Monthly Archives: August 2015

Breakthroughs: Molecule Could Hold the Key to Cataract Reversal

As you get older, it can seem inevitable to eventually need reading glasses for small type or to squint every once in a while. It’s part of aging, you think, just an inevitable consequence of having lived a while. One of the biggest causes of this is the development of cataracts, which are masses that […]

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By |August 28th, 2015|Current Affairs, EyeCare Topics|0 Comments

Another Reason to Consider LASIK—Contacts Cause Eye Bacteria

A lot of people wear contacts instead of glasses – it just makes things easier to not have to worry about fumbling with your glasses and being able to get up and go do whatever you want, not worrying if your glasses will fly off. While there are upsides to contacts, there are also some […]

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 |August 27th, 2015|Uncategorized|0 Comments

“You’ll Shoot Your Eye Out!”: Airsoft Eye Injuries Have Increased Dramatically

I had a patient once, a college student, who came to me because while babysitting his niece and nephew, he’d gotten shot in the eye. This wasn’t any bullet, however. It was a BB pellet: small, round, hard, and made of plastic.

I still remember him moaning in pain and asking if he was going […]

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 |August 25th, 2015|Other Blogs, Outside Interests, Patient Experiences|0 Comments

Common EyeCare Questions: What’s the Difference Between all those ‘O’ Words?

For those outside of the field of vision care, it can be confusing to differentiate between the job descriptions of an optometrist vs. an ophthalmologist.  Throw in the third category of “opticians,” and it’s enough to make one want to put off that eye exam or LASIK consultation for another week or month or year. […]

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 |August 24th, 2015|Other Blogs|0 Comments

The Link Between Rosacea and Your Eyes

When you see someone with Rosacea, the symptoms are clear—red nose and cheeks, little bumps on the skin, pimples, and tiny vessels. But take a closer look at their eyes; do they appear red and dry?

While the symptoms of Rosacea are easy to spot and pinpoint, many don’t know that their rosacea can be […]

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 |August 19th, 2015|EyeCare Topics|0 Comments

Have Dry Eye Syndrome and Suffering from Digital Eye Strain? We Can Help

Have you noticed any redness, itchiness, or a burning sensation in your eyes? Does your vision seem to double or is it harder to focus on objects? Well, you may be one of thousands that are suffering from Dry Eye Syndrome.

Tears are essential for our eyes—they lubricate the eyes, wash out any external debris from […]

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 |August 17th, 2015|Uncategorized|0 Comments

LASIK vs LASEK Eye Surgery: Which One is Right For You?

Would it surprise you if we said that 14 million people in the United States are visually impaired? How about that within that 14 million, more than 11 million people have uncorrected visual impairment? With the advances in eye surgery over the past couple of decades, these statistics are not only startling, but worrisome too. […]

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 |August 14th, 2015|LASIK, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Apple Watch Giveaway

Ready for an upgrade? How about better vision AND a new Apple watch? From June 1st through August 31st 2015, anyone who receives LASIK surgery here at EyeCare 20/20 in New Jersey – or refers a friend who gets LASIK here – will be entered into a drawing for an Apple watch. Best part? If […]

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 |August 12th, 2015|LASIK, Patient Experiences|0 Comments