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Say Cheese and Goodbye to Red Eye

Maybe it’s your birthday photos or pictures of an outing with friends that were ruined. No matter what the occasion, people always ask us what they can do to reduce or minimize “red-eye” in photos.
 

What is "red eye"? When you take a picture using a flash, light travels through the eye and reflects back […]

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 |February 19th, 2009|EyeCare Topics|0 Comments

Become a Facebook Fan & Help a Worthy Cause!

The Seeing Eye, Inc., the oldest existing dog guide school in the world is turning "80" this month. To help celebrate, EyeCare 20/20 is encouraging our friends and patients to become a "hero" and a "fan" all at once.

From now until the end of April, for every person who becomes our Facebook fan, EyeCare 20/20 will […]

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 |February 3rd, 2009|Current Affairs|0 Comments

Winter Eye Tips

Winter brings many fun activities, but it’s important to make sure you stay safe by following these simple winter eye tips brought to you by the American Academy of Ophthalmology.

Avoid Dry Eyes

The sun is not winter’s only eye hazard. Its cool winds and drier air can irritate eyes while indoors and outdoors.

Indoor heat […]

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 |January 27th, 2009|EyeCare Topics, Seasonal eye care tips|2 Comments

Why Cutting Onions Makes Us Tear

Ah onions, that bulbous wonder! Available in the can, frozen, powered or pickled, but most commonly chopped or sliced. It's the latter form that always makes one a little teary-eyed just thinking about it. Which brings us to our post topic for the day. Why do onions make us tear?
When onions are sliced, cells […]

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 |January 24th, 2009|EyeCare Topics|2 Comments

Does Steak Help Heal Black Eyes?

In Raging Bull, Robert DeNiro as Jake Lamotta complains to his wife about overcooking it. In Rocky, Slyvester Stallone uses it to heal a black eye. What is it about steak and boxers? Does putting a slab of meat on your eye really help to heal a shiner? It seems that Hollywood would like us to […]

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 |January 16th, 2009|EyeCare Topics|1 Comment

Understanding Over-The-Counter Eye Drops

There are many eye drops that are available over-the-counter in most pharmacies and supermarkets. Though most are soothing, they are usually unnecessary, since the normal eye is able to take care of itself. There may still be times when they are helpful for mild irritations and allergies.

Over-the-counter drops primarily fall into three categories: decongestants, lubricants, […]

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 |January 16th, 2009|EyeCare Topics|4 Comments

What to do With Your Glasses After LASIK

There was a recent contest sponsored by a LASIK practice in the DC area on YouTube. The gist of the contest was to make a video of the best way to destroy your glasses after having LASIK. The winner was to receive free LASIK surgery. Many of the videos submitted were quite funny. Originally, we […]

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 |January 13th, 2009|Current Affairs, LASIK, Patient Acknowledgement Letters|0 Comments

What’s Up Doc?? Carrots And Your Eyes

Did you know that carrots contain large quantities of Vitamin A, in the form of beta carotene, which is especially important for eye health? However, eating carrots won’t give you 20/20 vision. Beta carotene’s powerful antioxidants help provide protection against macular degeneration and the development of cataracts, while vitamin A plays a major role in preventing […]

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 |January 4th, 2009|Uncategorized|0 Comments

January is Glaucoma Awareness Month

This year as you begin to make changes to live a happy, healthier life in 2009, resolve to have a glaucoma eye examination. January is Glaucoma Awareness Month. According to the Glaucoma Research Foundation, it is estimated that over 4 million Americans have glaucoma, but only half of those know they have it.

Glaucoma is a condition in […]

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 |January 2nd, 2009|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Happy New Year’s! Watch That Cork: Keeping an Eye on Safety

New Year’s Eve is notoriously one of the worst times of the year for eye injuries due to the fact that many people do not know how to correctly open a champagne bottle. When a bottle is opened improperly, the cork is expelled at a high velocity by the gas pressure in the bottle. If […]

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 29th, 2008|EyeCare Topics, Seasonal eye care tips|0 Comments