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Essential Tips For Preventing Eye Injuries

July 24, 2014 - Posted by admin

We oftentimes take our sight for granted. Eye injuries can quickly remind us how precious our eye health is. Luckily, however, in most cases eye injuries can be prevented. July is eye injury prevention month. More than 2,000 eye injuries …

 
 
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Smart Contacts: Google’s Investment in the Future of Medical Technology

July 21, 2014 - Posted by admin

On January 16, 2014, Google announced that it was partnering with the Swiss pharmaceutical company Novartis to produce the world’s first smart contact lenses. With this new venture into the growing field of wearable medical technology, Google appears to be …

 
 
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Can Cataract Surgery Slow Dementia Symptoms?

July 17, 2014 - Posted by admin

A new study has found a link between cataract surgery and an improvement in the symptoms of dementia patients. For millions of people worldwide, cataract surgery restores vision and increases their quality of life through a relatively simple procedure. Now, …

 
 
LASIK Alternatives

4 LASIK Alternatives You Should Know About

July 15, 2014 - Posted by admin

Since obtaining FDA approval in 1995, more than 12 million people in the United States have had LASIK eye surgery. By 2000, more than 2 million Americans had received the procedure, though this number has decreased steadily since then. Currently, …

 
 
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Cataract Laser Surgery: What To Expect During The Procedure

July 10, 2014 - Posted by admin

Cataract surgery is among the safest and most common forms of surgery performed today. Advances in technology have made cataract treatment less invasive, reduced recovery time, and enhanced the quality of vision after the procedure. Cataracts Are A Common Vision …

 
 
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Can Drinking Coffee Lead To Better Eye Health?

July 8, 2014 - Posted by admin

Brewing a pot of coffee is a morning routine for millions of people, and research has shown that drinking coffee comes with a number of health benefits. Coffee is associated with reduced risks of Parkinson’s disease, type 2 diabetes, and …

 
 
Eye Health

4 Common Eye Myths Debunked

July 3, 2014 - Posted by admin

The eye is such a complex and fascinating part of the human body, that it’s no surprise people have gathered some superstitions and beliefs of their own when it comes to eye care. If someone thinks they’ve unlocked the secret …

 
 
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State-of-the-Art Laser Cataract Care From Dr. Silverman And The EyeCare 20/20 Team

July 1, 2014 - Posted by admin

The last ten years have witnessed a revolution in cataract treatment. Laser eye procedures have made cataract surgery less invasive through eliminating the surgeon’s hand-guided scalpel in favor of incredibly precise incisions made by laser. The results have transformed cataract …

 
 
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Technology Offers Hope To Glaucoma Sufferers

June 26, 2014 - Posted by admin

Glaucoma is a leading cause of blindness – and there is as yet no cure for the disease. While vision loss to glaucoma cannot be restored, surgery and medication can halt the spread of the disease – making early diagnosis …

 
 
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Nearsighted? You’re Not Alone

June 24, 2014 - Posted by admin

It used to be that wearing glasses could get you teased. Not so long ago, glasses were uncommon enough to draw attention. Not any more. Among children, one in four now requires some form of corrective lenses. But of all …