Monthly Archives: October 2011

Scary Sights: Three Fun, Four-Eyed Halloween Costumes

Our favorite Halloween costumes that show off corrective lenses.
Halloween is a favorite holiday for people all across the country, from little kids who get to run from house to house collecting candy, to adults who use Halloween parties as an excuse to express their inner kid and dress up in funny costumes. Whether you are […]

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By |October 27th, 2011|Community, Current Affairs, Outside Interests, Pediatric Eye Care|0 Comments

New Drug Could Prevent Blindness From Cataracts

New studies report that a new drug may help prevent cataract side effects.
When it comes to the natural aging process, there are certain changes and adjustments that you must come to accept that relate to your body and health.  Your skin may no longer give off the fresh, smooth glow that it had in your […]

The information presented on this Site and Blog and any related links is provided for educational, informational, and entertainment purposes only. Nothing contained in this Site is intended to create a physician-patient relationship, to replace the services of a licensed, trained physician or health professional or to be a substitute for medical advice of a physician or trained health professional licensed in your state. You must never consider any of the information presented here as a substitute for consulting with your physician or health care provider for any medical conditions or concerns. Any information presented here is general information, is not medical advice, nor is it intended as advice for your personal situation. Please consult with your physician or health care provider if you have concerns about your health or suspect that you might have a problem.

By |October 25th, 2011|Cataract surgery, Current Affairs, EyeCare Topics, In the Journals|0 Comments

3rd Annual Vision Harvest Free Cataract Surgery Day Set for Friday

Friday, October 28, 2011 will be the date for the third annual Vision Harvest free cataract surgery day at River Drive Surgery Center. Cataract surgery will be provided free of charge to those patients with cataracts, who do not have insurance, and cannot afford the surgery. Those interested should call the Vision Harvest Hotline at:
973-200-8250

 

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The information presented on this Site and Blog and any related links is provided for educational, informational, and entertainment purposes only. Nothing contained in this Site is intended to create a physician-patient relationship, to replace the services of a licensed, trained physician or health professional or to be a substitute for medical advice of a physician or trained health professional licensed in your state. You must never consider any of the information presented here as a substitute for consulting with your physician or health care provider for any medical conditions or concerns. Any information presented here is general information, is not medical advice, nor is it intended as advice for your personal situation. Please consult with your physician or health care provider if you have concerns about your health or suspect that you might have a problem.

By |October 23rd, 2011|Cataract surgery, Community, Uncategorized, Vision Harvest|0 Comments

Seeing Spots Or “Floaters” In Your Line Of Vision

The common causes and symptoms that come with eye floaters.
Our eyes are an integral part of our day-to-day functions. Nearly every single activity that we perform on a daily basis, whether it’s working, going to school, reading, playing sports or watching TV, relies on the proper health and functioning of our vision. Therefore when things […]

The information presented on this Site and Blog and any related links is provided for educational, informational, and entertainment purposes only. Nothing contained in this Site is intended to create a physician-patient relationship, to replace the services of a licensed, trained physician or health professional or to be a substitute for medical advice of a physician or trained health professional licensed in your state. You must never consider any of the information presented here as a substitute for consulting with your physician or health care provider for any medical conditions or concerns. Any information presented here is general information, is not medical advice, nor is it intended as advice for your personal situation. Please consult with your physician or health care provider if you have concerns about your health or suspect that you might have a problem.

By |October 20th, 2011|EyeCare Topics, Seasonal eye care tips|0 Comments

Eyes Of A Child: Helpful Facts About Kids and Healthy Vision

Basic information about child vision that every parent should know.
As we get older, we begin to experience subtle changes and adjustments to our bodies that are strange and unfamiliar to us. For instance, in college, you may have been able to scarf down an entire pizza without gaining a pound. But, as you begin to […]

The information presented on this Site and Blog and any related links is provided for educational, informational, and entertainment purposes only. Nothing contained in this Site is intended to create a physician-patient relationship, to replace the services of a licensed, trained physician or health professional or to be a substitute for medical advice of a physician or trained health professional licensed in your state. You must never consider any of the information presented here as a substitute for consulting with your physician or health care provider for any medical conditions or concerns. Any information presented here is general information, is not medical advice, nor is it intended as advice for your personal situation. Please consult with your physician or health care provider if you have concerns about your health or suspect that you might have a problem.

By |October 18th, 2011|EyeCare Topics, Pediatric Eye Care, Seasonal eye care tips|0 Comments

EyeCare 20/20 West Orange Opens Today! 1st Satellite Office..

We are pleased to announce the opening of EyeCare 20/20’s first satellite office in West Orange today.  After practicing ophthalmology for the past 48 years in the same location, Edward C Weiss, MD has joined the EyeCare 20/20 team.  For the past few years, Dr. Silverman has been performing cataract surgery for Dr. Weiss’ patients.  […]

The information presented on this Site and Blog and any related links is provided for educational, informational, and entertainment purposes only. Nothing contained in this Site is intended to create a physician-patient relationship, to replace the services of a licensed, trained physician or health professional or to be a substitute for medical advice of a physician or trained health professional licensed in your state. You must never consider any of the information presented here as a substitute for consulting with your physician or health care provider for any medical conditions or concerns. Any information presented here is general information, is not medical advice, nor is it intended as advice for your personal situation. Please consult with your physician or health care provider if you have concerns about your health or suspect that you might have a problem.

By |October 17th, 2011|EyeCare 20/20 In the News|1 Comment

Blog Action Day: FOOD, Help Stop Hunger and Save on LASIK!

Since 2007, Blog Action Day has focused bloggers around the world to blog about one important global topic on the same day. Past topics have included water, climate change and poverty.

This year, Blog Action Day is today, October 16, which coincides with World Food Day, so naturally their 2011 theme is FOOD…  Each month, we at EyeCare 20/20 pick […]

The information presented on this Site and Blog and any related links is provided for educational, informational, and entertainment purposes only. Nothing contained in this Site is intended to create a physician-patient relationship, to replace the services of a licensed, trained physician or health professional or to be a substitute for medical advice of a physician or trained health professional licensed in your state. You must never consider any of the information presented here as a substitute for consulting with your physician or health care provider for any medical conditions or concerns. Any information presented here is general information, is not medical advice, nor is it intended as advice for your personal situation. Please consult with your physician or health care provider if you have concerns about your health or suspect that you might have a problem.

By |October 16th, 2011|LASIK, Vision Harvest|0 Comments

Trick Or Treatment: Beware Of Common Eye Care Hoaxes

Keep your eyes far away from these different vision hoaxes.
With the Halloween holiday coming up, everything around us seems to be transforming itself into a world that is much scarier and trickier than before. From children running around in playful masks and costumes, to the aisles of our favorite stores being stocked full of skeletons, […]

The information presented on this Site and Blog and any related links is provided for educational, informational, and entertainment purposes only. Nothing contained in this Site is intended to create a physician-patient relationship, to replace the services of a licensed, trained physician or health professional or to be a substitute for medical advice of a physician or trained health professional licensed in your state. You must never consider any of the information presented here as a substitute for consulting with your physician or health care provider for any medical conditions or concerns. Any information presented here is general information, is not medical advice, nor is it intended as advice for your personal situation. Please consult with your physician or health care provider if you have concerns about your health or suspect that you might have a problem.

By |October 13th, 2011|Current Affairs, EyeCare Topics, LASIK, Outside Interests|0 Comments

Get Ready, Get Set: How To Properly Prepare For Eye Surgery

Simple steps that will help you prepare for your upcoming surgery.
For anyone who has ever dealt with the frustrating, bothersome effects of poor vision―whether it be from a lifetime of vision problems or eye difficulties that come with age―the idea of corrective eye surgery can seem life-altering and almost too good to be true.

Luckily, with […]

The information presented on this Site and Blog and any related links is provided for educational, informational, and entertainment purposes only. Nothing contained in this Site is intended to create a physician-patient relationship, to replace the services of a licensed, trained physician or health professional or to be a substitute for medical advice of a physician or trained health professional licensed in your state. You must never consider any of the information presented here as a substitute for consulting with your physician or health care provider for any medical conditions or concerns. Any information presented here is general information, is not medical advice, nor is it intended as advice for your personal situation. Please consult with your physician or health care provider if you have concerns about your health or suspect that you might have a problem.

Halloween Safety Relies on Good Visibility

Keeping an eye on safety can make Halloween less scary.

On Halloween, an assortment of ballerinas, clowns, ghosts, and other goblins will have their eyes on just one thing—candy. Roaming dimly lit neighborhoods is part of the fun for children in pursuit of treats, but it can also be dangerous.

“Trick-or-treaters and parents need to remember that […]

The information presented on this Site and Blog and any related links is provided for educational, informational, and entertainment purposes only. Nothing contained in this Site is intended to create a physician-patient relationship, to replace the services of a licensed, trained physician or health professional or to be a substitute for medical advice of a physician or trained health professional licensed in your state. You must never consider any of the information presented here as a substitute for consulting with your physician or health care provider for any medical conditions or concerns. Any information presented here is general information, is not medical advice, nor is it intended as advice for your personal situation. Please consult with your physician or health care provider if you have concerns about your health or suspect that you might have a problem.

By |October 6th, 2011|Community|0 Comments