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Cataract Awareness Month

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June 2, 2015

June is cataract awareness month. Cataract is clouding of the natural lens of the eye. More than 20 million Americans over the age of 40 have cataracts, and it is the most common cause of preventable blindness in the world. Cataracts do not hurt and they grow as time progresses. This growth is usually caused by...  read more


Diabetes Drug Metformin

By editor
June 1, 2015

By Steven Reinberg HealthDay Reporter THURSDAY, May 28, 2015 The diabetes drug metformin was linked to a lower risk of developing glaucoma. People who took the most metformin during the 10-year study period had a 25 percent reduced risk of glaucoma compared with people not taking the drug, researchers found. "Glaucoma is a leading cause...  read more


Dyslexia Unrelated to Vision Problems

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May 28, 2015

Eye therapies will not cure reading disorder, experts say WebMD News from HealthDay By Tara Haelle HealthDay Reporter MONDAY, May 25, 2015 Eye training or other vision therapies will not treat dyslexia in children, say researchers who found normal vision among most children with the learning disability. The findings confirm what eye doctors have known...  read more


Castle Connolly's Top Doctors

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May 18, 2015

We are proud to announce that Dr. Susan Fromer and Dr. Mark Fromer have been recognized among Castle Connolly's Top Doctors in Ophthalmology. When it comes to medical care, excellence and expertise are crucially important. Top Doctor Listings were selected after peer nomination, extensive research and careful review and screening. Doctors do not and cannot...  read more


Eye Surgery Centers of New York

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May 12, 2015

City's largest eye surgery facility opens in the Bronx; NEWS 12 THE BRONX 5/11/2015 Interview; Eye Surgery Centers of New York will perform retinal and cataract surgery, as well as emergency and glaucoma eye care. The facility also features an HD camera that broadcasts surgeries live. Medical Director, Dr. Mark Fromer says it is the only facility...  read more


Ultraviolet Awareness

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May 6, 2015

May is Ultraviolet Awareness Month, Now that finally the sun is out, protect your eyes from UV rays and choose the right pair of sunglasses. Exposure to UV rays can burn the delicate tissue around the eyes and raise the risk of developing cataracts and cancers of the eye. If you spend a lot of...  read more


The Eye Surgery Centers of New York

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April 8, 2015

We are proud to announce, The Eye Surgery Centers of New York, our new free standing ambulatory surgical center in the Bronx, received an operating certificate today from the New York State Department of Health.


New FDA Drug for Diabetes Eye Condition

By editor
March 31, 2015

Health Day News The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on March, 2015 approved the use of Eylea, an injected drug, to treat diabetic retinopathy in patients with diabetic macular edema. According to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, diabetic retinopathy is a leading cause of blindness in American adults. A third of those over...  read more


Telescope Contacts

By editor
March 19, 2015

Telescope Contacts Click to watch the interview Published on Mar 17, 2015 Dr. Max Gomez CBS2 News Interview with Dr. Mark Fromer An experimental contact lens with built-in telescope could help people with blinding disease Scientists are developing smart contact lenses embedded with miniscule mirrors that can magnify vision by almost three times. The 1.55mm-thick...  read more


dangerous cosmetic eye-whitening procedure

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February 24, 2015

PLASTIC SURGERY PRACTICE Code Red: PSP investigates dangerous cosmetic eye-whitening procedure Published on February 2, 2015 By Denise Mann Cosmetic eye-whitening procedures are designed to make the eyes look brighter, whiter, and less red, but they may do more harm than good, experts warn. The procedure typically involves inhibiting blood vessel growth to the eyes...  read more