Outside Interests

“You’ll Shoot Your Eye Out!”: Airsoft Eye Injuries Have Increased Dramatically

I had a patient once, a college student, who came to me because while babysitting his niece and nephew, he’d gotten shot in the eye. This wasn’t any bullet, however. It was a BB pellet: small, round, hard, and made of plastic.

I still remember him moaning in pain and asking if he was going […]

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By |August 25th, 2015|Other Blogs, Outside Interests, Patient Experiences|0 Comments

Inspirational Eye Chart

CAN YOU READ OUR DOC’S FAVORITE QUOTE?

Print this inspirational quote to display in your home or office.
CAN YOU READ OUR DOC’S FAVORITE QUOTE?

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 |June 11th, 2014|Outside Interests|0 Comments

Guess The Eye Chart Quote

CAN YOU READ OUR DOC’S FAVORITE QUOTE? 
Print this inspirational quote to display in your home or office!

Simply put, inspirational quotes help us to see the beauty in the world.  That warm feeling you get when you succeed in deciphering a code can also make you feel on top of the world.  So, what happens when […]

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 |June 3rd, 2014|Outside Interests|0 Comments

Eye Exam Chart Printout

Can you read our eye exam chart below? If so, be sure to share it with your friends to see if they can too!

Also, if you want to make this inspirational quote a part of your day every day, simply print out the image above and hang it somewhere around your home or office! Be […]

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 27th, 2014|Outside Interests|0 Comments

All You Need Is Love: Decorative Eye Exam Printout

Do you need a little love in your life this Monday? Kick off your work week with a reminder of the most important thing you need this week (and every week) — Love! After all, love is all you need.

To make this important reminder a part of your day every day, simply print out 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 |May 19th, 2014|Outside Interests|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 […]

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

The Success of Your Surgery May Reside in the Music

The music of Mozart may be a contributing factor to successful eye surgery.
For many decades, people all around the world have given testament to the many ways in which music can change lives. Of course, the beauty and complexity of music itself can move the soul and change us in may unexplainable ways, but 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.

4 Tips For April’s Sports Eye Safety Month + A Helpful Infographic!

In honor of April’s Sports Eye Safety Month, be sure to follow these vision tips!
After the long, cold, seemingly-endless winter that we just left behind, kids and parents alike all across the country are beginning to lace up their sneakers, inflate their basketballs and rush outside to enjoy some sports activities in the sunshine. Plus, […]

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.

Annoyed By Red Eye In Photos? It May End Up Saving Your Vision!

While you can reduce red eye in photos, this side effect my alert you to possible vision problems.
In this generation, cell phones and digital cameras have become the norm for capturing your most memorable moments forever. And while these modern-day devices certainly have their advantages—smile detectors, auto-focus, lens flare reduction, etc.—they can also still produce […]

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 |April 8th, 2014|EyeCare Topics, Outside Interests, Pediatric Eye Care|0 Comments