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Habits That Are Bad for Your Eyes

January 05, 2022
The start of a new year is a perfect time to embrace healthy lifestyle changes. It’s also a great opportunity to let go of the behaviors that are working against you. Here are some habits that you should try to break in 2022 in order to set yourself up for a lifetime of optimal eye health. For personalized information related to your eye conditions or lifestyle, we encourage you to schedule an appointment with a member of our skilled eye care team located in New Jersey.… Read Full Post

Common Winter Eye Problems and Solutions

December 08, 2021
Taking care of your eyes year-round can be difficult. After all, each season brings its own challenges. Spring comes with irritating plant pollen, and summer means dry air conditioning. But winter, in particular, tends to create a perfect storm of factors that can aggravate your eyes. Our New Jersey eye doctors want you to enjoy clear and comfortable vision. Here are some of the most common winter eye problems that our patients experience, along with potential solutions:… Read Full Post

Why the Holidays Are the Perfect Time for LASIK

November 12, 2021
There’s a good chance you’re busy finding the perfect presents for your loved ones. But don’t forget that you deserve something special, too. And what better gift than clear vision?  If you’ve been thinking about getting LASIK to reduce your dependency on glasses and contacts, then you’re in luck. Now’s one of the best times of the year to book your surgery.… Read Full Post
Category: Lasik

Halloween Eye Safety: Prevent Infection and Injury

October 05, 2021
Ghosts aren’t the only things to be worried about this October. Some scary threats to your eye health are lurking in popular costume accessories and makeup products. If you want to dress up without risking your vision, follow these suggestions from our skilled ophthalmologists:… Read Full Post
Category: Contact Lenses

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