Monthly Archives: October 2017

Mandel Vision Newsletter ~ In Focus ~ October 2017 Highlights

October 2017 Mandel Vision Highlights In this month’s Mandel Vision Newsletter ~ In Focus ~ we discuss Halloween safety, flexible spending, eye drop safety and amblyopia. October is Halloween Safety Month Planning your Halloween costume? Leave costume contact lenses out of the equation. Non-prescription contact lenses could cause a vision-threatening eye infection. Just DON’T do it! Click here to learn more.  This Month’s Featured Eye Health Tip: Don’t forget to check the expiration date on your eye drops before each use. Both prescription and over …
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Amblyopia

Amblyopia

Amblyopia, or lazy eye, is a condition in which the visual acuity in one eye doesn’t fully develop, usually beginning from birth towards early childhood. Once the vision is lost, glasses or contacts cannot be corrective . The quantity of vision in the amblyopic eye varies from patient to patient, but at the least, the vision is worse than in the other eye.  If undetected and left untreated, the vision in that eye will never fully develop as the brain …
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