Monthly Archives: June 2011

Protect Your Eyes from Fireworks this 4th of July

Be aware of the many eye injuries that can be caused by fireworks on 4th of July.
 

Fourth of July is a fun time for the whole family: Enjoying a delicious backyard BBQ with friends and family, taking a much-needed holiday break from work, honoring our countries independence with celebrations and fireworks.

However, what many people don’t […]

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True or False: Debunking Common Vision Myths

Facts about the vision myths and rumors you’ve been hearing since childhood.
Do you remember all of the crazy things your parents used to tell you in order to get you to behave? “You better stop making that funny expression or your face is gonna get stuck like that!” “If you wanna grow up to 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 |June 28th, 2011|EyeCare Topics, Pediatric Eye Care, Q and A|0 Comments

New Features & Add-ons for your Prescription Glasses

What are all of the fancy add-ons and do you really need them?
Getting a new pair of glasses can be really exciting for most people: you get to pick out new frames, you get an updated, accurate prescription, and, hopefully, you’re looking forward to seeing your favorite eye doctor again!

However, while the process of picking […]

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 |June 23rd, 2011|EyeCare Topics, Patient Experiences, Pediatric Eye Care|0 Comments

Full Spectrum Lighting: The Best Artificial Light For Your Eyes

Improve your eyesight, mood and productivity with full spectrum lighting.

As an eye doctor, one of the questions I often get asked the most is whether or not certain kinds of light can have a negative effect on a person’s eyesight. With many people often spending long hours under the lights in their office or reading […]

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 |June 21st, 2011|EyeCare Topics, Outside Interests, Uncategorized|1 Comment

Cataract Awareness Month: Frequently Asked Questions (Part 2)

The answers to your questions about cataract symptoms and treatments.
At the beginning of this month, Prevent Blindness America (PBA) announced they were officially declaring the month of June Cataract Awareness Month in order to promote awareness about the world’s leading cause of blindness and educate people about symptoms and treatment options.

Cataracts affects more than 22 […]

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 |June 16th, 2011|Cataract surgery, EyeCare Topics|0 Comments

Cataract Awareness Month: Frequently Asked Questions (Part 1)

The answers to your questions about the cataracts and it’s symptoms.
In an effort to promote awareness about the world’s leading cause of blindness, Prevent Blindness America (PBA) recently announced that they have officially declared June as Cataract Awareness Month.

This eye disease currently affects more than 22 million Americans over the age of 40, and it […]

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 |June 14th, 2011|Cataract surgery, EyeCare Topics|0 Comments

Give Your Dad The Gift Of LASIK This Father’s Day

What’s a better gift than the gift of sight?
Father’s Day is just a little over a week away and many people are still searching around for the perfect gift for dad. This year, why not get him something that will improve his vision and will be a gift to him, not just on Father’s Day, […]

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 |June 10th, 2011|EyeCare Topics, LASIK, Seasonal eye care tips|0 Comments

MAKEUP TIPS FOR CONTACT LENS WEARERS

Makeup Brushes by o5com
As a contact lens wearer, you can safely wear eye makeup to complement the beauty of your eyes. To prevent eye makeup from irritating your eyes or damaging your contact lenses, follow these safeguards:

Use cosmetics that are designed specifically for contact lens wearers.

These products are free of nylon and rayon fibers 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.

EyePhone: Cell Phone Apps For Your Eyes

Helpful eye care applications for your cell phone that inform and entertain.
It seems as though there is an app for everything nowadays―talking hamster apps, sing-a-long apps, even an app where you pop fake bubble wrap. While there are lots of strange cell phone apps out there, there are actually quite a few interesting, and even […]

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 |June 8th, 2011|EyeCare Topics, LASIK, Outside Interests|0 Comments

HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO ME!!

Today is my birthday! So what am I going to do? Getting ready for a bike ride with my wife, hang out with the kids, and a dinner in the city tonight with the family.

For my birthday today, I’m also asking my friends and family for a special gift: help me raise $250 […]

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 |June 5th, 2011|Community|0 Comments