7 ways to improve your eye health

It’s so easy to take good eyesight for granted. That is, until injury, infection or illness impacts your vision. Here are several simple steps that go a long way toward keeping your eyes healthy. Eat well. Fruits and vegetables are chock full of nutrients that can help you maintain or improve your eye health. Eat […]

  • Posted on: Apr 15 2020
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Julia Giyaur, MD | eye care | Brooklyn, NY

Why do I need a routine eye exam?

Your eyes are the windows to your health. That’s why you should have regular eye exams regardless of your age or even if you believe your eyes are healthy. Vision correction is just one reason to get your eyes examined. Here are a few other reasons why routine eye exams are important: Some eye diseases […]

  • Posted on: Mar 15 2020
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Brooklyn Eye Surgeon Answers Frequently Asked Questions about Intraocular Lenses.

2019 was a rousing year that saw many innovations come into the world of ophthalmic technology. Some of these exciting innovations in surgical technology included the unveiling of new intraocular implantable lenses. Intraocular lenses (IOLs) are artificial lens implants that are used to replace the natural, clouded lens in the eye at the time of […]

  • Posted on: Feb 19 2020
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LASIK Eye Surgery Brooklyn, NY

6 frequently asked questions about LASIK eye surgery

Even though LASIK is the most common option for permanent vision correction, many patients have lots of questions about the procedure, how it works and what recovery is like. If you have thought about LASIK to correct your nearsightedness, farsightedness or astigmatism, here are some frequently asked questions: How does LASIK work? The shape of […]

  • Posted on: Feb 14 2020
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How can we promote healthy aging?

We often don’t sense the changes in our eyes until it is too late. Our skin doesn’t stay young forever and in the same sense, our eyes begin to go through natural changes as we age, too. It’s time to stay informed about the health of our eyes as we age. The Lens As our […]

  • Posted on: Jan 29 2020
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6 things to do to reduce your risk of developing cataracts

The cloudiness that develops when a clear eye lens loses transparency is called a cataract. This can blur or dim your vision, increase sensitivity to light and glare, increase difficulty with vision at night and cause “halos” around lights. While no one is sure exactly what causes them, there are some things you can do to reduce your risks of developing them […]

Julia Giyaur, MD | eye care | Brooklyn, NY

What is Photofractional Laser Treatment?

If you’re wanting to reduce the signs of aging but aren’t quite ready to go under the knife, the good news is you can turn to non-surgical ways to turn back time on your face. Technology for non-surgical facial rejuvenation techniques continues to evolve, and New York Laser Vision Aesthetics is pleased to offer the […]

Dry Eye Center

What You Should Know about Dry Eye

If your eyes don’t produce enough tears, you know the discomfort. Scratchy, itchy, red eyes, blurred vision, stinging or burning sensations, trouble driving at night or even wearing contact lenses. These are all symptoms of dry eye and it’s important to know the causes as well as your treatment options. What causes dry eye? There […]

  • Posted on: Nov 15 2019
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What Is Astigmatism?

One of the most common issues when it comes to your eyes is astigmatism. Astigmatism occurs when the clear covering over the eye (cornea) has an irregular shape and prevents light from focusing properly on the retina in the back of your eye. This results in blurred vision. What Causes It? Most of the time, […]

  • Posted on: Oct 15 2019
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Eye conditions Brooklyn, NY

Smoke Show: 3 Vision Diseases Related to Smoking

If you’re looking for another reason to ditch the smoking, then look no further. In addition to causing lung and heart disease, smoking may also lead to vision problems. From glaucoma to dry eye disease, let’s take a closer look at three specific vision problems that your smoking may be causing. Dry Eye Dry eye […]

  • Posted on: Sep 15 2019
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