Eye Matters Blog

Women! Keep Your Eye Health in Clear Sight!

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 […]


LASIK Chester, NJ

Are You a Good Candidate for LASIK Surgery?

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 […]


Dermal Fillers Can Help You Love What You See

Dermal filler treatment has been popular for the past several years. Adults of all ages can benefit from a brief office visit in which their lines and creases are virtually erased with a few injections. As good as this concept may sound and as much as you’d like to love what you see in the […]


How Exercise is Good for Your Eyes

For years, we’ve heard that exercise will help us burn body fat. Cardiovascular exercise like riding a bike, elliptical, or dancing some jazzercise is revered for its heart-healthy benefits. While we know that hitting the gym or the yoga mat can strengthen our muscles and give us more stamina, we may overlook the value of […]


Glaucoma Chester, NJ

Glaucoma: Facts You Need to Know

When eye health diminishes, so does quality of life. We don’t talk about some of the most serious eye conditions nearly enough. Discussion about eye health tends to revolve around general changes in vision or problems like chronic dry eye or digital eye strain. These are all important topics. However, today we want to review […]


Age-Related Eye Conditions Don’t Have to be a Guarantee

Often in life, we like the idea of a guarantee. Guarantees are usually meant to give us a sense of peace that an item will last as long as predicted or that we will receive a promised reward. When it comes to age-related eye conditions, a guarantee is definitely not what we want. While studies […]


Eye Exams Chester, NJ

Our Use of Digital Devices Needs Attention

Digital devices are the norm in today’s society. We’ve become so accustomed to using computers and cell phones, in fact, that we may easily overlook the effect that our devices have on our general eye health. According to statistics, approximately 90 percent of people experience eye strain related to digital devices. Studies have also suggested […]


Eye Care

What You Need to Do Now to Protect Your Eyes Later

When it comes to vision, we cannot be short-sighted. With a little attention to what we do now, we set ourselves up for better eyesight as we age. With longer, sunnier days ahead for the next several months, there is one particular strategy that needs to be taken now to preserve eyesight for later in […]


Dry Eye, Chester, NJ

Eye Irritation and Watering May be More than You Think

Dry, irritated eyes have become somewhat of a normal symptom in our digital age. The term digital eye strain is commonly used to describe the burning, blurring, tearing, and general irritation we encounter when we stare at our computer screen or smartphone for too long. Because most people encounter these symptoms, they may overlook the […]


eye exams Chester, NJ

How to Manage Dry Eyes in the Wintertime

The winter months can get pretty cold around here, but that may not be the worst of it. For optimal eye health, it is important that we also discuss how cold temperatures also bring dry air, and how dry air can cause or worsen dry eye syndrome. Dry eyes are more than a slight frustration. […]


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