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Monthly Archives: December 2018

Learning to See Again After Stroke – Induced Blindness

New research is challenging the long-held belief that stroke-induced blindness is untreatable and therefore permanent.

Though speech and motor impairments following stroke are routinely treated with great success, therapies for recovering vision have historically been thought impossible. Many stroke survivors have been consigned to permanent blindness as a result. Fortunately, a new study demonstrates that by […]

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By |December 26th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Strabismus: Did Leonardo da Vinci Turn An Eye Condition Into An Artistic Asset?

Could the greatest artistic genius of all time have been aided by an eye condition? That’s the intriguing premise of an analysis of some of Leonardo da Vinci’s most famous works.

Christopher Tyler, a visual neuroscientist at the City University of London, subjected the eyes of the human figures in six of da Vinci’s most well-known […]

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 20th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Bye-Bye Floaters – Let Us Safely Zap Them Away

Are you being distracted by nondescript, phantom-like disturbances in your visual field that seem to disappear the moment you try to focus on them? Maybe you’ve even turned to Google in an attempt to understand what’s going on and what to do about it. 

If so, you’ve come to the right place! At Eyecare 20/20, we’re […]

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 13th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Cataract Surgery Can Halt Cognitive Decline

The loss of mental acuity is a standard part of aging, but did you know that people who receive cataract surgery and hearing aids can significantly reduce the progression of cognitive decline by as much as 75 percent?

Two studies highlight the positive effects cataract surgery and hearing aids have on cognitive health. The first study, […]

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 6th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments