Monthly Archives: November 2008

Eye MakeUp Allergies

If the skin around your eyes becomes itchy, red, puffy or scaly after using makeup, you have probably developed an allergy or sensitivity to one of your cosmetics. The whites of your eyes may also become red and swollen. Depending on the offending material, the reaction may continue to get worsen, or may clear up […]

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By |November 30th, 2008|Press releases|0 Comments

Shout out to Mark Cuban: Help LASIK the Refs!

There was a very good interview on NPR last week about Mark
Cuban, and it got me thinking…

 

Mark Cuban, owner of the
Dallas Mavericks, has often criticized NBA referees for years.  He has had frequent run-ins with NBA
commissioner, David Stern, about this, and has been fined hundreds of thousands
of dollars.  His outspoken voice is
refreshing, and generally on […]

The information presented on this Site and Blog and any related links is provided for educational, informational, and entertainment purposes only. Nothing contained in this Site is intended to create a physician-patient relationship, to replace the services of a licensed, trained physician or health professional or to be a substitute for medical advice of a physician or trained health professional licensed in your state. You must never consider any of the information presented here as a substitute for consulting with your physician or health care provider for any medical conditions or concerns. Any information presented here is general information, is not medical advice, nor is it intended as advice for your personal situation. Please consult with your physician or health care provider if you have concerns about your health or suspect that you might have a problem.

By |November 28th, 2008|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Happy Thanksgiving!

From all of us at EyeCare 20/20, we send our best wishes to you and your family for a happy and healthy Thanksgiving.

Thanksgiving is a time to recall all of the things we have to be grateful for. At EyeCare 20/20, we can think of no better things to be thankful for then for you, […]

The information presented on this Site and Blog and any related links is provided for educational, informational, and entertainment purposes only. Nothing contained in this Site is intended to create a physician-patient relationship, to replace the services of a licensed, trained physician or health professional or to be a substitute for medical advice of a physician or trained health professional licensed in your state. You must never consider any of the information presented here as a substitute for consulting with your physician or health care provider for any medical conditions or concerns. Any information presented here is general information, is not medical advice, nor is it intended as advice for your personal situation. Please consult with your physician or health care provider if you have concerns about your health or suspect that you might have a problem.

By |November 26th, 2008|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Jill Kintner Talks About Her LASIK in Her Blog

Olympic BMX Bronze Metalist, Jill Kintner posted her LASIK experience last week in her blog.  The post is titled "The light show- 20-20".  Below is an excerpt:

"ANYWAY,,, Here is how it works….After not wearing contacts for about a month, you go in, run through a half a dozen computerized and other line reading tests. They […]

The information presented on this Site and Blog and any related links is provided for educational, informational, and entertainment purposes only. Nothing contained in this Site is intended to create a physician-patient relationship, to replace the services of a licensed, trained physician or health professional or to be a substitute for medical advice of a physician or trained health professional licensed in your state. You must never consider any of the information presented here as a substitute for consulting with your physician or health care provider for any medical conditions or concerns. Any information presented here is general information, is not medical advice, nor is it intended as advice for your personal situation. Please consult with your physician or health care provider if you have concerns about your health or suspect that you might have a problem.

Computers and Your Eyes

With the popularity of computers in the workplace, it has become more and more common to see patients with numerous eye complaints attributed to their computer monitors. Many studies have been done, and have concluded that PC monitors are not associated with any permanent ocular or visual damage.

Working long hours in front of the computer […]

The information presented on this Site and Blog and any related links is provided for educational, informational, and entertainment purposes only. Nothing contained in this Site is intended to create a physician-patient relationship, to replace the services of a licensed, trained physician or health professional or to be a substitute for medical advice of a physician or trained health professional licensed in your state. You must never consider any of the information presented here as a substitute for consulting with your physician or health care provider for any medical conditions or concerns. Any information presented here is general information, is not medical advice, nor is it intended as advice for your personal situation. Please consult with your physician or health care provider if you have concerns about your health or suspect that you might have a problem.

By |November 23rd, 2008|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Jill Kintner, Olympic Bronze Medalist Has LASIK at EyeCare 20/20

Jill Kintner,the 2008 Summer Bronze Medalist in women's BMX racing, flew in from San Diego this week to have her LASIK Eye Surgery by me.  Jill was the first American woman selected to BMX by the US Olympic Team.  Their selection paid off with her strong showing in Beijing.  

