Vision Therapy and reading?

8th April, 2014 - Posted by Dr. Dan Press - No Comments

What would an 8 year old say if he had the language capabilities of a 17 year old with the same visual inefficiencies? Samuel, age 8, completed his program of office based vision therapy on April 4, 2014.  His mother wrote “Samuel is reading significantly more for pleasure at home and enjoying reading.  His academic […] Read More

The A.D.H.D Epidemic

13th January, 2014 - Posted by Dr. Dan Press - No Comments

How common is Attention Deficit Hyperactive Disorder (ADHD)?  The number of children medicated have soared from 600,000 in 1990 to 3.5 million this year.  The pharmaceutical companies profits off of these medications is $9 Billion.  Do you really believe that the number of children who have ADHD has quintupled in less than 25 years?  These numbers […] Read More

Risks of Reuse of Daily Single Use Disposable Contact Lenses

5th November, 2011 - Posted by Dr. S. Barry Eiden - 1 Comment

The fastest growing segment of contact lens wear worldwide is the wearing of single use daily disposable soft contact lenses. These lenses are designed to be worn for one day and then discarded after the day’s use. Manufacturers all over the world continue to develop these types of lenses in multitudes of designs to meet […] Read More

NSVC to provide revolutionary “Auto-Focus” electronic glasses Empower by Pixel Optics

21st August, 2011 - Posted by Dr. S. Barry Eiden - 1 Comment

NSVC will be one of the first offices to provide revolutionary new technology in eye glasses known as “Empower” by Pixel Optics. PixelOptics is inventing and commercializing the first dynamic electronic spectacle lens, emPower!™  If you wear bifocals or progressive lenses, this technology will revolutionize the way you see and use your eyeglasses. emPower!™ will: […] Read More

Purchasing Contact Lenses Without a Valid Rx and Doctor’s Care Can Have Serious Consequences

13th July, 2011 - Posted by Dr. S. Barry Eiden - No Comments

Contact lenses are medical devices. They are so described by the FDA and if dispensed without a valid prescription and without  appropriate associated doctor’s fitting and professional care could result in serious eye health complications. A recent report of such a case demonstrates the danger of wearing contact lenses that were not professionally fit and […] Read More

Vitamin D May Help Protect Women Against Age-Related Macular Degeneration

17th April, 2011 - Posted by Dr. S. Barry Eiden - No Comments

New research suggests a protective effect of vitamin D for women against the development of age related macular degeneration Read More

Association between Macular Degeneration Vision Loss and Hearing Loss Found

20th March, 2011 - Posted by Dr. S. Barry Eiden - No Comments

There seems to be a link between age related macular degeneration (ARMD) and hearing loss according to recent research. Health care professionals should be aware of this association and consider appropriate inter-referrals when indicated. Read More


19th August, 2010 - Posted by Dr. S. Barry Eiden - No Comments

Study confirms that kids can wear contact lenses at younger ages than ever thought appropriate in the past and they benefit in many ways from contact lens wear. Read More

1 in 4 Children in the United States May Have Vision Problems That Could Impact Learning

28th July, 2010 - Posted by Dr. S. Barry Eiden - No Comments

Vision and learning are closely related and 25% of school age children may have vision problems that can negatively impact the learning process. Read More

Wine Ingredient May Help Prevent Age-Related Deterioration Of Eyesight.

26th June, 2010 - Posted by Dr. S. Barry Eiden - No Comments

An ingredient found in grape skins has been shown to have a potential protective effect regarding age related macular degeneration!  The UK’s Telegraph(6/25, Alleyne) reports, “resveratrol, found in particularly high levels in grape skin (and consequently red wine),” may help prevent age-related deterioration of eyesight, according to a study published in the American Journal of […] Read More

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