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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.

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 .....

John M. Dovie, OD, FAAO

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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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.

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2015-07-20 Angles:

Hi James,   I'm not an expert for stereoscopic photography, and they exist. There are also forums and groups that deal with  that. It has changed a lot over the last decade going from film to digital.

2015-07-20 Double vision:

So when you cover the right eye, you still have double vision?  If that's the cause, then this is not a movement / alignment issue with a nerve or muscle.  Monocular diplopia should be investigated thoroughly

2015-07-20 Mild ptosis:

Ryan,  The muscle that controls the upper eyelid is called the levator palpebrae.  It's a very small muscle innervated by cranial nerve 3 (CN III), and damage to either the nerve or the muscle can make

2015-07-18 Eyeglass Prescription:

Traci. Your son has quite a bit of astigmatism and the prescription change from his old to his new Rx is primarily a shift in the axis -where every degree of change can be critical.  If he says he's blurry

2015-07-13 Double vision:

Karen,    I need a little more information - you have 'double vision' but does it involve both eyes?    Two examples:   1.  A nerve or muscle problem causes double vision.  A patient sees double, but when

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