Research Shows Poppers Causes Damage to the Eye
A 38-year-old man was referred to the medical retina service for evaluation of bilateral macular lesions noted by his general ophthalmologist. Medical history was otherwise unremarkable. On examination, his best-corrected visual acuity was 20/20 OU, although his vision was slightly eccentric. His pupils were round and reactive. The slitlamp examination of the anterior segment was […]
Mittleman Eye Introduces the Alcon PanOptix Lens
Mittleman Eye among the first in Palm Beach County to offer the Alcon PanOptix Lens Alcon, the global leader in eye care, introduces the FDA-approved AcrySof® IQ PanOptix® Trifocal Intraocular Lens (IOL), the first and only trifocal lens for U.S. patients undergoing cataract surgery. PanOptix is clinically shown to deliver an exceptional combination of near, […]
Dr. Louis Michaelos Joins the Mittleman Eye Team
Dr. Louis Michaelos joins the eye care team at Mittleman Eye. Raised in Florida, Louis now makes his home in West Palm Beach. He received his undergraduate degree in Biology at Stetson University. Louis earned his degree in Osteopathic Medicine at Nova Southeastern University in Fort Lauderdale and completed his internship training in South Miami. […]
Cataract Awareness Month in June
Cataract awareness is important, so important that Prevent Blindness America has declared June as Cataract Awareness Month. Cataracts are the leading cause of vision loss in the United States, and it is the leading cause of blindness in the world. There are 24 million Americans over the age of 40 who are affected by cataracts, so it seems […]
Introducing NEW ACUVUE OASYS with Transitions
Mittleman Eye is proud to be one of the first in Palm Beach County to introduce and offer the NEW ACUVUE OASYS with Transitions™ Light Intelligent Technology™, the first-of-its-kind* contact lens that seamlessly adapts to changing light to provide all-day soothing vision. Did you know these lenses are one of TIME’s Best Inventions of 2018? […]
Mittleman Eye Voted Best of Palm Beach County!
We are so excited to have WON Best Ophthalmologist, Best Optometrist, Best Place to Work, and Best Boss at The Palm Beach Post‘s 2019 ‘Best of Palm Beach County’ awards! We thank every one of you that took the time to nominate and vote for us. We’re so honored and proud to be the Best in […]
Eye Floater Management
Don’t let eye floaters cloud your vision • Floaters are little “cobwebs” or specks that float in your field of vision. They are small, dark, shadowy shapes that can look like spots, threadlike strands, or squiggly lines. • Eye floaters are visible only because they do not remain fixed in location. If floaters were still […]
Vote to Make Mittleman Eye the Best of Palm Beach County!
Best of Palm Beach County Mittleman Eye made the top 5! Last month we were excited to be nominated by our local community, friends, and patients for “Best of Palm Beach County.” We made the top five spots, in the following categories; Best Ophthalmologist: David Mittleman, MD Best Optometrist: Elon Luzon, OD Best Boss: Hugh […]
Femtosecond Laser-Assisted Cataract Surgery in Fuchs Endothelial Corneal Dystrophy: Long-term Outcomes
Fuchs endothelial corneal dystrophy (FECD) is characterized by progressive loss of corneal endothelial cells, thickening of Descemet’s membrane and deposition of extracellular matrix in the form of guttae. When the number of endothelial cells becomes critically low, the cornea swells and causes loss of vision. The clinical course of FECD usually spans 10–20 years. Corneal […]
Study Examines NSAID Use Linked to AMD?
Inflammation has been implicated in the pathogenesis of age-related degeneration(AMD), which suggests that nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs(NSAIDs) may change disease activity. The prospective cohort study on NSAID and AMD included 51,371 participants in the California Men’s Health Study (CMHS) conducted by Kaiser Permanente. Of the total participants, 292 had wet AMD, and 1536 had the dry […]