Digital Eye Strain: What are Orange Glasses and How Can They Help?

You wake up in the morning. What is one of the first things you do? If you’re like the majority, you may check your phone or log on to your computer to check your email. This kind of stimulation, or even stimulation from the regular sunlight, is affecting our circadian rhythm, or as many people […]

By |May 26th, 2015|Cutting Edge|0 Comments

What You Need to Know About the Iris and Its Color

Eye color is one of our most basic traits. It’s listed on several documents, right next to height, age, gender, and other important factors. But what makes our eyes the color they are is anything but basic. In fact, the iris is quite complex.
What determines our eye color?
There are several genetic factors that determine what […]

By |May 22nd, 2015|Ask the doctor|0 Comments

Take Note of Our Patient Detour

Do you use the Eagle Rock Avenue Bi-County Bridge on your commute or to run daily errands and get to appointments? If so, you’ll need to arrange to take an alternative route?
What’s going on?
This project was supposed to start back in 2012 and take about 12 months, but was postponed. Now due to deterioration, the […]

By |May 21st, 2015|Community|0 Comments

What You Need to Know About Ebola in the Eye

When the Ebola outbreak hit recently, the country was swept with panic. This is a disease we thought was bound to the shores of Africa. When healthcare workers brought back the disease to the United States and Ebola began to spread, there were a lot of questions.

Luckily, now the disease is under control and the […]

By |May 20th, 2015|Current Affairs|0 Comments

5 Reasons Why Millennials Should Invest in LASIK

If you’re looking to improve you’re overall health and you’re a millennial, chances are that eye care may not be on the top of your list. But, it should be.
Why should I care?
Because as you age, eyesight is one of the foremost things to be effected and it’s not always a pleasant adjustment. Taking measures […]

By |May 15th, 2015|Cutting Edge, EyeCare Topics|0 Comments

The 411 on Ocular Rosacea

Everyone has heard of rosacea, the skin disease that makes your skin an unnatural shade of red. Well, did you know that there is a similar disease that affects the eyes?
What is Ocular Rosacea?
Ocular Rosacea is a chronic inflammatory disease that affects the eye. While it’s possible to become diagnosed at any age, the majority […]

By |May 14th, 2015|Ask the doctor, EyeCare Topics, Senior Vision|0 Comments

7 of the Best Local New Jersey Bike Trails

There is a lot you can do to keep up your eye health. In my opinion, one of those things is to enjoy your eyesight and get outside to appreciate the beauty nature has to offer. Biking is one of my favorite ways to do this. In honor of National Bike Month, I wanted to […]

By |May 11th, 2015|Uncategorized|0 Comments

4 Places in NJ to take Mom for Mother’s Day

You wouldn’t have what you do, or even be here, without your mother. I wanted to take the time to share some of my favorite places to take your mom or the mother of your beautiful children to celebrate this Sunday.
Il Michelangelo
If you’re family is looking to visit a family-owned restaurant, loves Italian food, and […]

By |May 8th, 2015|Community|0 Comments

Turn Your Brown Eyes Blue? Clinical Trials Underway for Laser Eye Color Change

Dr. Gregg Homer of Stroma Medical has announced clinical trials are underway for a new laser procedure to permanently change eye colors.

The procedure is completely non-invasive, which means the patient will not feel any pain or discomfort during the 30 second treatment. In fact, only a small tool is used to hold the eyelid open […]

By |April 30th, 2015|Cutting Edge|1 Comment

Age and Vision: Contrast Sensitivity

Another year, another eye prescription? Aging eyes are something that we can all relate to as one of the issues encountered with aging. Unless you’ve discovered the fountain of youth (and have been too selfish to tell the rest of us), then it’s likely you’ve experienced some sort of age-related eye issue.
What kind of changes […]

By |April 29th, 2015|Senior Vision|0 Comments