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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Mandel Vision In Focus – January Newsletter

August Newsletter

January Highlights Happy New Year!  Dr. Mandel and the Mandel Vision Team would like to thank all of our patients for a great year! As always, we consider it a privilege that you have all trusted us with your only pair of eyes. We wish you a healthy, happy and prosperous New Year!       This Week’s Eye Health Tip Wearing goggles with a UV400 coating can help protect you from snow blindness. This is a painful condition that is akin to a sunburn …
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Castle Connolly Top Doctors: New York Metro Area 2016

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

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Mandel Vision In Focus Newsletter – December Highlights

August Newsletter

December Highlights Here’s what’s happening at Mandel Vision in December! Happy Holidays! 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. Last Chance to Use Those  Flex-Spending Dollars!  Some things are worth repeating.  With the ‘use it – or lose it’ nature of flexible spending …
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Mandel Vision In Focus – November Newsletter

August Newsletter

November Highlights Here’s what’s happening at Mandel Vision in November! 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 2016.  FSA’s allow employees to set aside tax-free dollars that can be used to pay for some out-of-pocket healthcare costs.  LASIK is one of the many procedures that can be paid for with FSA dollars. …
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