Monthly Archives: April 2011

How to Properly Apply Eye Drops

I must get asked this over a dozen times each week.. The key to instilling eye drops properly is to not waste drops by missing and to not contaminating the tip of the dropper bottle by touching your lases, skin, or eye with it. This video demonstrates 2 effective ways to instill your […]

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By |April 25th, 2011|Ask the doctor|0 Comments

Our 1st Collage Testimonial for ReStor IOL

We are fortunate to get many letters of praise from happy patients following their LASIK or Refractive Lens Surgery. Some are nice enough to allow us to do a brief video testimonial. Well here’s a first: Alice was so happy with the fact that she no longer wears bifocals that she made […]

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.

No Cataracts for Popeye!

Popeye the Sailor Man was famous for eating spinach.  According to a recently published study in The American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, Diet, vegetarianism, and cataract risk, he would be less likely to develop cataracts than his fellow cartoon character Wimpie.  We all know that Wimpie loved hamburgers.

The study investigated the association between diet and […]

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 19th, 2011|Cataract surgery, In the Journals|0 Comments

Why Choose LASIK Over Traditional Corrective Eyewear?

Have you ever wondered what advantages laser eye surgery such as LASIK has over traditional corrective eyewear such as glasses and contact lenses? Are you considering having laser eye surgery but would like to know how things will be better? Below we look into the major advantages that LASIK eye surgery has over eyeglasses. You […]

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 15th, 2011|Uncategorized|0 Comments

The LASIK Blog is Moving to Our New Web Site!

I started The LASIK Blog over 3 years ago as a seperate entity from my office’s main web site, EyeCare2020.com. I have been very happy by the response, you, my readers have given it. Thank you.

I am please to announce that we have launched our new and improved web site last night! Although I got […]

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 13th, 2011|EyeCare 20/20 In the News|0 Comments

Achieving 20/20 Vision by Piggybacking Toric & Spherical IOLs

Christine was in my office today 1 week after her cataract surgery on her second eye.  She is already seeing 20/20 without glasses!  What makes this story unique is that she was an extremely nearsighted and astigmatic patient with cataracts.  Before surgery she had a correction of -18 myopia and -2 of astigmatism.  Her best […]

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.

EyeCare 20/20 Supports AmeriCares: Help Japan and Save on LASIK

With over 161,000 people still living in evacuation centers more than three weeks after the massive earthquake and tsunami, and thousands more who have nowhere to go and are living in their cars, the humanitarian condition in Japan is still dire.  According the World Health Organization, more than half of the hospitals located in 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 |April 11th, 2011|Community, LASIK|0 Comments

One Year after Gold Medal: Curt Tomasevicz Still Enjoying His New Vision!

Curt Tomasevicz, a member of Team USA’s gold medal winning 4-man bobsled, Night Train, dropped us a note last week, thanking us for his LASIK results:

“Life is so much easier without the discomfort and annoyance of contacts and glasses. I love being able to train without vision impairment as a distraction. I can […]

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.

What’s Behind Your Eye Color ?

The main reason for difference in the eye colors of individuals is the melanin content within the iris stroma.

There are several eye colors that occur naturally within the human race; blue, brown, amber, hazel, green, and grey. Each of these occurs for different biological and genetic reasons which are individual to each person. This is […]

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 1st, 2011|Uncategorized|0 Comments