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Jacki Evans-Saxton
· February 17, 2018
Dr Zikoski is thorough & explains everything. The staff is helpful with insurance questions, glasses & contacts information & appointment scheduling.
Joe Vitale
· March 22, 2017
I have been a patient for 3 years and it has been the best experience I've had with any healthcare provider. When I first went I was not in a good mood because I had always had perfect vision and neve...r needed an eye doctor (it sucks to get old lol). ButDr Zikoski's professionalism, "bedside manner" and genuine empathy for me put me at ease and comforted me. The quality of care is unsurpassed. His entire staff has been incredibly attentive every visit--more than mere professional politeness, they are genuinely friendly and treat patients as friends. They even helped me with personal opinions on style of glasses, something that I am horrible at deciding. And it always amazes me that when I request an appointment, there is never a wait. See More
Jody Scarborough
· March 21, 2017
Nothing but positive things to say about my experience at Zikoski vision. I was seen right away and the care I was given by the doctor as well as the staff was excellent. I was very pleased by the war...m atmosphere and the help I was given by the staff when picking out a pair of glasses from the wide assortment of frames. Highly recommend and will be returning for my annual exams. See More
Stephanie Tulaney Campo
· March 17, 2017
I've been a patient of Dr. Ziolski's for over 10 years and have had nothing but an exceptional experience each time I have been to the office. Not only Dr. Zikoski have been professional and kind, bu...t also his staff has been welcoming and helpful. Only good things to say about this place ! ! See More
Mike Jaecks
· March 17, 2017
Could not say more about this place. Have gotten glasses and contacts for 2 years and will definitely be back. I saw Dr. Kulich and she was great. The front office staff were very helpful as well - hi...ghly recommend. See More
Alice Martelli
· March 17, 2017
Nurturing and positive staff . Extremely professional and the family environment gave me a sense of security that my eye exam would be precise and professional . Thank you for being the best and first... eye exam I've had See More
Daniele Hargenrader
· December 7, 2015
I've been going to Dr. Zikoski for 15 years and he is the best! So friendly and kind, caring staff, and never a long wait in the waiting room. Thanks for all that you do!
Elizabeth Wlodarczyk
· March 17, 2017
A wolf in sheep's clothing. I've been going to his office for number of years and there were no problems as long as I had no problems with my eyes.In the last half a year I've been ignored for the sec...ond time while having a bad eye infection. Since I am a candidate for uveitis, any pain in my eye is of serious concern. Last time I waited til the second day and called again. This time I just drove to his office for the second time shortly before closing because the swelling and pain was getting worse. I was seen but it took me until 9:30 PM to get the medication I needed. On my follow-up I got yelled at by the good doctor as I quote: "We have seen you, have we not?! You got help, have you not!?" I've been very judicious on my spending and will not pay for being put down, whereas you and your office staff should get yelled at for being ignorant to my problems. See More
Meg Ann
· March 17, 2017
Dr. Zikoski makes every experience at the eye doctor's an enjoyable one...even having my eyes dialated. The staff there were great when I was fitted for my first pair of glasses. #4eyes4thewin
John Tulaney
· March 17, 2017
Dr Zikoski is great. I've been with him for nearly 20 years. Great staff and always there for all my need. Here is to 20 more years of healthy vision!
Abigail Ann
· March 17, 2017
Always a very positive and professional environment. I have never had any problems. The staff is very kind and helpful every time. Best eye doctor around! I highly recommend
Denny Pryal
· March 17, 2017
I have trusted my eyes, my wife's eyes and my 6 kids eyes to dr zikoski......if you care about your sight you should consider visiting this place................
Ernie Martelli
· March 17, 2017
Such an awesome staff and never a wait . I highly recommend Dr. Zilkoski . He was attentive and thorough with my eye exam . My glasses he prescribed are the perfect fit .
Chrissy Clipper
· May 6, 2016
I have beven going to Dr ZIKOSKI for about 15 years. He is a great eye doctor because he makes you feel comfortable and doesn't rush you. He answers any questions you have. I highly recommend him my family and friends and whoever is looking for an eye doctor. See More
Lauren Strohl
· March 22, 2017
I went in to Dr. Zikoski's office because of problems with my contact lenses, and the staff was incredibly friendly and helpful! I had a wonderful experience with Dr. Zikoski, highly recommended.
Kaycee Kandarczyk
· March 17, 2017
The staff here is super sweet and the doctors are great!
Peter Behm
· March 17, 2017
Zikoski vision has been my glasses provider for a number of years now and have had nothing but fantastic expirences.
Todd Harper
· March 17, 2017
My family and I have been seeing Dr Zikoski for years! There is no other eye doctor that I would ever trust my family's vision with!
Gina Artillio
· March 17, 2017
Such a lovely and sweet staff! Always has care for their patients.
Lisa Marie Viggiano
· March 17, 2017
Terrific doctors!!... Very friendly & knowledgeable staff!!!

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Due to the storm today, our Washington Crossing and Rockledge offices will close today at noon. We will be back in the office Thursday March 22nd at 9 AM. Please stay safe.


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Due to today's storm, both our offices are closed and will reopen 9 AM, March 8th. Stay safe my friends.

Our new spring looks are arriving daily!

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With so many of us using computers at work, computer eye strain has become a major job-related complaint. Studies show that eye strain and other bothersome visual symptoms occur in 50 to 90 percent of computer workers.

