Monthly Archives: April 2010

Erin Pac from Team LASIK for the Gold Discusses Her LASIK Vision

The Bronze Medal Olympic Bobsled team of Erin Pac and Elana Meyers were at EyeCare 20/20 earlier this month showing off their Medals and signing autographs for fans.  Erin became a member of LASIK for the Gold last year, before the Olympics.  She is still thrilled with her 20/20 vision!
As the driver of USA Bobsled, […]

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With ObamaCare Coming, the Time to Get LASIK is NOW!

photo from:  http://moneypennydd.wordpress.com/2009/07/22/obamacare-increases-health-care-costs/Much about ObamaCare has been written .  One of its negative consequences will be a reduction in the amount of money one can set aside for their Flexible Spending Account (FSA).  The most common variation of the FSA is the Health Spending Account (HSA).  According to Wikipedia:
A health savings account (HSA), is 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 |April 25th, 2010|Current Affairs, LASIK|1 Comment

I Lost a Bet: Go NY Rangers!

I am a big time NJ Devils fan.  My second favorite team?  Anyone who is playing the Rangers!Jane Sholz is a big time Rangers fan.  She had LASIK last month.  On her 1st post op visit, after talking about how well she was seeing, the discussion turned to hockey.  The Devils and Rangers were playing […]

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 |April 22nd, 2010|LASIK, Patient Experiences|0 Comments

Flawed Conclusions: Physician Ownership Linked to Higher Surgery Volume

There has been a lot of buzz on the web this past week concerning an article in this month's Health Affairs titled: Physician-Ownership Of Ambulatory Surgery Centers Linked To Higher Volume Of Surgeries.  In this article, John M. Hollingsworth, M.D., of the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor, and colleagues used  Ambulatory Surgery Databases to […]

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By |April 19th, 2010|Cataract surgery, Current Affairs, EyeCare Topics, In the Journals|0 Comments

Patients Blogging About Their LASIK Experiences

Patient Reviews & Their LASIK Experiences
When people are contemplating getting LASIK surgery, they often have many questions about the LASIK experience.  Word of mouth certainly accounts for most of our LASIK referrals here at EyeCare 20/20.  We often post our patients experiences through the video testimonial category of this blog and on our YouTube page.  […]

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By |April 12th, 2010|LASIK, Other Blogs, Patient Experiences, Video Testimonials|0 Comments

Daily Record Features US Bobsled Visit to EyeCare 20/20 on Front Page!

EyeCare 20/20 on Front Page of Daily Record
Yesterday’s visit by LASIK for the Gold’s Erin Pac, and teammate Elana Meyers, the Bronze Medal winners in the bobsled, was featured on the front page of today’s Daily record!

Here is the article:

Olympic bronze-winning bobsledders
Erin Pac (left) and Elana Meyers visit Monday with Dr. Cary Silverman of
the EyeCare […]

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The Best Laid Plans of Mice and Men

  Today was an exciting day here at EyeCare 20/20.  We were fortunate to host the Olympic Bronze Medal USA Bobsled team of Erin Pac and Elana Meyers.  They were in town for two reasons.  First, they were here to let the public get a look at their Bronze Medals, sign autographed pictures, and talk […]

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.