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Why You Should Choose An Oculoplastic Surgeon For Eyelid Surgery

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March 20, 2015

The eyelid is the most delicate area of skin on your body, and must be treated accordingly. When you're choosing a doctor for eyelid surgery, you may want to choose an oculoplastic surgeon over any other type of surgeon, as these physicians have the skills and specialized training needed to do the job correctly in ... read more

Glaucoma: Frequently Asked Questions

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January 21, 2015

Glaucoma is a common eye issue, and is the leading cause of blindness in the United States, affecting more than two million Americans. Although vision loss tends to occur in the later stages of the disease, symptoms are usually not present in the early and moderate stages. For this reason, early detection and treatment is ... read more

Laser Skin Resurfacing: Minimally Invasive Skin Rejuvenation

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December 22, 2014

Clear, bright skin is a feature that most people aspire to and work hard to achieve and maintain. As we age, a numbers of genetic and environmental factors make it difficult to upkeep glowing skin. The natural aging process causes collagen to diminish, leaving skin looser and droopy. In addition, sun exposure, smoking and alcohol ... read more

Introducing LenSx® Laser-Assisted Cataract Surgery

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December 3, 2014

While cataract surgery is among the safest and effective procedures in the medical field, new innovations in technology have allowed this surgery to advance even further. The team of highly qualified ophthalmologists at Westchester Eye Associates is excited to offer the latest technology in laser-assisted cataract surgery, the LenSx® Femtosecond Laser system. The LenSx laser ... read more

A Closer Look At Cataracts

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November 24, 2014

Cataracts are one of the most common conditions that affect vision. A cataract is the clouding of the lens in the eye, which develops from a buildup of proteins. They can occur in one eye, or both eyes. Most cataracts are caused by age-related changes in the eye, and more than half of Americans over ... read more

The Benefits of Cosmetic Eyelid Surgery

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November 21, 2014

Cosmetic eyelid surgery refreshes a person's appearance by rejuvenating eyes that appear tired, angry, puffy or sagging as a result of the aging process. Cosmetic procedures performed on the eyelids, orbit and lacrimal system are known as oculoplastic surgery. Surgery is performed by an ophthalmologist who is specially trained in plastic and reconstructive procedures for ... read more

What Parents and Children Can Expect During A Pediatric Ophthalmology Visit

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August 27, 2014

A child's vision and healthy eyes are important not only to overall health and well-being, but they also directly affect academic performance and behavior in school. While vision screenings given at a child's school each year may identify children who are at risk for problems with their vision, these screenings do not examine the overall ... read more

What's New at Westchester Eye Associates

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July 29, 2014

Westchester Eye Associates is excited to announce the relocation to our new, expanded office in Harrison. Located conveniently at 450 Mamaroneck Avenue, the new facility is fully equipped with state-of-the art technology with full services for all eye health care needs, as well as ample free parking. Our practice has also launched a brand new, ... read more

Welcome to our blog

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January 1, 2014

Within this regularly updated feature of our website, we will provide visitors with practice news and specials, as well as information regarding the most recent technological advances and new treatments in Ophthalmology. We believe that patient education and open communication with your doctor are the keys to achieving healthy, fully functional results and patient satisfaction, ... read more