Aesthetics by Katzen
LASIK vs. Contact Lenses: Weighing Your Options
We are lucky to live in a time of options. We can choose where we want to live and work, there are restaurants where we build our own gourmet pizzas, and the list of things Starbucks is doing with our espressos keeps getting longer. The wealth of options – while certainly something to be thankful… Read More
Improper Contact Lens Care To Blame For Dangerous Infections
If you wear contact lenses, you’re at elevated risk for contracting painful infections that could have long term effects on the health of your eyes. The sad fact is that most people who wear contacts aren’t taking proper care of their lenses, and as a result, putting the health of their eyes at risk. Contact… Read More
What’s New in the World of Eye & Vision Care
Author: Richard C. Edlow, O.D., Katzen Eye Group Technological advances in eye care cover the full gamut from ophthalmic lenses to new treatments for macular degeneration. The following is intended to provide a brief update on what is new and what may be of value in maximizing your vision and eye health. With over 300… Read More
Keep your eyes safe!
April is the Academy of Ophthalmology’s “Eye Safety Month”, designed to draw attention to sports, toys, and other activities which may pose a risk of an eye injury and to educate the public in injury prophylaxis. Most eye injuries are preventable. Almost 50% of injuries occur during sports and recreational activities and most occur in… Read More
In the battle against the effects of aging, BOTOX® Cosmetic has become one of the most popular available options. Simple, non-invasive and effective, BOTOX® produces quick, long-lasting results in a single treatment. How BOTOX® Works The lines that appear on your forehead and between your eyebrows are usually caused by the tightening of muscles due to stress… Read More
Did You Know that Eating Healthy is Good for Your Eyes?
When your mom told you that carrots are good for your eyes, she was giving you good advice. More than 10 million Americans have Age-Related Macular Degeneration. This eye disease is now one of the leading causes of blindness and vision loss for people 65 years or older in this county. While there is no cure… Read More
When skin loses fluids, wrinkles form. That’s where injectable fillers come in to save the day. Fillers are injected under the skin to fill in wrinkles, folds and sags. This non-surgical procedure plumps up the skin, making it appear more youthful. In just minutes, lips become more defined, laugh lines dissipate and crow’s feet dissolve…. Read More
Why an Ophthalmologist Should Do Blepharoplasty (Eyelid Surgery)
You’ve heard the old adage: The Eyes are the Window to Your Soul. Yet, if your eyelids hang down over them and you constantly joke about the bags under your eyes being large enough to carry groceries in, then it’s time to make a change. The surgery you need is called Blepharoplasty, or more commonly eyelid… Read More