Monthly Archives: January 2009

Sometimes LASIK Isn’t the Answer

I often see patients in my office who come in for a LASIK screening, but are in need of another refractive surgery procedure.  Here is the perfect example: Rich Loboda is  a  61 year old farsighted patient looking to rid himself of his bifocals.  I explained to Rich that LASIK has the ability to improve his […]

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By |January 29th, 2009|LASIK, Patient Experiences, Refractive Lens Surgery|0 Comments

Lisa Lang’s LASIK Video Testimonial

Lisa Lang is a realtor ar Burgdorff Realtors in Livingston.  She discusses her experience with LASIK preformed at EyeCare 20/20.

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 |January 29th, 2009|LASIK, Patient Experiences, Video Testimonials|0 Comments

Winter Eye Tips

Winter brings many fun activities, but it’s important to make sure you stay safe by following these simple winter eye tips brought to you by the American Academy of Ophthalmology.

Avoid Dry Eyes

The sun is not winter’s only eye hazard. Its cool winds and drier air can irritate eyes while indoors and outdoors.

Indoor heat […]

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 |January 27th, 2009|EyeCare Topics, Seasonal eye care tips|2 Comments

Avastin vs Lucentis: Will The Greed of Genentech and Some Retinal Surgeons Bankrupt Medicare?

Much of the information I present here has been taken from the Patent Docs Blog.Macular degeneration is the leading case of blindness in patients over the age of 55 in the United States. It affects about 10 million Americans. Lucentis, manufactured by Genentech is the number one approved drug for the treatment of neovascular or "wet" AMD, a condition […]

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 |January 25th, 2009|Current Affairs, EyeCare Topics|0 Comments

Why Cutting Onions Makes Us Tear

Ah onions, that bulbous wonder! Available in the can, frozen, powered or pickled, but most commonly chopped or sliced. It's the latter form that always makes one a little teary-eyed just thinking about it. Which brings us to our post topic for the day. Why do onions make us tear?
When onions are sliced, cells […]

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By |January 24th, 2009|EyeCare Topics|2 Comments

Nancy & James Laird’s LASIK Video Testimonial

Restaurant Serenade, in Chatham NJ, is one of my favorite places to eat.  It's as good as any of the restaurant's in NYC!  It often gets rave reviews.  Its owners is the husband and wife team of James, the Chef, and Nancy, the manager, Laird.
The Laird's had LASIK several years ago.  They were nice enough […]

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 |January 23rd, 2009|LASIK, Video Testimonials|0 Comments

A big vision for the future: a billion glasses for those in need

  I was listening to The Take Away this morning on NPR.  Its a great show! Today's Global Health International Segment, "A big vision for the future: a billion glasses for those in need", was very interesting.  You can listen to this segment here.
"In sub-Saharan Africa vision and eye care services are costly and hard […]

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By |January 22nd, 2009|Cutting Edge, EyeCare Topics|0 Comments

Twitter Poll: Tweeters Who Have Had LASIK, Are You Happy with Your Results?

twtpoll ::Tweeters who have had LASIK: based on your results, are you glad you had LASIK?Posted using ShareThis

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 |January 21st, 2009|Twitter Polls|0 Comments

Sports Agent Blog Interview: Seeing 20/20… LASIK and Sports

I was recently interviewed by the SportsAgentBlog.com.  The interview was posted today.  This blog is the first site on the Internet devoted to servicing Sports Agents. My interview discussed LASIK and its relationship to sports.  Below is an excerpt from the introduction:Tiger Woods and LeBron James. They are two of the most recognizable and celebrated […]

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 |January 20th, 2009|EyeCare 20/20 In the News, LASIK, Other Blogs|4 Comments

LASIK Testimonials: Meet Mark Melek, the Biking Rabbi

Rabbi Mark Malek is a Rabbi in Springfield, NJ.  He is a very avid cyclist, riding over 8,000 miles annually on his recumbent bicycle.  That was not a typo, he really rides 8,000 miles!!  That makes my 2,500 annual miles seem like riding around the neighborhood! He can be seen riding his "bullet" on 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 |January 20th, 2009|LASIK, Patient Experiences, Video Testimonials|0 Comments