These problems can range from physical fatigue, decreased productivity and increased numbers of work errors, to minor annoyances like eye twitching and red eyes.

1. Get a comprehensive eye exam....
Having a routine comprehensive eye exam is the most important thing you can do to prevent or treat computer vision problems. If you haven't had an eye exam in over a year, schedule a visit with an eye doctor near you.

According to the National Institute of Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH), computer users should have an eye exam before they start working on a computer and once a year thereafter.

During your exam, be sure to tell your eye doctor how often you use a computer at work and at home. Measure how far your eyes are from your screen when you sit at your computer, and bring this measurement to your exam so your eye doctor can test your eyes at that specific working distance.

2. Use proper lighting.
Eye strain often is caused by excessively bright light either from outdoor sunlight coming in through a window or from harsh interior lighting. When you use a computer, your ambient lighting should be about half as bright as that typically found in most offices.

Eliminate exterior light by closing drapes, shades or blinds. Reduce interior lighting by using fewer light bulbs or fluorescent tubes, or use lower intensity bulbs and tubes. If possible, position your computer monitor or screen so windows are to the side, instead of in front or behind it.
Many computer users find their eyes feel better if they can avoid working under overhead fluorescent lights. If possible, turn off the overhead fluorescent lights in your office and use floor lamps that provide indirect incandescent or halogen lighting instead.

Sometimes switching to "full spectrum" fluorescent lighting that more closely approximates the light spectrum emitted by sunlight can be more comforting for computer work than regular fluorescent tubes. But even full spectrum lighting can cause discomfort if it's too bright. Try reducing the number of fluorescent tubes installed above your computer workspace if you are bothered by overhead lighting.

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Eyezen™ lenses are best for single vision wearers and adults suffering from eye strain and fatigue. Combined with Crizal® Prevencia® No-Glare lenses, Eyezen lenses help prevent the overexertion of certain muscles that help your eyes focus, keeping your eyes relaxed and comfortable so you can get the most out of your screen life.

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Anatomy Of Attraction: The Science Behind Love At First Sight
Ever wonder about the meaning behind the phrase "the look of love"? When you're gazing into your partner's eyes, pay some thought to the science behind love at first sight.

The connection between eyes and love is well-documented in poem and prose since time immemorial, the stuff of whimsical fairytales and heroic legends. But while beauty may be in the eye of the beholder, evidence increasingly suggests our brains ...are hardwired to both display and notice visual "clues" when it comes to a potential love interest.

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One such indicator of visual attraction is larger pupils. Studies show that our pupils dilate when we feel excitement and attraction. When our gaze falls on a person or object of interest to us, the brain releases a surge of dopamine (a chemical messenger that helps control the brain's reward and pleasure centers), which triggers pupil dilation.

Men perceive women with larger pupils as more romantically appealing. A 2007 study published in Hormones and Behavior showed that a woman's pupils dilate the widest during ovulation. From a biological perspective, because this characteristic is developed under the influence of estrogen, it signifies youth and therefore fertility. Research suggests that men instinctively use such indicators, among other visual cues, to assess the "value" of potential partners — as a way to seek fertile and healthy mates.

Similarly, researchers at Edinburgh University found that women at their monthly fertility peak are most attracted to men with larger pupils. According to the study published in the journal Personality and Individual Differences, larger pupils signal a man's interest, and therefore he is more indicated as a partner because interest is mutual. Conversely, the study found that when women are not at their most fertile, men's pupil size make very little difference when looking for a mate.

Lingering eye contact also is a strong indicator for a potential love match. A 2009 study published in Archives of Sexual Behavior found that a man who rated a woman as attractive held eye contact for an average of 8.2 seconds, which increased his chances of "love at first sight," researchers said. If a man's gaze was around 4 seconds, the research suggests he was less than impressed.

When it comes to eye color and attraction, green eyes are seen as most attractive, according to an eye color poll of more than 70,000 people. But when it comes to matters of the heart, research suggests most people do not have an eye color preference. In fact, it appears "the look of love" is all about the pupils.

So on February 14th, look into your Valentine's eyes — chances are his or her pupils will be dilated! — A.S.

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Inclement Weather Notice
Due to inclement weather we will be closed today, Thursday, January 4. We will resume normal business hours on Friday, January 5 at 8am Eastern Time.

Do you have Astigmatism? We are excited to be one of the first practices in the area to have the new ULTRA for Astigmatism contact lens. Get all-day comfort and consistently clear vision when spending long hours using digital devices such as tablets, smartphones or laptops. Contact Zikoski Vision Associates today to try this great new lens from Bausch + Lomb.

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Symptoms of heart diseases and high cholesterol can be detected during an eye exam. Schedule your appointment with us and keep your heart beating strong. #EyeHeartYou

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Heart disease is the leading cause of death in the US. Understand the risk factors and things you can do now to improve your heart health. Share this post to help promote healthy hearts. #HeartMonth

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Larry Hester has been blind for more than half of his life. Thanks to a trial surgery at the Duke Eye Center, he has regained a portion of his vision using an implanted device in his retina. Could this be the beginning of the "Bionic Eye"?

Larry Hester, 66, has been blind for half his life from a condition called retinitis pigmentosa. In September, 2014, an electronic stimulator was surgically ...

Have you ever felt as if someone is staring at you? There is a scientific reason why, and it might surprise you.…/how-you-know-eyes-are-wat…

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