LASIK and Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA’s)

LASIK and Flexible Spending Accounts 2014

It’s flex spending time!  If you’re thinking about LASIK and are lucky enough to have an FSA (Flexible Spending Account), you’ll need to contribute to the account soon in order to use those dollars in 2022. What is an FSA? An FSA is an account set up by employers which allows employees to set aside tax-free dollars.  By putting this money aside, the employee pays no Federal, FICA or State taxes on the amount in their FSA account. This money …
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Annual Eye Exams: Your Best Defense Against Vision Loss

The Importance of Annual Eye Exams | Mandel Vision Blog Post

Start the new year off right with a commitment to your eye health! An annual eye exam is just as important as an annual physical. In fact, there are a lot of systemic diseases that present in the eye before the rest of the body, so an eye exam can often help protect more than just your eyesight. There are also eye diseases that are silent, and the best prognosis is achieved by early detection and intervention. An annual eye …
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Give the Gift of Sight this Holiday Season!

LASIK Gift Certificate | Mandel Vision

Having trouble finding the perfect gift for that special someone this holiday season?  There’s no better gift than the gift of sight!  Mandel Vision LASIK and PRK gift certificates are now available for laser vision correction with corneal specialist and micro-surgeon, Eric R. Mandel, M.D. Why give the gift of sight?  There are so many reasons!  Here are just a few: Freedom If you’ve never worn glasses or contact lenses, it’s hard to understand just how liberating LASIK and PRK laser vision correction can …
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Is Your Face Mask Causing Your Eyes to Feel Dry and Irritated?

If you feel as if your eyes have been more dry and irritated over the past several months, you’re not alone.  Researchers at the University of Utah [i] have found that daily face mask use may be exacerbating the symptoms of dry eye. Eye practitioners have seen a significant increase in cases of dry eye since the beginning of the COVID-19 crisis, which include patients who never had dry eyes prior to the pandemic. These practitioners have attributed this rise in cases to regular face mask wear, …
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COVID-19 Essential Workers Appreciation Discount

During this difficult time, we want you to know that we at Mandel Vision are here for you.   As a show of appreciation for all our COVID-19 heroes, we are offering $1500.00* off LASIK and PRK, for all essential workers, through the month of June. Interest-deferred financing is available for those who qualify. One of our experienced LASIK consultants will be happy to go over the details with you at the time of your free evaluation. This discount applies …
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How Accessible is Your LASIK Surgeon?

There are many factors that set Mandel Vision apart from other laser vision correction centers, but perhaps none as important as our hands on approach and the availability of our LASIK surgeon, Dr. Eric R. Mandel, M.D. Dr. Mandel has always taken a personalized approach to his practice.  In fact, he calls it a boutique LASIK experience.  No two patients are alike. With our wavefront customized topography-integrated iDesign laser system, (boy, that’s a mouthful!) the uniqueness of each patient’s visual error …
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The Customization of Laser Vision Correction

iDesign Refractive Studio | LASIK Technology | Mandel Vision

The customization of laser vision correction procedures is not a new concept to  Eric R. Mandel, M.D ., founder and medical director of Mandel Vision. As a researcher for laser vision correction since 1984, he recognized very early in his surgical career the importance of getting to know his patients as individuals. As such, he has always tried to customize the procedure based on age and visual needs. Dr. Mandel now has the advanced technological tools necessary to truly optimize those results. The difference …
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Mandel Vision ~ Making LASIK Surgery Affordable

LASIK surgery is a life-changing procedure . So, why doesn’t everyone who wears glasses or contact lenses do it? One of the main reasons is that it’s expensive. In fact, the more experienced the LASIK surgeon and the more advanced the LASIK technology, the more expensive it gets.  Here at Mandel Vision, we don’t want you to bargain with your only pair of eyes. Instead, we want to enable you to base your decision on the quality of care you receive. With …
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The Many Potential Health Benefits of CBD (Cannabidiol)

Cannabidiol, or CBD, products have become extremely popular since the passage of the U.S. Farm Bill in 2018, which legalized industrial hemp and CBD in all 50 states.  What is CBD? According to Miriam Webster, cannabidiol (CBD) is a crystalline, nonintoxicating cannabinoid (C21H30O2) found in cannabis and hemp that is sometimes used medicinally. [i] Although CBD is the second most abundant of the active ingredients of cannabis, better known as marijuana, CBD is derived directly from the hemp plant and therefore contains only trace amounts …
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Can Blue Light Damage Your Eyes?

Can blue light damage your eyes?  This is an important question considering the amount of time we spend on our digital devices. In fact, American adults spend more than 11 hours per day watching, reading, listening or simply interacting with media, according to a new study by market-research group Nielsen. [i] The short answer to this question presently is no.  There is no scientific evidence to date that blue light from digital devices is harmful to the eyes.  That said, the …
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