April 2016


Vitamin C may slow progress of cataracts

A diet rich in the antioxidant vitamin C appears to help keep cataracts away, according to a study published March 23 in the journal Ophthalmology. Genetics play a part, too, though […]

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With Climate Change, Prevention Matters More Than Ever

Sue Lowe, O.D., has a regular spiel with patients—and it goes beyond the usual suggestions to wear sunglasses, rest their eyes or look away from their computers for 20 seconds […]

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Do’s and Don’ts of Contact Lenses

Specialists have noticed a rise in eye infections among contact-lens wearers and are warning users to take extra care. Bacteria, fungi and micro-organisms can stick to contact lenses and cause […]

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Helping Patients with Autism

Excerpted from page 36 of the April 2015 edition of AOA Focus. A program with the University of Miami-Nova Southeastern University Center for Autism and Related Disabilities, Optometry Cares®—The AOA Foundation and other […]

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What Your Eye Exam Says About Your Health

Yes, your eyes are the window to your soul or whatever. But, they can also be a surprisingly helpful window into your overall health. So,  and Safety Month, we talked […]

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MCLI is committed to the health and safety of our patients, visitors and staff. We are taking extra precautions to keep our office as safe as possible yet ensure our ability to care for our patients. We diligently and continuously disinfect high-traffic areas and high-touch surfaces, countertops, chairs, etc. If you are not feeling well or if you have been around anyone who is sick, we ask that you please reschedule your appointment. Please limit the number of people accompanying you to our office to 1 person. We appreciate your cooperation in helping us provide the safest environment we can for our patients. To schedule your appointment, please call (305) 814-2299.

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