Monthly Archives: June 2009

July 4th Eye Safety

Thousands of accidents each year tell us that fireworks are dangerous. Over 9300 fireworks-related injuries occur each year, resulting in nearly 2000 eye injuries.In an effort to reduce these preventable injuries, through its EyeSmart campaign, the American Academy of Ophthalmology is encouraging families to attend local public fireworks displays instead of using fireworks at home this […]

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By |June 30th, 2009|EyeCare Topics|0 Comments

Carol Manning’s Experience of cataract surgery – Video Testimonial

Carol Manning was in my office today.  Carol underwent cataract surgery about 4 years ago at EyeCare 20/20.  She had a standard IOL implanted at the time of surgery.  Before the cataract surgery, Carol was a +8.0 hyperope, she was unable to see anything without glasses.  Like all my patients, she had cataract surgery under […]

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 |June 23rd, 2009|Cataract surgery, Patient Experiences, Video Testimonials|0 Comments

Choosing The Right Sunglasses

With summer fast approaching, most people will be looking for the perfect new shades to compliment their summer wardrobe. While most people consider the shape, size, design and color of the sunglasses, many forget that it’s the lenses that are the most important.

Below is a list of tips for purchasing sunglasses:

Check for OSHA label 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 |June 17th, 2009|EyeCare Topics|6 Comments

June: Keeping An Eye On UV Safety

 
June is UV Safety Month and sunglasses aren’t just fashion accessories for the summer anymore. They’re a necessary protection for your eyes. Most consumers know about the dangers of sun exposure to the skin, but many are unaware that the sun’s rays can damage the eyes. The correctly shield the eyes, the consumer has 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 |June 16th, 2009|EyeCare Topics|0 Comments

New Advisory Issued for Cataract Patients Taking Flomax

I have been advocating a change in practice patterns concerning Flomax patients who have cataracts.  I received an e-mail from the American Academy of Ophthalmology (AAO) containing an Advisory on this subject, which I will share with everyone: 

Academy, ASCRS Update Previous Advisory Following New Findings About Link Between Flomax and Post-Cataract Surgery Complications

The Academy […]

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 |June 10th, 2009|Current Affairs, Cutting Edge, EyeCare Topics|0 Comments

Olympic Gold Medalist Chad Hedrick Discusses his LASIK Experience

Chad Hedrick, winner of a Gold, Silver, and Bronze Medal in speedskating at the 2006 Winter Olympics in Torino, had his LASIK surgery last week at EyeCare 20/20. In this video testimonial, Chad discusses his LASIK experience, and his expectations for the upcoming 2010 Winter Olympics in Vancouver.Here’s hoping that Chad delivers with a multiple […]

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.

Olympic Gold Medalist Chad Hedrick Joins Team LASIK for the Gold!

 

Chad Hedrick, winner of a Gold, Silver, and Bronze Medal in speedskating at the 2006 Winter Olympics in Torino, made the trip to New Jersey to join Team EyeCare 20/20 and get his LASIK surgery.

In this video, taken before his LASIK surgery, Chad discusses his expectations of improved vision, and the upcoming 2010 Olympics in […]

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.

Kristi Leskinen’s LASIK a Success! Welcome to Team LASIK for the Gold!

 

Kristi Leskinen, professional Free Skier, was in the office today for her 1 day post op visit.  Her vision is already 20/15!  In this video, Kristy discussed her LASIK experience at EyeCare 20/20.

Welcome to Team EyeCare 20/20, Kristi!

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.

Kristi Leskinen has LASIK at EyeCare 20/20

Kristi Leskinen, one of the top freestyle skiers in the world, made the trip to New Jersey to have her LASIK surgery at EyeCare 20/20 today.According to Kristi's blog:Kristi Leskinen is one of the world’s top freeskiers, constantly
pushing the limits of the sport. As a headliner, Leskinen shoulders the
responsibility of bringing freeskiing – women’s freeskiing […]

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.