Monthly Archives: September 2013

The Cost of Clear Vision: Does Medicare Cover Cataract Surgery?

Understanding the cost of cataract surgery and how much Medicare can help.
With cataracts being one of the leading causes of vision loss (nearly 20.5 million Americans age 40 and older are affected by this common vision problem), it is reassuring to know that cataract removal is possible and often leaves patients with clear, uninterrupted vision. […]

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By |September 26th, 2013|Cataract surgery, EyeCare Topics, Outside Interests, Senior Vision|0 Comments

Support VisionHarvest By Participating In The 2013 Fall Foliage Classic

The 2013 Fall Foliage Bike Ride helps raise money for VisionHarvest patients in need.
The fall is one of our absolute favorite seasons for a number of reasons. As an avid bike rider, there is perhaps no time of the year more beautiful than when you are peddling beneath a canopy of autumn’s orange and red […]

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Make Your LASIK Surgery A Group Purchase With New Crowdfunding Website

PeelPoints.com lets  you fund your aesthetic procedures through donations from friends.
For many people, when it comes to certain gift giving holidays or birthdays, we often ask for the gifts that we want rather than the gifts that we need. For instance, we lust after a new DVD or computer game that has just come 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 19th, 2013|Current Affairs, EyeCare Topics|0 Comments

Study Shows People Who Improve Vision Through Cataract Surgery Live Longer

A new study shows that a longer life many be one benefit of undergoing cataract surgery.
For people who have vision loss or significantly poor eyesight due to cataracts, it is no secret how beneficial cataract surgery can be towards improving your overall quality of life. Through this state-of-the-art procedure, patients are not only able to […]

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 17th, 2013|Cataract surgery, EyeCare Topics, In the Journals, Senior Vision|0 Comments

AMD Awareness Month: A Low Vision Patient’s Bill of Rights

Taking a closer look at the rights of people living with macular disease.
When it comes to vision, there is no one treatment, procedure or disease that deserves more attention than the others. For instance, for many people, the simple, yet effective LASIK surgery procedure can turn their entire world around and improve their vision for […]

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 12th, 2013|Current Affairs, EyeCare Topics, Senior Vision|0 Comments

Use Your FSA/NSA Health Dollars Before You Lose Them in 2014

Make the most out of your Flexible Spending Account dollars before they expire.
There are over 20.5 million people aged 40 and over in the United States who are living with Cataracts―one of the most common age related vision problems in the world and also one of the leading causes of blindness. However, while the success […]

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 10th, 2013|Cataract surgery, EyeCare Topics, Seasonal eye care tips|0 Comments

Pediatric Vision: How to Choose Glasses for Your Children

Make sure your child has the best back to school frames this school year.
Now that school is back in session for the fall, it is important that our children are stocked with all of the tools and accessories that they need in order to ensure that they have a successful school year. For some kids, […]

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 5th, 2013|Current Affairs, EyeCare Topics, Pediatric Eye Care|0 Comments

11 Noteworthy Vision Facts From Alcon’s Consumer Cataract Campaign

A new Alcon study unveils much about this common vision problem.
While cataracts remain one of the most common age-related vision problems among seniors in America, very few people know the ins and outs of this vision problem. However, as the aging population continues to grow, it is more important than ever for seniors and their […]

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.