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Della Porta EyeCare LLC: Eye Doctor in Bristol, CT - Eye Exams, Eyeglasses, Contacts & More

Dr. Maria Della Porta provides quality eye care services and vision care products in Bristol; we truly care about the health of your eyes and provide Comprehensive Vision Care to all family members.

We are conveniently located in Bristol, Connecticut and service Burlington, Farmington, Southington, Terryville and the Greater Bristol area. We are the local Optometrist near you, offering you and your family top quality eye care delivered with unsurpassed customer service.

We stock Designer Eye Frames & SunglassesContact lenses, and we offer Eye examsEmergency Eye Treatment as well as the Management of Ocular Diseases.

Della Porta EyeCare accepts a number of Insurance plans to help cover the cost depending on your individual needs. Visit us at our vision center, which can be found at 271 Farmington Ave, Bristol, 06010.  Call: (860) 512-7222 to make an appointment or Click here to schedule an appointment online.

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Ask Dr. Della Porta an Eye Care Question

Q: My eyes are always burning and tired, what is causing this and what can I do about it?
A: These are often signs of dry eye syndrome, a very common condition that affects many people over time. Women are generally more prone to developing these symptoms and aging is often a cause as well. Dryness of our eyes is often due to a decrease in the oil production in our eyelid glands which causes the surface of the eye to become irritated. Certain medications and health issues can also contribute to dryness. There is no true cure for dryness but many treatments are available such as the use of artificial tears, nutritional supplements incorporating Omega 3, prescription medications such as Restasis, and eyelid hygiene. No single treatment works for every individual so we customize treatments for each person and their specific condition.

Q: What is the examination like to determine whether someone is suffering from Dry Eyes?
A: As part of a regular eye examination we will inquire about use of eye drops and whether the patient has any discomfort or redness which may be dry eye related. We will also take a careful look with the biomicroscope to see if plugged oil glands in the lid or any dry patches on the cornea are present. We often use a yellow stain called fluorescein to see how quickly the tears evaporate. We also look for eyelid issues like blepharitis (inflamed crusty lids) or demodex mites which can worsen dry eye symptoms.

What Makes Della Porta Eye Care Unique

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Designer Eyewear

We carry the latest European and American designer eyewear collections in a variety of styles, colors and materials. We even carry special children's frames like Funoogles!
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Contact Lenses in Bristol, Connecticut

Contact Lens Services

Whether you wear daily, weekly or monthly disposables, or conventional lenses, check out our selection of lenses that fit your needs.
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Comprehensive Eye Exams in Bristol, Conneticut

No ordinary eye exam here! Learn about eye exams, what’s involved in a comprehensive exam, and special considerations for kids and contacts.
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TLC Lasik Surgery Co-management

When you have LASIK eye surgery at TLC Laser Eye Centers, TLC Affiliated doctors of optometry will play an important role in your LASIK care team.

Dr. Maria Della Porta chooses to be associated with TLC because of the TLC because of its strong track record of safety, experience, and patient satisfaction.

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Della Porta EyeCare has a wide variety of disposable contacts lenses to suit your needs and budget

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Eye Emergencies

If you experience loss of vision, double vision, swelling, infection or any eye emergency, contact us immediately for guidance. We’ll help you with the best treatment to prevent complications and promote long-lasting clear eyesight.

Please call our office at: 860-582-0702 for further instructions. Use your best judgment on urgency, if you feel your need to find the nearest emergency room.

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Our Hours

  • 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
  • 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
  • 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
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We are open on select Saturdays! Please call (860) 512-7222 for appointments.

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