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What Are The Symptoms of Glaucoma?

June 24th, 2019|Categories: Glaucoma Treatment|

You had glaucoma tests at your annual eye exam, but you may wonder, what are the symptoms of glaucoma? This eye disease can quickly become a serious illness. In fact, it is one of the leading causes of partial or total blindness worldwide. That is why it is so important [...]

Find the Right LASIK Surgeon

June 2nd, 2019|Categories: Vision Care|

By Stephanie Dello Russo, New Jersey Eye Center With the rise of corporate, hedge-fund owned LASIK centers in the metro area, there has been a spate of misinformation presented to potential LASIK clients. Often, these companies are headquartered in Canada, South Florida, and parts unknown. They are usually sheltered and [...]

10 Interesting Facts About Cataracts

April 21st, 2019|Categories: Cataract Surgery|

Cataracts affect one in six people over 40 in the US. They are the most common cause of blindness and vision loss in adults. But despite their frequency, a lot of people don’t know much about this condition. With that in mind, here are ten interesting facts about cataracts [...]

Blocked Tear Duct: Signs, Symptoms, and Causes

April 7th, 2019|Categories: Eye Infections|

Blocked tear ducts are a common eye condition that causes tear duct obstruction. When left untreated, blocked ducts can lead to a wide array of problems. This issue is more often found in babies than in adults. In fact, 1 out of 20 babies is born with a tear [...]

What To Do For Dark Shadows Under The Eyes

March 25th, 2019|Categories: Vision Care|

It’s something we have all looked in the mirror and seen--dark shadows under our eyes. Commonly known as bags, these dark circles can affect everyone, men, women, the young, or the older generations. They can appear after a heavy night drinking alcohol. But we even see them after having [...]

February is Macular Degeneration Awareness Month

February 25th, 2019|Categories: Retina Disorders|

Age-related macular degeneration is a common condition which many of us have never heard of. In the US alone, it’s estimated that over 9 million people suffer from it. This number is expected to double by the year 2050.  Macular degeneration is also the leading cause of blindness among [...]

Why Rubbing Your Eyes Can Be Dangerous

February 10th, 2019|Categories: Vision Care|

Think about how often you find yourself rubbing your eyes? For the majority of us, it is something we do on a regular basis. It’s a natural reaction whenever our eyes are sore or itchy. Rubbing can provide relief when we are tired and especially during the allergy seasons. [...]

January is Glaucoma Awareness Month

January 28th, 2019|Categories: Glaucoma Treatment|

With good reason, January has been declared the Glaucoma Awareness month — the stealth sight-stealing disease. What is Glaucoma? Glaucoma is a group of eye diseases that gradually, painlessly, and quietly damages the eye’s optic nerve, resulting in vision loss or blindness. Think of the [...]