Category: General Info

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


Ophthalmologist, Optometrist, or Optician?

Who do I need to make an appointment with? We have many providers with a wide range of responsibilities in our practice.  Choosing the right eye care provider is critical to your vision and ocular health. Do you know what type of provider you need to see? The first step to choosing an ophthalmologist, optometrist, or optician is understanding the… Read More


Produce Your Own Natural Tears

Short Hills Ophthalmology is proud to be selected as a provider to introduce a new drug- free solution for Dry Eye Disease.  We’re sure you’ve heard a lot about a lack of oil in the eye, but many patients simply don’t produce enough natural tears.  TrueTear® is a special device that stimulates your own natural tear… Read More


Healthy Eyes and Summer Skies

This summer, Star Gazing Parties are forecast to be all the rage.  Friends are gathering to enjoy candlelit decks, soft music,  and the grandeur of the night sky.  What can be a relaxing evening, however, can quickly turn to stress if you are concerned about your night vision.  Driving at night is a problem for… Read More


Makeup Tips for Healthy Eyes

Proms, weddings, graduations…Spring is full of reasons to get glammed up.  This season, make sure to follow some tips for making sure your eyes are healthy as well as glamorous! Beware of reactions! If you have sensitive skin or a history of allergies, make sure to patch test any new makeup before you put it… Read More


Dry Eye

Chronic Dry Eye Dry eye is a condition caused by lack of oil or tears in the outer layer of the eye. The causes, signs, and symptoms of Chronic Dry Eye (also called Dry Eye Syndrome or Dry Eye Disease) vary from person to person, but here are some of the most common indicators you… Read More


Fish Oil Triglycerides vs. Ethyl Esters

Fish Oil Triglycerides vs. Ethyl Esters Omega-3s from fish oil, eicosapantaonic acid (EPA) and docosahexaenoic acid (DHA) come to consumers in one of two forms: triglycerides or ethyl esters. One of the most controversial and debated quality issues surrounding fish oil is which form of fish oil is best – Triglyceride (TG) or Ethyl Ester… Read More


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777 Passaic Ave Suite 485
Clifton, NJ 07012
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