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Cosmetics and Eye Safety

For millions of women around the world, wearing makeup is a natural part of their day-to-day routine – a quick dab of foundation, a fresh coat of lipstick along with an application of mascara to make the eyes stand out. While many women consider makeup one of their...

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Cataract Patient Aces Table Tennis Championship

Neil Kuluva and Martin Sundel recently emerged as winners of the 70+ Doubles Event at the 2010 U.S. National Table Tennis Tournament in Las Vegas. The win was especially rewarding as they won the California Class A Event forty-five years ago, in 1965. Both Neil and...

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Hawaiian Ophthalmological Society Features Dr. Davidorf

The Hawaiian Ophthalmological Society recently featured Dr. Jonathan Davidorf as a guest speaker at their annual summer meeting. Dr. Davidorf presented advancements in cataract surgery and intraocular lens implants (IOLs). Multifocal and accommodative IOLs,...

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Dr. Davidorf Goes to Washington

Dr. Davidorf was recently invited by the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery to attend a conference in Washington, D.C., where policy issues designed to preserve access to high quality specialty medical care was discussed. The conference was sponsored...

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FDA Approves Additional Toric Lenses

On May 3, 2011, the FDA approved the T6 – T9 versions of the AcrySof Toric Intraocular (IOL) lens for correction of astigmatism. Originally approved by the FDA in 2005, these latest versions of the AcrySof Toric lens can correct up to + 4.5D of corneal astigmatism....

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Computer Vision Syndrome More Prevalent

Ophthalmologists and optometrists agree that there is too much staring and not enough blinking among Americans and it is resulting in an annoying condition called “computer vision syndrome (CVS)”. This syndrome is not one defined disorder, rather a collection of...

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PGA Golfer Has Corneal Collagen Cross-Linking for Keratoconus

Playing professional golf for over 11 years, Matt Lane struggled with more that just bunkers and water hazards throughout his career, he also had vision problems. Diagnosed with keratoconus, which causes weak and unstable corneas often leading to nearsightedness and...

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Are You Tired of Reading Glasses?

After the age of forty, everyone begins to lose the ability to accommodate or focus the lens of the eye. As we mature, the natural crystalline lenses in our eyes become firm, enlarged and lose their flexibility. This is not a disease or illness, rather a natural...

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Can Vitamins Prevent Cataracts?

In the United States an estimated 20.5 million people over the age of 40 show some evidence of age-related cataract. For 50% of these individuals, the cataracts are significant enough to impair vision. Cataract surgery is common and readily available, however, the...

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Dr. Davidorf Selected for Corneal Cross-linking Study

Dr. Jonathan Davidorf, a frequent contributor to FDA studies and advancements in eye care, has been selected to participate in a study aimed at the treatment of keratoconus. Affecting approximately 1 in 750 Americans, corneas with keratoconus can bulge forward into...

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