You may have heard of various eye diseases, such as glaucoma and cataracts but, in your mind, you thought you had time to take care of your eyes so these conditions wouldn’t occur. If you aren’t seeing your ophthalmologist regularly, you could be in for an unpleasant surprise. Glaucoma is one of the leading causes […]
Cataracts represent a common eye problem among older adults. When we look at statistics, we may conclude that it would be difficult to avoid developing this eye condition. Nearly half of adults aged 75 to 85 have cataracts in at least one eye. While cataracts can affect vision severely if not managed and treated in […]
Eye exams are meant to evaluate how well we can see. We all need a good eye exam from time to time, right? Yes, and also there is more. Eye exams do screen a person to measure how they see at the time of their appointment. From year to year, this measurement can be followed […]
Every part of the body ages and, although we know this, there are certain aspects of aging the tend to get more attention than others. We are all for aging gracefully in every possible way. As your eye care specialist, Dr. Silverstein is particularly interested in helping you understand and minimize the risks you may […]
Although the signs of aging affect every part of the body at some point, it is often the eye area that is first noticed. One reason this happens is that the skin of the upper and lower eyelids is very thin to begin with. Exposure to sunlight and the breakdown of collagen in the skin […]
Cataracts represent one of the most commonly treated eye conditions of our time. However, many people are unaware of the various important aspects of recognizing and treating cataracts. Here, explore what you might know about this eye disease so you can be better protected. You may know that cataracts cause vision to become cloudy. This […]
If you’ve ever woken up with a bump on your eyelid or red, watery, itchy eyes, you know the discomfort of a common eye problem. There are several reasons why certain symptoms occur. The more capable we are of recognizing the signs of inflammation or infection, the more quickly we can recover. Here, we discuss […]
Many adults start to feel concerned about the appearance of their eye area when tissue loses firmness. The eyes are a delicate area that, when the skin starts to loosen, looks saggy and tired. It is important to know that the cosmetic concerns presented by the skin and tissue changes around the eyes don’t have […]
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.