Monthly Archives: November 2017

Why LASIK Makes the Best Christmas Gift

As the holidays are approaching, are you trying to think of a gift truly worthy of the one you love? Something that’s an especially thoughtful gesture of how much you care? Maybe even something that would make a significant difference in your loved one’s quality of life?

We all want the best for the people we […]

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By |November 30th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Dr. Silverman’s Thanksgiving Recipes to “Eye” For

Holiday greetings from EyeCare 20/20! We’re sure you’ll agree with us that the holidays are the most magical time of the year. One of our favorite things about the holiday season is the incredible assortment of delicious food. If your family is anything like ours, you’ve got at least a few favorite seasonal dishes and […]

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 |November 22nd, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Why Your Eyes Should Give Thanks

At Eyecare 20/20, we’re excited for Thanksgiving! We can already taste the roasted turkey, homemade stuffing, candied yams, and pumpkin pie! (Are you getting hungry yet?) Being in the business of eyecare, it seems to us that our eyes have a lot to be grateful for. Here’s our latest list of reasons your eyes will […]

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 |November 21st, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Don’t Miss These NJ Holiday Events!

It’s that time of year when the snow’s soon to start flying (or maybe it already has) and people are starting to feel festive. From Thanksgiving events to tree lighting and Christmas festivities, you’re sure to find something everyone in your family will enjoy. While you’re gearing up for this holiday season, here are a […]

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 |November 21st, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

The Anti-Aging Benefits of Learning Digital Photography

As we age, memory and cognitive function become a concern for many people. A recent study by the University of Texas shows that digital photography is one of the best activities for aging baby boomers who want to maintain and improve their cognitive health and development. The study followed four groups of seniors over three […]

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 |November 17th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

How Genetics Contribute to Middle-Age Vision Loss

Genetic testing can give us valuable information about age-related macular degeneration, but it’s also helpful for determining how genetics contribute to middle-age vision loss. Researchers at the University of Edinburgh studied the gene RPGR to see how it relates to X-linked retinitis pigmentosa. Retinitis pigmentosa causes chemical changes in the eye that usually begin 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.

By |November 16th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Why You Should Get LASIK in Time For the Holidays

Are your glasses driving you crazy? Maybe they’re only a minor nuisance? Maybe you’ve reconciled yourself to wearing them, but if you could snap your fingers or wave a magic wand and get 20/20 vision, you wouldn’t hesitate to do so?
Thanks to EyeCare 20/20, no magic is required. Our laser-assisted vision correction (LASIK procedure) […]

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 |November 10th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

EyeCare 20/20 Thanks Our Nation’s Veterans

We at Eyecare 20/20 count many vets among our valued patients and would like to acknowledge their service. What is it about our vets, we sometime wonder, that seems to inspire so much feeling? What is it about them that attracts our attention and finds us wanting them to know what they mean to us? […]

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 |November 9th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

What You Need to Know About Color Vision Deficiency

Rods and cones are photoreceptors that sit on the retina and pass information to the brain. Rods are responsible for light and cones are responsible for color. Colorblindness is related to the photoreceptors available in your eye and is largely genetic. The term “color blindness” leads you to believe that people who are colorblind see […]

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 |November 3rd, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Is It Chronic Dry Eye or Just Allergies? How To Tell

Believe it or not, two of the most common problems people have with their eyes (at least the most common problems that aren’t related to needing glasses or contact lenses) are dry eyes and allergies.

Interestingly enough, those two problems often have similar symptoms, even if they’re distinctly different disorders. And telling them apart isn’t made […]

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 |November 2nd, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments