Monthly Archives: January 2014

The FDA-Approved Gel Helps Seal Incisions After Cataract Surgery

ReSure Sealant helps protect corneal incisions following cataract IOL placement.
Within the last decade, cataract surgery has become one of the most, if not the single most, commonly performed surgeries in the United States. In fact, according to a 2013 Market Scope study, 3.5 million cataract procedures are currently conducted annually throughout the United States. Because […]

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By |January 24th, 2014|Cataract surgery, Current Affairs, Cutting Edge, EyeCare Topics|0 Comments

Vision Technology: Google Developing Contacts That Monitor Glucose Levels

Google is currently developing smart contacts that may help diabetics.
In the last few years, different types of vision technology that have been integrated into familiar devices have been taking off―especially incorporating new, innovative devices into contact lenses. After all, contacts are a no-hands necessary device that many people wear each and every day, so why […]

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 |January 22nd, 2014|Cutting Edge, EyeCare Topics|0 Comments

Digital Eye Strain – Here are the Results of the New Optical Survey

Does our time on the computer have more of an effect on our eyes than we think?
Americans today spend more time on the computer or looking at digital screens than we ever have before. And can you blame us? Our friends, our lives, our work and our leisure is often all located on our computers, […]

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 |January 17th, 2014|Current Affairs, EyeCare Topics, Outside Interests|0 Comments

New Cataract Diagnostic Tool Seeks To Eliminate Unnecessary Operations

This breakthrough in cataract diagnosis could save millions of dollars.
It seems that cataract detection is getting more precise and effective each and every year. This is not only good for eye doctors around the world who are trying to diagnose their patients efficiently and precisely, but also for the millions who have or will develop […]

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 |January 15th, 2014|Cataract surgery, Cutting Edge, EyeCare Topics|0 Comments

Poor Vision? Ain’t Nobody Got Time For That!

It’s no secret how important our vision is to our health and well being. Not only does clear vision help you carry out essential daily activities like driving or traveling, but it also helps us participate in some of our favorite leisure activities, such as watching TV or playing sports. However, if those weren’t reasons […]

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 |January 13th, 2014|EyeCare Topics, Seasonal eye care tips, Team EyeCare 20/20|0 Comments

Quitting Smoking May Lower Your Risk Of Developing Cataracts

Studies show that smoking cessation can decrease cataract risks.
Last week, in honor of the New Year, we spoke about the benefits of making vision-related New Year’s resolutions in order to improve your overall eye health. We explained how making simple steps such as cleaning out your contact lens case or getting regular glaucoma checks could go […]

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 |January 10th, 2014|Cataract surgery, EyeCare Topics, Seasonal eye care tips|0 Comments

Dr. Silverman Is Now Certified for the iStent Glaucoma Treatment

This Micro Invasive Glaucoma treatment is the smallest approved by the FDA.
Late last August on our blog, we introduced a new FDA-approved treatment called iStent― a revolutionary new device that combined treatments for both cataracts and glaucoma all in one procedure. This amazing piece of technology is one of the first approved devices of its kind […]

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By |January 8th, 2014|Cutting Edge, EyeCare Topics, Glaucoma, Team EyeCare 20/20|2 Comments