Mandel Vision In Focus Newsletter – September Highlights

September 2016 Newsletter

September is Healthy Aging Month Seniors are particularly at risk for eye disease. There are some eye diseases that are silent, or without symptoms, so routine annual eye exams are a must. Schedule that eye exam today! Click here to learn more about eye diseases affecting seniors.   This Month’s Eye Health Tip 90% of all sports-related eye injuries can be prevented with the use of protective eye wear. So, be sure to wear goggles with polycarbonate lenses which are 10 times more impact resistant than other materials. Click here for more eye health tips. In the …
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Mandel Vision In Focus Newsletter ~ August Highlights

August 2016 Newsletter

August is Children’s Eye Health Safety Month! Routine eye exams are not only important for adults.  Children should have annual eye exams too, starting at age 6 months.  Early detection of some childhood vision problems can really make a huge difference in a child’s life, both now and in the future. Click here to read more about the types of screening tests involved in a child’s eye exam. This Week’s Eye Health Tip: If macular degeneration (AKA: AMD or ARMD) runs in your family, you have a considerably higher chance of developing the disease yourself. macular degeneration …
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Mandel Vision In Focus Newsletter ~ July Highlights

July Newsletter

  July is Firework Safety Month Although we realize the 4th is history, there are a fair amount of fireworks-related injuries that occur after the holiday.  Please be safe this year and leave the fireworks shows to the professionals.  Click here to read more. This Week’s Eye Heal Tip If you have blue or green eyes, you may be more sensitive to the damaging UV rays from the sun.  Wearing sunglasses with a special UV 400 coating can help protect your eyes.  Don’t forget that …
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Mandel Vision In Focus – June Newsletter

June Newsletter

June Highlights June is UV Safety Month!  Contrary to popular belief, polarized lenses cut glare but don’t block ultraviolet rays.  UV rays can cause both short and long term damage to your eyes.  Make sure your polarized sunglasses also have a special UV400 coating which blocks 100% of UV rays. Click here for more eye health tips. This Week’s Eye Health Tip! Allergy medication, both in oral and eye drop form, can exacerbate dry eye symptoms.  Using natural tear drops, at least 4 times a day, while …
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Mandel Vision In Focus – May Newsletter

May 2017 Newsletter

May Highlights May is Cataract Awareness Month Cataracts are a leading cause of blindness in the U.S. A cataract is a clouding of the natural crystalline lens of the eye. If you live long enough, you will develop cataracts at some point in your life, typically after age 50. Click here to read more about cataracts. This Week’s Eye Health Tip Medical marijuana cannot replace your glaucoma medication. Studies have shown that marijuana does lower intraocular pressure (IOP), however only for short periods of time.  IOP needs …
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Mandel Vision In Focus – April Newsletter

April 2017 Newsletter

April Highlights April is Sports Eye Safety Month Wearing protective goggles during sports can greatly reduce your chance of eye injuries. Goggles can protect you not only from a ball hitting you in the eye, but also from getting poked or elbowed in the eye during contact sports. Click here to read about LASIK and sports. 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 …
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Laser Vision Correction in the 21st Century

Dr. Mandel educated attendees at the Shaare Zedek Medical Center Health Day Conference about the latest techniques and technology in LASIK and PRK laser vision correction by presenting his lecture: Laser Vision Correction in the 21st Century.

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Mandel Vision In Focus – March 2016 Newsletter

August Newsletter

  March 2016 Highlights March is Workplace Eye Wellness Month One of the most frequent complaints we hear from patients is that their eyes feel tired or strained at the end of their workday. This is frequently caused by staring at digital devices such as computer screens, tablets or smartphones, for long periods of time. Following some simple tips from Dr. Mandel can help alleviate the symptoms of digital eye strain and keep your eyes more comfortable during close vision …
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Mandel Vision In Focus Newsletter – February 2016 Highlights

August Newsletter

February is National ARMD and Low Vision Awareness Month    February is National ARMD and Low Vision Awareness Month. ARMD 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 read more about ARMD.     This Week’s Eye Health Tip Adding a humidifier to your dry eye regimen through the winter months can help keep your eyes more comfortable.* In cooler weather the air tends to be dry, which can …
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Castle Connolly America’s Top Doctors 2016

Dr. Mandel is the only exclusive laser vision correction surgeon, in the New York Metro area, to have been selected as one of America’s Top Doctors by Castle Connolly, for 15 consecutive years. Click here  to read more.

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