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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

How Can I Tell if My Glasses Prescription is Wrong?

December 18, 2020
Woman shopping for glasses in Toms RiverYou’ve heard that it takes time for your eyes to adjust to a new prescription. Even people who have worn glasses for years find that their latest lenses or frames take some getting used to. If you continue to… Read Full Post

How To Prevent Cataracts From Getting Worse

October 14, 2020
The truth is that it can be difficult to prevent cataracts. They are quite common as you get older and typically form due to normal changes in your eyes. However, the following practices may be able to slow the progression of early-stage cataracts and delay the need for surgery. Avoid Ultraviolet Light… Read Full Post
Category: Cataracts

Questions To Ask Your LASIK Surgeon

October 07, 2020
Man preparing for LASIK consultation While LASIK benefits many people, it’s not the ideal choice for everyone. You should talk to our New Jersey LASIK surgeons about your lifestyle, general and eye health, expectations, and other unique circumstances before deciding to move… Read Full Post
Category: Lasik

What Can You Not Do After LASIK Surgery?

September 23, 2020
There are several things that you cannot do after LASIK surgery without interfering with the healing process. These include but are not limited to rubbing your eyes, looking at screens, and swimming. If you are unsure whether something is safe to do during LASIK recovery, it’s best to consult your eye surgeon. Are you interested in knowing exactly what you can expect after LASIK? Keep reading for more detailed recovery restrictions. At Susskind & Almallah Eye Associates, our experienced LASIK surgeons provide all patients with aftercare guidelines. Recovery Timeline and Guidelines After… Read Full Post
Category: Lasik