic organization with a goal to overcome & heal children of lifelong conditions

Research and modern science have made numerous advances, and there's an organization who aims to tackle some of the most challenging conditions that face our...

How Long Does It Take To Switch From Glasses to Scleral Lenses?

Switching from glasses to scleral contact lenses can take several weeks. your eye doctor will provide instructions on how to properly insert, remove, and care for...

How Can Poor Vision Affect Your Child’s Behavior?

Did you know that poor visual skills can contribute to behavioral problems in children? Read on to learn how vision therapy can help address these...

Want to be a Better Skier? Consider Sports Vision Training!

Want to be a better skier? By enhancing your visual skills, you can radically improve your performance on the mountain slopes. Contact EyeCare Associates to...

ECA COVID and Nutrition & Lifestyle Recommendations

Articles written by Dr Schulman on Covid These can be found on pages 25 and 55 on the document linked above The following is a...

Experts Warn of Rising Levels Of Myopia

Discover why experts say there’s a myopia epidemic, and learn what you can do to keep your kids’ eyes healthy. EyeCare Associates proudly offers myopia...

7 Eye Care Tips for the Holiday Season

Your eye experts at EyeCare Associates have compiled our top 7 tips for keeping your eyes healthy and safe this holiday season. Let us know...

Calling All Kids for Game Day! Saturday, December 17th

GAME DAY Saturday, December 17th 11AM-1PM Ages 5-12 PLAY GAMES FOR TRACKING, VISUAL THINKING, EYE HAND COORDINATION AND MORE! Parents browse our Trunk show for...

How Visual Skills Affect Soccer Performance

Optimizing your soccer performance should go beyond building muscle and endurance. Boosting your game should also include honing the visual skills you need to be...

Welcome to our newest intern: Taylor Rado from NECO!

  Taylor Rado intern from NECO...

Retraining The Concussed Brain Using Neuro-Optometry

Post trauma vision syndrome (PTVS) can persist long after a concussion, making everyday tasks difficult. Luckily, neuro-optometry can treat many visual post-concussion symptoms. Learn about...

News for November

Dr. Maryam Nizami is attending the Northeast Vision Conference this Sunday. Dr. Justin Rapp went to Nashville for a scleral lens conference.  ...

Did you know that we’re hiring?

Full/Part time positions now available!

City Kids Are More Likely To Be Nearsighted

Did you know that a risk factor for developing myopia (nearsightedness) is living in an urban area? But don’t worry – the myopia management program...

Dr. Schulman out lecturing!

Lectures by Dr. Schulman on "Multisensory Model Neurological Implications."

Blurred Vision And Headaches — What’s the Connection

If you suffer from headaches accompanied by blurred vision, you may have an underlying problem with your visual system. Read on to discover how blurred...

What Causes a Child to Be a Slow Learner?

When a child is considered a ‘slow learner,’ parents and teachers often assume the problem is ADHD or a learning disability. Many don’t realize that...

Raising Awareness About Keratoconus

World Keratoconus Day is celebrated every year on November 10 to raise awareness of this rare eye condition. Read on to learn about keratoconus and...

Elevate Your Game on the Hockey Rink with Sports Vision Training!

Hockey is one of the fastest and most exciting sports out there. But to be great at hockey, your brain needs to be able to...

Could You Pass on the Keratoconus Gene?

Genetic testing can help determine whether you have a genetic variant that may put you or your children at risk for certain diseases. Read on...

Is Your Child Doing Poorly in School? Here’s What You Need to Know

Have you ever seen a child who struggles in school despite trying hard to succeed? They could have an undetected vision problem that makes reading...

News for October

Dr. Allie Decker did her minors presentation at SUNY last week. Dr. Decker and Dr. Ngo are going to Academy in San Diego....

Upcoming Lecture by Dr Schulman in November

Upcoming Lecture by Dr. Schulman titled "Follow-up to Multisensory Model Neurological Implications for Improved Optometric Success and Treatment – Hybrid"

Protect Your Eyes With These Contact Lens Safety Tips

It's Contact Lens Safety Month, which makes it the perfect time to brush up on ways to keep your eyes and vision healthy when wearing...

What’s The Difference Between Traumatic And Non-Traumatic Brain Injuries?

There are 2 main types of brain injuries - traumatic and non-traumatic. Here, we'll explain the difference between these injuries and how EyeCare Associates can...

Why Glasses Are Not the Solution for Progressive Myopia

Traditional myopia correction uses glasses to improve visual acuity, but they are not a solution for controlling myopia’s progression and may even contribute to worsening...

How Poor Eye Tracking Impacts Reading

Eye tracking is a visual skill necessary for academic success. Poor eye tracking skills can compromise your child’s ability to read and learn. Fortunately, vision...

Are You Suddenly Seeing Dark Spots? Here’s What You Should Do

Seeing floaters is common and usually nothing to worry about. Yet there are times when floaters are a sign of a serious eye condition. Here’s...

Can Vision Be Trained to Improve Sports Performance?

There are many reasons why developing visual skills should play an important role in your sports training program. Schedule an appointment with a sports vision...

Is Myopia Management Worth The Financial Investment?

The most important reason for choosing myopia management is to protect your child’s precious gift of sight from sight-threatening eye diseases. But here’s an added...

Can You Wear Contacts With Corneal Dystrophy?

If you have corneal dystrophy, it will become increasingly difficult to wear standard contact lenses. Scleral lenses are an excellent choice for patients with many...

