November is Diabetic Eye Disease Awareness Month
8.1 million Americans are unaware that they are diabetic and 86 million Americans aged 20 or older are pre-diabetic. This is why routine, annual physicals (including bloodwork) are so important.
This Month’s Eye Health Tip
Some yoga positions may increase the pressure in your eye, particularly the head down positions such as downward dog. Patients with glaucoma should consult their glaucoma specialist before practicing these yoga positions.
In the News
Several recently published studies involving LASIK in the military may help address your concerns and possible misconceptions about LASIK laser vision correction. These studies address night vision as well as the stability of the corneal flap. These are two of the most common concerns among our LASIK patients.
New on the Blog
LASIK and Flexible Spending Accounts
It’s that time of year again, so use it or lose it! If you’re considering undergoing LASIK in 2017, don’t miss the deadline for contributing to your flexible spending account (FSA) this year. LASIK is one of the elective procedures which qualifies for payment with tax-free dollars from your FSA account.
Eric R. Mandel, M.D. | Mandel Vision | 212-734-0111 | firstname.lastname@example.org| www.mandelvision.com