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Monthly Archives: March 2009

FDA Approves Aspheric AcrySof IQ toric IOL

Alcon Labs has recently announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved Alcon’s Aspheric AcrySof IQ Toric IOL for use in cataract surgery patients with astigmatism. The new AcrySof Toric Lens has an enhanced Aspheric Optic for improved image quality, increased contrast sensitivity and quality distance vision without spectacle correction.

The first AcrySof® Toric […]

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By |March 12th, 2009|Cataract surgery, Cutting Edge, Refractive Lens Surgery|3 Comments

Did you Know?

I received a link to this video on YouTube this morning.  IT HAS NOTHING TO DO WITH LASIK OR EYE CARE!
It is “Fantastic video on the progression of information technology, researched by Karl Fisch, Scott McLeod, and Jeff Bronman, remixed By the way, I did not create this video! ‘
 
I just found it to 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 |March 11th, 2009|Cutting Edge|0 Comments

The Facts About Pink Eye

Lately, a number of friends and acquaintances, as well as their children, have been exposed to or have been diagnosed with conjunctivitis, also known as “pink eye”.
Conjunctivitis is the inflammation of the conjunctiva, or the outermost layer of the eye and the inner eyelids. Conjunctivitis can occur in adults, as well as young children. A pink […]

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 |March 10th, 2009|EyeCare Topics|0 Comments

Education: The Key to Drug Compliance

I read an interesting article in this week’s Ophthalmology Times.
A recent study by Dr. David Freidman of the Wilmer Eye Institute found that a group of 66 glaucoma patients only took their once a day drop 75% of the time.  These patients were than split into 2 groups, a control group and a intervention group.
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 |March 8th, 2009|EyeCare Topics|0 Comments

Dr. Silverman Named New Jersey’s ‘Top Eye Doc’

Download HospNewsIn the October, 2008 issue of Hospital Newspaper-NJ, Dr. Silverman was named as the only ophthalmologist in the New Jersey Top Doc List.  Dr. Silverman has also been named in Castle & Connolly's Top Doctors in the Metro New York Area every year since 1997.  He has been named as a Top LASIK and Refractive […]

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 |March 4th, 2009|EyeCare 20/20 In the News, LASIK|0 Comments

Marlene Marino’s LASIK Video Testimonial

Marlene Marino is an optician at EyeCare 20/20.  She had LASIK several years ago, and discusses her results.

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 |March 3rd, 2009|LASIK, Video Testimonials|0 Comments

Wondering How To Spend Your Tax Refund? Get LASIK!

 
Don’t let that refund burn a hole in your pocket… invest it in your vision!

 
Patients often say that LASIK is the best investment they’ve ever made.  Think about it, what else can so dramatically change your life?  From every day routine activities to activities you were once unable to enjoy, everything could change. Now 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 |March 2nd, 2009|LASIK|0 Comments