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Introducing Our Femtosecond Laser

At the office of Dr. Edwin Schottenstein, we understand that the best results come from quality care paired with state-of-the-art technology. That’s why we use only the most reliable ophthalmologist equipment from dependable brands. One of Dr. Schottenstein’s favorite pieces of equipment is the Femtosecond Laser by Johnson & Johnson Vision. In his own words,.. Read More

The Best Fruits for Your Eyesight

At the office of Dr. Edwin M. Schottenstein, we’re proud to offer world-class eye care to patients throughout the greater New York City area – but in addition to offering comprehensive treatments like cataract surgery and cosmetic eye care, we strive to be an overall resource to you in maintaining your eye health. Believe it.. Read More

Why Do Eyes Cry When Chopping Onions, And How Do I Stop It?

We’ve all had the experience: cooking a quick dinner after work, preparing a meal for friends, or throwing together a Saturday morning breakfast, when suddenly you cut into a fresh onion and your otherwise-average day turns into a tear fest. But why do onions so frequently bring us to tears, and what can we do.. Read More

How to Decrease Eye Strain from Screens: The 20-20-20 Rule

Here at the practice of Dr. Edwin M. Schottenstein, we place an emphasis on a patient’s visual health. With our exceptional eye exams and eye services, we’re glad to give you the care and treatment necessary to keep your eyes in great shape. Even if you’re not at our office to visit your Manhattan and.. Read More

Does Exercise Help Eyesight?

While you obviously know how exercise can help your body, you may be surprised to know that can actually help your eyesight as well. Studies have shown that exercising can actually decrease the risk of developing eye problems and conditions, such as cataracts, glaucoma, and wet age-related macular degeneration. Getting your exercise (and having a.. Read More