Monthly Archives: November 2011

Cataract Removal As An Alternative To Glaucoma Surgery

Cataract surgery may be a viable procedure for patients with glaucoma.
Throughout the world, there are many different vision problems and causes that can lead to potential blindness among adults: birth defects, eye injuries, disease, age, etc. However, in the United States alone, there are two specific vision problems that lead to more cases of blindness […]

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By |November 29th, 2011|Cataract surgery, Cutting Edge, EyeCare Topics, In the Journals|2 Comments

Gobble It Up: The Benefits Of Thanksgiving On Your Vision

Why your Thanksgiving meal will satisfy your stomach and your health!
There is nothing that brings family and friends together quite like a delicious, hearty home-cooked meal. Dozens of dishes to pass along the table, funny stories exchanged over a famous secret family recipe and the collective feelings of happiness and enjoyment that engulf the end […]

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.

Color Me Beautiful: Facts About Vision and Eye Color

Everything you need to know about the color of your eyes and your vision.
When it comes to our appearance and our looks, there are many different adjustments and changes that we can make to alter the way that we present ourselves to the outside world. For instance, some people may dye or highlight their hair […]

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 |November 22nd, 2011|EyeCare Topics, Pediatric Eye Care|0 Comments

During the Thanksgiving Season Support the FoodBank and Save on LASIK or Join Turkey Bike!

The Community Food Bank of New Jersey fights hunger and poverty by distributing food and groceries, providing education and training, and developing new programs to help people with low incomes meet their basic needs.

As a non-profit organization, they act as the central food distribution center for other non-profits in NJ that serve individuals, soup kitchens, […]

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 |November 17th, 2011|Community, LASIK, Outside Interests|0 Comments

Tips For Combating Dry Eyes During The Winter Season

The causes of dry eyes during the winter and simple ways to prevent them.
When many people are talking about the long winter months, they often refer to it as the “wet season.” Between the rain that slowly turns to ice, the frost on our cars and windows, and the snow that wraps up our world […]

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 |November 15th, 2011|Current Affairs, EyeCare Topics, Seasonal eye care tips|0 Comments

Bye Bye Bifocals!

 

I get this all the time, a 40 something patient coming into the office asking about LASIK to correct their bifocal problem.  These patients have gone their whole life without the need for glasses.  Than in the early 40’s reading became difficult, cheaters helped.  As time went by, distance became a blur, and bifocals were […]

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The Importance Of Wearing Sunglasses All Year Long

Why you should make sunglasses a part of your daily winter wardrobe.
Whenever someone thinks about sunglasses, they typically conjure up one particular image in their mind: a man or woman lying waterside at the local beach, soaking up the warm summer rays and relaxing in nothing but their bathing suits and their most stylish protective […]

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.

Researchers Identify New Gene That May Cause Nearsightedness

A new defective gene may be the cause of myopia in children and adults.
Our daily lifestyle activities and day-to-day actions can play a large role in our overall health. For instance, maintaining a healthy diet full of vitamins and nutrients may help to prevent serious health problems such as diabetes or heart disease later down […]

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.

Common Myths About Senior Vision Care and Safety

Debunking the most common myths about elderly eye care and vision.
It can be scary and nerve-racking to think about all of the things that are going to happen to our minds and bodies when we get older. Tasks that have always seemed relatively simple, such as jogging around the neighborhood or walking around your park, […]

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 |November 3rd, 2011|Cutting Edge, Outside Interests, Seasonal eye care tips|0 Comments

Cataract Surgery May Assist Those With Alzheimer’s Disease

Recent studies show that Alzheimer’s patients may benefit from cataract surgery.
As our minds and bodies begin to mature, we become more susceptible to common problems and diseases that come with age. Some of these problems may be genetically programmed inside of our bodies as illness or disease that runs in our family, while others may […]

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 |November 1st, 2011|Cataract surgery, Cutting Edge, EyeCare Topics, Vision Harvest|0 Comments