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Dr. El-Jabali Discusses Macular Degeneration on the Morning Blend

Dr. Fayssal El-Jabali of Newsom Eye recently visited the Morning Blend to discuss age-related macular degeneration. He discussed the signs and symptoms of this condition and why early detection can help save your vision. Watch to learn more!

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I had no idea cataract surgery involves replacing the natural lens of the eye with an artificial lens. There also seems to be a lot of options for lenses. How will I know which lens is right for my vision?

Cataract surgery has greatly improved over time using better techniques and technology. Over the last decade, we’ve also seen a dramatic advancement in lens implant technology.  If you elect to undergo cataract surgery, you will likely be given an option … Continue reading

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Q & A -August 2015

Q: My mother was recently diagnosed with cataracts in both eyes and the optometrist said they are very dense and we should have not waited so long. What is the issue? A: Besides having poor vision for an extended period … Continue reading

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July is Eye Protection Month

July is eye protection month. Playing sports, working, and other activities can put your eyes are risk, especially if you are around a lot of moving parts. The proper use of eye protection can prevent thousands of eye injuries each … Continue reading

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June is Pterygium Awareness Month!

A pterygium (tuh-Rij-ee-uhm) is a condition that affects people who spend a lot of time outdoors, usually in warmer climates. This condition is also known as Surfer’s Eye because it affects people predominantly outdoors without protecting against UV rays. Summer … Continue reading

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Spring CLEAR Your Vision!

Celebrate this Spring with new vision! San Antonio Eye Specialists has been improving patients’ vision for years, and patients have had great things to say about Dr. Iskander. His results-focused style of medical care has shown his patients time and … Continue reading

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February is AMD Awareness Month

Age-Related Macular Degeneration, also known as AMD, is a disease that effects the back of the eye called the macula and is the central part of the retina. This can cause a blind spot in the middle of your eye … Continue reading

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January Is National Glaucoma Awareness Month

Help Us Spread The Word About This Sight-Stealing Disease Glaucoma is the leading cause of preventable blindness. Currently, about 3 million Americans over age 40 have glaucoma. The National Eye Institute projects a 58% increase by 2030. Sadly, many of … Continue reading

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Q: What is Laser Cataract Surgery?

Q&A With Dr. Iskander on Laser Cataract Surgery Q: I’m 68 and have been told by my primary care physician (PCP) that I have cataracts. I’ve heard a lot about laser cataract surgery, what exactly is that? A: Being diagnosed … Continue reading

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LensAR in San Antonio.

LENSAR ™ Technology comes to San Antonio! Dr. Iskander is the first ophthalmologist in San Antonio to be certified on the LENSAR ™ Laser. This laser makes cataract surgery more precise by using Augmented Reality. Dr. Iskander can make more … Continue reading

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