Monthly Archives: May 2011

The Best Biking Sunglasses Ever!

As many of you know, I am an avid biker. When the days are long, and the weather is nice, I try to commute to my office several times a week. Many friends and patients have asked me for a recommendation for a biking sunglass that is functional, durable, and easy to change […]

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By |May 26th, 2011|Ask the doctor, EyeCare Topics|0 Comments

We Know New Jersey Cares: 973Cares.com helps Japanese survivors

The news cycle is focused on flooding, Israeli borders and a thousand other issues and events. While media focus isn’t there, thousands of people in Japan remain displaced, thanks to earthquakes, a tsunami and, perhaps, the worst nuclear disaster in the last 50 years.

That’s why we’ve put up a challenge to our business community, clients […]

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 |May 26th, 2011|Community, EyeCare Topics|0 Comments

Quadruple Your Impact! $50 Donation by May 31 Turns into a $200 Donation and Saves $500 on LASIK!

As we have previously blogged, AmeriCares is our current charity that we are sponsoring. A $50 donation by you will get you $500 off a bilateral LASIK procedure, and be matched by EyeCare 20/20. AmeriCares just announced that:
A group of very generous friends of AmeriCares has offered to match dollar-for-dollar contributions up 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 |May 24th, 2011|Community, LASIK|0 Comments

Acrysof Toric Receives Expanded Range Approval by FDA

I am pleased to report that I learned today, from Alcon, that the FDA approved the Acrysof Toric IOL for expanded range of high astigmatic treatments. Until now, we have been able to treat up to 2.5 D of astigmatism with the currently approved Toric IOL.

Patients with high corneal astigmatism (>2.5 D) have experienced […]

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 |May 23rd, 2011|Cataract surgery, Refractive Lens Surgery|0 Comments

Glasses Limitation Removed from License. Happy Birthday Nancy!

Nancy was in the office last week. It happened to be her birthday and she needed to have the glasses restriction removed from the new license she was going to get. You see Nancy has worn glasses her whole life. She had a large amount of farsightedness and astigmatism, over +8 diopters […]

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.

Wallet Pop Features the Opportunity Costs of LASIK

 

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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 |May 19th, 2011|LASIK, Other Blogs|0 Comments

Sunshine On My Shoulders (and in my eyes): We Expose the Dark Side of the Sun

John Denver is right. Sunshine on my shoulders makes me happy. But bright sunshine beating down on me–especially on white sand and beautiful beaches – is a real shock to the system. And both your eyeballs. If they could, they’d be screaming for relief, shade, a dark room or least a towel wrapped around your […]

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 |May 10th, 2011|EyeCare Topics, Seasonal eye care tips, Uncategorized|1 Comment

Why You Need Eye Care Specialists

Poof. Poof. It’s a brief puff of air per eye to test for glaucoma.

“Rest your chin against the unit, please.”

“Can you read this?” Slide. “What about this?”

Welcome to the typical eye exam.

It’s pain-free, quick and ensures that one of the most important senses you have is in perfect order.

For those of us who wear […]

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 |May 10th, 2011|EyeCare Topics, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Avastin vs Lucentis: My Rantings Confirmed!

I have blogged extensively about the issue of Avastin vs Lucentis.  I have ranted and raved that “we have 2 medications made by the same manufacturer, both provide very similar therapeutic results.  One costs $2,000 a dose, the other $20 a dose.  I ask you, what is driving the sales of Lucentis? […]

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 |May 6th, 2011|Current Affairs, In the Journals|0 Comments

Give the Best Anniversary Gift Ever: No More Bifocals!

Judy Schwartz celebrated her 45th wedding anniversary this year. So what gift did she get? A diamond? No. A nice vacation? No. According to Judy, she got the best gift ever, Freedom! You see, Judy is no longer wearing bifocals to see. She is now able to read, work on the computer, watch TV, 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.