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Dr. Mali’s Top 5 Predictions for 2018

This is an article by Dr. Joshua Mali published by Ophthalmology Times. 1). Aflibercept and ranibizumab utilization will continue to soar to new heights in 2018. The success of aflibercept (Eylea, Regeneron Pharmaceuticals) and ranibizumab (Lucentis, Genentech/Roche) injections will definitely continue in 2018. Regeneron just recently reported fourth-quarter 2017 sales of its flagship product, aflibercept, […]

Are Electronics Affecting Your Kids’ Eyes?

Electronic devices. Our kids were raised with them. They can’t imagine life without them. And neither can we. But how are they affecting our kids’ eyes? We know first hand the strain that we feel after a long period at the computer. But what about our kids? According to the American Optometric Association, 83 % […]

Medications and Eyes

Medications can have a great effect on your eyes and vision quality. That is why it is so important to take a list of your medications, both prescription and non-prescription, with you to your next eye examination appointment. People are surprised to hear that over-the-counter medications are at risk for side effects. And when people […]

Is Astigmatism a Disease? Can it be corrected?

Astigmatism is often incorrectly thought of as an eye disease or eye health problem. It is simply a very common focusing problem that is caused by an irregularity of the curvature of the cornea (the front of the eye). Often in layman’s terms, the astigmatic eye’s curvature is compared to the shape of a football […]

Kids and Sunglasses

Most parents are well aware of the long term benefit of polarized sunglasses in protecting their own eyes from degenerative eye diseases and UV exposure. But many parents don’t realize how important it is to protect your children’s young eyes too.Just as your would always put sunscreen on your child when they are out in […]

How Do I Know If I Need An Eye Exam?

Many people believe that eye exams are only for people that wear glasses or contacts. Here are some other reasons to have your eyes examined: Did you know that diabetes is one of the leading causes of blindness? Diabetics need to have a dilated exam at least once per year to look for diabetes changes […]

Tear Osmolarity Testing for Dry Eyes

Dry Eyes Did you know that the human eye has over 2 million working parts?  Imagine all those 2 million parts working beautifully, and then suddenly there is a poor tear film covering the cornea, preventing a clear image from being formed for your brain’s vision center to use when you read, drive and text, […]

Important Reason for Eye Exams – Safety

Safety as we age is the most important thing. We all worry about the safety of our parents. Poor vision can have many adverse effects, such as depression, car accidents, and medication errors, but none of these are more concerning than a fall. Falls are among the leading cause of death for people age 65+, […]

Young Women & Skin Cancer

Studies show that there has been a significant increase in skin cancers in young women, including the deadliest form of skin cancer, melanoma. Many experts believe that this in part is a blessing because it means that more women are getting skin exams at an earlier age and being treated during the early stages of […]

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Bradenton patient talking about Dr. Scott Han “Dr. Scott Han is a wonderful human being and excellent at what he does. He really knows his business. The people here are so nice and very professional. The whole office runs like a well-oiled machine! It’s a pleasure coming here.” Patient: C. G. at the West Bradenton office […]