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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 …


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 …


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!


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 …


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. …