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The Cost of Clear Vision: Does Medicare Cover Cataract Surgery?

Understanding the cost of cataract surgery and how much Medicare can help.
With cataracts being one of the leading causes of vision loss (nearly 20.5 million Americans age 40 and older are affected by this common vision problem), it is reassuring to know that cataract removal is possible and often leaves patients with clear, uninterrupted vision. […]

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By |September 26th, 2013|Cataract surgery, EyeCare Topics, Outside Interests, Senior Vision|0 Comments

11 Noteworthy Vision Facts From Alcon’s Consumer Cataract Campaign

A new Alcon study unveils much about this common vision problem.
While cataracts remain one of the most common age-related vision problems among seniors in America, very few people know the ins and outs of this vision problem. However, as the aging population continues to grow, it is more important than ever for seniors and their […]

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New Cell Phone App Aims To Correct World Cataract Problems

The PEEK app may significantly improve the way the world treats cataracts.
Technology is amazing. Not only have recent technological innovations in the medical industry given us some of the most cutting-edge, state of the art equipment in the world to help improve our eyesight, treat vision disorders and improve our overall quality of life, but […]

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Are LED Contact Lenses The Future Of Video Viewing?

A new technology may actually project LED images right inside of our eyes.
In the last decade, watching movies and television has become more portable than ever. You can catch a big sports game right on your cell phone while you are out with friends, or you can stream movies and shows right from your tablet, […]

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 |August 15th, 2013|Current Affairs, Cutting Edge, EyeCare Topics, Outside Interests|0 Comments

Cataract Surgery Can Help To Decrease Motor Accidents

A new study shows that having cataract surgery can help with road safety.
Driving can often times be scary, especially if you live in a place with harsh weather conditions season after season. During the spring and summer months, rain storms can compromise your vision and cause you to have difficulty seeing the roads in front […]

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What Should You Do If You Get Something Stuck In Your Eye?

Always exercise extreme caution when trying to remove something from your eye.
The summer season is always full of exciting adventures! Weekends away at the beach building sand castles in the sand, summer little league games with your kids, floating on the boat all day in the sunshine. No matter what your idea of the perfect […]

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4 Videos That Will Change The Way You See Your Eyes

These optical YouTube videos will give you a better glimpse into your vision.
There are many advantages that come with having strong, healthy eyesight. For instance, being able to see and gaze at the world around us, being able to form visual opinions and reactions to events taking place, and many other essential life skills! For […]

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 |August 1st, 2013|EyeCare Topics, Outside Interests, Seasonal eye care tips|0 Comments

A Checklist For Finding Sun-Safe Summer Sunglasses

Ensure that you are getting high-quality, safe sunglasses to protect your eyes.
Wearing sunglasses is one of the most important things you can do to protect your vision―not just in the summer season, but all year round. In fact, it may just be THE single most important thing you can do when it comes to maintaining […]

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Why Do We Sometimes Get Red Eye When Taking Photos?

Uncovering why our eyes sometimes turn colors when taking photographs.
The summer season is full of fun and exciting activities for your whole family to participate in. Whether you have been spending the majority of your long, sunny afternoons swimming in the pool, or your kids have been busy enrolled in summer camps and sports, you […]

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Fun Vision Activities To Put Your Eyes To The Test

Challenge your vision with these fun and challenging eye tests.
Our sense of vision is very tricky business. There are a lot of complicated elements behind-the-scenes that work to ensure that we can see the world clearly. This includes muscles that make sure that our eyes function properly, cells that determine whether or not we can […]

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By |July 11th, 2013|EyeCare Topics, Outside Interests|0 Comments