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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 […]

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 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

Save Now, See Sooner: Using Your FSA for LASIK Vision Correction

Did you know there’s a great chance you can use your Flexible Spending Account (FSA) for LASIK vision correction? 

It’s true, but you’ve got to hurry because the funds from your FSA account need to be applied to medical expenses before the end of the year! Don’t wait to schedule an appointment with Eyecare 20/20 for a complimentary, […]

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 |November 30th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Cataract Surgery for Senior Drivers Tied to Reduced Car Crash Risk & Costs

Cataract surgery can reduce a senior’s risk of a car crash by 61 percent. That’s the astounding finding of a study conducted by Australian researchers who also looked at how cataract surgery reduced other risks and costs associated with impaired vision. 

Their study assessed 2,849 drivers ages 60 and older who had undergone cataract surgery on […]

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By |November 22nd, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Why do onions make you cry

It’s a scenario you’ve doubtless experienced time and again. Whether you’re preparing a meal solo or stepping in as a dutiful sous chef, you know if you find yourself chopping an onion, you’ll end up in tears, likely sooner than later. Of course, onions themselves don’t typically bring on a wave of emotion on their […]

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By |October 16th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

100 Years of Glasses

The way we look at eyewear has changed a lot over the last century. In fact, spectacles have changed a lot since their early days (we’re looking at you, monocle) but since the 1930s, we’ve seen every kind of frame material and shape at every price point you can imagine. Now that you can pick […]

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By |October 9th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

The Gift that Keeps on Giving: How to Recycle Used Eyeglasses

It’s always fun to get a new set of glasses. You wear them everywhere, and the old pair usually ends up in a drawer or on a shelf collecting dust. However, there are things that you could do with those eyeglasses that could give them a second life.

One of the biggest ways your eyeglasses can […]

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By |October 2nd, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Could these contacts help with diabetes

Historically, dealing with diabetes has come with all kinds of challenges. Diet management, glucose monitoring, medications … it’s all part of living with the disease. But researchers are developing a new noninvasive tool that could change all of that.

What if a contact lens could continually track your glucose levels and transmit that information to your […]

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