Contact Lens Rights
Have you ever wondered what rights you have as a patient? Yes, the federal government has outlined specific rights patients have with regards to contact lenses. In 2004, the Federal Trade Commission put the Contact Lens Rule in place to help, as they stated to “promote competition in the retail sale of contact lenses byLearn'
Pros and Cons of Transition Lenses
People who wear glasses, know that it can be bothersome to switch between glasses and sunglasses and opt for transitional lenses. The lenses adjust to changes in light to optimize eyesight. When you are exposed to ultraviolet light , the lenses darken and once you are indoors, they clear up again. The darkening effect comes intoLearn'
CEPESAMAM Fundraising Event
Compton Eye Associates was proud to be in attendance at recent fundraising event. CEPESAMAM is a non-profit organization aimed at developing the skills of the local Enriquillo region of Dominican Republic. This organization functions by the support of individuals, schools, local associations and community. Our office was able to make a few donations and we look forward to the future progress of this fine group. Learn'
WHCR 90.3 FM’s 30th Anniversary
In an effort to continue our support of the community, Compton Eye Associates is standing with WHCR 90.3 FM as we help them celebrate their 30th Anniversary. Learn'
Compton Eye Associates is partnering with New York Presbyterian (The Allen Hospital) for an EYEGLASS DRIVE. We are looking to donate your unwanted readers, prescription glasses and prescription sunglasses.Learn'
Dr. Compton to Serve With a Panel of Judges
A movement is starting among eye care professionals. It’s an effort that is aimed at recognizing what eye care practices do best, and how they inspire others within the profession. The recognition program is entitled Best Practices and is an initiative of Coopervision. Dr. Compton has been selected to serve, along with a small panelLearn'
Pablo Palasso Art Exhibit at Compton Eye Associates
Compton Eye Associates recently hosted a splendid evening of art, fine music and great company. The presentation, which opened on Thursday August 20 at 7:00 pm in the halls of Compton Eye Associates, located at 4738 Broadway, New York, NY 10040, featured the work of the Dominican artist Pablo Palasso. Learn'
Compton Eye Associates Teams Up With Maranello Lounge
On Thursday, July 30th, Compton Eye Associates teamed up with Maranello Lounge for their NEW Thursday Ladies Night Event. The event, held at 1 Nagle Avenue, New York NY 10040 was a great success. This evening featured tutorials from popular makeup artists like Angie Martinez (Instagram: @Missangiemar) Rosita (Instagram: @beautybyrosita) and Carlina (Instagram: @makeupby_carlina). Learn'
Dr. Compton’s Letter To The Inwood Community
The following is a letter that was sent to every resident in the Inwood community. This letter was provided in both English and Spanish. Fellow Member of the Community, My name is Dr. Compton, and I wanted to introduce myself. If you haven't noticed, we recently opened a new office at the corner of Broadway and Thayer (4738 Broadway). Many of you have stopped by, but for those that haven't, you should know this office is a full scope optometric practice offering many services including:Learn'
Give Kids A Choice Fundraiser
Compton Eye Associates is proud to participate in the ÔÇÿGive Kids A ChoiceÔÇÖ fundraiser organized by Inwood Academy. Their most recent endeavor was designed to facilitate summer camp opportunities for children in our neighborhood. Compton Eye Associates has agreed to provide a $500 gift certificate to the first person to donate $300 (or more) to the Inwood Summer Camp Fundraiser. Learn'
Caring For Your Contact Lenses
Are you a contact lens wearer? Whether you are a new user, or have been using lenses for years, its always a good idea to review basic lens care tips. Sticking with these basic steps can go a long way in ensuring you greatly reduce the risk for contact lens related infections. Learn'
Decorative Contact Lenses
When people used to think of contact lenses, it was mainly to improve vision without having to wear glasses. Today, the idea has changed and decorative contact lenses are becoming more and more popular a trend that manufacturers are catering to.Learn'