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.
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 potency or change chemical composition over time. They can also become contaminated or develop bacteria that can lead to serious eye infections.
In Eye News
Here at Mandel Vision we are always looking into the future of eye care. A new treatment for dry eye, employing the human protein lubricin, may be on the horizon. As with all new technologies and treatments, we will keep a close eye on this and let you know when it gains FDA approval.
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What Happens if I Move My Eye During LASIK Eye Surgery?
The fear of eye movement during LASIK surgery is a common concern among our patients here at Mandel Vision. The good news is, as with all things LASIK-related, we have you covered! Dr. Mandel will walk you through the procedure to let you know what’s happening and to be sure that you know what to do and where to look throughout the process.