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Winnipesaukee Eye, your local Eye Doctor, serving all of your family's vision care needs near you in Laconia, New Hampshire

Your local Eye Doctor and Optometrist near you in Laconia; we truly care about the health of your eyes, and offer local vision care to all family members.

Many eye diseases can be quickly and easily diagnosed during a Comprehensive eye exam, Pediatric eye exam or Contact lens eye exam. If you were diagnosed with an eye disease, such as Myopia, Cataracts, Glaucoma, Macular degeneration, Diabetic retinopathy, or Dry eye, you may be overwhelmed by the diagnosis and confused about what happens next. Will you need medications or surgery – now or in the future? Is LASIK eye and vision surgery an option for you ? Or you just need help with conjunctivitis, Red eyes or even Twichy eye, our Laconia eye doctor is always available and ready to answer your questions about eye disease and Contact lenses.

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What Makes Winnipesaukee Eye Unique

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Comprehensive Eye Exams

Regardless of your age or physical health, it's important to have regular eye exams. During a complete eye exam, your eye doctor will check your prescription for common eye diseases.

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A Well Rounded Optical Offering

We choose our brands based on our patient's needs. We offer everything from designer brands to affordable but classic frames so our patients have a wealth of choices and prices.

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We Offer Unique Services

From Myopia Control (for children whose vision gets worse every year), Amblyopia treatment (alternatives to patching), Vision Therapy, and more.

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Doctors and Staff That Truly Care

We have a deep understanding of how the human eye really works, and knowledge of the diseases and conditions that affect vision at our finger tips - whether you're 5 or 65.

Q&A | What is Dry Eye Syndrome

Is there anything I can do to prevent DES?

Dry eye is multi-factorial, and each person’s dry eye is unique to them. To help prevent dry eye, make sure to consume 8 to 10 glasses of water per day to avoid dehydration. Some nutritional supplements, such as fish oil and flax seed oil, can contribute to a more stable tear layer.

Remember to blink regularly and take breaks often when on a computer, cell phone or when watching television. During times of the year when there is less humidity, a humidifier might be helpful to provide more moisture in the air.

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Our Doctor

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Dr. Paul McManus

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Our Patients Say it Best

I will most definitely be returning

My first appointment was today and I will most definitely be returning and suggesting this place to everyone that needs an eye Dr. Staff were nice and very informed. The Dr actually cared about the health of my eyes and if I had the correct prescription and fit for my contact lenses. He even went the extra mile to special order my prescription so I have the absolute best sight with my contacts. I have worn glasses and contacts my whole life, and this place by far had the best service I have ever received. Thank you so much!

- Heather O.
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Eyewear, a confidence booster!

Whether you want contact lenses or glasses, we make sure that you get both what looks good, but more importantly what works for your personal situation as well. We at Winnipesaukee Eye stand behind our products by knowing we offer high quality eyewear manufactured by smaller, independent companies. We are continuously inspired by the beauty and individuality of handmade frames and the science and technology behind eye health and vision improvement.

We also ensure our employees are constantly learning and growing within this dynamic field.

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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: (603) 524-5770 for further instructions. Use your best judgment on urgency, if you feel your need to find the nearest emergency room. Please visit our Eye Emergency page for more information.

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