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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 .....


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 03/01/2016
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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2016-02-07 diopters in 1/4 increments:

That's a good question. I've been asking that for years. My suggestion is to call the customer service department of the major contact lens Companies Directly like Johnson&Johnson, Ciba Vision, Cooper

2016-02-07 age and change in power:

Hi Lee,  As long as you're not a diabetic, no worries. you may actually become more nearsighted again as cataracts become denser: a normal change with age as well.  But typically we don't care about the

2016-02-03 Twitching!!!!!:

Eyelid twitching can be caused by many things such as stress , fatigue, anxiety, lack of sleep, eyestrain, incorrect eyeglass or contact lens prescription, caffeine, alcohol, smoking, dry eyes, allergies

2016-01-23 Macular Degeneration.:

The current standard of care  for wet armd is frequent monitoring by OCT testing and fluoresce in angiography and intraocular injections with Avastin, Lucentis, or Eylea  In both cases wearing UV Polaroid

2016-01-21 follow up because you didnt understand my question:

Excessive blinking can be caused by many thinks among which are dry eyes, papillary conjunctivitis, inflammation, or neurogenic - which needs to be addressed by a neuroophthalmogist or neurologist.  And

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