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Diabetic Retinopathy Causes and How to Reverse Them

May 29th, 2018|Categories: Retina Disorders|

Interested in learning how to keep diabetic retinopathy under control and even reversing it? Diabetic retinopathy causes are complex, but understanding them is important if you want to control the disease.   By Dr. Alain Bauza Diabetic retinopathy causes Diabetic retinopathy (DR) occurs when uncontrolled blood sugar leads to lack of blood [...]

What Is the Treatment for Retinal Vein Occlusion?

May 21st, 2018|Categories: Retina Disorders|

A retinal vein occlusion is a sudden onset condition which can lead to permanent blindness. It happens when a vein in the retina gets blocked, causing pressure in the eye. This, in turn, can lead to bleeding, swellings or fluid leaks. A mild retinal vein occlusion can lead to [...]

Five Recommended Types of Eye Stye Treatments

May 7th, 2018|Categories: Vision Care|

While eye styes can be annoying and even painful, there are several eye stye treatments to consider. A stye is a small red bump that appears along the lash line due to a clogging of the pores there. They are normally sensitive and itchy but are no cause for [...]

How to Prevent Macular Degeneration: Do’s and Don’ts

April 19th, 2018|Categories: Retina Disorders|

If you are looking for ways to prevent macular degeneration, there are some do's and don’ts that you should be aware of. Also known as age-related macular degeneration (AMD), it is the leading cause of eyesight loss in older adults. But younger people should not ignore it if the [...]

Flashes of Light: What To Do?

April 12th, 2018|Categories: Retina Disorders|

If you see occasional lightning streaks, specks or flashes of light in your field of vision, don’t be alarmed. They are quite common, especially in elderly people. Mention it to your ophthalmologist during your next eye exam. If, however, you suddenly start seeing persistent and repeated [...]

Tips to stop glaucoma progression

March 11th, 2018|Categories: Glaucoma Treatment|

If you want to stop glaucoma progression, there are a few things you can do. First off, you should get an eye exam by an ophthalmologist. This will determine the kinds of treatment your doctor can recommend. Eye exams are of two main types – to check your eye pressure [...]

How to Deal With Dry Eyes in Winter – Do’s and Don’ts.

February 12th, 2018|Categories: Dry Eye Treatment|

Dry eyes are a common complaint, especially in winter time. Doctors at New Jersey Eye Center, for instance, encounter the ailment on a daily basis these days. But what causes dry eyes in winter and how can you help yourself feel better? Be aware that very cold wintry weather aggravates [...]

Dr. Lauren Kallina: “Many of Retina Problems, if Detected Early, Can be Reversed.”

January 9th, 2018|Categories: Retina Disorders|

Lots of ocular problems are related to retina disorders. Macular degeneration and diabetic retinopathy are only some of the many retina complications. Retina Specialist Dr. Lauren Kallina of the New Jersey Eye Center has kindly agreed to fill us in on some of the problems afflicting today's patients.  The following is [...]

“The Very Best Service” – Interview with Dr. James Dello Russo

November 11th, 2017|Categories: Vision Care|

Dr. James Dello Russo is passionate about providing top quality service to his patients. He believes it is a personalized approach and excellence in performing any eye procedures that makes treatments a success. Dr. Dello Russo studied medicine at the New England College of Optometry, and Lehigh University. He [...]