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Let the (Right) Light In

Light. There is no way to live without it. There is no way we could see without those many wavelengths of light that enter the eye. Each starts out as its own vivid hue, and ends up combining with the others to form white light. The way that light works in the eye is really […]


Eye Exams Chester, NJ

Do you Really need to see an Ophthalmologist?

Eyesight is a precious commodity. Unless you struggle routinely with visual disturbances or eye conditions that create discomfort, chance is you give very little thought to the value of being able to see well. What do you do, though, if you just want to get a head start on managing the health of your eyes? […]



Meibomian Gland Dysfunction – A Common Eye Disease with a Common Symptom: Dry Eyes

Meibomian Gland dysfunction (MGD) – What is it?   MGD is a common disease and the leading cause of evaporative dry eye. It involves a chronic abnormality of the meibomian glands, characterized by obstruction in the ducts and/or changes in the glandular secretions. Meibomian glands are located vertically within the eyelid near the lashes, and […]





Dry Eyes: Do You Have Them?

Do your eyes feel dry or look red sometimes? Do you feel a burning or gritty sensation in your eyes?  You may be suffering from dry eye. Dry eye is a condition that occurs when your eye is not sufficiently lubricated by your tears.  There are two types of dry eye: aqueous tear-deficient dry eye, in […]


Sunglasses: A Must All Year Round

It’s Fall, Do I still need sunglasses? The answer is a resounding Yes!! Your eyes need protection from the sun all year-round. Wearing a pair of fashionable sunglasses is one of the easiest ways to help your eyes. Did you know that the first sunglasses were made in 12th Century China out of smoky panes […]


Silverstein Eye Awards Scholarships to Three Local Students

Silverstein Eye of Chester is proud to announce its three Vision To Lead College Scholarship Winners for 2015. These students have shown exemplary commitment to academics and community service and will be pursuing education in a healthcare field. Pictured from left to right: Maria Cianfaglione, (reception), Lindsey Decot (reception), $500 Scholarship Winner Casey Louisa Krickus […]


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