Category: General Info

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


Total Care for Dry Eyes

Dry eye can result in discomfort or visual changes.   Common symptoms can include stinging, burning, a gritty feeling, redness, or mucous in the eye.  Some people experience excessive watering as the eye tries to compensate.  Other people notice visual fatigue or blurring, or other changes to visual acuity.  Advanced dry eye can lead to susceptibility… Read More


Back-to-School Eye Health

Eye Health Tips for High School and College Students Students face special challenges to the eyes when they are under academic performance pressure. Lack of sleep, prolonged computer use and long hours studying make for tired eyes that are dry, scratchy and achy. Prolonged computer use contributes to eye fatigue because you blink less frequently…. Read More


Exciting Changes at Short Hills Ophthalmology

Short Hills Ophthalmology has been growing our practice over the past few months.  We have proudly welcomed Dr. Antonelli and Dr. Ryan-Brophy to our staff.  Dr. Antonelli is available on Monday afternoons and evenings in the Short Hills office.  Dr. Ryan-Brophy is available in Short Hills on Tuesdays and alternate Thursdays, and in Clifton on… Read More


Not Your Parent’s Cataract Surgery

In my 20 years as an ophthalmologist, nothing has given me more gratification than the ability to remove a cataract and restore someone’s vision.  A cataract is a clouding of the natural lens that occurs with advancing age.  Trauma, certain medications, and diseases can also cause cataracts, but like wrinkles, anyone who lives long enough… Read More


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Short Hills

551 Millburn Ave
Short Hills, NJ 07078
Fax: 973-379-1317
HOURS
Mo: 8:00 am – 6:00 pm
Tu, We: 8:00 am – 4:30 pm
Th: 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Fr: 8:00 am – 3:30 pm

Clifton

777 Passaic Ave Suite 485
Clifton, NJ 07012
Fax: 973-473-4811
HOURS
Mo: 9:00 am – 5:30 pm
Tu: 9:00 am – 7:00 pm
We: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Th, Fr: 8:00 pm – 4:00 pm

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