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Tennis star/surgeon: Janine Tabas, MD!

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October 25, 2016

Congratulations to our very own Dr Janine Tabas and her team for winning 4th place in the USTA League National Championships!  Not only is she an incredibly talented surgeon, doctor, mother, teacher, but she is a tennis star, too!!!!  4th in the nation!  

Computers causing eye discomfort? Learn more here.

By editor
July 23, 2016

With computer screens becoming a significant part of many occupations and recreational activities, screen-related eye problems have been on the rise.  The most common symptoms include burning, dryness, eye fatigue, and eye strain. One important factor contributing to these symptoms is dryness of the surface of the eyes.  The ocular surface is easily disrupted by...  read more

Congratulations to Dr DiDomenico and her family!

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July 23, 2016

As many of you already know, Dr DiDomenico was expecting twins.  Well...the twins are here!!  Andrew and Lucy DiDomenico were born in May.  They came a little early and spent a short time in the NICU.  They are now home, healthy, and doing great!     We thank you so much for your support and...  read more

We have an International Triathlon Superstar in our waiting room!

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March 24, 2016

Kay, Tabas & Niknam Ophthalmology Associates is proud to boast the athletic accomplishments of long time patient Vicki Murphy-Kendall. Mrs Murphy-Kendall is a patient of Dr Tabas, and she is also an international triathlon superstar! The USAT (United States of America Triathlon Association) has ranked Mrs Murphy-Kendall among those in her age group as 1st...  read more

Meet Waffles!

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January 8, 2016

Dogs can offer therapeutic value to people suffering from illness, anxiety, and many other conditions. Therapy dogs are trained to provide comfort and affection to those in need of it. We would like to introduce you to Waffles. Waffles is a trained therapy dog who has helped countless people cope with suffering. He makes rounds...  read more

Conference 2015

By editor
November 24, 2015

Each year, the doctors of Kay, Tabas & Niknam Ophthalmology Associates provide a conference for continuing medical education credit for local optometrists. Back row (left to right): Dr Brignola, Dr Niknam, Dr Kay, Dr Tabas Front row (left to right): Dr Parvus, Dr DiDomenico This year, we hosted almost 100 local optometrists in Bala Cynwyd...  read more

Heart disease AND vision loss share risk factors

By editor
April 7, 2015

Age-Related Macular degeneration (AMD) is a condition of retinal degeneration that can lead to vision loss. Approximately 2 million Americans currently have AMD, and this number is expected to double by 2030! Interestingly, some risk factors for AMD are similar to those for heart disease. To reduce your risk of AMD (and heart disease!) the...  read more

Raising Awareness for Glaucoma

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March 17, 2015

Glaucoma is the leading cause of irreversible blindness in the world. Early detection and treatment can prevent blindess. The vision loss from glaucoma typically progresses without symptoms. As much as 40% of vision can be lost before a patient becomes aware. This damage is permanent. Our very own Dr Rachel Niknam paired up with internationally...  read more

Leaking the news about our flood!

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February 21, 2015

On Tuesday February 17, 2015 our Bala Cynwyd office suffered flood damage. The pipes in the building burst and water flooded the office from above. Fortunately, while it was midday, all patients and staff were able to safely exit the building so the fire department could assess the damage. We have phenomenal crews working tirelessly...  read more

Meet Tobias...

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January 5, 2015

A caring patient of ours is a dedicated volunteer for the Philadelphia Rat Rescue...yes Rat Rescue! This is a very interesting group of good-hearted volunteers who care for domestic rats that have lost their homes, been abused, or are ill. Maria McAllister came to our practice after being diagnosed with very significant cataracts. She was...  read more

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Upload: October 23, 2013As an aspiring golf professional, I had an increasing difficult time wearing contact lenses on the course-especially if it was a little windy or raining. LASIK surgery has made my vision so ...
Golf Professional, Philadelphia Cricket Club LASIK Patient Kevin Duffy
Upload: October 23, 2013As a very nearsighted professional basketball player with difficult travel schedules, it was becoming increasingly difficult to wear contact lenses. Having laser eye surgery has made my life so much easier and ...
Center for Philadelphia 76ers & Denver Nuggets LASIK Patient Steven Hunter
Upload: October 23, 2013No one believes that we bought two new TV's that we returned because the color seemed so off. My husband and I had cataract surgery the same day, and the colors on ...
Cataract Patient Jane Gallo
Upload: October 23, 2013Dr. Kay takes care of many people from the Phillies organization. When I was having trouble seeing, Dr. Kay took care of me and restored my eye sight. I can see so ...
Philadelphia Phillies Manager Charlie Manuel
Upload: October 23, 2013After LASIK surgery my work, family fun, and sporting activities were a pleasure. No more dry and burning eyes caused by contact lenses. Images are clearer and sharper now. My basketball shooting ...
Cataract Care Service at Wills Eye Hospital LASIK Patient Joe Calise
Upload: October 23, 2013I knew I was being deployed to Iraq. The thought of wearing my contact lenses or thick near sighted glasses made me very nervous because conditions in Iraq can be very brutal. ...
Sargent First Class LASIK Patient Heather Dempsey
Upload: October 23, 2013One of the greatest moments in... life. I want you to know that not a day has passed since my operation that I haven't thought of Dr. Kay and Tabas. It is ...
Concierge Rittenhouse Hotel LASIK Patient
Upload: October 23, 2013I can't believe how much LASIK surgery has changed my life. Swimming and exercising has been great, but what I'm really looking forward to is walking down the aisle at my upcoming ...
School Teacher LASIK Patient Jill Donnelly
Upload: October 23, 2013I feel like a miracle patient and you are miracle doctors. I'm so happy I feel like tap dancing!...
Cataract Patient Byron Fink
Upload: October 23, 2013Now that I've had LASIK I really look forward to going to the beach this summer without glasses or contacts! I work with a lot of eye doctors & I chose Drs. ...
Wills Eye Hospital Operating Room Assistant LASIK Patient Stephanie Sacro
Upload: October 23, 2013Thank you so much for performing cataract surgery on me. I am absolutely delighted with the results. It is a pleasure not to wear glasses anymore, and I cannot believe how bright ...
Cataract Patient Nancy Brophy
Upload: October 23, 2013I can't believe how well I can see. All the office staff were courteous, efficient and polite. I will be telling my friends about Dr. Niknam and the office staff....
Cataract Patient of Dr. Niknam Nathaniel Murrey
Upload: October 23, 2013We have had a wonderful vision experience since our cataract surgery with Dr. Tabas. We highly recommend Dr. Tabas for eye surgery....
Husband and wife cataract patients Frank and Helen Molettieri
Upload: October 23, 2013Thank you again for EVERYTHING!! Having the LASIK was one of the best decisions of my life and I owe it all to you, Derrick and your staff!! I'm telling everyone how ...
Accounts Payable Manager LASIK Patient Rose
Upload: October 23, 2013I can't stop smiling, I haven't seen so well since I was 5 years old. This is the best Christmas Gift ever. I am recommending Dr. Niknam to my family and friends....
Cataract Patient of Dr. Niknam Cynthia Jackson

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