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Pediatric eye exams

  The purpose of pediatric eye exams is to make sure that the child's eyes are developing properly and that their vision is healthy. It's also crucial to realize that a screening that a child may undergo at their pediatrician's office or school is not the same as a comprehensive eye exam done by a […]

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Flash burns

  A flash burn is basically the same as getting a sunburn, but it is on your eyes rather than your skin. It occurs after prolonged exposure to the sun or other intense light source. The UV rays from sunlight or bright light can damage the cornea, the front part of your eyes.    What […]

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Scratched Eye

  Scratched eyes are medically known as corneal abrasions, which usually occur in an instant and are one of the most common causes of eye injuries. These injuries impact your cornea, the outer surface of the eye.    Symptoms of a scratched eye Scratched eyes can be extremely uncomfortable as the cornea is the most […]

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What is astigmatism?

  Astigmatism is an eye condition where your eyeball is not perfectly circular like a basketball, but is shaped more like a football, resulting in blurry or distorted vision if you are not corrected. Astigmatism is a common problem among Dr. Pinkhasov's patients, and almost all of them have some degree of astigmatism.    Symptoms […]

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The Importance of Early Detection and Treatment of Glaucoma

  Glaucoma is an eye condition that damages your optic nerve, the link between your eye and your brain. Patients with glaucoma often don't notice any symptoms until it has reached its end stage, which makes it known as a silent disease.    What are the symptoms associated with glaucoma? One of the most common […]

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What is the difference between Dry and Wet AMD?

Macular degeneration is a degenerative eye condition that affects the back part of your eye called your macula, and it can result in permanent loss of your central vision. There are two forms of AMD, the dry form and the wet form. Dry AMD It is the less severe and most common form of macular […]

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What is a Contact lens exam?

  Contact lenses are a popular alternative to prescription glasses for many people. Many people want contact lenses as an occasional accessory, while others want to completely replace their glasses. There have been so many advancements in the technology of contact lenses as a result of which patients now have a wide range of options, […]

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Cataract surgery and IOLs

  To understand cataract surgery and IOLs, let's first understand what a cataract is. A cataract is one of the most common eye conditions that usually develops with age. When we're young, we have a clear and transparent lens inside our eye, and light can pass through the lens and land at the back part […]

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Can dry eyes cause headaches?

When a patient has dry eyes, their front ocular surface becomes unstable. Either the quality of their tears or the quantity of their tears make their eyes insufficiently lubricated. This can cause a variety of symptoms. The symptoms include burning and stinging sensations in your eyes, irritation, foreign body sensations, watery and teary eyes, a […]

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Computer Vision Syndrome

  The Computer Vision Syndrome (CVS), also known as digital eye strain, is caused when people spend too much time looking at computer screens or digital devices such as tablets, e-readers, and smartphones. Looking at a computer screen is not the same as reading a book. A lot of people have been suffering from digital […]

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Eye strain and blue light

  Digital eye strain is a condition characterized by eye strain resulting from using your digital devices for several hours per day over a long period of time. Among the side effects you may get are a lot of eyestrain, blurry vision, dry eyes, headaches, and neck and shoulder pain.    Do blue light filters […]

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Pink eye - Q&A page

Pink eye - Q&A page Pink eye, medically known as conjunctivitis, is an eye condition in which the clear membranous tissue over the white part of your eye or the pink part of your eye is inflamed. What are the causes of pink eye? There can be various causes for your pink eye: Viral conjunctivitis […]

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  • Dr. Kavner recommended two types of eye therapy for my daughter. One of them using bio-feedback. In just three sessions she is seeing considerably better. She shouted this morning: Ooh my God! I could not see these letters with my glasses on, and now I can see them without my glasses. If you are willing and able to invest in improving your vision, this is a good place to go to!


    Peter G.

  • Dr. Kavner recommended two types of eye therapy for my daughter. One of them using bio-feedback. In just three sessions she is seeing considerably better. She shouted this morning: Ooh my God! I could not see these letters with my glasses on, and now I can see them without my glasses. If you are willing and able to invest in improving your vision, this is a good place to go to!


    Peter G.

  • Dr. Kavner recommended two types of eye therapy for my daughter. One of them using bio-feedback. In just three sessions she is seeing considerably better. She shouted this morning: Ooh my God! I could not see these letters with my glasses on, and now I can see them without my glasses. If you are willing and able to invest in improving your vision, this is a good place to go to!


    Kinkie F.

  • I have always found Dr Kavner's work, expertise and wisdom of the highest caliber. As one of the fathers of OT, occupational othomology, his depth and breadth of knowledge about the eyes' health and wellbeing of the patient is exemplary. Cannot say enough good things about him.


    Allen B.

  • As a long time patient and grateful recipient of Dr Kavner's care for my whole family I can wholeheartedly tell others his care is exemplary. His knowledge base is thrilling, and how ability to synthesize his wisdom into useful, accessible information is comforting, to say the least. I cannot say enough about this kind, gentle man and his legendary skills - he was one of the fathers of Occupational Optometry.

     


    Alicia C.

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What is an OCT?

OCT stands for optical coherence tomography. It is a non-invasive imaging test. It is an advanced eye imaging technology that uses lightwaves to create a detailed image of the back part of the eye. An eye doctor can see all of the distinct layers of a patient's eye at any given time with an OCT. […]

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Worth Four Dot

A test called the worth four dot is commonly used during a functional vision exam. The purpose of this test is to determine whether both eyes are looking and are active when they are looking at an object in space. A person can sometimes experience double vision or the brain can shut off one eye's […]

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Astigmatism

  Astigmatism occurs in about one out of every three people in the United States. It is one of the most common conditions seen in eye doctors' offices. Dr. Wernick describes it as if you were to take a perfect tennis ball, and imagine that your eye was this tennis ball and you scrunched it […]

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