Monthly Archives: August 2011

EyeCare 20/20 is Open Despite Many Road Closures

Hurricane Irene’s aftermath continues to wreak havoc here in New Jersey.  We were forced to close our office yesterday because it was next to impossible to get to the office through all the road closures.  Well we are open today!  Presently, there is only 1 way into the office, via Ridgedale Avenue from Route 10.  […]

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By |August 30th, 2011|Current Affairs|0 Comments

Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA) and LASIK Surgery

Everything you need to know about using FSA for LASIK eye surgery.
Many of the people who have ditched their glasses or contacts for LASIK eye surgery will most likely tell you that it was one of the best investments that they ever made. Just imagine: no more stumbling out of bed in the morning, reaching […]

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 |August 30th, 2011|EyeCare Topics, LASIK, Outside Interests, Patient Experiences|1 Comment

Flooding From Hurricane Irene Limits Access to EyeCare 20/20

 

Well, the good news is that Hurricane Irene has past and there is very little damage to our area.  I made a trip up to the office today to make an assessment.  We need a new flag as it was shredded, that’s it!  On the other hand, getting to the office is limited because of […]

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 |August 28th, 2011|Current Affairs|4 Comments

Vision Harvest 2011: Richard’s Dilema

We are in full swing for this year’s Vision Harvest 2011 free cataract day.  Over 30 patients are already scheduled for their surgery on Friday, October 28 at River Drive Surgery Center.

I had the pleasure of meeting Richard this week in the office.  Richard is 52 years old, legally blind from dense cataracts, unemployed, and […]

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Cosmetic Safety: Are Eyelash Lengtheners Safe For Your Eyes?

How do eyelash growth products such as Latisse affect the eyes?
While your eyes play a large role in your overall appearance and looks, they also greatly influence the way that people view you as a person―Do your eyes give off signs of trust and honestly? Do they show that you are full of wisdom 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 |August 25th, 2011|EyeCare Topics, Outside Interests|0 Comments

Full spectrum lighting offers better visual color

Full spectrum lighting offers better visual color/contrast quality allowing one to see objects more comfortably since it provides a full spectrum of color and is not biased towards one color like other light sources.

Full spectrum lighting increases contrast which provides more noticeable differences in color.

Full spectrum lighting also has a higher “flicker rate” which 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.

By |August 24th, 2011|Ask the doctor, Q and A|0 Comments

Freshen Up Your Golden Years With Eye Surgery

Surgical eye procedures that can clear up the effects of aging vision.
There are many benefits that come along with the aging process―your age gives you more real-life experience, and therefore more knowledge, you become wiser about the trials and tribulations of life, and you begin to appreciate certain little things that you may not have […]

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 |August 23rd, 2011|Cataract surgery, EyeCare Topics, LASIK|0 Comments

People With Celiac Disease Are At Higher Risk For Cataracts

Explaining the relationship between cataracts and Celiac disease.
When many people think of someone who is at risk for cataracts, they often picture an individual who is well into their senior years with bad eyesight and clouded vision. In most cases, they would be right on the money―cataracts is an age-related eye disease that affects more […]

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 |August 18th, 2011|Cataract surgery, Current Affairs, EyeCare Topics, In the Journals|0 Comments

Back To School: Are Your Child’s Eyes Ready For The Classroom?

Everything you need to know about your child’s annual eye checkup.
Now that we have officially reached the middle of August (was that the fastest summer ever, or what?), it is almost time to start saying farewell to the summer sunshine and begin focusing on getting ready for the fall. For parents and children everywhere, this […]

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.

Death by LASIK?: 4 Terrifying (And Totally Untrue!) Myths About LASIK Surgery

Put your eyes at ease with the truth behind common LASIK myths.
There is no doubt that dying is large fear for many people―you never know when or how it’s going to happen, there is no way to really predict or prepare for it, and there is always that unknown question of how you’re going 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 |August 9th, 2011|Current Affairs, EyeCare Topics, LASIK, Outside Interests|0 Comments