Monthly Archives: March 2009

Free Mini E-Book Download: Today’s Facts About LASIK

Quoting Sir Francis Bacon, "Knowledge is power."  It has been our aim to supply knowledge to those interested in both eyecare and refractive surgery.  Several previous posts in this blog have been aimed in helping patients in the refractive surgery education process, including:  Free refractive surgery worksheet download
10 Things to Consider When Picking a LASIK […]

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By |March 31st, 2009|LASIK|1 Comment

American Academy of Ophthalmology Launches “Ask an Eye MD” Website

As a member of the AAO, I received the following message this week concerning a new on-line service sponsored by the American Academy of Ophthalmology:

 

As part of its EyeSmart campaign to empower Americans to take charge of their eye health, the American Academy of Ophthalmology (AAO, San Francisco) has launched “Ask an Eye M.D.,” a […]

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 |March 31st, 2009|Current Affairs, EyeCare Topics|0 Comments

Olympic Hopeful Katherine Reutter Has LASIK at EyeCare 20/20

 

Katherine Reutter, the number 1 ranked American Short Track Speedskater, made the trip from Utah to New Jersey last week for her LASIK surgery at EyeCare 20/20.  Katherine is a 5-time World Cup Medalist, 4-time American record holder, and ranked 7th in the overall World Championships.
 
With a breakout season in 2007-2008, Reutter’s performance has publicly […]

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 |March 30th, 2009|LASIK, LASIK for the Gold!, Team EyeCare 20/20|0 Comments

Menopause & Your Eyes

With age, many women are plagued by dry eyes. But did you know that more than 60% of women are affected by dry eyes during menopause? Dry eye is that disturbing condition that causes grittiness, tearing and a foreign body sensation.

 
Hormones play an important role in tear production and lubrication. During menopause the increased […]

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 |March 28th, 2009|EyeCare Topics|0 Comments

Video Testimonial: Gloria Levine on HD Cataract Surgery

Gloria Levine had cataract surgery at EyeCare 20/20.  She discusses how thrilled she is with the results.

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 |March 23rd, 2009|Cataract surgery, Video Testimonials|0 Comments

Happy Birthday Cataract IOL!

According to the Cataract Outsourcing Blog, yesterday was the 57th anniversary of the first IntraOcular Lens (IOL) implanted in the United States after cataract surgery:

"…a patient in Philadelphia received the first plastic lens for use after cataract surgery. The lens was made of Plexiglas, of a kind called polymethyl methacrylate (PMMA). British surgeon Harold Ridley […]

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 |March 20th, 2009|Cataract surgery, EyeCare Topics, Refractive Lens Surgery|0 Comments

Olympic Bobsled Hopeful Erin Pac Has LASIK at EyeCare 20/20

Olympic hopeful, Erin Pac, recently made the trip down to New Jersey to have LASIK at EyeCare 20/20.  Erin began bobsled as a brakeman in 2002, joining the World Cup
team to push for drivers Bakken, Rohbock, and Sprung.  In January 2005,
Pac was recognized along with the U.S. Women’s Bobsled Team as the USOC
Team of 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.

NHL Referee Paul Stewart Joins Team LASIK the Refs

As I mentioned  yesterday, Paul Stewart was the first ref to take advantage of EyeCare 20/20 “LASIK the Refs!” program.  One
of the most successful and respected individuals in hockey, Paul
Stewart has done it all.  Player, Referee, and now Coach as he is the
ECAC Director of Officiating.  Paul Stewart may be the only person to
ever make […]

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 |March 13th, 2009|Free LASIK, LASIK, LASIK the Refs!, Video Testimonials|0 Comments

Video Testimonial: NHL Ref Paul Steward Shares His Pre-Op Thoughts About LASIK

As I mentioned earlier today, Paul Stewart is the first ref to take advantage of EyeCare 20/20’s “LASIK the Refs!” program.  Here Paul briefly discusses why he has decided to undergo LASIK.

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 |March 12th, 2009|Free LASIK, LASIK the Refs!, Video Testimonials|0 Comments

Paul Stewart 1st to Get Free LASIK Thru “LASIK the Refs!” Offer

Back in September, Ed Hochuli blew a call that cost the San Diego Chargers the game.  At the time, I offered Hochuli a chance to make his job easier, free LASIK surgery.  He has yet to accept the offer! 
In October, I lamented about the rash of bad calls plaguing the World Series.  At this point […]

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 |March 12th, 2009|EyeCare 20/20 In the News, Free LASIK, LASIK, LASIK the Refs!|0 Comments