Statins May Ease Macular Degeneration

News from Healthier LivingTHURSDAY, Feb. 4, 2016High doses of cholesterol-lowering statin drugs — medicines such as Lipitor, Crestor and Zocor — may help people with a common eye disease called macular degeneration, a small study suggests.In the early stage clinical trial, a team from Harvard Medical School assessed the effects of statin treatment in people …

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Glaucoma Awareness Month

January is National Glaucoma Awareness Month More than 2.2 million Americans age 40 and older suffer from glaucoma. Nearly half don’t know they have the disease. Glaucoma causes no early symptoms. For more information and to understand glaucoma and its effect on your sight, visit us at; https://www.fromereye.com/services/glaucoma

Lucentis May Fight Diabetic Eye Disease

Drug Lucentis May Fight Diabetic Eye DiseaseGovernment-funded study finds injected medicine beats laser therapyNov. 13, 2015 (HealthDay News)The injected drug Lucentis (ranibizumab) appears highly effective at treating proliferative diabetic retinopathy, a common diabetes-related eye disease, new research shows.Investigators say the drug beat a standard treatment, laser therapy.The findings, “provide crucial evidence for a safe and …

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

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 signs …

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Cataract Awareness Month

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 our normal …

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Castle Connolly’s Top Doctors

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 pay …

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