Mandel Vision In Focus Newsletter ~ June 2017

Mandel Vision Newsletter - August 2017 Highlights

In this month’s In Focus newsletter, we explore UV safety, dry eye therapy, all-laser LASIK and presbyopia. June is UV Safety Month! 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. …
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Mandel Vision In Focus Newsletter ~ May 2017

September 2016 Newsletter

May is Cataract Awareness Month Cataracts are a clouding of the natural lens of the eye.  This can cause blurry vision and other visual issues. Most patients develop cataracts after age 50, but they can also be congenital. Click here to learn more. This Month’s Eye Health Tip Recent studies suggest that taking a supplement high in meso-zeaxanthin can increase macular pigment centrally. Since the macula is responsible for acute visual tasks, increased pigment in this area can enhance your visual performance and may also …
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Mandel Vision In Focus Newsletter ~ April 2017

November Newsletter

Practicing eye safety while playing sports is critical and can help keep you in the game. And, by ‘sports eye safety’, we mean wearing protective goggles. Ninety percent of all sports-related eye injuries can be avoided with the use of protective eyewear. Click here to read more. This Month’s Eye Health Tip Don’t forget to check the expiration date on your eye drops before each use. Both prescription and over the counter eye drops have an expiration date that shouldn’t be ignored. Eye drops can lose their …
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Mandel Vision In Focus Newsletter ~ March 2017

September 2016 Newsletter

March is Workplace Eye Wellness Month One of the best things you can do for your eyes when you’re at work is to use natural tear drops and take frequent breaks during computer time.  This can alleviate the symptoms of digital eye strain. Click here to read more. This Month’s Eye Health Tip If you have recurrent bright red patches on the white part of your eye, you should consult your primary care physician. Known as subconjunctival hemorrhages, as long as there is no pain …
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Mandel Vision In Focus Newsletter – February 2017

September 2016 Newsletter

February is Age-Related Macular Degeneration Awareness Month  Macular Degeneration, A.K.A. ARMD or AMD, affects more than 10 million Americans and is the leading cause of central vision loss for those aged 55 and older in the United States. Click here to learn more. This Month’s Eye Health Tip The eyes are the windows to the soul…and your health! In fact, signs of systemic diseases often appear in the eye before the rest of the body, so an annual eye exam can protect more than just …
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Castle Connolly Top Doctors: New York Metro Area 2017

Castle Connolly Top Doctors New York Metro Area 2017

Dr. Mandel has been recognized as a Top Doctor: New York Metro Area, by Castle Connolly, for the 16th consecutive year. Click here to read more.

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Mandel Vision In Focus Newsletter ~ January 2017

September 2016 Newsletter

January is Glaucoma Awareness Month Glaucoma is a silent, painless eye disease.  Increased pressure within the eye can cause damage to the delicate optic nerve in the back portion of the eye. If undetected, it can cause permanent vision loss. Click here to read more. This Month’s Eye Health Tip Shingles (AKA: Herpes Zoster) in the eye could lead to vision loss. Shingles, a resurgence of the chicken pox virus, can affect the eye – even without visible blisters on or around the eye. If …
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Mandel Vision In Focus Newsletter ~ December Highlights

November Newsletter

Happy Holidays from Our Family to Yours! Dr. Mandel and the Mandel Vision Team would like to wish you a healthy, happy holiday season.  We are truly thankful for all of our wonderful patients and consider it a privilege that you’ve trusted us with your only pair of eyes. Click here to learn more about our team. This Month’s Eye Health Tip Brimonidine, (Brand name: Alphagan or Alphagan P) an eye drop which is used to treat glaucoma, may have potential as a treatment for Alzheimer’s disease. In …
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Mandel Vision In Focus Newsletter ~ November Highlights

November Newsletter

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. Click here to learn more. 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. Click here to learn more. In the News Several recently published …
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Mandel Vision In Focus Newsletter ~ October Highlights

July Newsletter

October is Halloween Safety Month Protect those peepers this Halloween! If you’re already planning your costume, be sure to leave costume contact lenses out of the equation.  These non-prescription contact lenses can lead to eye infections which are potentially vision-threatening. Click here to learn more about the dangers of these contact lenses. The Month’s Eye Health Tip People with type 2 diabetes who intensively control their blood sugar level were found to have cut their risk of diabetic retinopathy in half. Source: ACCORD Trial Eye Study. Click here to learn more about diabetes and its potential effect on the eye. Meet our Team Members Suki Kaur …
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