April is Sports Eye Safety Month
This Week’s Eye Health Tip
Polarized lenses cut glare but don’t block ultraviolet (UV) rays. UV rays can cause both short and long term damage to your eyes. Make sure your polarized sunglasses also have a special UV coating which blocks 100% of harmful UV rays.
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Kimberly Procci, C.O.T.
Lead Ophthalmic Technician
With over 25 years of experience in private practice ophthalmology, Kim has worked as our lead ophthalmic technician and clinical administrator for more than 16 years, managing a staff of 7 employees. Her skills were honed in Seattle and Chicago where she worked for two of the most prestigious refractive surgeons before relocating to Manhattan in 1999…
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LASIK May be Safer than Contact Lenses
It may surprise you to know that LASIK eye surgery may be safer than contact lenses for some patients. As a long time corneal specialist, Dr. Mandel has seen his share of complications referred to his practice. So, in addition to his LASIK laser vision correction patients, Dr. Mandel has seen many patients over the years who suffer from side effects and complications of contact lens wear. Many patients don’t realize the responsibility that comes with wearing contact lenses. Sometimes it’s simply a lack of education that causes these complications. Being properly informed can greatly minimize the risks of wearing a potential petrie dish of bacteria on your cornea!
Eric R. Mandel | Mandel Vision | 212-734-0111 | firstname.lastname@example.org | www.mandelvision.com