Here is a great video interview […]

The information presented on this Site and Blog and any related links is provided for educational, informational, and entertainment purposes only. Nothing contained in this Site is intended to create a physician-patient relationship, to replace the services of a licensed, trained physician or health professional or to be a substitute for medical advice of a physician or trained health professional licensed in your state. You must never consider any of the information presented here as a substitute for consulting with your physician or health care provider for any medical conditions or concerns. Any information presented here is general information, is not medical advice, nor is it intended as advice for your personal situation. Please consult with your physician or health care provider if you have concerns about your health or suspect that you might have a problem.

By |November 21st, 2008|LASIK, LASIK for the Gold!, Patient Experiences|0 Comments

December is Safe Toys and Gifts Month. Be Sure To Select Age Appropriate And Eye-Friendly Toys For A Safe Holiday

The holidays are filled with anticipation of gifts and new toys. When making decisions for selecting new toys, parents need to tell Santa and loved ones to pick eye-safe and age appropriate toys for children.
Many times an accident can happen when a toy is not age or developmentally appropriate. We want to avoid eye injuries […]

The information presented on this Site and Blog and any related links is provided for educational, informational, and entertainment purposes only. Nothing contained in this Site is intended to create a physician-patient relationship, to replace the services of a licensed, trained physician or health professional or to be a substitute for medical advice of a physician or trained health professional licensed in your state. You must never consider any of the information presented here as a substitute for consulting with your physician or health care provider for any medical conditions or concerns. Any information presented here is general information, is not medical advice, nor is it intended as advice for your personal situation. Please consult with your physician or health care provider if you have concerns about your health or suspect that you might have a problem.

By |November 19th, 2008|Press releases|1 Comment

Treatment of Cataracts in Post-LASIK Patients

Jose Alfonso, MD et al. presents an interesting article in this month'sJournal of Cataract and Refractive Surgery.  Visual quality after diffractive intraocular lens implantation in eyes with previous myopic laser in situ keratomileusis describes the author's results of implanting a multifocal IOL in 80 eyes of 46 patients who developed cataracts years after undergoing LASIK.  They […]

The information presented on this Site and Blog and any related links is provided for educational, informational, and entertainment purposes only. Nothing contained in this Site is intended to create a physician-patient relationship, to replace the services of a licensed, trained physician or health professional or to be a substitute for medical advice of a physician or trained health professional licensed in your state. You must never consider any of the information presented here as a substitute for consulting with your physician or health care provider for any medical conditions or concerns. Any information presented here is general information, is not medical advice, nor is it intended as advice for your personal situation. Please consult with your physician or health care provider if you have concerns about your health or suspect that you might have a problem.

By |November 19th, 2008|Current Affairs, LASIK, Refractive Lens Surgery|0 Comments

Warning: Wearing Swimming Goggles Can Increase Eye Pressure!

As many of you might know, I am an avid cyclist.  I try to ride at least 3 times a week, both road and mountain,  year round.  This gets difficult in New Jersey when the temperature dips into the teens.  My wife, Melissa rides with me usually a day a week, as she trains for […]

The information presented on this Site and Blog and any related links is provided for educational, informational, and entertainment purposes only. Nothing contained in this Site is intended to create a physician-patient relationship, to replace the services of a licensed, trained physician or health professional or to be a substitute for medical advice of a physician or trained health professional licensed in your state. You must never consider any of the information presented here as a substitute for consulting with your physician or health care provider for any medical conditions or concerns. Any information presented here is general information, is not medical advice, nor is it intended as advice for your personal situation. Please consult with your physician or health care provider if you have concerns about your health or suspect that you might have a problem.

By |November 17th, 2008|EyeCare Topics|1 Comment

Photo: Princeton Legends after LASIK

In yesterday's post, I mentioned EyeCare 20/20 is a corporate sponsor of this year's Princeton Sports Symposium.  I also mentioned having personally performing LASIK on several Princeton sports legends.  Keri, my office administrator came across this photo taken over 8 years ago after the LASIK surgeries were performed.
 

 
From left to right, they are:
 
Christian Cook:  1998 grad.  All American […]

The information presented on this Site and Blog and any related links is provided for educational, informational, and entertainment purposes only. Nothing contained in this Site is intended to create a physician-patient relationship, to replace the services of a licensed, trained physician or health professional or to be a substitute for medical advice of a physician or trained health professional licensed in your state. You must never consider any of the information presented here as a substitute for consulting with your physician or health care provider for any medical conditions or concerns. Any information presented here is general information, is not medical advice, nor is it intended as advice for your personal situation. Please consult with your physician or health care provider if you have concerns about your health or suspect that you might have a problem.

By |November 17th, 2008|EyeCare 20/20 In the News, LASIK, Patient Experiences|0 Comments