Archive for June, 2012

Check yourself before you wreck yourself

With the summer closing in, it is very important to remember to keep those eyes protected with sunglasses.  That includes children as well.  Much of the ultraciolet exposure we get happens in the first quarter of our lives.   UV exposure can lead to cataract formation and has been associated with macular degeneration.  The suns […]


Dissecting cows eye!

So I recently went into JFK high school in Bellmore and dissected a cow’s eye for the A.P. Bio class.  Mrs. Frank allowed me to come in and teach a full class of children all about the eye.   I was nervous at first because much of what I learned about the cow eye dissection […]