Monthly Archives: December 2014

New Study Reveals The Safety And Efficacy Of LASIK

Cataracts are the leading cause of vision loss. Over 20 million Americans over 40 suffer from them. Fully half of those 80 and older have vision impaired by cataracts. Fortunately cataracts can be removed from the eye by means of surgery.

Modern cataract surgery makes use of sophisticated imaging equipment that makes a map of the […]

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By |December 18th, 2014|LASIK|0 Comments

Eye Twitching -Types, Causes and Treatment

Eye twitching or blepharospasm, is the uncontrollable, repetitive blinking of the eyelid – most often the upper lid. Most of us develop a twitch at some point in our lives. The spasm is often short lived, although it can occur over weeks or even months.

The cause of eye twitching is unknown. It is thought that […]

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By |December 16th, 2014|EyeCare Topics, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Video Games May Replace the Eye Patch for Lazy Eye Treatment

In today’s society, videogames often get a bad reputation. When used excessively, they can lead to decreased activity levels and human interaction. When used strategically, however, they can be utilized as a tool to treat lazy eye and bring hope to the visually impaired.

Lazy eye, also known by the scientific name of amblyopia, is a […]

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By |December 11th, 2014|Cutting Edge|0 Comments

Cataracts: Should You Have Surgery On Your Second Eye?

Cataracts are a very common condition that arises during the aging process. As you get older, the lens inside of the eye changes and gradually becomes less transparent, making it more difficult to see clearly out of that eye.  During a cataracts formation, it will cloud the eye’s lens, ultimately blocking or changing the passage […]

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 |December 9th, 2014|Cataract surgery|0 Comments

Artificial Retina May Help Restore Vision

A team of researchers from Tel Aviv University and Newcastle University have created a wireless and light-sensitive, flexible film that could potentially be used as a substitute for a damaged retina. Scientists have been working for years to develop an implant that can detect light and communicate with a person’s brain in the same way […]

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By |December 4th, 2014|Cutting Edge|0 Comments

Introducing DropLess™ Cataract Surgery: The New Approach to Post-Operative Cataract Management

Cataract surgery just became easier with DropLess™

Cataract surgery, one of the most common surgical procedures in the United States, has come a long way. Long gone are the days of stiches, patches, and lengthy stays at the hospital. Even more exciting, we can now say goodbye to the biggest issue concerning many cataract patients: the […]

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 |December 2nd, 2014|Cataract surgery|0 Comments