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Patient Experiences

“I already thought I had won when I had LASIK!”

The winner of The most exciting sight after LASIK contest on our FaceBook Page, Anastasia Merken, stopped in this week to receive her iPad. Anastasia won with the following:
The very first thing I saw was a person- I saw Barbara (from EyeCare 20/20) smiling at me and laughing with me as I struggled with my […]

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 25th, 2012|LASIK, Patient Experiences|0 Comments

USA Team Handball’s Jordan Fithian Blogs About LASIK Experience

An update from Jordan Fithian about his LASIK For The Gold surgery.
When an athlete is out on the field or court during their game, their vision is one of the most important tools for their performance. It not only ensures that they can see where they are going and can be successful at the sport […]

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 9th, 2012|EyeCare Topics, LASIK, LASIK for the Gold!, Patient Experiences|0 Comments

Is This the Year You Will Lose the Bifocals?

 

One of the first signs of mortality?  That first time we have difficulty seeing up close and realize “our arms are getting too short.”  And it’s cause?  Presbyopia.  Presbyopia is caused when the eye’s lens, normally soft and flexible, hardens with age and results in blurred reading vision. The hardening of the lens makes it […]

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.

The Best Cataract Surgery in NYC? Right Here in NJ!!

 

I could never understand why so many patients flock to Manhattan, to a “Park Avenue” doctor for their cataract surgery..  In my mind, we provide the latest, and best surgery right here at EyeCare 20/20.  We do more, have better results, and do it in an environment which is much more pleasant for our patients!  […]

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.

Seven Holiday Gifts for the Eye Care Enthusiast in Your Life

Our favorite holiday vision gifts that you need to see to believe.
The holidays are finally here and with just a few days left until Christmas, many holiday shoppers are rushing trying to find last minute gifts or stocking stuffers for all of the most important people in their lives―a classy tie for grandpa, a nice, […]

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.

LASIK for the Gold: USA Fencer’s Ibtihaj Muhammad

 

 

LASIK for the Gold member, Ibtihaj Muhammad was in the office yesterday for her 1 month visit following LASEK. Ibti, who is currently ranked 2 in USA Sabre has her eyes set on the 2012 London Olympics. According to USA Fencing:
Ibtihaj Muhammad is training for the 2012 Olympic Games in London where she could become […]

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Bye Bye Bifocals!

 

I get this all the time, a 40 something patient coming into the office asking about LASIK to correct their bifocal problem.  These patients have gone their whole life without the need for glasses.  Than in the early 40’s reading became difficult, cheaters helped.  As time went by, distance became a blur, and bifocals were […]

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Get Ready, Get Set: How To Properly Prepare For Eye Surgery

Simple steps that will help you prepare for your upcoming surgery.
For anyone who has ever dealt with the frustrating, bothersome effects of poor vision―whether it be from a lifetime of vision problems or eye difficulties that come with age―the idea of corrective eye surgery can seem life-altering and almost too good to be true.

Luckily, with […]

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.

Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA) and LASIK Surgery

Everything you need to know about using FSA for LASIK eye surgery.
Many of the people who have ditched their glasses or contacts for LASIK eye surgery will most likely tell you that it was one of the best investments that they ever made. Just imagine: no more stumbling out of bed in the morning, reaching […]

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 30th, 2011|EyeCare Topics, LASIK, Outside Interests, Patient Experiences|1 Comment

Vision Harvest 2011: Richard’s Dilema

We are in full swing for this year’s Vision Harvest 2011 free cataract day.  Over 30 patients are already scheduled for their surgery on Friday, October 28 at River Drive Surgery Center.

I had the pleasure of meeting Richard this week in the office.  Richard is 52 years old, legally blind from dense cataracts, unemployed, and […]

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