What Your Eyes Say About Your Overall Health
Did you know that your eye color can tell you something about your health? Eyes have long been touted as the gateway to the soul, but they can also provide some interesting clues to our overall health and wellness. There is more to our eyes than vision and beauty. Consider these signals your eyes may […]Read More
Drinking Coffee May Prevent Blindness!
A study from Cornell University found that drinking a cup of coffee a day may prevent eyesight deterioration and even blindness! According to the research, one of coffee’s main ingredients, chlorogenic acid- an antioxidant, may protect against retinal degeneration from glaucoma, aging and diabetes , which may all lead to blindness. The study compared two […]Read More
Ocular Allergies- Causes and Tips for Relief!!
Did you know that… Up to 50% of U.S. residents have allergy symptoms. Among these, 75% have symptoms that affect their eyes (Allergic diseases of the eye. Medical Clinics of North America. January 2006). Common allergy symptoms include: Causes of ocular allergies: Treatment/relief: If the allergy symptoms are not relieved by the first two methods, […]Read More
How smoking harms your vision
Smoking is the single largest preventable cause of disease and premature death in the United States. It harms nearly every organ in your body – including your eyes! Smoking and Cataracts Cataracts (clouding of the eye’s natural lens) are a leading cause of blindness in the world. More than 50 percent of Americans will have […]Read More
LASIK Post-Operative Care
Dr. Schneider: Post-operative care is an important process in your Lasik procedure. If managed properly, you’ll be back to your normal routine in no time. Of course, every doctor will have their own set of post-operative instructions, but here are a few basic guidelines you can expect to follow: First, go home and take a […]Read More
What to Expect from LASIK Surgery with Dr. Mark Schneider
Dr. Schneider: Did you know it takes less than 15 minutes to have LASIK surgery done on both eyes? This in-office procedure is minimally invasive and is performed while the patient is awake and mobile. You may be asking yourself; what exactly can I expect the day of surgery? First, you’ll be given a mild […]Read More
Computer Vision Syndrome
As more and more people work with computers for 8 hours a day, 5 days a week, computer vision syndrome is a problem many people experience, but not many people realize. Computer Vision Syndrome describes a group of eye and vision-related problems that result from prolonged computer use. Many people experience eye discomfort and vision […]Read More
“Budget” LASIK – Good for your wallet, but good for your eyes?
If you have been considering LASIK, you have probably seen the deals and advertisements surrounding cheap LASIK. The procedure typically costs a few thousand dollars per eye. Be wary of centers offering LASIK for a few hundred dollars per eye, for the following reasons. After extra fees, surcharges, etc., the ” fees, surcharges, a few […]Read More
LASIK and Sports
Do you dream of being the next Tiger Woods or LeBron James? Or are you just tired of messing with contacts or glasses before and during sport activities? Like many sports stars of the world (including Tiger and LeBron!), you should consider LASIK eye surgery. Don’t let glasses or contacts hold you back from your […]Read More
When it comes to LASIK, Age is Just a Number
As people live longer, the question arises: what is the maximum age for LASIK surgery? The answer is: there isn’t one. Provided your eyes are healthy, the lens of the eye is clear, you are free of glaucoma, macular degeneration, cataracts and severe dry eye, and you understand that LASIK may not prevent cataracts in […]Read More