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.
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 a recent study from University College London, brimonidine reduced the formation of amyloid proteins in the retinas of rats. These proteins are believed to be linked to Alzheimer’s.
Give the Gift of Sight this Holiday Season!
Having trouble finding the perfect gift for that special someone this holiday season? We can help you with that! There’s no better gift than the gift of sight! Mandel Vision LASIK and PRK laser vision correction gift certificates are now available for laser vision correction with corneal specialist and micro-surgeon, Eric R. Mandel, M.D.
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The Winter (Eye) Blues
Winter is just around the corner. You know what that means: Plummeting temperatures and heaters cranked up to full blast in our homes and offices. Both extreme cold and heat can cause the eyes to be dry and uncomfortable. For those who suffer with chronic dry eye year round, these 2 factors can exacerbate dry eye symptoms. But, fear not, we have a few tips to help you get through the winter months in comfort!