Mandel Vision Newsletter ~ In Focus ~ July 2018 Highlights

Mandel Vision Newsletter ~ In Focus ~ July 2018 Highlights

Mandel Vision discusses the dangers of wearing contact lenses to the beach, corneal thickness and LASIK surgery and more in our latest Mandel Vision  ~ In Focus ~ Newsletter.

Summer is here!

So, now is a good time for an important reminder:  The ocean and contact  lenses don’t mix!

Play it safe at the beach this summer and don’t go in the water while wearing your contact lenses. This can result in serious eye infections.

Click here to read more about contact lens safety.

 This Week’s Featured 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 help prevent the onset or progression of ARMD (Age-Related Macular Degeneration).

Click here to read more.

LASIK 411

Corneal Thickness and LASIK Surgery

There’s a lot of talk these days about the importance of corneal thickness when considering LASIK eye surgery, but what does it really mean and how important is it in determining candidacy for LASIK?  Although it’s not the only factor used to determine LASIK candidacy, corneal thickness is definitely an important one.

Click here to read more.

New on the Blog

How to Get the Most Out of Your Eye Drops

We use eye drops for a multitude of reasons:  to lubricate dry, tired eyes, to alleviate itching and burning from allergies, to treat conjunctivitis (AKA:  “pink eye”), for routine care following eye surgery and to treat chronic eye diseases such as glaucoma.  No matter the reason, there is a proper way to use eye drops to make sure you get the most out of them.

Click here to read the full blog post.

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