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Like you, we are eager and hopeful that the worst of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) will soon be in our rearview mirror. As we collectively start to emerge from this life altering period and work toward returning to a state of normalcy or defining what our new normal will be, it is our goal to continue […]

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PanOptix® Trifocal Cataract Lens

  The PanOptix® lens is the first and only trifocal lens available in the United States.  It is the latest advancement from the Acrysof® Family of Lenses – the most implanted cataract replacement lenses worldwide.  Dr. Doxanas and Dr. Goel have had great success with these new lenses.  They even make a lens for patients […]

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Show Your Eyes Some Love This Valentine’s Day, With Dark Chocolate

Feb. 12, 2019 Whether you’re celebrating Valentine’s Day or Galentine’s Day, here’s a gift that will show anyone you care: Dark chocolate. That’s because it may sweeten their vision. Many studies have shown that the antioxidants in dark chocolate called flavanols are good for the heart, the brain, and even for people with diabetes. The latest research suggests […]

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Here’s Why People With Diabetes Shouldn’t Skip Eye Appointments

Nov. 30, 2018 If you develop proliferative diabetic retinopathy, a blinding eye disease caused by diabetes, ophthalmologists have two treatment options: Lasers or needles. Proliferative diabetic retinopathy happens when abnormal new blood vessels grow inside the eye, potentially leading to bleeding or retinal detachment, which can cause vision loss. The goal of treatment is to stop the growth of those […]

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SLT – Laser Trabeculoplasty

What is a laser trabeculoplasty? Laser trabeculoplasty is a type of eye surgery that treats open-angle glaucoma.  With glaucoma, aqueous humor does not drain properly from the front of the eye.  Pressure builds in the eye, which damages the optic nerve.  If it is not treated, glaucoma leads to blindness.  Laser trabeculoplasty helps fluid drain […]

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Here’s How To Open a Champagne Bottle Without Hurting Your Eye

Aug. 28, 2019 Champagne signals a time of celebration – but opening bubbly can come with some risks. A Champagne cork can fly up to 50 mph as it leaves the bottle — fast enough to shatter glass. If the cork hits an eye, it can cause bleeding, abrasions and even glaucoma. Champagne Cork Injuries Are No Joke […]

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Eye Medication Mix-Ups

Jul. 31, 2019 Have you ever confused your eyedrop medications with some other medicine in a similar dropper bottle? If so, know that you are not alone. Unfortunately, these mix-ups when trying to put in eye drops are common. Six Tips To Avoid Eye Drop Mix-Ups 1. Keep them apart. Do not store eye drops […]

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How IPL can Help Treat Rosacea

About Rosacea Rosacea is a chronic skin condition which expresses itself in redness on the face and sometimes on the neck and chest. The exact cause of Rosacea is yet unknown and many who are affected by it are unaware of their condition. Rosacea can be effectively treated using Intense Pulsed Light (IPL). IPL uses […]

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May. 16, 2014 We all use sunscreen to protect our skin, but don’t forget to protect your eyes as well. Summertime means more time spent outdoors, and studies show that exposure to bright sunlight may increase the risk of developing cataracts and growths on the eye, including cancer. The same risk applies when using tanning beds, so be […]

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Are Computer Glasses Worth It?

Apr. 27, 2017 Eyeglasses that claim to filter out blue light from computers, smartphones and tablets are becoming increasingly popular. Ads for these glasses claim overexposure to blue light can cause a number of problems. The problems supposedly linked to blue light range from dry eyes to digital eye strain, sleep cycle disruption and even macular degeneration, which causes […]

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