Category: General Info

What is Blepharitis?

Do you have itchy or inflamed eyelids and eyelashes? These are common symptoms of a condition called blepharitis. The condition often recurs and may be hard to treat. While blepharitis can be uncomfortable and unsightly, it’s not contagious. Keep reading to learn more about blepharitis and how to treat it! Symptoms Signs and symptoms of… Read More

Diet Can Affect Your Eyes and Here’s How

Healthy eyes and a good diet go hand in hand. What you eat and drink can make a big difference in how you see. By including the right foods in your diet, you could be taking essential steps to maintain and safeguard your sight for years to come. Keep reading to learn about some of… Read More

Why LASIK is a Great Vision Correction Procedure

Are you considering LASIK? It’s the most popular vision correction procedure for a reason. Did you know that it only takes a few minutes per eye to complete, and most patients report a significant improvement in their vision after having LASIK? Most patients end up with 20/20 vision or better after undergoing the procedure! LASIK… Read More

7 Signs You May Want to Consider Cataract Surgery

Are you wondering if you may have cataracts? Often, if your cataracts are in the early stages, your eye doctor won’t recommend having them removed until they begin to affect your vision. Fortunately, cataracts take years to advance, meaning you might not need surgery for years. How can you tell if it’s time to consider… Read More

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 Misight 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… Read More

Are You A Good LASIK Candidate?

LASIK is a procedure that minimizes the dependence on Misight 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… 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

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