Patient Education


Solinsky EyeCare – Eye Health Reference Section

Solinsky EyeCare is dedicated to patient education and support. Learn more about your eye health in the new Diseases and Conditions section. We will be adding new articles written by our doctors every month.

On this page, find links to third-party Web sites and articles that will help you take care of your eyes. Note: when you click on any of the links below, the page will open in a new browser window, allowing you to visit the resource without losing track of this page.

Web Sites

The AcrySof® IQ ReSTOR® lens – uniquely designed to provide enhanced image quality and a full range of vision – up close, far away and everything in-between – giving cataract patients the best opportunity to live life free of glasses.

American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery – Site devoted to all issues related to cataract and refractive surgery.

AllAboutVision.com – Site providing unbiased information (as it sells no products) on eyeglasses, sunglasses, contact lenses, LASIK and laser eye surgery, low vision, and eye health.

CataractSurgery.com – If you or someone you love has just been diagnosed with a cataract, or if you would simply like to learn more about cataracts and cataract surgery, CataractSurgery.com can help.

Children’s Visual Health – Site serving parents and adults who need information about the visual health of children.

EyeSmart– The EyeSmart® public awareness campaign, sponsored by the American Academy of Ophthalmology, is your trusted source for accurate, timely and relevant eye health information.

LADARVision® – This state-of-the-art vision correction system that uses the patented LADARTracker™ eye tracking technology and allows doctors to optimize the laser vision procedure for their patients.

LATISSE™ – this is a prescription treatment for hypotrichosis (having inadequate or not enough eyelashes). The treatment is used to grow eyelashes, making them longer, thicker and darker.

National Eye Institute – Part of the National Institute of Health, the NEI conducts and supports research to prevent and treat eye diseases and disorders.

 


Our Specialties:

Cataracts
Information for Patients: Cataracts – Find out how cataracts form, what they are, and about cataract surgery and post-operative care.

Lasik
Basic Lasik: Tips on Lasik Eye Surgery – The Federal Trade Commission provides this overview on Lasik, a new and delicate corrective surgery for numerous vision problems.


Additional Topics:

Amblyopia
Amblyopia FAQs – Known as “lazy eye,” amblyopia is a common condition diagnosed in children.

Astigmatism and Cataract Surgery 

Cataract Surgery & Astigmatism – Information about how these issues are related to each other.

Conjunctivitis
Allergic Conjunctivitis – Learn how to recognize conjunctivitis caused by infection, and how to treat it.

Cornea
Fact Sheet: The Cornea and Corneal Disease – Find information on how the cornea functions, and on the diseases and disorders which affect it.

Diabetes
Information for Patients: Diabetic Retinopathy – Diabetic retinopathy is a potentially blinding complication of diabetes, and affects half of those diagnosed with the disease.

Eye Safety
Sports Eye Safety Guide – Prevent Blindness provides a list of popular sporting activities and the recommended protective eye-wear for each.

Glaucoma
Information for Patients: Glaucoma – This article includes diagrams and descriptions on the anatomy of the eye, outlines the ways in which glaucoma affects health and vision, and provides information about surgical correction.

Macular Degeneration
What Everyone Should Know about Macular Degeneration – Learn to prevent macular degeneration, the most common cause of vision loss among people over 65, while avoiding unproven treatments.

New: We now offer testing to monitor for Macular Degeneration. Click here for information.

Ordering Eyeglasses Online

AOA Study Cites Safety and Compliance Issues for Rx Eyeglasses Ordered Online

Retina
Detached Retina: Floaters and Flashes – Small specks or clouds in your vision and “stars” or flashing lights can be the result of a detached retina.

Toric Lens Implants
Astigmatism Correcting Toric Lens Implants – for Vision Correction After Cataract Surgery