Patient Experiences

Hearing From the Patients: Pros and Cons of LASIK Surgery

Pros and Cons of LASIK Surgery
At a recent meeting of the American Academy of Ophthalmology, there were several presentations regarding patient responses to LASIK as well as how the procedure compared to the traditional solutions of contact lenses and glasses.

One study, conducted by the FDA (Food and Drug Administration), the National Eye Institute, and the […]

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By |February 25th, 2015|LASIK, Patient Experiences|0 Comments

Vision FAQs: Can Cataracts Reappear Following Cataract Surgery?

Tackling the common question of post-cataract surgery and vision.
There are many vision problems that plague millions of people across the country each and every year, from minor vision impairments to major diseases that can seriously impact your eyesight. Luckily, with all of the advances in vision technology that have occurred over the years and the […]

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 |April 2nd, 2013|Cataract surgery, EyeCare Topics, Patient Experiences, Q and A|0 Comments

Corn Huskers, Bobsledding, and LASIK

 

Andrew Hain came into the office a few weeks ago for a LASIK evaluation.  He was getting tired of his contacts and jealous of his wife’s LASIK vision.  After determining he was a good candidate, Andrew asked me if I did LASIK on any famous athletes.  When I listed some of many athletes if have […]

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 |March 1st, 2013|LASIK, LASIK for the Gold!, Patient Experiences|0 Comments

Early Results of LipiFlow Dry Eye Treatments Encouraging at EyeCare 20/20

As I previously announced in this blog, EyeCare 20/20 is currently assessing the effectiveness of the first diagnostic and treatment system for evaporative dry eye from Tear Science.  The LipiView diagnostic system and LipiFlow treatment system have been in our office this week.  We have done over 20 treatments and our patients are reporting that it feels “weird” […]

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 |April 26th, 2012|Cutting Edge, Patient Experiences|0 Comments

LASIK for the Gold: US Olympic Training Center Visit Very Impressive

I just returned form a biking trip with some friends to the San Diego area.  While we were there I had a chance to visit the US Olympic Training Center in Chula Vista.  LASIK for the Gold member, Arielle Martin was kind enough to show us around the facility!  It was quite impressive.

Arielle is training […]

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.

Lose the Bifocals: Meet the Happiest Woman in the World

 

We had a chance to celebrate last week at EyeCare 20/20!  We found out that we were the # 1 premium IOL provider in NJ.  Premium IOLs are “botique” implants used after cataract surgery and refractive lens exchange (RLE) to reduce or eliminate the need for glasses or contact lenses.  These lenses include those 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.

“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.

By |January 30th, 2012|Patient Experiences, Refractive Lens Surgery, Video Testimonials|0 Comments

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.