Monthly Archives: March 2013

Spring Cleaning: Time To Renew Old Makeup And Contact Supplies

Time to rid your drawers of old products that come in contact with your eyes.
While it may not look like it from the blistering winter winds and endless reports of snow rolling in, this last week of March technically marks the first week of the Spring season. Typically, the start of spring means packing away […]

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By |March 28th, 2013|Current Affairs, Outside Interests, Seasonal eye care tips|0 Comments

Studies Show New Type Of Corn Can Improve Vision Health

A new strain of corn may have many benefits to the health of our eyes.
It is no secret that many types of fruits and vegetables can have positive effects on our health. Spinach really can help to make you grow big and strong, as Popeye always suggested, and it’s not just a rumor that carrots […]

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 26th, 2013|Current Affairs, Cutting Edge, EyeCare Topics, In the Journals|0 Comments

EyeCare 20/20 Debuts Their First Television Commercial

Dr. Silverman and the rest of the EyeCare 20/20 team make their TV debut!
EyeCare 20/20 has always made it a goal of ours to be very present in our local community, whether that is through helping out with local charity organizations, supporting neighborhood sports teams in our area, or helping out our friends, family and […]

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The Pros and Cons Of Purchasing Prescription Glasses Online

Should you purchases lenses from home or from your eye doctor?
In this day and age, you can order nearly anything online―medical prescriptions, household supplies, furniture, groceries, you name it. In fact, many people across the country prefer to do all of their shopping online just because of the sheer convenience that it brings over traveling […]

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By |March 19th, 2013|EyeCare Topics, LASIK, Pediatric Eye Care|0 Comments

Special Goggles May Have The Power To Spot Strokes

New goggles may help detect minor strokes before they become serious.
Our eyes have an amazing way of uncovering many other serious problems that may occur throughout the rest of the body. For instance, in people who suffer from stroke―one of the leading causes of death in the United States―the first identifiable symptoms will often involve […]

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, 2013|Cutting Edge, EyeCare Topics, Outside Interests|0 Comments

Are You A Good Candidate For LASIK Eye Surgery?

Signs that you might be a great candidate for this beneficial vision procedure.
LASIK Eye Surgery has come a long way since the first procedure was performed in 1989. Through the growth in both laser technology and the understanding of vision in general, eye doctors are now able to perform this life-changing procedure on people with […]

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 12th, 2013|EyeCare Topics, LASIK, Outside Interests|0 Comments

Spring Sports Safety: Protect Your Eyes While Keeping Active

Tips for keeping your eyes protected during sports and athletics.
Now that we have officially entered the month of March, it is nearly time to put away our winter weather gear for good and begin breaking out everything we need to tackle the outdoors once again. Whether you are a student who is involved with spring […]

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.

Can Cataract Surgery Reduce Intraocular Pressure Post Procedure?

A new study looks at the relationship between IOP and cataract surgery.
As is often seen with certain health and vision problems, sometimes the onset of one controllable health concern can often spiral into a worse health condition if proper precautions are not taken. For instance, ocular hypertension (a condition which involves the pressure in your […]

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 5th, 2013|Cataract surgery, Current Affairs, Cutting Edge, EyeCare Topics|0 Comments

Corn Huskers, Bobsledding, and LASIK

 

Andrew Hain came into the office a few weeks ago for a LASIK evaluation.  He was getting tired of his contacts and jealous of his wife’s LASIK vision.  After determining he was a good candidate, Andrew asked me if I did LASIK on any famous athletes.  When I listed some of many athletes if 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 |March 1st, 2013|LASIK, LASIK for the Gold!, Patient Experiences|0 Comments