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Blog Posts in November, 2013

Dr. Mark Hornfeld Explains How the OCT Machine Works

An Optical Coherence Tomography (OCT) machine is helpful for diagnostic purposes. Ophthalmologists can view a cross-section image of the optic nerve and the macula, which is the center of the retina. ...
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Common Eye Health Emergencies

Scheduling exams with an ophthalmologist at least every six months allows for the early detection of vision problems, such as glaucoma and cataracts. However, certain circumstances call for an ...
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What Is 20/20 Vision?

Ophthalmologists define 20/20 vision as the ability to see objects clearly from 20 feet away. This measurement refers to the sharpness or clarity of your vision, which is called normal visual acuity. ...
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A Look at the Link between Nutrition and Cataracts

Cataracts, which are quite prevalent, are a leading cause of vision loss. They occur due to damage to the proteins found in the lens of the eye. Certain factors can increase your risk of developing ...
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Tour of the O.R. at New York Eye and Ear Infirmary with Dr. Hornfeld

Take a tour with Dr. Hornfeld to see what you can expect from the O.R. at the New York Eye and Ear Infirmary, and meet some of the nurses you may encounter. For more information about Dr. Mark ...
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