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Eye Care in New Smyrna Beach

Supplements for Vision and Healthy Eyes

Eye Care in New Smyrna Beach You may have heard about recent research suggesting that certain nutrients can help delay or prevent eye problems and diseases. You may have also have heard a lot of claims for over-the-counter (OTC) vision supplements containing these nutrients and and claims for others that have not been tested in clinical studies. So what should you believe? What can you do to protect your eye health and eyesight using vision supplements?  Here is information for

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Optometrist in New Smyrna Beach

New Optometrist in New Smyrna Beach

Precision Eye Institute is proud to announce Evan Criscio, OD in joining the practice and is seeing patients at both of our locations in New Smyrna Beach (Venetian Bay) and Edgewater. The new optometrist in New Smyrna Beach will be seeing new patients from all over Southeast Volusia County areas. “We are very excited to have Dr. Criscio join our team,” said Dr. Orest Krajnyk, MD, founder of Precision Eye Institute. Dr. Criscio received a highly ranked clinical and research

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contact lenses

Be careful in what type of contact lenses you put in your eyes

It was the pretty packaging and promise of a new look that caught the eye of 19-year-old Mamie Gaye when she purchased a pair of colored costume contacts while shopping at a beauty store near her home in Cleveland, Ohio. She had no idea that she needed a prescription for colored contact lenses. She wasn’t buying them to correct her vision, she just wanted to change up her look. The packaging touted “luxury lenses,” not “prescription required.” She brought them

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eye redness

New Over-the-Counter Eye-Whitening Drop Hits Store Shelves

People with eye redness may now have an option in dealing irritating  symptoms. Red eyes usually are caused by allergy, eye fatigue, over-wearing contact lenses or common eye infections. New over-the-counter eye whitening drops may have some advantages over older drops, such as Visine, but ophthalmologists caution that any whitening drops can mask symptoms of serious disease.   Lumify was approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration in December 2017, and started appearing on store shelves in mid-2018.  Ads

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Can a Healthy Diet Prevent Cataracts?

A healthy diet that provides good nutrition for healthy eyes includes five to nine servings of fruits and vegetables every day, at least three servings of 100 percent whole grains each day and two servings of fish each week. Age-related cataract is a leading cause of blindness in the world today.  Currently, the the only treatment for cataracts is surgical removal of the cloudy lens, which typically is then replaced with an intraocular lens (IOL) during the cataract surgery. While

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Hometown News Feature

In his first year of performing eye surgeries a decade ago, Edgewater ophthalmologist Dr. Orest Krajnyk encountered two facts of life he wasn’t taught in medical school.

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Welcome to Our New Website

We decided that our recent office move needed a new website to go with it!  The Precision Eye Institute is dedicated to provide you with the highest level of eye care and this website was designed with our patients in mind.  With offices in New Smyrna Beach and Edgewater we offer two easy to find locations for your convenience Our new website is easy to navigate, and is fully responsive to all mobile devices. This makes it much easier to

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Ophthalmologist in New Smyrna Beach

Why Choose an Ophthalmologist

What is an Ophthalmologist and How is this Different from an Optometrist? When it’s time to “get your eyes checked,” make sure you are seeing the right eye care professional for your needs. Ophthalmologists, optometrists and opticians each play an important role in providing eye care to consumers. Both optometrists and ophthalmologists can provide medical care as well as prescription contact lenses and glasses. Ophthalmologist in New Smyrna Beach can provide surgical eye care, treatment for cataracts, glaucoma, and macular

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