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Since May is Healthy Vision Month we decided to share with you some of our top tips for keeping your eyes healthy and in good shape! 1. Don’t Smoke: Smoking isn’t just bad for your lungs, tobacco smoking is also linked to Age Related Macular Degeneration (AMD) and has been proven to cause optic nerve damage. 2. Eat…

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One of my patients came to my office last summer and told me that she cannot deal with bulling any more. Since she was a little girl she had been bullied by her classmates and even today, in her fifties, she is still experiencing bullying from friends and neighbors. I understand what you mean, I…

Dr-Margarita-Cardenas

Dr. Margarita Cardenas is performing strabismus surgery at Beraja Medical Institute on a 27 year old gentleman who complained of having his eyes drifting outward for many years. This disease affects thousands of children who are born with an imbalance in their eye muscles. It affects their ability to read, study and have a normal…

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If you have glaucoma and are considering cataract surgery, the iStent Trabecular Micro-Bypass may be right for you. In conjunction with cataract surgery, iStent is designed to lower eye pressure in patients with mildto-moderate open-angle glaucoma who are currently taking glaucoma eye drops. Now FDA-approved, iStent is minimally invasive and is placed during cataract surgery.

Dr. Lilliam Diaz-Velez is an Oculoplastic Surgeon who specializes on both the medical and cosmetic aspects of plastic surgery of the eyes. She offers ptosis surgery, upper and lower blepharoplasties and brow lifts, as well as advanced treatments for various eyelid disorders. She is an extremely skilled provider of non-surgical cosmetic procedures, including facial fillers…

Please come and see me about your eye problems. After discussing your concerns and examining your eyes, I will discuss with you the best options and formulate a treatment plan. If your sight is affected by cataracts we can discuss surgery to restore your vision. If you have glaucoma, a disease that can lead to…

For more than two decades in the exercise of ophthalmology I constantly search for knowledge and for new techniques in order to bring my patients the best solutions for their ophthalmic afflictions. I am always thrilled with the results obtained in the treatment and in the improvement of their quality of life. That’s my goal…

Dr. Roberto Beraja explains the differences in how people see the colors in the dress. Are you seeing this dress as blue and black all the time or part of the time? You may have a partial expression of the gene that controls your ability to distinguish between the colors green and red. View the…

Free Eye Screening at Emilio Lopez Health Expo and Education Fair Beraja Medical Institute offered free eye screening on Saturday November 22nd 2014. A team of six doctors from Beraja Medical Institute participated in the 8th annual Emilio Lopez Health Expo and Education Fair at Borinquen Medical Centers of Miami Dade. The fair provided health…

Routine checkup for the eyes

By Dr Alex Spratt Beraja Medical Institute Your sight is precious. Good eye sight and healthy eyes allow us to appreciate our surroundings, take part in social events and to see ourselves in the mirror! Being able to see clearly is such an important ingredient in enjoying life. People over the age of 40 should…

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