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Ultraviolet Awareness

By editor
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

By editor
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

By editor
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

Study Compares Drugs for Diabetes Linked Eye Disease

By editor
February 23, 2015

Eylea has slight advantage over Avastin, Lucentis for people with macular edema, but cost is an issue. WebMD News from HealthDay By Robert Preidt HealthDay Reporter WEDNESDAY, Feb. 18, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- A vision-robbing condition called diabetic macular edema can strike people with diabetes. Now, a new study compared three leading drugs for the...  read more

Macular Degeneration

By editor
February 17, 2015

Symptoms, Diagnosis and Treatments Maureen Salamon, MyHealthNewsDaily Contributor | February 05, 2015 09:23pm ET More than 10 million Americans suffer the potentially disabling effects of macular degeneration, an eye disease that is a leading cause of vision loss in people over age 50, according to the American Macular Degeneration Foundation. The condition, which blurs central...  read more

Mark D. Fromer, MD Listed among N Y Metro Area’s Top Doctors

By editor
January 16, 2015

Mark D. Fromer, MD Listed among New York Metro Area’s Top Doctors Dr. Fromer is driven by his desire to bring quality physicians to neighborhoods throughout New York NEW YORK, NY, December 10, 2014, Mark D. Fromer, MD with Fromer Eye Centers has been recognized for showing dedication, leadership and excellence in eye care. An...  read more

Study Supports Benefit of Widely Used Glaucoma Drug

By editor
January 9, 2015

Study Supports Benefit of Widely Used Glaucoma Drug Prostaglandin analogue eye drops can slow deterioration of vision that comes with the disease   THURSDAY, Dec. 18, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Prostaglandin analogue eye drops -- a common form of glaucoma drug -- significantly reduce the risk of vision loss in patients with the eye disease,...  read more

Fun and safe toy tips to keep your children’s eyes safe

By editor
December 17, 2014

The holiday season is a natural time for gifts, including toys, and the choices can be overwhelming. But careful toy selection and proper supervision of children at play is the best way to protect them and their eyes from toy related injuries. Every year thousands of children age 14 and younger suffer serious eye injuries,...  read more