Monthly Archives: June 2019

Monovision Laser Vision Correction: An Alternative to Reading Glasses

One of the most common questions we hear from prospective patients over the age of 40 is: “Am I a candidate for LASIK or PRK laser vision correction if I only need reading glasses?” The answer may surprise you: It’s yes! The common misconception is that laser vision correction is only for patients who are lifelong glasses or contact lens wearers. However, with the advantage of the monovision  approach, patients who only wear reading glasses can also benefit from the procedure. …
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Mandel Vision Newsletter ~In Focus ~June 2019 Highlights

Mandel Vision Newsletter ~ In Focus ~ June 2019 Highlights We discuss fireworks safety, safe contact lens regimens and monovision laser vision correction in this month’s Mandel Vision – in Focus – Newsletter. June is Fireworks Safety Month! Leave the fireworks to the professionals! According to the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, 250 people on average go to the emergency room every day with fireworks-related injuries in the month around the July 4th holiday. Click here to learn more about fireworks eye safety. This Month’s Featured Eye Health Tip It’s important to pay …
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Ultraviolet (UV) Rays and Your Eyes

Ultraviolet (UV) Rays and the Sun | Mandel Vision Blog Post

Most people are aware of the danger that ultraviolet (UV) rays from the sun can pose to the skin.  What isn’t as well known is that UV rays can also cause damage to the eyes. Wearing sunglasses that block 100% of the harmful UV rays from the sun can help protect your eyes from developing future eye conditions.  Keep in mind that UV rays can penetrate cloud cover, so sunglasses are important even on overcast days. What are UV Rays? …
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