Monthly Archives: November 2013

Vision Prescription May Differ Between Each Eye As We Age

Studies show that separate vision prescriptions are common in older adults.
It is no secret that our vision changes, and often becomes much more complicated, as we get older. Once you are over the age of 40, you become much more susceptible to common vision problems such as glaucoma, cataracts, age-related macular degeneration and a whole […]

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By |November 28th, 2013|EyeCare Topics, Senior Vision|0 Comments

Vision FAQ: Answering MORE Popular Questions About LASIK

Answering some of the most popular questions about the LASIK process.
LASIK Eye Surgery is one of the most popular vision procedures currently available, with some estimates claiming that as many as 4 million LASIK surgeries are performed in the United States alone each year. And with any popular procedure or treatment comes a large number […]

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 26th, 2013|EyeCare Topics, LASIK|0 Comments

Join Us In Giving Back This Thanksgiving To Those In Need

Give others something to be thankful for this upcoming holiday through charity.
Thanksgiving is one the greatest holidays of the entire year for a number of different reasons. Not only are you able to get together with your family and friends for the start of the holiday season, but you also get to stuff your face […]

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Oral Contraceptives May Increase Glaucoma Risk Factors in Women

New study shows that birth control pills may lead to serious eye disease.
Whenever we begin taking a new medication or health product, we are often much more concerned with the positives that it will bring to our lives than we are with the negatives. In fact, whenever you pick up a new prescription, whether it […]

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 19th, 2013|Cutting Edge, EyeCare Topics, In the Journals|0 Comments

What Does Your Eyeglasses Prescription Mean?

Getting a better understanding of what your vision prescription means.
Everyone knows that the term “20/20” often means perfect vision. If someone tells you that their eyes are 20/20, they do not need any kind of prescription eyeglasses, contact lenses or LASIK surgery in order to see clearly each and every day. (Those lucky people!) However, […]

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 14th, 2013|EyeCare Topics, Pediatric Eye Care|0 Comments

The Truth About Glaucoma and Medical Marijuana

Looking closer into whether or not this medical aid can actually improve glaucoma symptoms.
Earlier this month in our first blog post for Diabetic Eye Disease Awareness Month, we touched on the most common vision problems that often accompany diabetic eye disease. While diabetic retinopathy and cataracts are both vision diseases that can target people with […]

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By |November 12th, 2013|EyeCare Topics, Senior Vision|0 Comments

The Cost Of LASIK: Can LASIK Surgery Save You Money In The Long Run?

LASIK can save you both time and money throughout your lifetime.
One of the biggest hesitations that people often have when they are thinking about whether or not they should undergo LASIK surgery is the overall cost of the procedure. Some people see the price as quite steep and often wonder if the benefits of this […]

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 8th, 2013|EyeCare Topics, LASIK|0 Comments

Learning More About Diabetic Eye Disease And Its Impact On Vision

Looking at the relationship between diabetes and vision during Diabetic Eye Disease Awareness Month.
The month of November is a busy one for everyone across the country. We prep our homes and our houses for the busy holiday season which is fast approaching, and we prepare out kitchens and stomachs for the delicious Thanksgiving holiday that […]

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.