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Kitchen Eye Safety Tips to Know!

Tips for Kitchen Eye Safety Did you know that the kitchen can be a source of many common eye hazards? Preparing healthy, nutritious and delicious meals for family and friends is mainstay of American life! But, based on what we see and hear from patients, preparing...

What is a Stye?

What is a Stye? A stye-also called a Hordeolum-is a red, sore lump near the edge of the eyelid that grows from the base of your eyelash or under the eyelid. Most styes are caused by a bacterial infection. There are two kinds of styes: External Hordeolum: A stye...

Cataract Patient Story

Under the advice of a colleague, I travelled from Portugal to have my cataracts done by Dr. Joel Confino.  He originally lived in New Jersey and was transferred to our office in Lisbon. When he was diagnosed with cataracts he travelled back to the US to see Dr....

Are You Concerned About Cataracts?

Are You Concerned About Cataracts? Cataracts are one of the most common senior eye problems we hear about-and seniors worry about! There are many myths and misunderstandings about cataracts and cataract surgery that sometimes cause unnecessary concern. Here are...

Arms Too Short?

Book Online Appointment Today! Age Changes Your Vision! Chances are, if you’re over 40, you're experiencing problems with up close & arms length vision. This is called presbyopia, a condition that affects almost everyone as they age. Presbyopia Changes Your...

Glaucoma Treatment: What is MIGS?

What is MIGS Glaucoma Treatment? MIGS is a group of glaucoma surgical treatments that are Minimally Invasive Glaucoma Surgery approaches to controlling eye pressure. The most common type of glaucoma-called Primary Open Angle Glaucoma is typically treated with eye...