Ophthalmology

Diabetic Eye Disease Month

November 1 – 30Can people with diabetes prevent the onset of diabetic eye disease? During this observance, we offer information to help the 3.6 million Americans, age 40 and older who suffer from diabetic eye disease.For more information visit us, Diabetic Eye Disease page or call for an appointment, 212-832-9228

Eclipse

The safest way to view a solar eclipse requires the use of proper solar filters. It is imperative that you do not stare at the sun or an individual can risk great damage to the eye even during a relatively short period of time. Eclipse glasses must have evidence that they comply with the ISO …

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July, Eye Safety Month;

Studies show that long-term exposure to bright sunlight may increase the risk of cataracts and growths around and on the eye, including cancer. UV rays reflected off sand and water can cause eyes to sunburn, potentially damaging the eyes in just a few hours. In support of UV Safety Month this July, we would like …

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Regained Eyesight After 20 Years

Brooklyn Man Regains Eyesight After Being Blind For Nearly 20 Years December 3, 2016 Kevin Coughlin who was blind for nearly 20 years regained his eyesight, without the help of doctors or medicine. For years, he needed his guide dog to help him around. But now, Coughlin is, as he puts it, “un-blinded.” The thick …

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Vitamin C and Cataracts

Healthy Amount of Vitamin C Might Keep Cataracts at BayKey is to get the nutrient from foods rather than a supplement, researchers sayBy Robert PreidtThursday, March 24, 2016 HealthDay NewsWhile many believe that vitamin C helps ward off colds, a new study suggests the nutrient might prevent something more serious — cataracts.“While we cannot totally …

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