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Posts ByMichelle Zalaznick, OD, Author at Long Island Eye Doctor | Page 2 of 2

Is your contact lens solution really disinfecting your lenses?

June 25, 2014 |

In 2007, there was an outbreak of serious eye infections in soft lens wearers. The cause of this outbreak, according to the FDA, was some multi-purpose solutions. The FDA also identified other reasons multi- purpose solutions would not effectively disinfect reusable … Read More

False eyelashes add length- but are they safe?

May 23, 2014 |

All the celebrities do it! Every woman wants to have long beautiful eyelashes. But wearing these false eyelashes should come with a warning. False eyelashes can cause irritations and infections in the eyes. The eyelashes are attached with a formaldehyde … Read More

Applying Make-up While Driving. A Dangerous Situation

April 30, 2014 |

While I was driving to the gym this morning, I noticed the woman in the car in front of me. She had her visor down and mirror light on the whole time I was following her. I knew she was … Read More

How Does Alcohol Influence Eyesight?

April 16, 2014 |

Drinking alcohol has short and long term effects on eyes. Short term effects include blurry or double vision. These usually wear off as the level of alcohol diminishes in your bloodstream. The effects are not permanent.

Excessive drinking of … Read More

The harmful effects of blue light

March 26, 2014 |

Recently, there is a lot of talk about the harmful effects of exposure to high energy blue light. High energy blue light can be found in cool white flourescent tubes, computers, smart phones and televisions. Some of  the long term … Read More

The Worst Ideas For Your Eyes

February 28, 2014 |

I was watching a late night television show and there was a feature titled “Worse Ideas”. That made me think about some of the worse ideas I have heard about people’s eyes!

1. Re-wearing 1-day Contact lenses.  These … Read More

Love At First Sight

February 14, 2014 |

What does your newborn baby see when they are born.  At first babies are very nearsighted so they cannot see very well.  Their vision is between 20/200 and 20/400 which corresponds to the big E on the eye chart. Babies … Read More

Contact Lenses in Pregnancy

February 5, 2014 |

Wearing contact lenses during pregnancy is safe. Of course, women should have a complete eye examination before or during their pregnancy.  During pregnancy there are many changes that occur to the women’s body that can affect the ability … Read More

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