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Glaucoma: The Silent Vision Thief

Glaucoma is one of the leading causes of blindness. And yet, once detected, it can be slowed in most cases—sometimes via surgery. The vision that is lost, however, cannot be restored. Most cases of glaucoma develop slowly, with a gradual loss of peripheral (or side) vision. However, by the time people notice they have lost …

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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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20/20 vision – It’s NOT what you think!

Having 20/20 vision does not necessarily mean you have perfect vision. 20/20 vision is a term used to express the clarity or sharpness of vision measured at a distance of 20 feet.  What does 20/20 vision actually mean? It means that you can see clearly at 20 feet what should normally be seen at that …

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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 NYC, we offer several tips about what to look for when using the internet to search for eye doctors. Regularly visiting an ophthalmologist for preventive eye …

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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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Cataract Surgery: 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, Queens, Manhattan and …

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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 New …

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