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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

How Genetics Contribute to Middle-Age Vision Loss

Genetic testing can give us valuable information about age-related macular degeneration, but it’s also helpful for determining how genetics contribute to middle-age vision loss. Researchers at the University of Edinburgh studied the gene RPGR to see how it relates to X-linked retinitis pigmentosa. Retinitis pigmentosa causes chemical changes in the eye that usually begin with […]

By |November 16th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Why You Should Get LASIK in Time For the Holidays

Are your glasses driving you crazy? Maybe they’re only a minor nuisance? Maybe you’ve reconciled yourself to wearing them, but if you could snap your fingers or wave a magic wand and get 20/20 vision, you wouldn’t hesitate to do so?
Thanks to EyeCare 20/20, no magic is required. Our laser-assisted vision correction (LASIK procedure) […]

By |November 10th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

EyeCare 20/20 Thanks Our Nation’s Veterans

We at Eyecare 20/20 count many vets among our valued patients and would like to acknowledge their service. What is it about our vets, we sometime wonder, that seems to inspire so much feeling? What is it about them that attracts our attention and finds us wanting them to know what they mean to us? […]

By |November 9th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

What You Need to Know About Color Vision Deficiency

Rods and cones are photoreceptors that sit on the retina and pass information to the brain. Rods are responsible for light and cones are responsible for color. Colorblindness is related to the photoreceptors available in your eye and is largely genetic. The term “color blindness” leads you to believe that people who are colorblind see […]

By |November 3rd, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Is It Chronic Dry Eye or Just Allergies? How To Tell

Believe it or not, two of the most common problems people have with their eyes (at least the most common problems that aren’t related to needing glasses or contact lenses) are dry eyes and allergies.

Interestingly enough, those two problems often have similar symptoms, even if they’re distinctly different disorders. And telling them apart isn’t made […]

By |November 2nd, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

The Explanations Behind the Tests Eye Doctors Do During Exams

In order to maintain optimal eye health, it’s important to have your eyes examined once a year. Regular eye exams will catch problems you may not know you have. Unlike other parts of the body, the eye doesn’t necessarily hurt when something’s wrong.

There are a number of things your eye doctor will do to test […]

By |October 27th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments