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Fromer Eye Centers' 2015 Newsletter

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September 9, 2015


Protective Eyewear in Field Hockey

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August 19, 2015

Protective Eyewear in Girls' Field Hockey Means Fewer Injuries MONDAY, Aug. 17, 2015 By Tara Haelle HealthDay News The rate of eye injuries among girls playing high school field hockey dropped dramatically after a national requirement for protective eyewear was passed, a new study reports. But the mandate doesn't cover all players. And, the study...  read more


Can Glasses Help Color-Blind people Perceive Colors Better?

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August 11, 2015

By CHRIS MURPHEY and ALEXA VALIENT Nightline 08/07/15 http://abcnews.go.com/Health/company-claims-glasses-color-blind-people-perceive-colors/story?id=32948153 A new type of glasses may help people who are color blind see the world in a whole new way. The Berkeley, California-based company EnChroma developed glasses with lenses that contain a special vertical filter that blocks out certain wavelengths, which helps the brain make distinctions...  read more


Back to School Eye Examinations Are Critical to Children’s Performance in School

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August 5, 2015

When you check off items on your “Back-To- School” checklist, don’t forget to make an eye examination appointment for your child. August is National Children’s Vision Month which is a perfect time to schedule an appointment with your eye doctor. Having good vision is critical in learning. Children are not always able to recognize the...  read more


Contact lenses alter bacteria in the eye

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June 4, 2015

Wearing contact lenses may change the community of bacteria living in your eyes, according to a small new study. In the study, the surface of the eye in the people who wore contact lenses had triple the proportion of certain bacteria species, on average, compared with the people in the study who did not wear...  read more


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

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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