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Their policies are underwritten by Security Life and are available in most states. Blinking lubricates and protects the eye. With its variety of different plans, BCBS makes it easier to get the right coverage for a price that works in your budget. As always, we can help you navigate this process from start to finish. It was started as a health insurance provider for teachers under Blue Cross and a plan for employers of mining camps in the Pacific Northwest as Blue Shield. Lift your natural lashes minus the work , making them look longer and fuller.

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Find a Doctor or Practice Location. Show Search Hide Search Are you a referring physician? Heart and Vascular Cardiology See also: Lung Radiation Oncology See also: Heart and Vascular Vascular Surgery See also: Heart and Vascular Wound Care.

There is no publicly available rating for this medical professional for one of the following reasons: He or she is not employed by Penn Medicine. He or she does not see patients. He or she sees patients but has not yet received the minimum 30 patient satisfaction reviews in the past 12 months, ensuring that the rating is statistically reliable and a true reflection of patient satisfaction. Has privileges to treat patients in the hospital. The facts below may help put the importance of these examinations into perspective:.

The medications used to treat these conditions can often exacerbate the eye conditions associated with them, causing visual concentration to be even more taxing. One in four students has a visual impairment. The child may not know that he or she is seeing poorly. Amblyopia is the leading cause of vision loss in the United States, and it is generally preventable if caught at a young age. It most frequently occurs due to a lack of use of one or both of the eyes from an uncorrected eyeglass prescription or misalignment of an eye.

School vision screenings are a great way to flag children with sight-threatening conditions, but a screening is not sensitive enough to prompt referral for all learning related visual conditions. Makar Eyecare takes pride in providing every patient a thorough eye health and vision examination. Preliminary tests will evaluate your pupils, intraocular eye pressures, visual fields, eye muscles, color vision, stereopsis or depth perception, binocularity, curvature of the cornea and the power of your eye.

Your doctor will test your natural vision and determine your best corrected visual acuity at near and far distances. Our providers take time to ask the proper questions required to ensure an accurate spectacle and contact lens prescription.

Your doctor will usually recommend to have your pupils dilated during your examination. If so, dilation eye drops may be placed in your eyes to temporarily enlarge your pupils. The purpose of dilation is to get a clear view of the optic nerve and retina in the back of your eye. This aids in early detection and treatment of eye diseases that can destroy your vision, such as cataracts, glaucoma, diabetic retinopathy, and macular degeneration.

At Makar Eyecare we take pride in the materials and services we provide. You will work with some of the most highly skilled and experienced certified opticians in the state of Alaska. We create your custom eyewear using the best in modern robotic and digital technology.

We believe your eyewear should be comfortable, durable, and make you look great! Your choice of eyewear is important, you will use them every day. We know this and stand behind our products.

Should you really like what you see and need more than one pair at the same time, you will receive a discount on your second pair. Visit our newly expanded optical center! We are always adding more to our inventory to give you the best choices for your eyewear needs and welcome you to our comfortable new office. Our eyes are at the center of everything that we do. From the moment we wake up in the morning, we use them to move in our space and complete daily tasks.

Whether you think your eyes may be functioning poorly or you are interested in a sport or activity that requires supreme visual function, vision therapy may be for you.

Vision therapy for diagnosed ocular conditions has also been shown to improve acuity, depth perception, and eye alignment. Vision therapy is a sequence of neurosensory and neuromuscular activities individually prescribed and monitored by the doctor to develop, rehabilitate and enhance visual skills and processing.

The length of the therapy program varies depending on the severity of a diagnosed condition or the preciseness required for a particular sport or activity. Activities paralleling in-office techniques are taught to the patient to be practiced at home. Makar Eyecare performs vision therapy and the evaluations necessary to track ocular improvements.

If you or someone you know is interested, schedule an appointment with Dr. Back to Contact Lenses page. Makar Eyecare is a sophisticated state-of-the-art facility with modern technology located at the north west corner of Tudor Rd. Professionally modern technology for thorough and accurate eye health examinations for the whole family with sophisticated computer mobile instrumentation. Makar Eyecar professionals help you get the most out of your benefits in a timely and efficient manner.

