Monthly Archives: March 2015

Everything You Need To Know About Eyeglass Lens Coatings: Part 1

You may have heard about the different kinds of eyeglass lens coatings but may have not been sure of what those different kinds are or how they work. In this post, we’ll go over the four major kinds of eyeglass coatings on the market – anti-reflective, scratch-resistant, anti-fog, and UV. Coatings can improve the functionality […]

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By |March 31st, 2015|EyeCare Topics|0 Comments

5 Tips to Eliminate Digital Eyestrain

Smartphones. Tablets. Laptops. With all of the technology available on the market today, it may seem impossible to avoid the negative effects of digital eyestrain. Whether you’re behind a computer screen all day at work or an active social media user, there are dozens of reasons to continuously use digital products.

For those who use computers at […]

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By |March 25th, 2015|Cutting Edge|0 Comments

Full Ocular Transplants are on the Horizon

In this day and age, it seems as though scientists and doctors have found ways to successfully transplant almost any organ imaginable. Patients across the country receive new hearts, livers, skin and kidneys, among other things. The eye, however, has proven more difficult due to major intricacies in the detailed anatomy of the eye.

Researchers in […]

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By |March 23rd, 2015|Cutting Edge|0 Comments

Gain Clarity with Cataract Myths and Facts

Cataracts are one of the most common vision problems throughout the world. You most likely know, or will know, at least one person with cataracts in the course of your lifetime. While the condition is relatively prevalent, there are a lot of myths and old wives’ tales that circulate about cataracts, diluting the information available […]

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By |March 19th, 2015|Ask the doctor|0 Comments

Promising Future in Regenerating Damaged Neurons in Glaucoma

As the medical community celebrated World Glaucoma Week earlier this month (March 8-14), scientists at the American Glaucoma Society 2015 Annual Meeting shared some important research results.

The first major step was taken towards being able to repair nerve cells in the eye damaged by glaucoma, working towards improving the vision of patients. In glaucoma patients, […]

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By |March 16th, 2015|Cutting Edge|0 Comments

Spring Has Sprung! 5 Tips to Prepare For Allergy Season

Did you know that more than 40 million people in the U.S. have seasonal allergies? Some of the most common allergies include trees, grass, mold and cat or dog animal dander.

With the official arrival of spring comes the advent of blooming flowers, freshly cut grass and more time spent outdoors. For many, this may sound […]

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By |March 12th, 2015|EyeCare Topics|0 Comments

Celebrating National Meatball Day

March 9th is National Meatball day, and to commemorate the holiday, I thought I’d share some of my favorite restaurants serving up the tastiest meatballs in New Jersey.
Two Men and an Appetite
A new restaurant that just opened up across the street from my office. They make great meatballs. Stop by and try them out. Family […]

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By |March 9th, 2015|Community|0 Comments

Benefits of Contact Lenses for Sports

The world of sports comes with unique demands and pressures. But outside of a faint yet catchy refrain of “Eye of the Tiger,” you may have not given much thought to the vision needs of professional athletes and sports aficionados. Over 50% of Americans report vision problems including nearsightedness, farsightedness, and astigmatism.  The players that fall […]

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By |March 3rd, 2015|Cutting Edge|0 Comments

15 Facts About LASIK You Didn’t Know

Considering having LASIK surgery done on your eyes? From how long it takes to which celebrities have had it done, here are 15 facts about LASIK you didn’t know!

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 |March 3rd, 2015|LASIK|0 Comments