Current Affairs

Breakthroughs: Molecule Could Hold the Key to Cataract Reversal

As you get older, it can seem inevitable to eventually need reading glasses for small type or to squint every once in a while. It’s part of aging, you think, just an inevitable consequence of having lived a while. One of the biggest causes of this is the development of cataracts, which are masses that […]

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By |August 28th, 2015|Current Affairs, EyeCare Topics|0 Comments

What You Need to Know About Ebola in the Eye

When the Ebola outbreak hit recently, the country was swept with panic. This is a disease we thought was bound to the shores of Africa. When healthcare workers brought back the disease to the United States and Ebola began to spread, there were a lot of questions.

Luckily, now the disease is under control and the […]

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By |May 20th, 2015|Current Affairs|0 Comments

World Blindness and the Future of Laser Eye Surgery

The most compelling and frustrating fact about blindness in the world is that it is preventable. In fact, though 250 million people suffer from partial or total blindness globally, four out of five cases can either be cured, or could have been prevented.

Such statistics have put “blindness” on the World Health Organization’s radar as an […]

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By |February 24th, 2015|Community, Current Affairs|0 Comments

Don’t Ruin Your Vision for One Halloween Night

We’ve talked about this in a previous post, but a recent CBS article out of Miami, Florida, caught our attention again. Halloween is once again upon us – when grownups scour their imaginations for a costume that will make a unique statement. Unfortunately, some choose to include non-prescription contact lenses to give their eyes 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 |October 14th, 2014|Current Affairs, EyeCare Topics|0 Comments

Blog Action Day for 2014

Every year, we welcome Blog Action Day, a free annual event that has become a tradition since its inception in 2007. The purpose of this celebrated day of free, collaborative expression is to unite the world’s bloggers around a single topic.

All bloggers post on the same day about vital global issues. Inevitably raising awareness, 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 |October 9th, 2014|Community, Current Affairs, Vision Harvest|0 Comments

Observing World Sight Day in 2014

World Sight Day is a global event celebrated on the second Thursday of October each year (October 9th of 2014). It focuses on bringing attention to blindness and vision impairment still suffered all over the planet.

According to the World Health Organization (WHO), its sponsor, approximately 90% of visually impaired people live in developing countries where […]

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 |October 7th, 2014|Community, Current Affairs, Team EyeCare 20/20|0 Comments

6 Valuable Vision Tips That Will Save Your Eyes This Summer

Keep your eyes protected all summer long with these simple tips.
The summer season brings with it lots of opportunities for fun in the sun, sports out in the backyard, long days relaxing in the pool, and a number of other warm weather activities that you just don’t get in the winter. However, before you load […]

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Give Your Dad A Gift He Really Needs This Father’s Day — LASIK Surgery!

Looking for the perfect Father’s Day gift? Why not the gift of sight!
What do you get the man who raised you, taught you how to play ball, or picked you up off the ground and made things all better when you scraped your knee? How do you show appreciation to a father who was so […]

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By |May 20th, 2014|Current Affairs, LASIK, Seasonal eye care tips|0 Comments

Do You Suffer From Digital Eye Strain? Find Out!

Everything you wanted to know about digital eye strain signs and symptoms!
Digital technology has become so prevalent in this day and age that it is actually more uncommon to know someone who doesn’t regularly use a computer, tablet or cell phone than to know someone that does. Kids are being introduced to digital, interactive screens […]

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 |May 8th, 2014|Current Affairs, EyeCare Topics, Outside Interests|0 Comments

Putting The Issue Of Soaring Prescription Prices Under The Microscope

Doctors all across the country are teaming up to uncover the reasoning behind huge rises in prescription drug prices.
For several years now, we here at EyeCare 20/20 have written extensively about the unequal prices in similar vision care medications—namely Avastin and Lucentis, prescription medications that help to treat age-related macular degeneration (AMD).  While these drugs […]

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By |May 6th, 2014|Community, Current Affairs, EyeCare Topics, Outside Interests|0 Comments