Lots of wonderful happenings at ECA!

This announcement is long in coming. There are lots of wonderful happenings at ECA. Dr. Schulman just came back from a class in Mississippi and...

3 Effective Ways to Relieve Dry Eyes

Dry eye syndrome is one of the most common eye conditions in the world, yet many people put up with the discomfort, even though it's...

What’s an Ocular Migraine?

An ocular migraine can cause the sudden appearance of visual distortions, and even temporary blindness in one eye. Either way, an ocular migraine can be...

Giving Vision Therapy The Attention It Deserves

If you’ve ever wondered why some medical professionals don’t mention vision therapy as a treatment for visual problems caused by a concussion and other medical...

5 Eye Symptoms You Should Never Ignore

Here are 5 eye symptoms that you should never ignore. Call EyeCare Associates without delay if you or a loved one experiences any of these...

5 Types of Sports Injuries That Affect Vision

Sports injuries often affect the eyes and can lead to blurry vision — even vision loss. Consider sports vision training and wear protective eyewear to...

LASIK Complications: How Scleral Lenses Can Help You Regain Clear Vision

Have you or a loved one have experienced complications following LASIK or any other type of refractive surgery? Scleral lenses may be just the solution...

How to Reduce Your Child’s Risk of Myopia

Childhood myopia — nearsightedness — is reaching epidemic proportions. Fortunately, there are steps parents can take to reduce their child’s risk of developing myopia.

Start The Year Right With A Pediatric Eye Exam

Every child should have a comprehensive eye exam before the start of the new school year. Just as you wouldn’t consider sending them to school without...

Top Doc 2022

Last week my former resident, Aaron Nichols, mentioned to me that I was listed as one of Newsweek’s top optometrists for 2022 and that he...

Why Get Custom Contact Lenses?

Custom contact lenses are specially designed to fit irregularly-shaped corneas. If you find wearing regular contact lenses uncomfortable, ask your optometrist if custom contact lenses...

How Does High Myopia Affect Eye Health?

High myopia isn’t just difficulty seeing faraway objects. It can actually increase the risk of developing serious eye diseases later in life. Read on to...

Looking for a Sports Vision Optometrist? Here’s What You Need to Know

If you want to improve your sports performance, then you've come to the right place! Our sports vision optometrist can help you hone important visual...

An important message from NORA about the important of Neuro-Optometric Therapy

The American Academy of Ophthalmology, the American Academy of Pediatrics, the American Association for Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus, and the American Association of Certified Orthoptists...

Why All Kids with ADHD Should Have Their Eyes Examined

Children with ADHD commonly have visual problems, such as convergence insufficiency, tracking difficulties, and others. Fortunately, vision therapy is an effective treatment for these and...

Can I Be Blinded By A Nerf® Gun?

Did you know that Nerf® guns, a supposedly safe children’s toy, have been shown to cause eye injury in certain cases? What makes them so...

Misconceptions of 20/20

20/20 eyesight tells us how far you can see at a distance. That's why when you use a Snellen chart or an eye chart, you're...

Hyperopia and Your Child

Hyperopia affects near vision in children and young adults. Want to know more about hyperopia? Here we explain ways to recognize the condition and help...

4 Ways a Stroke Can Impact Vision

In this article, we explore the various ways a stroke can negatively affect a person’s vision and explain how a neuro-optometrist can help rehabilitate vision.

Treating the Brain Through the Eyes – Amazing Read on Vision therapy

Read Treating the Brain Through the Eyes This is a well-written article about vision therapy that was produced by Canadian optometrists. You can click the link...

CSO Fellowship Blog by Randy Schulman, O.D., FCOVD, FCSO

So you say why do a fellowship In syntonic optometry? You may already have a fellowship in another organization or maybe you feel like it...

The Importance of Contrast Sensitivity In Baseball

Step up to the plate with sharp visual skills like contrast sensitivity and watch your game improve. Sports vision training will help improve your sports...

Are Children with IEPs More Likely to Have Vision Problems?

Children with IEPs — individualizedsupport in school — are more likely to experience problems with their eyes’ ability to track, team and focus, but...

Everything You Need To Know About Keratoconus

Keratoconus is a progressive eye disease that causes the cornea to thin and bulge, resulting in blurry and distorted vision. Here are the most commonly...

Can Cataract Surgery Prevent Dementia?

Cataract surgery not only improves vision. Research suggests that cataract surgery may also prevent cognitive decline.

Can We Stop Myopia From Progressing?

Myopia management, an optometrist-developed program, can slow and even halt the progression of a child’s myopia. Read on to learn more.

June 27 Is National Sunglasses Day!

Here’s how you can celebrate National Sunglasses Day on June 27.

Eyes on Light and Water by Dr. Randy Schulman, O.D., FCOVD, FCSO

Eyes on Light and Water! - Randy Schulman, MS, OD, FCOVD, FCSO I am grateful to be a part of the College of Syntonic Optometry...

Eye Care Associates Sponsor for Babe Ruth Tournaments

Our practice supports local charities & even sports groups like Babe Ruth Leagues Inc., where young teenagers get to play baseball competitively with other leagues...

Meet Sarah & Elaine – The New Facilitators for the TBI Support Group!

Join us on Zoom every 2nd Wednesday here: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/88440459367   Meet our two facilitators Elaine K. Hunter, LCSW is a Board Certified Diplomate in clinical...