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Did you get an e-reader for Christmas?

By Dr. Adam D. Mark - Posted on 25 December 2014

How E-books May Disrupt Your Sleep

By NICHOLAS BAKALAR DECEMBER 22, 2014 3:00 PM December 22, 2014 3:00 pm


Planning to read in bed tonight? It may be better to read an actual book instead of an e-book reader. A small study has found that reading light-emitting electronic devices before bedtime is a recipe for poor sleep.

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Smartphones Ruin More Than Your Sleep — They May Also Be Destroying Your Vision Read more: http://www.businessinsider.com/smart

By Dr. Adam D. Mark - Posted on 15 September 2014

If you are buying a new iPhone, don't use it in bed — and not just because nighttime smartphone use messes up your sleep cycle.
The blue light from personal electronic devices has also been linked to serious physical and mental health problems.

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Observe Eye-Safe Precautions to Protect Eyesight This Fourth of July

By Dr. Adam D. Mark - Posted on 03 July 2014

Each year, we honor Independence Day with a dazzling display of fireworks - whether it be right in our own backyards or at a community celebration. Although most families take precautions to protect themselves and their children against the potential dangers of fireworks, thousands still visit the emergency room every year - often with eye injuries.

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Coming to our Office next month!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

By Dr. Adam D. Mark - Posted on 12 April 2014

As described in the Macular Anatomy section, Macular Pigment protects the macula from free-radical damage caused by blue wavelength light. A risk factor for developing AMD is low Macular Pigment Optical Density (MPOD). There is now a device called the Densitometer that measures MPOD, the relative health of your macula. The macula is the sight-sensing center in the back of the eye

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Get outdoors to help reduce myopia progression. Put down the phones and ipads

By Dr. Adam D. Mark - Posted on 14 March 2014

Increased Cases Of Myopia Attributed To Too Much Time Spent Indoors.

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New technology: Eye cells can be printed by inkjet!

By Dr. Caren Brill - Posted on 19 December 2013

Researchers in the UK have succeeded in printing adult eye cells using an inkjet printer. The loss of nerve cells in the retina causes many eye diseases that lead to blindness. While early in development, this work can lead to printing a replacement retina for those who have suffered vision loss from these diseases!

Read more here: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-25405542

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YOu have to be nuts not to eat nuts

By Dr. Steve Silberberg - Posted on 21 November 2013

Study Links Nuts To Lower Heart Disease, Cancer Death Risk.
NBC Nightly News reported, “While they may not be a fountain of youth, the research from the New England Journal of Medicine suggests a handful or so of nuts every day could be a lifesaver.” Researchers at Dana-Farber, Harvard, and Brigham and Women’s Hospital found that “people who ate one ounce of nuts seven times a week were 20 percent less likely to die from a variety of causes: heart disease, stroke, cancer, respiratory illness, kidney disease and infection.”

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Anti - Seizure Medication has ocular side effects!!

By Dr. Adam D. Mark - Posted on 01 November 2013


• POTIGA can cause retinal abnormalities with funduscopic features similar to those
seen in retinal pigment dystrophies, which are known to result in damage to the
photoreceptors and vision loss.

• Some patients with retinal abnormalities have been found to have abnormal visual
acuity. It is not possible to determine whether POTIGA caused this decreased visual
acuity, as baseline assessments are not available for these patients.

• Approximately one third of the patients who had eye examinations performed after

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Halloween Contact lenses

By Dr. Adam D. Mark - Posted on 25 October 2013

FDA Warns Against Use Of Decorative Contact Lenses.

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