Monthly Archives: September 2017

Should You Talk to Your Parents About Cataract Surgery?

It’s the source of many jokes, but it’s based in truth: As people age, their health concerns become a frequent conversation topic. So, surely your parents — along with their lists of other aches and pains — would mention failing eyesight, right?

Not necessarily. When it comes to cataracts, the changes in your parents’ vision may […]

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By |September 29th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Best Local NJ Fall Foliage Trips

There’s no doubt that autumn is upon us. The air is cooler, farmers have started harvesting, and the coffee shops are selling everyone’s favorite fall-themed drinks. People are bringing out their cozy clothes and turning up the heat, preparing to settle in for the chillier temperatures ahead. Be sure and get one last outdoor tour […]

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By |September 28th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Does Alcohol Affect Your Eyes?

The effects of alcohol on the human body have been documented in many different publications, but it seems like most often, the focus is on how excessive, or even moderate drinking can do harm to the liver or kidneys or to brain cells.

But one area that doesn’t get as much attention is the way alcohol […]

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By |September 22nd, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Eye Care Around The World

At EyeCare 20/20, we love celebrating other cultures and getting to know more about our friends across the Atlantic and around the world. After all, every country and culture has their own great traditions and festivals. More exposure to other countries and peoples means more parties to go to during the calendar year. QED.

Speaking of […]

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 |September 21st, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Cataract Rates Continuing To Rise

New projections from Prevent Blindness estimate that the number of people developing cataracts will continue to rise in coming years.

Cataracts are responsible for over half of the world’s blindness, and there are estimated to be more than 25 million people with cataracts in the U.S. alone. Unfortunately, estimates also predict that the number will rise 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 |September 15th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

LASIK by the Numbers

LASIK eye surgeries have been performed in the US for well over 20 years. The benefits of LASIK range from the convenience of not having to wear glasses or contacts to the freedom of being able to participate in sports you couldn’t play before. Close to a million Americans have LASIK surgery every year.

Have you […]

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 |September 13th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Common But Surprising Activities That Can Damage Your Eyes

We all want to properly take care of our eyes as we age. Sight is our most important sense, and yet we tend to take our eyes for granted until something is wrong with them. Then we panic. But it doesn’t have to be like that. A little prevention can go a long way towards […]

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 |September 8th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

NJ Oktoberfest Events You Won’t Want to Miss

The fall has arrived and with it come plenty of opportunities to celebrate and enjoy some family fun. While there’s still time to take in some of New Jersey’s best fall festivals, we’ve also put together a list of some Oktoberfest events sure to have you celebrating and making memories.

Did you know the original Oktoberfest […]

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 |September 7th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Eye Surgeries To Improve Quality Of Life As We Age

Fall is fast approaching, and with it all the fun family holidays and get togethers we look forward to all year. It’s the perfect time to talk about the different ways in which we can improve the quality of life of our older family members and friends. People now live longer than ever before, but […]

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 |September 1st, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments