Monthly Archives: December 2009

My Favorite 10 Blog Posts of 2009

As 2009 winds to its end, it is very common to see lists of the year’s best and worst. From songs to movies, from news makers to sporting events. Here is my list of the 10 best posts of The LASIK Blog for 2009.

LASIK for the Gold’s Katherine Reutter Loves Colbert Nation. Stephan Colbert made […]

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

Prevent An Eye Injury: How to Open that Champagne Safely on New Year’s Eve

There is no doubt that improper handling of a champagne bottle can lead to serious eye injuries, and lead to an awful start to the new year.  Last year I posted the following clip on YouTube.  It explains how to safely open a champagne bottle.  SInce the posting I have received several comments on the […]

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By |December 29th, 2009|Community, Current Affairs, Seasonal eye care tips|3 Comments

Happy Holidays From EyeCare 20/20!

It’s certainly beginning to feel like the holiday’s are upon us. The big snow storm is heading our way here in New Jersey, ensuring that we will certainly have a white Christmas next week! Last week our office had our annual Holiday Luncheon, Habatchi lunch was enjoyed by all!

Many of our patients are […]

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By |December 19th, 2009|LASIK, Seasonal eye care tips|0 Comments

No Proof in ABC’s GMA Claim to Link Between Nearsightedness and Texting

There was an interesting story this morning on ABC’s Good Morning America:  Study Finds More Nearsighted Americans.  This story was based on a recent National Eye Institute Story.  The lead in to this story claimed a link between our kids texting and myopia.

Also called myopia, nearsightedness is a refractive error that produces
clear vision for near […]

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By |December 16th, 2009|Current Affairs, EyeCare Topics, Seasonal eye care tips|0 Comments

LASIK for the Gold’s Katherine Reutter Appears on Colbert Nation

Since announcing his sponsorship of the US Olympic Speedskating Team, Stephan Colbert has had many Olympians as guests on his show.  Katherine Reutter, Olympic hopeful and member of LASIK for the Gold, made it to the Colbert Show last night.  She even had her thigh signed to help her towards her quest for Gold in […]

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By |December 15th, 2009|LASIK, LASIK for the Gold!, Team EyeCare 20/20|0 Comments

Olympic Hopeful, Samson Dubina Joins LASIK for the Gold

Table Tennis sensation, Samson Dubina, made the trip to EyeCare 20/20 from Canton, Ohio last week in hopes of improving his chances to make the 2012 US Olympic team.  Samson is an awesome Table Tennis Player, he came in 5th place in last year's Nationals and won the Mixed Doubles Competition.  In this video, Samson […]

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By |December 7th, 2009|LASIK, LASIK for the Gold!, Patient Experiences, Video Testimonials|0 Comments

Vision Harvest 2009: Free Cataract Surgery Program Reveals a Health Care System in Crisis

As I stated in my previous blog post, November 25 was the inaugural Vision Harvest free cataract surgery day at River Drive Surgery Center.  Twenty patients without insurance,
or the means to pay, were provided free cataract surgery.  I promised to post interviews of many of these patients the day after their surgery.  Well, here they […]

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