Monthly Archives: February 2009

Say Cheese and Goodbye to Red Eye

Maybe it’s your birthday photos or pictures of an outing with friends that were ruined. No matter what the occasion, people always ask us what they can do to reduce or minimize “red-eye” in photos.
 

What is "red eye"? When you take a picture using a flash, light travels through the eye and reflects back […]

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By |February 19th, 2009|EyeCare Topics|0 Comments

Full Service Eye Care & LASIK: It’s About the Relationships!

EyeCare 20/20 is a full service eye center.  Being a full service eye care center, we are fortunate to continue to see our patients long after their LASIK surgery.  We like to build long, lasting relationships with our patients. Its not "have your LASIK and never see you again."  It is not uncommon for us […]

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 |February 17th, 2009|Patient Acknowledgement Letters|1 Comment

Caffeine May Help Prevent Cataracts

Your morning cup of coffee may do more that help you keep your eyes open.  It may protect them as well! Tea and coffee alkaloids may have an anti- cataract effect on your eye’s natural lens.  Exposure to the sun’s uv rays generates compounds called free radicals.  These free radicals may have harmful effects 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 |February 15th, 2009|Cataract surgery, EyeCare Topics|0 Comments

Valentine’s Day Gift!?: EyeCare 20/20 Featured in Splash Magazine Gift Guide

Running out of gift ideas for this Valentine's Day?  Check out Splash Magazine's Valentine's Day Gift Guide.EyeCare 20/20's LASIK services were featured in the health and beauty section of Splash Magazine's Valentine's Day Gift Guide.  This gift guide features many gift ideas for this Valentine's day.  Items from food to health care to technology gifts to […]

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 |February 12th, 2009|EyeCare 20/20 In the News, LASIK|1 Comment

Accutane & LASIK: Not a Good Combination

My office received a call today from a patient who was in for a LASIK screening last year.  She is now ready to proceed with LASIK.  She did have one question:  could she get the LASIK now, even if she was taking Accutane for acne?  The answer:  “No!”  I told her she may proceed with […]

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 |February 11th, 2009|LASIK, LASIK Contraindications|2 Comments

Bernadette Debrino’s New ReSTOR +3.0 IOL Video Testimonial

Bernadette Debrino discusses her new vision following implantation of the new ReSTOR +3.0 IOL. She is 1 day post op cataract surgery in her second eye, and able to read, drive, and see the computer without glasses!!

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 |February 10th, 2009|Cataract surgery, Refractive Lens Surgery, Video Testimonials|0 Comments

Become a Facebook Fan & Help a Worthy Cause!

The Seeing Eye, Inc., the oldest existing dog guide school in the world is turning "80" this month. To help celebrate, EyeCare 20/20 is encouraging our friends and patients to become a "hero" and a "fan" all at once.

From now until the end of April, for every person who becomes our Facebook fan, EyeCare 20/20 will […]

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 |February 3rd, 2009|Current Affairs|0 Comments

Why Haven’t You Had LASIK Yet? The Results Are In!

Here are the results of an on going Twitter poll asking people wearing glasses why they have not had LASIK yet.  I will address these results in an upcoming blog post.

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 |February 1st, 2009|LASIK, Twitter Polls|0 Comments