Eyes of Nature

Mantis Shrimp

Five Animals With Fascinating Eyes According to scientists, eyes evolved around 540 million years ago as simple light detecting organs. Through evolution, these organs have become complex and an important tool for many animals, humans included. Here are some of the strangest and most incredible eyes in the animal kingdom. 5: The Four Eyed Fish… Read More

Love the Way You See Yourself

ptosis vs normal eyelids graphic

Cosmetic Procedures Although some may not expect to see a plastic surgeon on staff, we at HVES know that some feel they could benefit from an Oculoplastic Surgeon’s touch. An Oculoplastic Surgeon is an ophthalmologist who has completed rigorous additional training in plastic and reconstructive surgical techniques as it relates to the eye and surrounding… Read More

Changing Perspective

Changing Perspective

How Do Glasses Work, Exactly? Glasses have been helping people see for hundreds of years, however the science behind these crafted tools are often unknown. TED-Ed provides a fun yet informative video explaining what exactly makes glasses work! Share on Facebook and stay committed to your future!

A Brighter Future for Sunglasses

A Brighter Future for Sunglasses

The Luxottica-Essilor Merger The Italian sunglass powerhouse Luxottica, maker of the Ray-Ban and Persol, and French ophthalmic lenses producer Essilor have agreed to merge. This is one of Europe’s largest cross-border partnerships, and has the possibility to reshape the eyewear industry. Luxottica and Essilor said Monday they had agreed to a 46-billion-euro ($49-billion) merger in… Read More

National Glaucoma Awareness Month

National Glaucoma Awareness Month

As it is National Glaucoma Awareness Month, we at Hudson Valley Eye Surgeons felt it is a perfect opportunity to learn what exactly glaucoma is. Check out this throwback CBS piece telling Dennis Howard’s story! While most are familiar with the term “glaucoma”, many do not know it is a leading cause of vision loss… Read More

6 Tips to Improve Your Vision for Sports

Blurry v cloudy vision for sports

Vision Training Exercises That Can Improve Key Aspects Of Your Game Strength and agility are not the only crucial skills on field or court. Many athletes overlook one of their best assets in their conditioning programs – their eyes. Your ability to see, analyze, and react to events near and far on the field have… Read More

Cataract Surgery in Seniors Is Actually Life-extending, New Study Says

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If you had the opportunity to improve your vision, overall health, and maybe even length of life, would you? We would too! New research suggests cataract surgery not only allows you to see more clearly, it also may actually live longer. A study by the National Bureau of Economic Research says Americans over 65 are… Read More

Treating Keratoconus

Normal Eye Vs Keratoconus

With Collagen Cross Linking (CXL) Corneal collagen cross-linking (CXL) is a technique to treat patients with keratoconus. Keratoconus can cause the cornea to become weak, thin, and irregularly shaped.Instead of keeping its normal round shape, corneas with keratoconus can bulge forward and have a cone shape, causing poor vision. Our practice is proud to be… Read More

Welcome 2017

2017 Make Things Happen

Our Eyes Are Constantly Changing, And So Is The Way We Take Care Of Them Happy New Year from the Hudson Valley Eye Surgeon Team! As this new year begins, it is a wonderful opportunity to take a look at what effect time has on our eyes. For example, what makes a child’s eye look… Read More

Ditch the Glasses!

Ditch the Glasses!

How LASIK Can Improve Your Quality Of Life The popularity of LASIK eye surgery is without doubt growing. This simple, low-risk procedure involves reshaping the cornea with a laser, taking about 15-30 minutes. It’s no wonder this surgery has become a convenient fix for poor eyesight, it’s quick, relatively painless, and can even save money… Read More

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