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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

By editor
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

Holiday Shopping Tips

By editor
December 13, 2014

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 is National Diabetes Month

By editor
November 17, 2014

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

Keep your eyes healthy on the spookiest night of the year

By editor
October 17, 2014

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

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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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