The Rothchild Eye Institute Blog

The ophthalmology team at Rothchild Eye Institute strives to provide the latest in eye and vision health to patients throughout Delray Beach, FL and beyond. From routine eye exams and cataract surgery to dry eyes and diabetic eye care, our blog offers detailed information on a range of ophthalmic topics. Explore the posts below to learn how better vision can enhance your quality of life.

How Often Do I Need to Have an Eye Exam?

Our Team | 01/23/2023

Not sure whether you need an eye exam annually or more often? Review the helpful information here to find the answer.


Meet The Doctor Helping Patients Restore Their Youthful Appearance

Our Team | 12/12/2022

Dr. Myers has helped countless people through BOTOX®, dermal fillers, and laser skin resurfacing. Learn about his years of experience and skill here.


Common Causes for Eye Allergies This Fall

Our Team | 11/14/2022

This fall, many people will suffer from eye allergies caused by various allergens, including pollen, dust mites, mold, and environmental irritants.


Five Reasons to Use Your FSA Toward Your Eye Health

Our Team | 10/09/2022

Your FSA fund can help you and your family enjoy long-term eye health and clear vision through the following services.


What are the Symptoms of Diabetic Retinopathy?

Our Team | 09/11/2022

Diabetic retinopathy can lead to blurred eyesight, vision loss, and blindness, as well as symptoms like floaters and dark spots in one’s visual field.


How Do I Know If I Need Prescription Eyeglasses?

Our Team | 08/13/2022

If you’re experiencing visual disturbances, loss of vision, or other related troubles, eyeglasses can provide newfound, life-changing clarity.


What is the Recovery Time for Refractive Surgery?

Our Team | 07/12/2022

Refractive surgeries offer fast, safe, and effective outpatient results while only requiring a few days of recovery.


Three Tips to Manage Dry Eyes at Home

Our Team | 06/17/2022

There are several things you can do at home for dry eye relief, such as reducing screen time, using eye drops, or making minor nutritional changes.


When is YAG Peripheral Iridotomy Needed?

Our Team | 05/14/2022

YAG peripheral iridotomy (PI) may be needed when fluid flow between the lens and iris is blocked, causing harmful intraocular pressure.


What Kind of Vision Can be Improved With Refractive Surgery?

Our Team | 04/23/2022

Refractive surgery corrects or improves refractive errors, including nearsightedness, farsightedness, astigmatism, and age-related presbyopia.


How To Prevent Dry Eyes While Wearing Contacts

Our Team | 03/15/2022

Just because you have dry eyes doesn’t mean you can’t enjoy the benefits of contacts. Learn how to prevent dry eyes with contacts here.


What Is Visual Acuity and How Is It Tested?

Our Team | 02/13/2022

A routine visual acuity test is a unique procedure that is essential for your ocular health.


Can I Still Wear Contacts After Cataract Surgery?

Our Team | 01/11/2022

Whether or not you need contact lenses depends on numerous factors, though some patients still safely wear contacts after cataract surgery.


Use Your Flex Spending on Your Eye Health Before the Year Ends


The unspent money in your Flex Spending Account may be forfeited at year’s end, but you can use it to help your loved ones enjoy optimal eye health.


Can Cold Weather Cause Dry Eyes?

Our Team | 11/04/2021

Dry eye syndrome can make your eyes itchy and irritated. Discover our innovative treatments for dry eyes, such as artificial tears and eye surgery.


What is the Impact of Excess Screen Time On Your Eyes?

Our Team | 10/09/2021

Eye strain and headaches are just a few problems associated with excess screen time. Schedule an eye exam near me to learn how we improve your vision.


What Side Effects Can You Expect With Cataract Surgery?

Our Team | 09/14/2021

Laser cataract surgery effectively clears cloudy vision in patients. Learn which side effects to expect during recovery, including blurry vision.


Back to School Means Vision Testing For Your Child

Our Team | 08/10/2021

Back-to-school eye exams are crucial for improving your child's eye health. Learn what happens during a vision exam and schedule an appointment today.


Symptoms of Dry Eyes and How to Prevent It

Our Team | 07/10/2021

Dry eye syndrome is a common but uncomfortable eye condition. At Rothchild Eye Institute, our ophthalmologists treat your symptoms of dry eye.


How to Protect Your Eyes From the Summer Sun

Our Team | 06/11/2021

Discover why it is important to wear sunglasses and other helpful ways to protect your eyes, especially in the summertime.


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