Monthly Archives: September 2011

Choosing Your Eye Glasses: Function Vs. Fashion

Tips for choosing the corrective lenses that are best for your vision.
For someone who has vision problems, such as an astigmatism, nearsightedness or farsightedness, wearing prescription glasses can make a significant impact on how you see and how you function during your day-to-day life. Not only will your eye sight become clearer and more precise […]

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By |September 29th, 2011|EyeCare Topics, Pediatric Eye Care, Seasonal eye care tips|1 Comment

Checking For Cataracts Before LASIK Eye Surgery

The importance of taking care of cataracts before you consider LASIK.
Whenever eye doctors talk about vision problems and declining eyesight, we often immediately picture a older person who is suffering from common age-related vision problems that come with growing older. And while most serious vision problems such as glaucoma and cataracts typically do occur in […]

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 |September 27th, 2011|Cataract surgery, Cutting Edge, EyeCare Topics, LASIK|0 Comments

Which Vitamin Supplements Can Improve Your Eyesight?

Maintaining a healthy diet of proper vitamins can strengthen your sight.
It is no secret that a healthy diet and a proper dose of vitamins and nutrients plays an important role in the strength and clarity of our vision. Whether you are looking to improve your vision health post-eye surgery, hoping to ditch your worn-in glasses […]

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 |September 22nd, 2011|Cataract surgery, EyeCare Topics, In the Journals|1 Comment

Is There A Gender Difference In Vision?

Explaining the eye care differences in men and women.
Since the beginning of time, men and women have been debating back and forth between who is the more superior gender. At one point or another, you have surely walked into a discussion about who is the better driver, the most intelligent, the kindnest, the most aware, […]

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 |September 20th, 2011|EyeCare Topics, Seasonal eye care tips|0 Comments

Kids Who Play Outside Reduce Their Risk Of Nearsightedness

Playing outside can help to reduce your child’s risk of developing myopia.
Now that school has officially begun for many kids across the country, their afternoons spent playing outside with friends and riding bikes to their local parks are slowly coming to an end. Instead, many kids are seeking refuge on the couch or in front […]

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 |September 15th, 2011|Current Affairs, EyeCare Topics, Pediatric Eye Care|1 Comment

Is LASIK Surgery A Good Option For Athletes?

Facts about LASIK and Olympic athletes who have undergone surgery.
LASIK eye surgery can be a great alternative to corrective lenses for many people―those who have worn glasses for years and are tired of the hassle, people who find contact lenses to be bothersome and uncomfortable, and even individuals who simply wish that their eyesight was […]

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 |September 13th, 2011|EyeCare Topics, LASIK, LASIK for the Gold!|0 Comments

Say Cheese – Red Eyes in Pictures

Maybe it’s your birthday photos or pictures of an outing with friends that were ruined. No matter what the occasion, people always ask us what they can do to reduce the “red-eye” in photos.

When you take a picture using a flash, light travels through the eye and reflects back off the retina and back out […]

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 |September 11th, 2011|Cutting Edge, EyeCare Topics|0 Comments

Computers and Your Eyes

With the popularity of computers in the workplace, it has become more and more common to see patients with numerous eye complaints attributed to their computer monitors. Many studies have been done, and have concluded that PC monitors are not associated with any permanent ocular or visual damage.

Working long hours in front of the computer […]

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 |September 11th, 2011|EyeCare Topics|0 Comments

Vision Correction: Devices for Low Vision Assistance

Different eye care devices that help to aid in low vision problems.
A person’s sight is one of the single most important senses that is affected over time by the aging process and outside environmental factors. Between the threat of serious eye injuries, the importance of UV protection and sunglasses, and the necessity of regular eye […]

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 |September 8th, 2011|EyeCare Topics|0 Comments

Treatment For Breast Cancer May Spur Vision Problems

New studies report that breast cancer treatments may have visual side effects.
Whenever we become sick or fall ill to the latest string of a flu or virus, it is only natural for us to turn to our helpful medications and medical treatments for assistance. Whether you are suffering from a painful ankle sprain or 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 |September 6th, 2011|EyeCare Topics, Outside Interests|0 Comments