Best Low Vision Device for XMas

What are the best low vision devices for Christmas? Dr. Krawitz’s choices might surprise you! The best way to read a newspaper or book if you have vision that is 20/70 or worse isn’t a magnifying glass. It’s an iPad. What’s an iPad? It’s an electronic do-everything flat computer that you can hold in your […]

R.B.I. EYE VITAMINS BLACK FRIDAY SALE – $1.00 PER BOTTLE!

BLACK FRIDAY SALE on R.B.I. Vision Performance Eye Vitamins with 20 mg Lutein and 4 mg Zeaxanthin – $1.00 per Bottle! Limit 3 per customer. CLICK HERE!

Your TrueTear Survey Results are In!

Readers of Dr. Paul Krawitz’s VisiVite Blog weighed in with an online survey on what they thought about Allergan’s TrueTear dry eye treatment device, which uses battery-powered vibrating prongs that fit up the nose. More than 4 in 10 people said they’d give it a try, but some of the comments were: “Onions work well […]

SURVEY: Stick up your nose for dry eye treatment?

I must admit that the first time I saw Allergan’s TrueTear battery powered nasal stimulator in action, I squirmed. Promoted as a treatment for dry eye treatment, this one is definitely an out-of-the box solution. But according to Dr. Ed Holland at the Cincinnati Eye Institute, the vibrating nasal prongs are not only effective, but […]

Shingles in Eye? Ouch!

People who had Chicken Pox as a child live under the cloud of a possible nightmare: 1 in every 3 adults suffers an illness that is due to the same virus, known as Shingles. Shingles occurs because the virus never disappears, but instant lies in waiting in your central nervous system, and can come out […]

Link between vision and dyslexia

Researchers are excited about recent findings that demonstrate a possible link between vision and dyslexia. A recent study found a commonality among dyslexics: most had dominant round spots on both eyes rather than in just one eye. The study was conducted at the University of Rennes and published in the journal Proceedings of they Royal […]

Women are #1 in Vision Problems

When it comes to problems with eyes and vision, more women than men are affected and the reason for this disparity is unknown. Worldwide statistics indicate that women account for two-thirds of the visually impaired or blind. In the United States, almost 2.7 million women over the age of 40 have low vision or are […]

FDA approves glucose monitoring system

The Food and Drug Administration recently approved the FreeStyle Libre Flash Glucose Monitoring System to be sold in the United States. The Libre is manufactured by Abbott and is currently only available overseas. The system allows patients to view blood sugar every minute of the day without pricking a finger. The device will be available […]

3 Ways Costume Contact Lenses can Damage Your Eyes

Thinking about jazzing up your Halloween costume with a pair of costume contact lenses? Decorative contact lenses have the potential of doing serious damage to your vision. Here are four ways they can harm your eyes: Corneal abrasions:┬áSince the contact lenses are not properly fitted and some of the designs could be uneven, the lenses […]

HEALTH ALERT – Costume Contact Lenses are no treat

For Halloween revelers looking to add that finishing touch to their costumes by wearing decorative contact lenses, think again. Those dazzling decorative lenses may contain chlorine and other harmful chemicals that pose a serious threat to vision. Japanese researchers recently published study findings that revealed that several varieties of the over-the-counter lenses contained the potentially […]