Monthly Archives: July 2014

How To Avoid Contact Lens Complications

While modern corrective surgeries such as Lasik can restore vision without the hassle of corrective eye ware, more than 150 million Americans opt for some form of corrective device. Of these, 36 million choose to wear contact lenses.

July is eye injury prevention month. Contacts, although they offer benefits for many users, have particular safety concerns. […]

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By |July 31st, 2014|EyeCare Topics|0 Comments

Macular Holes: Are You Seeing Waves?

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Sight is a complicated process. The simultaneous interaction between many components in the eye creates the detailed and colorful perspective through which we see the world.

Damage to any part of the eye can cause vision loss or impairment, either temporary or permanent.
The Function Of The Macula
Located at the back of the eye, the macula […]

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By |July 29th, 2014|Cutting Edge, EyeCare Topics, In the Journals|0 Comments

Essential Tips For Preventing Eye Injuries

We oftentimes take our sight for granted. Eye injuries can quickly remind us how precious our eye health is. Luckily, however, in most cases eye injuries can be prevented.

July is eye injury prevention month. More than 2,000 eye injuries occur every day in America – most of which could be prevented. According to the Bureau […]

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By |July 24th, 2014|EyeCare Topics|0 Comments

Smart Contacts: Google’s Investment in the Future of Medical Technology

On January 16, 2014, Google announced that it was partnering with the Swiss pharmaceutical company Novartis to produce the world’s first smart contact lenses.

With this new venture into the growing field of wearable medical technology, Google appears to be broadening its horizons. Although smart contacts will be able to improve overall vision by restoring the […]

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By |July 21st, 2014|Cutting Edge|0 Comments

Can Cataract Surgery Slow Dementia Symptoms?

A new study has found a link between cataract surgery and an improvement in the symptoms of dementia patients.

For millions of people worldwide, cataract surgery restores vision and increases their quality of life through a relatively simple procedure. Now, new evidence is showing that the benefits of cataract surgery also help those patients with Alzheimer’s […]

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By |July 17th, 2014|Cataract surgery, Cutting Edge|0 Comments

4 LASIK Alternatives You Should Know About

Since obtaining FDA approval in 1995, more than 12 million people in the United States have had LASIK eye surgery. By 2000, more than 2 million Americans had received the procedure, though this number has decreased steadily since then. Currently, approximately 700,000 Americans undergo LASIK annually.

There are many reasons to explain the prevalence of LASIK […]

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By |July 15th, 2014|Cutting Edge, EyeCare Topics|0 Comments

Cataract Laser Surgery: What To Expect During The Procedure

Cataract surgery is among the safest and most common forms of surgery performed today. Advances in technology have made cataract treatment less invasive, reduced recovery time, and enhanced the quality of vision after the procedure.

Cataracts Are A Common Vision Disorder

Cataracts are the leading cause of blindness in adults over 40. Cataracts occur when the natural […]

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By |July 10th, 2014|Cataract surgery|0 Comments

Can Drinking Coffee Lead To Better Eye Health?

Brewing a pot of coffee is a morning routine for millions of people, and research has shown that drinking coffee comes with a number of health benefits. Coffee is associated with reduced risks of Parkinson’s disease, type 2 diabetes, and liver disease. Studies have shown that green tea could help improve your vision health, but […]

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By |July 8th, 2014|Cutting Edge, EyeCare Topics|0 Comments

4 Common Eye Myths Debunked

The eye is such a complex and fascinating part of the human body, that it’s no surprise people have gathered some superstitions and beliefs of their own when it comes to eye care. If someone thinks they’ve unlocked the secret to keeping your eyes healthy, they are going to want to share it with everyone. […]

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By |July 3rd, 2014|EyeCare Topics|0 Comments

State-of-the-Art Laser Cataract Care From Dr. Silverman And The EyeCare 20/20 Team

The last ten years have witnessed a revolution in cataract treatment. Laser eye procedures have made cataract surgery less invasive through eliminating the surgeon’s hand-guided scalpel in favor of incredibly precise incisions made by laser. The results have transformed cataract eye surgery into one of the safest and most effective medical procedures performed today.

Dr. Cary […]

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By |July 1st, 2014|Cataract surgery, Cutting Edge, EyeCare Topics|0 Comments