Throughout the past several years, millions of people have undergone the LASIK laser vision correction procedure. This popular procedure is performed about700,000 times a year. Because laser vision correction has a strong history of success, many people who are ready to toss their glasses or contact lenses consider whether they are good candidates. One of […]
We have become increasingly reliant on digital devices in recent years. In the last 12 months, this reliance has skyrocketed. With hundreds of thousands of people now working from home and millions of children taking online classes, we’re facing a whole new era in technology. In addition to our necessary computer use, we have also […]
This winter is unlike any most people have lived through. Due to the novel coronavirus, we’re rethinking how to navigate day to day life. The last thing on our minds may be wondering why our eyes feel more irritated than usual. We understand that there are big issues to deal with this winter. At the […]
We have an expectation that our prescription eyeglasses will stay consistent for at least a year or two; that we can work on a computer or watch television without our vision becoming cloudy. We also expect to be able to drive at nighttime without having to squint or be blinded by glares and halos around […]
Macular degeneration is one of the more serious eye diseases that ophthalmologists screen their patients for. This condition is especially prevalent among older adults, progressively diminishing their central vision. Because of this prevalence, the disease is typically referred to as age-related macular degeneration (AMD). In this condition, overall visual acuity is diminished due to the […]
Most people know that their vision may change at some point. To manage this, routine eye exams are necessary. But an eye exam needs to go beyond the periodic vision-check to protect lifelong eyesight. Here, we discuss the visual phenomena known as floaters so you know what to do if you start seeing them. What […]
Millions of laser eye surgery procedures have been conducted since new technology became available years ago. Today, many people find freedom from eyeglasses or contact lenses thanks to procedures like LASIK. However, there are many more who hesitate to consult with their eye doctor about taking that leap into laser eye surgery. The primary reason […]
When wintertime comes, we eventually see a change in our outer world. Cooler temperatures also cause us to modify our inner environments (feeling grateful for central heat right about now). The changes that occur indoors and outdoors may not be seen as much as they are felt, but oh, how we feel them. Most of […]
Many women pay a good amount of attention to their eyes. They may learn to apply makeup in just the right way or to use false lashes to add an extra pop to their appearance. This is not a bad way to attend to the eyes, but there’s more that women need to be aware […]
If you have been wearing eyeglasses to help correct issues like nearsightedness, farsightedness, or astigmatism, you are well aware of the frustrations eyeglasses present. Even contact lenses can become a chore in time. Due to the commonness of the LASIK procedure, many people at some point consider if they should undergo this treatment to reduce […]
Our New Jersey community has been through a lot over the last few months, and all of us are looking forward to resuming our normal habits and routines. As the Covid-19 outbreak subsides, we are beginning to reopen our office. Dr. Niki Silverstein and her staff know while many things have changed, one thing has remained the same: our commitment to your safety.
Infection control has always been a top priority for our practice. Our infection control processes are made so that when you receive care, it’s both safe and comfortable. Our office follows recommendations made by, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA). We follow the activities of these agencies so that we are up-to-date on any new rulings or guidance that may be issued.
You may see some changes when it is time for your next appointment. We made these changes to help protect our patients and staff. For example:
We look forward to seeing you again and are happy to answer any questions you may have about the steps we take to keep you, and every patient, safe in our practice.
To make an appointment, please call our office at 908.879.7297. Thank you for being our patient. We value your trust and loyalty and look forward to welcoming back our patients, neighbors and friends.