Mandel Vision Newsletter ~ In Focus ~ June 2019 Highlights
We discuss fireworks safety, safe contact lens regimens and monovision laser vision correction in this month’s Mandel Vision – in Focus – Newsletter.
June is Fireworks Safety Month!
Leave the fireworks to the professionals! According to the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, 250 people on average go to the emergency room every day with fireworks-related injuries in the month around the July 4th holiday.
This Month’s Featured Eye Health Tip
It’s important to pay attention to the manufacturer-recommended replacement schedule for contact lenses.
There are multiple types of contact lenses available and they each have a different, manufacturer-recommended, replacement schedule. It’s important that you follow this schedule closely to avoid degradation of the lens material, which could lead to corneal abrasions as well as serious eye infections.
Can I drink alcohol on the day of my LASIK surgery?
Drinking alcohol dehydrates you, which can also dry out your eyes. We want your eyes to be in the best possible condition as you heal on the day of your LASIK surgery, so save the cocktails and the celebration for the next day!
New on the Blog
Monovision Laser Vision Correction: An Alternative to Reading Glasses
One of the most common questions we hear from prospective patients over the age of 40 is: “Am I a candidate for LASIK or PRK laser vision correction if I only need reading glasses?” The answer may surprise you: It’s yes!