Jay B. Lavine, M.D.
Welcome to the web site of Dr. Jay Lavine, noted authority in ophthalmology and in nutrition. He is the author of the newly released The Eye Care Sourcebook. Dr. Lavine's goal is to fill the critical need for a source of legitimate, unbiased medical information in these areas.
About This Site
For people who have purchased The Eye Care Sourcebook, as well as for other visitors to the site, Dr. Lavine will provide insightful analyses as new studies and reports appear in the media. Thus, The Eye Care Sourcebook will be continuously updated!
Dr. Lavine will also be glad to answer your medical questions, particularly in the areas of ophthalmology (eye care) and preventive nutrition. However, he cannot give personal medical advice. Similarly, all material on this web site is intended to provide general information about health and should not be construed as personal medical advice.
Do You Know...
- what long-term problem may make people regret they ever had LASIK surgery for nearsightedness?
- why eating spinach, but not carrots, helps protect your eyes?
- why "glaucoma tests" often fail to detect glaucoma?
- why lowering your cholesterol level may avert the need for some diabetic laser treatments?
- why you should get a second opinion about your cataract -- from yourself(!)?
- how a lower protein diet helps keep diabetics from going blind?
- why reading problems are often due to dry eyes, even when they don't feel dry?
- why nutrients from foods are better for you and your eyes than those from supplements?
- how ginkgo biloba extract may aid in the treatment of glaucoma?
The Nutrition MD, Dr. Lavine's new web site, covers the gamut of optimal nutrition: http://www.thenutritionmd.com.
Dr. Lavine discusses how medicine would be practiced according to Jewish ethical values:
Last modified: April 25, 2014
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