Posts ByJoel Kestenbaum, OD, Author at Long Island Eye Doctor | Page 7 of 11
Question: What do all these activities have in common?
- Walking on the beach or sunbathing on the beach
- Playing baseball
- Long hikes with your spouse, family or friends
- Driving the convertible with the top …
One of the first lessons I learned in optometry school was that diabetes was a leading cause of blindness. We were taught that early diagnosis was the key to preserving good eyesight. We were also taught that educating our patients …
It’s Allergy Season. Do you know where your tissues are?
Every year, I stock up on over-the-counter allergy eye drops and pre-write prescriptions for allergy medications in anticipation of the droves of patients reporting to me with eye allergy symptoms. …
A visual defect in which distant objects appear blurred because their images are focused in front of the retina rather than on it; nearsightedness. Also called short sightedness.
A perceptual defect …
Over-the-Counter Readers. Are they helpful or harmful?
Everywhere we shop we are exposed to over-the-counter readers. They are in all the drug stores, supermarkets, department stores, big-box retailers and even in eye doctor’s offices. They come …