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Are There Treatment Options for Dry Eyes?

Do your eyes feel dry or irritated? These are common symptoms of a condition known as dry eye syndrome. Your eyes rely on the tear film for lubrication and moisture to keep them wet, comfortable, and maintain vision. Tears are made up of oils, water, mucus, proteins, and antibodies secreted by glands found around the… Read More

9 Healthy Spring Eye Care Tips

Spring’s warm weather finally makes it the perfect time to have fun outside. However, common eye conditions that occur in the spring season may prevent you from enjoying the sun and the great outdoors.  If you suffer from allergies, the eye doctors at Short Hills Ophthalmology are here to share nine tips to help protect… Read More

Should I Get an Eye Exam Every Year?

For healthy eyes, it’s recommended that you see your eye doctor every year for an eye exam. This is especially true if you wear glasses or contact lenses, as you need to have these prescriptions updated regularly. Keep reading to learn more about the importance of regular eye exams! Prevention According to the World Health… Read More

Are You A Good LASIK Candidate?

LASIK is a procedure that minimizes the dependence on contact lenses or prescription glasses. Refractive errors like astigmatism, farsightedness, and nearsightedness can be considerably reduced after having LASIK. About 97% of patients who have LASIK end up with 20/20 vision or better after the procedure. That said, poor eyesight isn’t the only qualification for having… Read More

6 Tips for the Smoothest Cataract Surgery Recovery

If you’re excited to have cataract surgery and get your clear vision back, you’ll need to take the necessary steps to ensure you have a seamless recovery. Cataract surgery is an almost painless procedure. You can take care of any lingering discomfort you may experience by using prescription eye drops or medications. Having cataract surgery… Read More

Is Diabetic Retinopathy Something I Should Worry About?

If you have diabetes, you may be concerned that it could affect other parts of your health, including your eyes. Diabetes carries the risk of various eye diseases, including retinopathy.  If diabetes is left untreated, it can result in total vision loss even without any symptoms. Keep reading to find out if diabetic retinopathy is… Read More

Why Are My Eyes So Dry in the Winter?

With winter, the weather becomes drier and colder, making your eyes more prone to drying out. Even if you don’t usually have dry eyes, your eyes might suddenly start to feel dry and tired with this kind of weather. The frigid winter temperatures result in low humidity outside, and when combined with the toasty indoor… Read More

What Age Should I Have Cataract Surgery?

In the United States, almost half of Americans will experience cataracts by the time they are 75 years old. Also, an average of 1 in 6 Americans who are over 40 years old has already started developing cataracts. Cataract surgery is available at any stage but it’s usually best to have the procedure when you… Read More

Are You Experiencing Cataract Symptoms?

Is your vision foggy or cloudy? Do colors look faded or less vibrant than they used to? These are a few of the signs that you may have cataracts. Cataracts occur when proteins in the lens of the eye begin to break down. When this happens, the lens becomes cloudy and harder to see through…. Read More

What Are the Most Common Dry Eye Symptoms?

Are your eyes dry or irritated? These are some common signs or symptoms of having dry eye syndrome. Several factors can result in dry eye syndrome. This is a condition characterized by a lack of adequate quality tears to keep your eyes moisturized. Typically, dry eyes cause burning, constant eye scratching, and irritation. In some… Read More

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