Monthly Archives: February 2012

Food Eye Effects: The Truth Behind Carrots and Vision

The different effects that carrots can have on your vision and your eyes.
As kids, there was nothing worse than sitting down for a delicious dinner, only to find that a heaping pile of vegetables had overtaken your plate. Whether there was a certain veggie that you simply couldn’t stand―peas, broccoli, asparagus, green beans―or you were […]

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By |February 28th, 2012|EyeCare Topics, Outside Interests, Seasonal eye care tips|0 Comments

“I already thought I had won when I had LASIK!”

The winner of The most exciting sight after LASIK contest on our FaceBook Page, Anastasia Merken, stopped in this week to receive her iPad. Anastasia won with the following:
The very first thing I saw was a person- I saw Barbara (from EyeCare 20/20) smiling at me and laughing with me as I struggled with my […]

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By |February 25th, 2012|LASIK, Patient Experiences|0 Comments

LASIK FAQ: Will LASIK Surgery Affect An Athletes Performance?

Answering your commonly asked questions about LASIK and sports.
When it comes to improving the health and precision of our vision, it is no secret that LASIK eye surgery is one of the most beneficial procedures available for people with all different types of vision problems. Whether you are a long-time wearer of glasses due to […]

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Could Video Games Improve Eyesight And Cure Cataracts?

New studies reveal interesting findings on video games and cataracts.
Since video games became a childhood household staple nearly 30 years ago, they have been met with a lot of criticism and uncertainty from people all over the world. Doctors were suggesting that these pixilated graphic images could do damage to a child’s vision, while parents […]

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Had LASIK, Have Cataracts….Now What?

So, you had your LASIK surgery done many years ago, and have since enjoyed excellent vision without the need of glasses or contacts.  But then, you recently notice your vision is getting blurry and you think the LASIK is “wearing off.”  You go to your ophthalmologist and are told your vision is deteriorating because you […]

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By |February 19th, 2012|Cataract surgery, LASIK, Refractive Lens Surgery|0 Comments

Eye Education: Spreading Awareness For Low Vision Month

Spreading the word about dangers & treatments for February’s Low Vision Month.
When it comes to the health and strength of your vision, there are few things that are more important for preserving your eyesight than annual eye examinations. Not only do these detailed exams help to uncover common vision problems such as nearsightedness, farsightedness and […]

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By |February 16th, 2012|Current Affairs, EyeCare Topics, Seasonal eye care tips|0 Comments

Age-Related Macular Degeneration and Cataract Surgery

AMD Patients Show Better Distance Acuity 10 Years After Cataract Surgery.
It is no secret that, as we get older, certain aspects of our body begin to fade away with time. For some people, it may be the strength and agility of their body, while others will notice the first signs of aging in their senses, […]

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By |February 14th, 2012|EyeCare Topics, Outside Interests|0 Comments

USA Team Handball’s Jordan Fithian Blogs About LASIK Experience

An update from Jordan Fithian about his LASIK For The Gold surgery.
When an athlete is out on the field or court during their game, their vision is one of the most important tools for their performance. It not only ensures that they can see where they are going and can be successful at the sport […]

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By |February 9th, 2012|EyeCare Topics, LASIK, LASIK for the Gold!, Patient Experiences|0 Comments

Common Myths About Cataracts and Cataract Surgery

The truth behind common cataract and cataract surgery myths.
When it comes to cataracts, many people across the country have a certain perception of what this common eye disease is and how it is treated. For instance, most people have some understanding that cataracts typically affects people in their senior years and is a dangerous eye […]

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By |February 7th, 2012|EyeCare Topics|0 Comments

Vision Tricks: How Do Optical Illusions Fool Our Eyes?

Explaining how optical illusions work to distort our vision and trick our eyes.
Many people often underestimate the complexity and intricacies that make up our clear vision, and the amount of work that our eyes must do simply to create a clear image in our line of sight. For instance, if you are lucky enough to […]

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By |February 2nd, 2012|EyeCare Topics, Outside Interests|1 Comment