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Cataract Awareness Month in June

Blog | June 2019

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 […]

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Introducing NEW ACUVUE OASYS with Transitions

Blog | April 2019

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? […]

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Mittleman Eye Voted Best of Palm Beach County!

Blog | March 2019

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 […]

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Eye Floater Management

Blog | January 2019

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 […]

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Vote to Make Mittleman Eye the Best of Palm Beach County!

Blog | December 2018

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 […]

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Femtosecond Laser-Assisted Cataract Surgery in Fuchs Endothelial Corneal Dystrophy: Long-term Outcomes

Blog | July 2018

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 […]

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Study Examines NSAID Use Linked to AMD?

Blog | April 2018

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 […]

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Statins Prevent Retinal Detachment Recurrence

Blog | April 2018

Large study shows 28% risk reduction. ■ Statins may reduce the risk of repeated surgery in patients who undergo surgery for detached retina. Finnish researchers believe that statins might prevent the formation of scar tissue inside the eye. The study was conducted at the Helsinki University Central Hospital (HUCH), and based on data from a […]

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Drug Companies want Supreme Court to Hear Eye Drops Dispute

Blog | March 2018

The Supreme Court is being asked to hear a case about whether eye drops are too big. Yes, you heard right. Are eye drops too big? Don’t roll your eyes. Major players in Americans’ medicine cabinets — including Allergan, Bausch & Lomb, Merck, and Pfizer — are asking the Supreme Court to get involved in […]

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Daily Cup of Tea Lowers Risk of Glaucoma?

Blog | January 2018

Researchers have found that people who drink a cup of hot tea daily are 74% less likely to be diagnosed with glaucoma than those who do not drink tea. This study was published in the British Journal of Ophthalmology. The study found that drinking caffeinated and decaffeinated coffee, iced tea, decaffeinated tea, as well as […]

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