The LASIK Blog


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 …


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 …


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 …


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 …


A Common Medication May Increase Your Risk For Cataracts

February 19, 2015 - Posted by admin

A recent comprehensive study examined the effects of statins on cataract formation. Researchers have found that use of statins is linked to an increased risk for cataract development. A Comprehensive Study This study, the largest of its kind conducted to …


It’s National Pancake Day, New Jersey! Dr. Silverman Shares His Favorite Pancakes

February 17, 2015 - Posted by admin

I don’t go out for pancakes very often, but as it’s National Pancake Day today, I would be remiss if I didn’t let you all in on the secret of where to find the very best pancakes in New Jersey. …


The Ultimate Guide To Common Eye Problems

February 17, 2015 - Posted by admin

Please feel free to post this infographic on your site. Click on the code below to copy and paste it to your site. By Looking for more information on common eye ailments? Visit the EyeCare 20/20 Resource Center, check out …


Dr. Silverman Recommends: My Favorite 6 NJ Restaurants For Valentine’s Day Dinner

February 11, 2015 - Posted by admin

Valentine’s Day will be here before you know it, and if you’re like most guys, you’re probably in a last-minute panic right about now, trying to figure out where to take your wife or girlfriend to dinner! Never fear – …


Celebrate National Pizza Day at Dr. Silverman’s Favorite NJ Pizza Joints!

February 9, 2015 - Posted by admin

New York, Philly, and Boston may think they have the monopoly on great pizza – but here in New Jersey, we have some pretty amazing pizza joints, too. So to celebrate National Pizza Day, I’ve put together a list of …


Researcher Uses Stem Cells from the Eye to Repair Damaged Corneas

February 4, 2015 - Posted by admin

Based on research he helped finish at the University of Pittsburg School of Medicine, Indian ophthalmologist, Sayan Basu, is utilizing stem cells in a test project to restore the vision of patients with damaged corneas. The stem-cell procedure was first …