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Promising Future in Regenerating Damaged Neurons in Glaucoma

March 16, 2015 - Posted by admin

As the medical community celebrated World Glaucoma Week earlier this month (March 8-14), scientists at the American Glaucoma Society 2015 Annual Meeting shared some important research results. The first major step was taken towards being able to repair nerve cells …

 
 
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Spring Has Sprung! 5 Tips to Prepare For Allergy Season

March 12, 2015 - Posted by admin

Did you know that more than 40 million people in the U.S. have seasonal allergies? Some of the most common allergies include trees, grass, mold and cat or dog animal dander. With the official arrival of spring comes the advent …

 
 
Meatballs

Celebrating National Meatball Day

March 9, 2015 - Posted by admin

March 9th is National Meatball day, and to commemorate the holiday, I thought I’d share some of my favorite restaurants serving up the tastiest meatballs in New Jersey. Two Men and an Appetite A new restaurant that just opened up …

 
 
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Contact Lenses for Sports

March 3, 2015 - Posted by admin

The world of sports comes with its own unique demands and pressures.  But outside of a faint, yet catchy, refrain of “Eye of the Tiger,” you may have not given much thought to the vision needs of professional athletes and …

 
 
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15 Facts About LASIK You Didn’t Know

March 3, 2015 - Posted by admin

Considering having LASIK surgery done on your eyes? From how long it takes to which celebrities have had it done, here are 15 facts about LASIK you didn’t know!

 
 
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How to Take Care of your Glasses

February 27, 2015 - Posted by admin

Whether it’s your first pair, or your fifth, the big rule in glasses care is “use your case,” or as your mother might put it, rather colorfully, “if they’re not on your face, they better be in your case.”  It’s …

 
 
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Hearing From the Patients: Pros and Cons of LASIK Surgery

February 25, 2015 - Posted by admin

At a recent meeting of the American Academy of Ophthalmology, there were several presentations regarding patient responses to LASIK as well as how the procedure compared to the traditional solutions of contact lenses and glasses. One study, conducted by the …

 
 
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World Blindness and the Future of Laser Eye Surgery

February 24, 2015 - Posted by admin

The most compelling and frustrating fact about blindness in the world is that it is preventable. In fact, though 250 million people suffer from partial or total blindness globally, four out of five cases can either be cured, or could …

 
 
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Eye Tracking Technology and Pizza

February 23, 2015 - Posted by admin

Eye tracking technology and pizza?! It’s a creative innovation that responds to an old problem.  Some feel more indecisive than others, but we’ve all puzzled over “What to eat?” Now, Pizza Hut is utilizing eye tracking technology in some of …

 
 
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Dr. Silverman’s Academy Awards Best Picture Favorites

February 20, 2015 - Posted by admin

Since the Academy Awards air on Sunday, I thought I’d take the opportunity to share my picks for Best Picture! I’m not ashamed to admit that I’m a bit of a movie buff, and these four are my absolute favorites …