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Vision Quest: Keep an Eye (or Two) Out for These Foods

By David Grotto, RD, LDN Macular Degeneration is the leading cause of irreversible blindness in those over the age of 65. It is estimated that the numbers of those who are over the age of forty and have blindness or low vision may exceed 5.5 million by 2020. According to AMD Alliance International, Age-Related Macular Degeneration […]


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Facebook Fanpages

  There are three Facebook Fanpages  that I contribute to. www.facebook.com/ranchoeyedoctor discusses information regarding my practice as well as interesting developments in the eye care field. www.facebook.com/newyorkexperienced discusses various experiences in New York City and places of interest. www.facebook.com/personallydevelopedself discusses books and topics of personal development. All three of the above fanpages I am very […]


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“The Effects of Blue Light Emanating From Digital Devices”

More and more information is coming out about the explosive growth in using digital devices (I-pads, I-phones, desk top computers) and their effect on vision..  I’ve discussed in previous blogs the effects of close-up work on vision.  A more subtle but very important factor is the blue light emanating from the devices and its effect […]


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Great Books on Personal Development

Over the years, I have become an avid reader of books that deal with personal development.  I have a sincere passion about either reading these books or listening to videos and audios on YouTube that pertain to this subject.  I just want to state briefly that in junior and senior high, I was not much […]


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Computer Vision Syndrome

This blog is an update discussing individuals who sit in front of monitors.  If you’re suffering from headaches, neck aches, visual fatigue, blurred vision, dry eyes or even loss of place while reading and are wearing glasses or contact lenses, your prescription may not be specific enough for the task of looking at a monitor. […]


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“How Does Diabetes Affect One’s Vision?”

Diabetes can have a tremendous affect on one’s vision.  I have had patients who have never been diagnosed with diabetes saying that their vision has changed “tremendously” over the last few days.  This could mean that they can’t see distance anymore or that all of a sudden , a patient who needs glasses to see […]


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The Importance Of Frame Selection In Choosing Your Glasses

When choosing your frames after your examination, certain factors must be taken into consideration.  Obviously the style of the frame and color are important.  However, the patient’s prescription could have a very significant role in one’s choice of frame.  If the patient’s prescription is very high, a rimless frame might expose too much of an edge […]


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Archived On-line Radio Broadcasts

Over the previous few months, I was privileged to interview experts in the field of optometry and ophthalmology.  The areas discussed were very diverse.  These areas included macular degeneration and glaucoma, and concussions as they affect vision.  Areas related to severe injury to the eye as well as eye muscle surgery were discussed.  Lasik was […]


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The Importance of Visual Fields

One of the most important finding during the course of a comprehensive vision examination is the visual field.  This is where we measure the patient’s peripheral vision, one eye at a time.  The information from the visual fields could indicate eye disease such as glaucoma or even detached retina.  More importantly, it could give us […]


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Thank You To My Patients

As 2014 winds down, I realize I have a lot to be thankful for professionally.  I so enjoy practicing optometry.  They say if you enjoy what you’re doing, you’ll never work another day in your life.  That’s the way I feel about my practice.  What’s important is that I have my patients and staff to […]


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