Monthly Archives: March 2012

Lytro Light Field Camera: a New Tool for Ophthalmologists?

 

I am really into photography! Just check out my photo web site, TheLASIKDocPhotography.com! So when a new photo product comes out, I am eager to be one of the first to get it and try it out. Several months ago there was an announcement from Lytro about the introduction of the first consumer oriented Light […]

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By |March 29th, 2012|Cataract surgery, Cutting Edge, Outside Interests|0 Comments

Seasonal eye care tips: Preparing For Itchy Seasonal Spring Allergies

How to stay safe from Spring Eye Allergies
The spring season is a favorite time of the year for many people all across the country. The snow is beginning to melt away from our driveways and backyards, the weather slowly begins to grow warmer and the subtle hints of green will soon be budding up all […]

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LASIK FAQ: Answering Your Basic Questions About LASIK Surgery

We are answering your most frequently asked LASIK eye surgery questions.
Within the last few decades, LASIK eye surgery has become one of the most popular, raved about corrective vision procedures in the world. While this surgery was limited to certain vision problems and age groups when it’s clinical trials were first performed in the U.S. in 1995, […]

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.

LASIK for the Gold: US Olympic Training Center Visit Very Impressive

I just returned form a biking trip with some friends to the San Diego area.  While we were there I had a chance to visit the US Olympic Training Center in Chula Vista.  LASIK for the Gold member, Arielle Martin was kind enough to show us around the facility!  It was quite impressive.

Arielle is training […]

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Spring Has Sprung: Protect Your Vision With Sunglasses

Do you have the right pair of sunglasses to protect your eyes from the sun?
Now that spring has officially sprung (according to the calendar at least), it is almost time to begin packing away our thick winter wardrobes and break out the boxes of shorts, tank tops and flip flops for another delightful warm season […]

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.

Healthy Vision: The Care And Keeping Of Your Eyes

Follow these simple steps to ensure that you’re keeping your eyes safe.
When it comes to our day-to-day tasks and functions, it is no secret that we place a great deal of importance on our eyes and our vision in nearly every aspect of our lives. From simple household chores such as cleaning the house or […]

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 |March 20th, 2012|EyeCare Topics, Pediatric Eye Care, Seasonal eye care tips|0 Comments

Eye See: Common Vision Problems and Their Symptoms

How to identify problems with your vision from these common symptoms.
It is no secret that our vision is one of the most intricate, complex senses that we have. While our eyes may be small compared to most of our other organs, their structure is incredibly complex. Not only do they work together to perceive depth, […]

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.

March Madness Begins at EyeCare 20/20

Do you have what it takes to pick this year’s National Champion?  Are you the next great prognosticator ESPN has been looking for?  Prove it and win a pair of Maui Jim Sunglasses from EyeCare 20/20!!

Tomorrow marks the beginning of what many sport’s fans consider the best 3 weeks in sports, March Madness.  64 teams […]

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 |March 14th, 2012|EyeCare Topics, Seasonal eye care tips|0 Comments

Clear Vision: Is LASIK Eye Surgery Safer Than Contacts?

LASIK Eye Surgery vs Contacts
New studies show that LAISK may be safer than contacts in the long run.
When it comes to improving the clarity and the accuracy of your vision, there has always been a long standing debate in the optical world about which is better, contacts or LASIK. For those who are just looking […]

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 |March 13th, 2012|EyeCare Topics, LASIK, LASIK Contraindications|0 Comments

Now You See Me, Now You Don’t: Childhood Vision Problems

Common childhood vision problems and the different causes behind them.
When it comes to simple vision problems, such as difficulty looking at near or far objects or having a hard time focusing in and out of words while reading, we, as adults, are often very good at identifying these tell-tale symptoms as something that may 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 |March 8th, 2012|EyeCare Topics, Outside Interests, Pediatric Eye Care|0 Comments