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Dr. Joel Confino, M.D.
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Joel Confino, M.D. is a Corneal Specialist, Laser Cataract, Lens Implant & LASIK Surgeon. He is a Founder of The Eye Care & Surgery Center in New Jersey.
Joel Confino, M.D. is a Corneal Specialist, Laser Cataract, Lens Implant & LASIK Surgeon. He is a Founder of The Eye Care & Surgery Center in New Jersey.

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Macular Degeneration Biomarker
Biomarker for Macular Degeneration Age Related Macular Degeneration (AMD) continues to be a leading cause of vision loss for seniors. The most effective way to avoid vision loss is through early detection, diagnosis and treatment. Now, researchers have foun...

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Lower AMD Risk with Cholesterol Medication?
Macular Degeneration Risk & Cholesterol Medications Age Related Macular Degeneration (AMD) continues to be a leading cause of vision loss in seniors-especially those with a family history or other risk factors such as smoking and other forms of vascular dis...

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Wearing Sunglasses Helps with Night Time Vision
The most dangerous time to drive is between 5 and 7 pm according to the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety. More highway fatalities occur during this time than during any other time of the day. During this evening rush hour, in addition to a large numbe...

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Cataract Patient Shares Experience
Twenty some years ago when I settled in Westfield, one of my first needs was to locate specialty physicians. A friend suggested Dr. Joel Confino of The Eye Care & Surgery Center. Through the years, Dr. Confino’s superb clinical expertise has been evident ...

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Genes for Glaucoma Identified
Genes for Glaucoma Identified Researchers from Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary of Harvard Medical School and Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine have led an international effort to identify three genetic associations that influence suscep...

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Marijuana Use with Glaucoma
A survey of patients with glaucoma showed that the perception of the legality and acceptability of marijuana use was significantly associated with intentions to use marijuana for the treatment of glaucoma, even though research has indicated it is of limited...
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