Monthly Archives: July 2009

Throw Away Your Bifocals With ReStor IOLs!

Joan Gellis has been wearing bifocal glasses and monovision contact lenses for the past few years.  When Joan developed cataracts, she learned that there was a possibility of eliminating both, with the implantation of the ReSTOR IOL at the time of her cataract surgery.With the help of this multifocal implant, Joan is now able to […]

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Olympic Luger Dan Joye Enjoying Life After LASIK!

LASIK for the Gold member Dan Joye, of USA Luge, was in the office this week for his LASIK follow-up.  He said he is enjoying his new vision without contacts or glasses, and is looking forward to competing for the Gold in next year’s winter games in Vancouver.

As a show of his appreciation, Dan presented […]

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.

US Healthcare Run Amok: Conjunctivitis Treated for a Mere $2500!

I was on call this past week for my local hospital.  This means that I cover the hospital for all eye problems including emergency visits and in patient consults.  Since I do all my surgical procedures in an Ambulatory Surgical Center (ASC), and since my hospital call obligations are only once a year, I have […]

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 |July 27th, 2009|Current Affairs|0 Comments

Taking the Sting Out of Pool Water

Are you experiencing eye irritation after swimming in a pool? Irritation is typically not caused by high levels of chlorine, as most people suggest, it is often caused by poor pH levels, or water that is not chemically balanced. The human eye carries a pH of about 7.2. Exposure to pH levels significantly lower or […]

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 |July 25th, 2009|EyeCare Topics|0 Comments

Safely Celebrating the Total Solar Eclipse

On Wednesday, July 22, 2009 there will be a total solar eclipse of the Sun. It is the longest eclipse that any of us may ever witness in this lifetime at 6 minutes and 39 seconds and will not be exceeded again until 2132. Although no part of the eclipse will be visible from 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 |July 20th, 2009|EyeCare Topics|1 Comment

Lucy Jenkins & ReStor IOLs for Cataracts 15 Years After RK Surgery

Lucy Jenkins had RK surgery back in 1994, giving her excellent vision over the years.  She recently came in to my office complaining of a decrease in visual acuity.  She was diagnosed with cataracts and was in need of surgery.  After careful consultation it was decided to implant the ReStor IOL.

Lucy underwent cataract surgery in […]

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5 Eye “Travel Tips” for Summer Vacation

Are you ready to take that much needed summer vacation? Here are a few quick tips to help you arrive at your destination bright eyed and ready to go!

If you'll be traveling by air, cabin pressure and low humidity on airplanes can take its toll on most passengers, especially those who wear contact lenses. The result can be […]

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 |July 7th, 2009|EyeCare Topics|2 Comments