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4 LASIK Alternatives You Should Know About

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, approximately 700,000 Americans undergo LASIK annually.

There are many reasons to explain the prevalence of LASIK […]

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By |July 15th, 2014|Cutting Edge, EyeCare Topics|0 Comments

4 Common Eye Myths Debunked

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 to keeping your eyes healthy, they are going to want to share it with everyone. […]

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By |July 3rd, 2014|EyeCare Topics|0 Comments

6 Fascinating Facts About Your Eyes And Your Vision

Want to learn some truly interesting facts about the way you see? Read on!
Because our eyes and our vision are such a established, essential aspect of our human make-up, we often overlook just how amazing and fascinating they are. For instance, when you are looking out over a gorgeous sunset or sitting down to watch […]

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By |May 15th, 2014|Cutting Edge, EyeCare Topics|0 Comments

Putting The Issue Of Soaring Prescription Prices Under The Microscope

Doctors all across the country are teaming up to uncover the reasoning behind huge rises in prescription drug prices.
For several years now, we here at EyeCare 20/20 have written extensively about the unequal prices in similar vision care medications—namely Avastin and Lucentis, prescription medications that help to treat age-related macular degeneration (AMD).  While these drugs […]

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By |May 6th, 2014|Community, Current Affairs, EyeCare Topics, Outside Interests|0 Comments

What Senior Vision Care Services Are Covered Under Medicare?

Looking into what Medicare services seniors can expect through Medicare.
For seniors who suffer from common age-related vision problems such as cataracts or glaucoma, Medicare can be extremely helpful. For example, in many cases, it can help cover the many different tests and doctors appointments that are involved in the diagnosis and treatment of these vision […]

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By |May 1st, 2014|Cataract surgery, EyeCare Topics, Senior Vision|0 Comments

Women Who Take Oral Contraceptives May Be More at Risk for Glaucoma

New study shows that birth control pills may lead to serious eye disease.
Whenever we begin taking a new medication or health product, we are often much more concerned with the positives that it will bring to our lives than we are with the negatives. In fact, whenever you pick up a new prescription, whether it […]

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By |November 19th, 2013|Cutting Edge, EyeCare Topics, In the Journals|0 Comments

5 Lifestyle Choices To Improve The Health Of Your Eyes

Improving your eye health may be as simple as improving your lifestyle choices.
It is no secret that regular visits to your ophthalmologist are the best way to ensure proper eye health and  prevent the onset of possible vision diseases. However, what many people do not often realize is that the care and keeping of your […]

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By |April 18th, 2013|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Spring Sports Safety: Protect Your Eyes While Keeping Active

Tips for keeping your eyes protected during sports and athletics.
Now that we have officially entered the month of March, it is nearly time to put away our winter weather gear for good and begin breaking out everything we need to tackle the outdoors once again. Whether you are a student who is involved with spring […]

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Could Taking Aspirin Lead To Vision Problems Later In Life?

New study suggests that aspirin use may be the cause of senior vision problems.
When it comes to our health, everyone has their own beliefs that they follow in order to help themselves get better when they are feeling ill. For instance, many people believe that tea with lemon is all it takes to improve the […]

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By |January 24th, 2013|Current Affairs, Cutting Edge, EyeCare Topics|0 Comments

Welcome to 2013: Vision Resolutions for the New Year

Consider making these beneficial resolutions for 2013.
One of the greatest aspects of the new year is the fact that everyone gets to start over with a fresh start and a clean slate. Some people use this opportunity to say goodbye to their bad habits and past mistakes and vow to change their ways in the […]

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