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  • ECA Has Certified Clinical Laboratory
    Eye Care Associates Of New Hampton has just been certified by the state of Iowa as a diagnostic clinical laboratory.  This certification ensures that our lab tests provide the quality Read more
  • Technology Makes Wearing Bifocal Contact Lenses Easier Than Ever!
    It's widely known that once someone gets into their mid 40's, their ability to perform near point tasks becomes more difficult. Reading glasses, bifocals or progressive lenses are then needed Read more
  • WE'RE PROUD OF OUR MEDICARE PERFORMANCE SCORES
    We thought you would like to know that Medicare has rated our eye care clinic 100 out of 100 based on several factors. That means that we are providing the Read more
  • Light Adapting Contact Lenses Available Soon
    Be One Of The First In Iowa To Try These Amazing Contacts Imagine having contact lenses that automatically control light intensity and glare!  EYE CARE ASSOCIATES OF NEW HAMPTON will be Read more
  • Use Flex Dollars For Prescription Eyewear And Contact Lenses
    Many people don't realize that they can use their remaining FSA dollars on prescription eyewear.  Computer glasses can reduce or eliminate eye strain when you're using your phone, tablet or Read more
  • New Technology For Diabetic Macular Degeneration and Glaucoma Patients
    Eye Care Associates Of New Hampton has added new medical technology again!  It's called OCTA, which stands for Optical Coherence Tomography Angiography.  At the present time it is only available Read more
  • NEW DRY EYE TREATMENT
    Human tears are composed of three layers: The lipid or oil layerThe aqueous or water layerThe mucin layerThe lipid or oil layer stabilizes the tears and prevents evaporation.   New studies show that an inadequate Read more
  • Nerdwax-Low Tech Solution to a Common Problem
    Our office is filled with “high tech” equipment that helps us diagnose and treat eye diseases. It’s hard to imagine now taking care of patients without it.But sometimes there are “low Read more
  • Prescription Sunwear
    e have written previously about the importance of limiting our ultra violet (UV) light exposure from the sun. It accelerates the progression of cataract, macular degeneration and skin cancer Read more
  • Macular Degeneration Study Results
    We conducted our own macular degeneration (AMD) study this year to determine which of the "no zinc" formulations provided the best absorption for our patients. We have written previously Read more
  • Preventing Myopia In Kids
    We have always known that when both parents have significant myopia (nearsightedness) there is high probability that their children will also be myopic. It's all about how the eyes Read more
  • 20/20 Vision Without Glasses, Contacts Or LASIK
    CRT Was Approved By The FDA In 2002 - For Both Children And Adults!It's A Safe And Effective Correction For MyopiaWhat is CRT? It's Corneal Refractive Therapy and has Read more
  • iPads Sleep & ADHD
    The way we interact with the world is dramatically different than it was 10 or more years ago. Many of us can remember when the public library or the Read more
  • NEW INFRARED IMAGING HELPS MANAGE DRY EYE & BLEPHARITIS
    MEIBOMIAN GLANDS IMAGED WITH INFRARED TECHNOLOGYThe image above shows healthy meibomian glands (the vertical white strips) in the lower lid of a patient. Meibomian glands are responsible for producing Read more
  • SO MANY WAYS TO USE FLEX DOLLARS!
    USE THEM OR LOSE THOSE FLEX PLAN DOLLARS!HERE ARE A FEW OF THE AMAZING WAYS YOU CAN USE YOUR FLEX PLAN DOLLARSPay for an eye examGet fitted for contact lensesContact Read more
  • REDUCE OUT OF POCKET EXPENSES
    At the end of the year, many of our patients have satisfied their insurance and Medicare deductibles. This often means that they can get a medical eye exam or Read more