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Is stress causing eye problems?

Are you stressed? Well, we all are! We often feel physically and mentally stressed. Did you know stress can damage your eyes?  Wondering how?  When you are extremely stressed or anxious, there is an overproduction of adrenaline in your body, which causes pressure on your eye and results in blurry vision, muscular tensions, and headaches.  …

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Are Multifocal IOLs the Right Lenses for You?

Did you know annually there are 3 million cataract surgeries performed in the United States?  Why Cataract Surgery is needed?  Cataract causes blurry vision and compromises the vision in bright lights. Your ophthalmologist may suggest cataract surgery in two scenarios.  If the cataract makes it difficult for you to carry out the daily activities.  When a …

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Preventing Eye Injuries at Home

Where do you think most eye injuries occur? At construction sites? Recreational sports? The answer is in your own home. Nearly half of all eye injuries each year occur in and around the home. What's more, home-based eye injuries are on the rise. When an ophthalmologist in the Bronx, or Jamaica, or anywhere in New …

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Tips for Choosing an Ophthalmologist

Besides getting recommendations from friends or family, the most common way people find ophthalmologists is through online research. If you're in the process of looking for an ophthalmologist in Queens or the Bronx, we offer several tips about what to look for when using the internet to search for eye doctors. Regularly visiting an ophthalmologist …

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The Risk of Not Treating Cataracts

Cataract surgery is one of the most commonly performed types of eye surgery. Left untreated, cataracts can lead to vision impairment, vision loss, and even blindness. The World Health Organization reports that cataracts are the leading cause of blindness in the world. One of the goals we have at New York Ophthalmology is providing accurate …

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Are Multifocal IOLs the Right Lenses for You?

Cataract surgery is one of the most common procedures performed, and you'll likely have to consider it at some point. The procedure continues evolving, thanks to technological advances that have increased the number of options available for replacement lenses. New York Ophthalmology offers these choices to cataract surgery patients at our Bronx and Queens, NY, …

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New York Ophthalmology: Welcome to Our Family

While we often discuss procedures and answer common eye care questions on this blog, we want to take a moment here to share our story as a practice: From how we began to what makes our patient care outstanding. At New York Ophthalmology, we are proud to provide those looking for an ophthalmologist in Queens …

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Diabetic eye that has been properly taken care of, reducing the effects diabetes can have on an eye.

4 Ways Diabetes Can Affect Your Eyes

People who have diabetes, especially those who are recently diagnosed, may not be fully aware of how the disease can affect their eyes. Eye care is an extremely crucial part of managing diabetes. A number of specific conditions need to be monitored and treated by ophthalmologists who specialize in diabetic eye care, such as those …

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