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Robert Sobotor LDO

Eye Glasses: fit, adjustment, and function Frames and Lenses: materials, benefits, limitations,progressive vs. bi-focal and adaptation Contact Lenses: tips on wearing, insertion and removal, comfort and proper cleaning and care Visual Complaints: Whether you have a history of unresolved visual complaints, never had a pair of glasses “feel right” or “I saw better out of my old pair” I can help troubleshoot visual complaints resulting from new glasses by determining, based on your observations and feelings, what the likely causes are and explaining them to you in a way that gives you a clear understanding and a shorter adaptation period. Contact lens Care: Tips and suggestions that I have used to teach first time contact lens wearers, even pre-teen and adolescent children, to quickly give them the skills and confidence to put in and remove their contact lenses. Tips on getting them in fast in the morning and out quickly at night without having that itchy feeling when you remove them. I can explain to you the makeup of the tear layer and how it can directly affect the comfort of your contacts based on little thing like computer use, heating and air in the car and office, that .....

Mitchell Axelrod

I'm happy to answer questions about eye exam findings and procedures, glasses and contact lens types/prescriptions/problems. I can also answer questions about general eye conditions/diseases. I do not answer questions concerning surgical techniques/procedures. Please state your age or within a small range when asking questions, as it is often important.


Any and all questions with regard to ocular ailments, eye diseases as cataracts, glaucoma, macular degeneration, diabetic retinopathy, etc , eye and visual sympomatology, eyeglasses, contact lenses, low or subnormal vision, pediatric vision conditions,and special and unique ailments will be discussed.

John M. Dovie, OD, FAAO

On Vacation
returns 07/10/2015
As a residency-trained Fellow of the American Academy of Optometry I am able to answer most questions regarding eye and vision health. Anything is welcome, ranging from dry or allergy eyes, bifocal contact lenses, or thoughts on LASIK surgery. As I am not a surgeon, detail-oriented surgical-related questions may be better answered by an ophthalmologist.

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2015-07-02 Broken Blood Vessel:

Superficial blood vessels on the eye that break or rupture is in most cases totally harmless. They're called sub conjunctival hemorrhages and resolve totally within a week to ten days without treatment

2015-07-01 irritation:

It could be many things: among which are allergies, foreign body ( dust, dirt, eyelash,etc), bug bite, dry eye, corneal abrasion, corneal ulcer, erosion, blepharitis , etc.  Hard to diagnose on this forum

2015-06-29 dexa:

Hi Anta, I am unfamiliar with the medicine, but I looked it up and if it was a brief and minimal exposure that didn't hurt the eye, I would not worry.  See his doctor if it seemed to badly irritate the

2015-06-29 fuzzy, confusing combined vision:

Khawaja Omar,    It was my pleasure to be of assistance. I am humbled by your gratitude. It is more warmly appreciated than you could know.     Unfortunately, even with the diagnosis and Rx I don't have

2015-06-28 blurry vision with glasses:

Hello again,   looking through perfectly accurate glasses does not mean you an see perfectly, as there are other reason for the poor image perception. Wear whichever glasses you want; generally you want

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