Monthly Archives: December 2008

It’s New Year’s, What Champagne Should You Drink?

In my last blog today, I discussed eye injuries related to getting hit in the eye with a cork while opening champagne.  People are often confused about what champagne to buy.  My personal favorite is J. Schram from the California vineyard of Schramsberg
According to their web site:
"Wine grapes from the finest vineyards of Northern California […]

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By |December 29th, 2008|Seasonal eye care tips|0 Comments

Happy New Year’s! Watch That Cork: Keeping an Eye on Safety

New Year’s Eve is notoriously one of the worst times of the year for eye injuries due to the fact that many people do not know how to correctly open a champagne bottle. When a bottle is opened improperly, the cork is expelled at a high velocity by the gas pressure in the bottle. If […]

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 |December 29th, 2008|EyeCare Topics, Seasonal eye care tips|0 Comments

Video Testimonial: Leonard Lee Rue III, Nature Photographer

Leonard Lee Rue III is one of the foremost nature photographers in America.  His wildlife photos are incredible.  I personally performed his LASIK surgery about 10 years ago, and his cataract surgery a year or two ago.

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By |December 28th, 2008|Video Testimonials|0 Comments

Alcon Receives FDA Approval for ReSTOR +3.0

 
Alcon, Inc. announced the approval of their ReSTOR +3.0 intraocular lens for the treatment of presbyopia following cataract surgery and refractive lens exchange.  This IOL will complement their already approved ReSTOR +4.0.

So what does this mean to our refractive cataract patients?  The ReSTOR +4.0 is an excellent multifocal IOL that allows my patients both near and far […]

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By |December 26th, 2008|Cataract surgery, Cutting Edge, Refractive Lens Surgery|0 Comments

First ever video testimonial by a LASIK Patient at EyeCare 20/20

We recently purchased a Flip Video Camcorder.  It’s amazing the quality of the video from it.  We will be using the Flip Mino HD to record testimonials from many of our refractive LASIK and cataract patients.  These will be posted here from time to time, on YouTube, and at the EyeCare 20/20 fan page 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 |December 25th, 2008|Video Testimonials|0 Comments

Coat Drive Going Well! Drop off a Coat & Help Those in Need

Thank you to everyone who has dropped a coat off at our office. We have collected a lot of coats already. We plan on bringing the coats to Burlington Coat Factory the first week of January. Please continue to drop of your unwanted coats for those less fortunate during these difficult economic times.
Wishing everyone and […]

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 |December 24th, 2008|Current Affairs|0 Comments

Happy 25th Birthday Excimer LASER!

Hard to believe it was 25 years ago this month that Dr. Stephen Trokel, et al. published the first article discussing the potential uses of the excimer laser in corneal surgery.  The journal article "Excimer Laser Surgery of the Cornea", was published in the December, 1983 issue of the American Journal of Ophthalmology.  The abstract […]

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By |December 23rd, 2008|Current Affairs, LASIK|0 Comments

LASIK the Refs: Learn How to Flip a Coin!

Get Your Eyes Examined before its late!

Did you see Monday night’s game between the Pack and the Bears?  The game goes into overtime after Mason Crosby has his field goal blocked at the end of regulation.  Referee Ron Winter begins the coin toss. Ryan Grant of the Packers calls “tails”.  Winter tosses the coin, it […]

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By |December 23rd, 2008|LASIK the Refs!|0 Comments

LASIK the Refs: Give Brook Lopez a Call!!

The NJ Nets” rookie center, Brook Lopez, is having a great start this season.  He is averaging over 10 points and 7 rebounds a game in over 27 minutes of play.  He has established himself as one of this year’s best rookies and is my pick for Rookie of the Year.
In Saturday’s game vs the […]

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 |December 22nd, 2008|LASIK the Refs!|0 Comments

A New Year, A New You

Your eyes are the window to the world and keeping them healthy is important. So as you make your New Year’s resolutions this year, consider these helpful hints to ensure you continue seeing clearly.

QUIT SMOKING… Smokers are twice as likely as non-smokers to lose their sight in later life from Advanced Macular Degeneration, the leading […]

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 |December 19th, 2008|Seasonal eye care tips|0 Comments