It is our pleasure to provide you this service. We sincerely hope you notice the Makar Eyecare difference. Makar Eyecare owns high power microscopes capable of viewing single cell layers and digital imaging systems that are among the most recent technology, allowing us to serve you with confidence. Images of all parts of your eye are digital and easily shared. We are confident your visits with Makar Eyecare will be a delightful experience and we look forward to serving you and creating a life long relationship with you and your family.

Welcome to Makar Eyecare Dr. Anthony Makar is a board certified optometric physician who, after completing nine years of higher education after high school, received a doctorate degree with honors from Pacific University, College of Optometry, Forest Grove, Oregon. Prior to attending Pacific University, Dr. Among other high marks, he scored the highest possible mark, a th percentile, on the rigorous organic chemistry section of the graduate school entrance examination.

Elizabeth Lane is a board certified Optometric Physician. While in optometry school, Dr. Dr Lonsberry is delighted to provide world class eyecare for Alaskans. Patients enjoy his friendly demeanor, decades of clinical experience, and phenomenal communication skills.

He puts patients at ease and educates them about their health. Left to right, starting at the top. Our patients can expect access to the most current surgical, medical, and optical technologies while being serve by highly trained and friendly professionals in a clean, efficient and comfortable environment. Makar Eyecare professionals help you get the most out of your benefits in a timely and efficient manner. It delights us that, among other benefits, you will receive improved communication and financial statements about your account quickly and attentively.

We always recommend you call your insurance company before your visit or eyewear purchase to ensure you are eligible for benefits. Unfortunately, we cannot guarantee that your insurance will pay their estimated portion, as all claims are evaluated individually based on your unique benefit plan.

We take an estimated co-pay for your portion of the bill at the time of service. Records Release Authorization Form. There are a number of reasons why you might prefer contacts lenses over standard eyewear.

They allow a glasses-free look with hassle free vision correction. We offer several types of contact lenses for our patients. We know choosing an eye doctor is an important decision for you and your families. Rebecca Makar, life long Alaskans and owners of Makar Eyecare, are sincerely delighted to introduce to you their comprehensive eyecare practice. You will notice a difference. We are confident your visits with Makar Eyecare will be delightful experiences. Welcome to Makar Eyecare. As a biology major, she decided to pursue advanced study in optometry.

Salvo earned a reputation for distinguished research and […]. Rowena Rivera is a board certified Optometric Physician. She is passionate about community service and was an active member of Circle K, the college chapter of the Kiwanis Club. She is a member of the American and Alaskan Optometric Associations and applies the latest techniques and treatment plans based on current research.

During Optometry school she actively researched with […]. Optical Sports Eyewear Content coming soon. Optical Safety Glasses Content coming soon. Mon-Thu 8am-6pm Fri 8am-5pm Sat 9am-5pm. The Makar Eyecare Difference. Beautiful Lashes — Without Mascara Lift your natural lashes minus the work , making them look longer and fuller. Comfortable treatment that takes approximately 20 minutes Makes natural lashes appear longer Minimal after-care required Swim, shower and play with no fuss.

Blue light is a type of visible light. It is found in natural sunlight. Prior to the introduction of newer electronic devices, it was not used in man-made light sources. Now, blue light sources include electronic devices such as cell phones and computers, as well as energy efficient fluorescent and LED lights.

Is blue light harmful? Read More Some blue light is helpful. It helps to regulate our circadian rhythm, which helps us go to sleep and stay asleep.

There are some risks with blue light exposure though. Studies have shown that there is a 40 nm wavelength of blue-violet light that causes maximum retinal cell death. Blue light can pass through the lens in our eye to the back of the eye called the retina and increase the likelihood of development of age-related macular degeneration. The level of light emitted by newer energy-saving lighting techniques is very high, underscoring the importance of protecting our eyes from these lights as their presence continues to increase.

What can we do to help reduce our exposure to blue light? Reducing exposure to blue light emitting devices is one way to protect the eyes but many people use computers at work and then continue on their personal devices at home.

Fortunately, there are lenses available to help filter out harmful blue light.

What should consumers consider when shopping for vision insurance?