Mandel Vision Newsletter ~ in Focus ~ February 2019 Highlights
We discuss macular degeneration, UV 400 protection and LASIK surgery in this month’s Mandel Vision – in Focus – Newsletter.
February is Age-Related Macular Degeneration Awareness Month!
IF YOU HAVE A RELATIVE WITH MACULAR DEGENERATION ( ARMD OR AMD), YOU HAVE A CONSIDERABLY HIGHER CHANCE OF DEVELOPING THE DISEASE YOURSELF.
ARMD is the leading cause of blindness among older Americans. Click here to learn more about this vision-threatening eye disease.
This Month’s Featured Eye Health Tip
WEARING SUNGLASSES SHOULDN’T BE LIMITED TO SUNNY DAYS.
Ultraviolet (UV) rays from the sun can penetrate cloud cover. UV rays can cause both short and long term eye damage. Wearing sunglasses with a UV400 protective coating when outdoors, even when it’s cloudy, can help protect your eyes from the damaging effects of UV rays.
Click here to learn more about UV safety.
LASIK IS A SURGEON-DEPENDENT PROCEDURE.
Although technology is important, there is still a large portion of LASIK surgery that requires surgical skill. The corneal flap is extremely delicate and thinner than a human hair. This is why it’s important to choose a corneal specialist for your LASIK procedure. Click here to read about more key points to consider when choosing your LASIK surgeon.
New on the Blog
ARE THERE ANY RESTRICTIONS AFTER LASIK SURGERY?
This is the number one question we hear from patients when they come in for their free LASIK consultation with Dr. Mandel. We completely understand why this is important. Knowing what you can and can’t do afterward often helps you decide the timing of your LASIK surgery. So, we thought it would be helpful to make these answers available to you, our prospective LASIK patients, during the research phase of your decision-making process. To that end, we’ve compiled a list of the most frequently asked questions about restrictions after LASIK surgery at Mandel Vision below, along with Dr. Mandel’s answers.
Click here to read the full blog post.