As you hit the shops for those perfect holiday gifts for the kids, we urge you to avoid the common toys that cause serious eye injuries. Exercise caution when considering toys that shoot projectiles or contain laser devices. The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission reported 265,000 toy-related injuries that were treated in emergency rooms in... read more
November 2014 is National Diabetes Month, and many organizations are teaming up to fight this devastating disease. According to the American Diabetes Association (ADA), nearly 30 million American children and adults have diabetes, and another 86 million have pre-diabetes. The ADA also estimates that 1 in 3 Americans will have diabetes by 2050 if we... read more
Think those cosmetic contact lenses are the perfect finish for your spooky costume? Think again! Non-prescribed costume lenses are very dangerous to your eye health. When contact lenses are not fit by a professional they can lead to many serious conditions, from painful corneal abrasions, to infections, to even blindness. Not only that, it is illegal to sell... read more
Risk Reduction Most Significant for People in Their 80s and Those with Serious Illnesses When older people have cataract surgery to improve their vision, they also lower their risk of falling and breaking a hip, says a national study. People in their 80s and those who have serious illnesses like heart disease are most likely to... read more
This summer, Dr. Michael Kay celebrated the 100th birthday of longtime patient Louise Marhara at the Japenese Teahouse in Fairmont Park.
Did you know that........... Kay, Tabas, & Niknam Ophthalmology performs more cataract surgery at Wills Eye Hospital in Philadelphia than any other practice!
Dr. Janine Tabas and staff Barbara McGough, Derrick Sterling, and Rosell Dixon took "Wills on Wheels" on the road to the St. Augustine Church in Center City. There they performed a screening of eye disease for over 50 members of the Filipino community and their neighbors. The event was a great success, and we hope... read more
Dr. Janine Tabas has recently been selected by Wills Eye Hospital to be one of seven Surgical Mentors for the teaching of resident cataract surgery. She helped proctor the Wills Eye annual microsurgical instruction course at Wills on May 3rd, 2014
All of our cataract surgeons are now experienced with the state-of-the-art femtosecond laser for cataract surgery. Currently we are performing these cases at the Wills Eye/Main Line Surgery Center - one of the only surgery centers in our area to possess this new technology. Please ask us about this at your next visit! LenSx... read more
For your convenience, our next Saturday hours will be April 19 and May 17th at the Bala Cynwyd office. Call 610-667-6760 to schedule.