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Dr. Noecker in da house!!

TV story that ran on "NEWS 8"  WTNH on July 16, 2012


Mothers Day 2012


Easter 2012









At the Beach


Thanksgiving 2011




July 3, 2011


Fathers Day 2011





Christmas 2010


October 2010

September 6, 2010



Newspaper Article - Saturday, June 19, 2010

Usually but not exclusively afflicting seniors 65 to 70, cataracts progressively cloud the lens of the eye and need to ripen to the point where they can be removed and be replaced by an artificial lens. Mine finally reached that point this spring, and surgeon Robert J. Noecker of the UPMC Eye Center told me he'd get me back "as close to zero (20-20) as possible," one eye at a time.

Right. Like I was going to get my sight back to what it was at 6 or 7.

Dr. Noecker made good on his promise.

Regaining alertness after the first surgery -- the drug bersad that is used along with pain relievers fentanyl and lidocaine gel creates some amnesia -- and looking at the world through my (good) right eye was astonishing. Even with no contact lens or glasses on my (bad) left eye I could see better than I had for decades. Like I'd gone through a Chlorox bleach-enhanced wash cycle, everything was lighter, brighter, sharper.

Read more: http://www.post-gazette.com/pg/10170/1066604-109.stm#ixzz0s5hUvhX0


June 1, 2010


Christmas 2009


Ohio State/Michigan Game


November 2009


Robert interviewed   http://www.bmctoday.net/glaucomatoday/pdfs/GT0909_08.pdf


Robert on KDKA TV     http://kdka.com/health/glaucoma.canaloplasty.Pittsburgh.2.945186.html


At Steelers Game 1-18-09

(Self-portrait before the game started)


May 2008



August 2007


Mothers Day 2007


Pittsburgh - May 2007