Monthly Archives: February 2015

How to Take Care of your Glasses

Whether it’s your first pair, or your fifth, the big rule in taking care of glasses is “use your case”, or as your mother might put it, rather colorfully, “if they’re not on your face, they better be in your case.”  It’s a rule that, if heeded, will help your glasses last for years, in […]

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By |February 27th, 2015|EyeCare Topics|0 Comments

Hearing From the Patients: Pros and Cons of LASIK Surgery

Pros and Cons of LASIK Surgery
When comes down to weighing the pros and cons of LASIK surgery, there are a lot of questions to ask. Will my vision be perfect the first time, or will I need to have another surgery done? Will LASIK complicate or increase my chances of developing other eye problems? Does […]

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 |February 25th, 2015|LASIK, Patient Experiences|0 Comments

World Blindness and the Future of Laser Eye Surgery

The most compelling and frustrating fact about blindness in the world is that it is preventable. In fact, though 250 million people suffer from partial or total blindness globally, four out of five cases can either be cured, or could have been prevented.

Such statistics have put “blindness” on the World Health Organization’s radar as an […]

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 |February 24th, 2015|Community, Current Affairs|0 Comments

Eye Tracking Technology and Pizza

Eye tracking technology and pizza?! It’s a creative innovation that responds to an old problem.  Some feel more indecisive than others, but we’ve all puzzled over “What to eat?” Now, Pizza Hut is utilizing eye tracking technology in some of its U.K. restaurants to help connect with patron’s subconscious minds to better cater to their […]

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 |February 23rd, 2015|Cataract surgery|0 Comments

Dr. Silverman’s Academy Awards Best Picture Favorites

Since the Academy Awards air on Sunday, I thought I’d take the opportunity to share my top favorite movies list for Best Picture! I’m not ashamed to admit that I’m a bit of a movie buff, and these four are my absolute favorites this year. Any one of these movies would be a great choice […]

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 |February 20th, 2015|Cataract surgery|0 Comments

A Common Medication May Increase Your Risk For Cataracts

A recent comprehensive study examined the effects of statins on cataract formation. Researchers have found that use of statins is linked to an increased risk for cataract development.
A Comprehensive Study
This study, the largest of its kind conducted to date, sheds light on the relationship between statins and cataracts. Previous studies gave mixed results.

Statins are commonly […]

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 |February 19th, 2015|Cataract surgery|0 Comments

It’s National Pancake Day, New Jersey! Dr. Silverman Shares His Favorite Pancakes

I don’t go out for pancakes very often, but as it’s National Pancake Day
today.

By |February 17th, 2015|Community|0 Comments

The Ultimate Guide To Common Eye Problems

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By |February 17th, 2015|EyeCare Topics|0 Comments

Dr. Silverman Recommends: My Favorite 6 NJ Restaurants For Valentine’s Day Dinner

Valentine’s Day will be here before you know it, and if you’re like most guys.

By |February 11th, 2015|Community, EyeCare Topics, Holiday|0 Comments

Celebrate National Pizza Day at Dr. Silverman’s Favorite NJ Pizza Joints!

New York, Philly, and Boston may think they have the monopoly on great.

By |February 9th, 2015|Community, EyeCare Topics|0 Comments