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The purpose of this blog is to inform, update, and at times to entertain you about your eyesight and the happenings around Atwal Eye Care. 

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— Jan 23, 2015

Don’t Be Afraid of the Eye Doctor

If you are a fan of the TV show Friends, do you remember the one where Rachel goes to the eye doctor? If not, here is a clip: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2NiO639g4HY Rachel wasn’t too thrilled that Monica had forced her to have an eye exam…

— Jan 14, 2015

Television and Glaucoma

It may be possible to identify glaucoma and other eye diseases by observing the eye movements of people as they watch television.

— Jan 8, 2015

Carrots and Eyesight

Ehh…what’s up doc? Are carrots good for your eyes or not? Carrots are an excellent source of beta carotene, a form of vitamin A, which is a healthy nutrient for good vision. However, simply eating Bugs Bunny’s favorite snack will not actually improve your vision.

— Dec 30, 2014

Protect Your Eyes from Winter Rays

Your eyes don’t know what season it is. Whether it’s winter, spring, summer or fall, your eyes need protection from the sun’s harmful rays. Most people recognize the need for sunglasses during warmer months and in warmer climates. However, when the temperature starts to dip, people often assume that eye protection is no longer necessary (or even silly).

— Dec 22, 2014

Can LASIK Eliminate the Need for Reading Glasses?

LASIK vision correction in Buffalo is typically performed to correct a refractive error that has been present since childhood or acquired later in life:

  • 2015
    • January
      • Don’t Be Afraid of the Eye Doctor
        If you are a fan of the TV show Friends, do you remember the one where Rachel goes to the eye doctor? If not, here is a clip: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2NiO639g4HY Rachel wasn’t too thrilled that Monica had forced her to have an eye exam…
      • Television and Glaucoma
        It may be possible to identify glaucoma and other eye diseases by observing the eye movements of people as they watch television.
      • Carrots and Eyesight
        Ehh…what’s up doc? Are carrots good for your eyes or not? Carrots are an excellent source of beta carotene, a form of vitamin A, which is a healthy nutrient for good vision. However, simply eating Bugs Bunny’s favorite snack will not actually improve your vision.
  • 2014
    • December
      • Protect Your Eyes from Winter Rays
        Your eyes don’t know what season it is. Whether it’s winter, spring, summer or fall, your eyes need protection from the sun’s harmful rays. Most people recognize the need for sunglasses during warmer months and in warmer climates. However, when the temperature starts to dip, people often assume that eye protection is no longer necessary (or even silly).
      • Can LASIK Eliminate the Need for Reading Glasses?
        LASIK vision correction in Buffalo is typically performed to correct a refractive error that has been present since childhood or acquired later in life:
      • Lose the Selfie Glare
        Can you snap a selfie anytime, anywhere…without having to reposition your head to lose the “selfie glare?” If you wear glasses to correct your nearsightedness, farsightedness or astigmatism, you have probably had to re-take your selfies several times to actually see your eyes behind the lenses. Glare from glasses in photos can take the focus from your beautiful/handsome face and can ruin your photos.
      • 5 Reasons Your Dog Wants You to Have LASIK
        Your “best friend” wants you to have LASIK. If you are nearsighted, farsighted or have astigmatism, here are the reasons why:
      • LASIK: The Jelly Club Alternative
        Your loved ones probably don’t want a “one year membership in the jelly-of-the-month club” this holiday… And let’s face it: there are only so many bathrobes, coffee mugs, neckties and kitchen appliances a person needs. If you have a loved one who wears glasses or contacts, give the best gift ever this year:
    • November
      • Happy Thanksgiving from Atwal Eye Care!
        All year long the team at Atwal Eye Care is grateful to have a prominent role in the health of our community. This Thanksgiving we want to share some of the specific reasons why we are so thankful:
      • Keep Your Eyes Safe in the Kitchen
        At Atwal Eye Care, we have helped thousands of people achieve lens-free vision through laser vision correction. And while our LASIK in Buffalo allows most of our patients to toss out their glasses, we encourage those patients to protect their new-found clear vision by wearing protective safety glasses when performing certain activities.