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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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Dr. Davidorf Completes Surgical Expedition

Dr. Jonathan Davidorf recently completed a surgical expedition to Honduras. Dr. Davidorf has previously volunteered his surgical expertise to impoverished areas of Central America and Africa in need of cataract surgery. Over the course of his visit, he was able to...

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FDA Approves Device for AMD

The FDA has approved a device that may give patients with end-stage macular degeneration (AMD) a viable option to regain some of their central vision. A pea-sized miniature telescope (Implantable Miniature Telescope) can magnify images in the central blind spot that...

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ASCRS Features Dr. Jonathan Davidorf

This year, ophthalmologists from around the world attended the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery (ASCRS) Symposium in Boston (April 2010). One of Dr. Jonathan Davidorf’s presentations detailed the results of an ongoing prospective study designed to...

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New and Emerging Technologies in Eye Care

The course, New and Emerging Technologies in Cataract and Refractive Surgery was held again at this year’s ASCRS meeting in Boston. Dr. Jonathan Davidorf is the Senior Instructor and course organizer. The course covers investigational and newly FDA-approved...

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Dr. Davidorf Supports Local Charities

Recently the 6th Annual Calabasas Classic 5K & 10K Run was held to benefit the Talbert Family Foundation which assists local families with members suffering from catastrophic illnesses. Whether he participates in charities through active involvement or financial...

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Exercise and Reducing the Risk of Glaucoma

Risk factors for glaucoma typically include age, family history and high intraocular pressure (IOP). A new report indicates that a lack of exercise may also put people at risk for the disease. Additionally, the study, which analyzed thousands of runners, found that...

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Dr. Davidorf a Featured Speaker at AAO

Dr. Jonathan Davidorf recently presented Presbyopic IOL Calculations: The Aspheric ReSTOR D3 and Crystalens HD at the annual American Academy of Ophthalmology (AAO) conference in San Francisco. The clinical study examined the predictability of intraocular lens implant...

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