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Longevity and Cataract Surgery

If you had to guess something that might help women live longer, you might think of eating right, exercising regularly, keeping cholesterol levels down, belonging to a thriving social community, getting regular checkups, owning a pet, being of service, and any number of scientifically proven life-extending factors.

What you most likely wouldn’t guess is cataract surgery. […]

By |December 14th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Best New Jersey Spots To Take Winter Photos

It can be tough to drag yourself outdoors during a long Jersey winter, but if you’re a photographer, braving the cold can provide you with some amazing shots of our great state. In fact, many of the places on our list are actually better to photograph in winter than any other time of year. Here […]

By |December 13th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

New Study Identifies Potential Biomarkers of Age-Related Macular Degeneration

Age-related macular degeneration (AMD) is the leading cause of blindness in adults over 50 living in developed countries. AMD is the chronic and progressive degeneration of photoreceptors. Age and genetics have been proven to be the two leading causes of AMD. In 2012, we reported that Ophthalmology published a study indicating that frequent aspirin use […]

By |December 8th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Detecting Diabetic Retinopathy with Artificial Intelligence

World Diabetes Day is November 14 but the entire month of November is dedicated to increasing diabetes awareness. One-third of the 17 million people in America that suffer from diabetes aren’t even aware they have the disease. A dilated comprehensive eye exam can detect and diagnose diabetes by recognizing early stages of diabetic retinopathy. Diabetic […]

By |December 7th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

How to Get the Best Santa Photo

Do you struggle to get your kids to sit on Santa’s lap? Maybe you’re just happy they aren’t crying in the picture? After waiting in line for what seems like hours, you get to the front of the line only to discover your child is scared of Santa. But you’ve waited so long that you […]

By |December 1st, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Why LASIK Makes the Best Christmas Gift

As the holidays are approaching, are you trying to think of a gift truly worthy of the one you love? Something that’s an especially thoughtful gesture of how much you care? Maybe even something that would make a significant difference in your loved one’s quality of life?

We all want the best for the people we […]

By |November 30th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Dr. Silverman’s Thanksgiving Recipes to “Eye” For

Holiday greetings from EyeCare 20/20! We’re sure you’ll agree with us that the holidays are the most magical time of the year. One of our favorite things about the holiday season is the incredible assortment of delicious food. If your family is anything like ours, you’ve got at least a few favorite seasonal dishes and […]

By |November 22nd, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Why Your Eyes Should Give Thanks

At Eyecare 20/20, we’re excited for Thanksgiving! We can already taste the roasted turkey, homemade stuffing, candied yams, and pumpkin pie! (Are you getting hungry yet?) Being in the business of eyecare, it seems to us that our eyes have a lot to be grateful for. Here’s our latest list of reasons your eyes will […]

By |November 21st, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Don’t Miss These NJ Holiday Events!

It’s that time of year when the snow’s soon to start flying (or maybe it already has) and people are starting to feel festive. From Thanksgiving events to tree lighting and Christmas festivities, you’re sure to find something everyone in your family will enjoy. While you’re gearing up for this holiday season, here are a […]

By |November 21st, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

The Anti-Aging Benefits of Learning Digital Photography

As we age, memory and cognitive function become a concern for many people. A recent study by the University of Texas shows that digital photography is one of the best activities for aging baby boomers who want to maintain and improve their cognitive health and development. The study followed four groups of seniors over three […]

By |November 17th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments