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Eye Care Tips for Travelers

September 21, 2021
Are you preparing for a trip or vacation? It’s hard to leave your passport behind but easy to forget about your eye care needs. These tips from our ophthalmologists will help prevent issues like lost contact lenses, uncomfortable dryness, and sun damage while you’re away from home.… Read Full Post
Category: Contact Lenses

Dr. Omar Almallah Moderated IOL Session at 2021 ASCRS Meeting

September 03, 2021
Our ophthalmologists are committed to learning and sharing the newest eye care innovations. In line with this objective, we are proud to announce that Dr. Omar Almallah recently returned from the 2021 American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery (ASCRS) Annual Meeting. … Read Full Post
Category: Cataracts

Top Reasons to Get an Eye Exam

August 05, 2021
Senior woman having her eyes examined Most adults need to have their eyes checked every year or two. However, few people schedule these appointments as often as they should. In honor of National Eye Exam Month, our team has compiled several reasons to stay on top of your… Read Full Post

4 Things to Avoid if You Have Glaucoma

July 07, 2021
Preventing further glaucoma damage means keeping your eye pressure in check. Prescription eye drops, medications, and surgery are some great treatment options that reduce IOP.  You can also take steps to manage glaucoma in your day-to-day life. Start by avoiding certain activities and foods that might worsen your condition, such as:… Read Full Post

4 Facts About Cataracts That May Surprise You

June 07, 2021
Cataract awareness month June is Cataract Awareness Month. There’s no better time to brush up on your cataract knowledge. In case you need a refresher, a cataract is a cloudy area in the lens of the eye that causes things to look blurry, dim, distorted, or less colorful. Now… Read Full Post
Category: Cataracts

Am I a Candidate for Clear Lens Exchange?

May 13, 2021
Not everyone is eligible for laser vision correction. If you’re over 50 and have trouble focusing on nearby or faraway objects, clear lens exchange may be a better fit. Also known as refractive lens exchange or refractive lensectomy, clear lens exchange is a safe and long-lasting way to improve your eyesight. It can reduce your dependence on glasses or contact lenses using the same proven techniques of modern cataract surgery. You may be a candidate for clear lens exchange if you:… Read Full Post

Exercise and Your Eyes: A Complete Guide

April 13, 2021
While it’s important to stay active, the relationship between physical fitness and your eyes isn’t as straightforward as it may seem. Some workouts can aggravate an existing eye condition, and others can do more harm than good if you’re recovering from vision correction surgery. There are even certain activities that increase your risk of eye-related issues and injuries. Our board-certified ophthalmologists want you to stay safe while working up a sweat. Here are some guidelines that can help.… Read Full Post

Can Hand Sanitizer Cause Eye Damage?

March 04, 2021
Hand sanitizer causing eye damage in Toms RiverYou’re probably using more hand sanitizer than ever before. That’s because it helps prevent the spread of COVID-19 when soap and water are not available. Unfortunately, our ophthalmologists know all too well that… Read Full Post

How to Make Your Eyes Look Younger

February 02, 2021
Eye surgery patient in Toms RiverThe eye area seems to age faster than any other part of the face. The skin is thin and delicate, and the underlying muscles are very expressive. These factors lead to wrinkles, sagging skin, dark circles, and volume loss over time… Read Full Post

How Many Days Rest is Required After Lasik Surgery?

December 23, 2020
Woman recovering from Lasik We’ve all had to make changes this year, whether that means working from home or dialing back our social lives. But those changes come with a surprising benefit: It’s more convenient to accommodate LASIK recovery than ever before!… Read Full Post
Category: Lasik