Eye Matters Blog

This is What Makes Glaucoma So Sneaky

Glaucoma is a common condition that affects older individuals. According to statistics, approximately 2.5 million Americans have this condition. This is an important piece of information because glaucoma is a common cause of vision loss or very low vision. Whatever we can do to lower the instances of glaucoma, then, is beneficial. The first thing […]



Eye Diseases Chester, NJ

Your Near Vision is Blurry: Now What?

Throughout most of our early adulthood, many people have no idea whatsoever about what may be in store for their eyes. However, age has a way of affecting all parts of the body. The eyes are not exempt from this. At some point, what happens to most of us is that we realize we can’t […]


Eye Diseases Chester, NJ

How Astigmatism is Affecting Your Eyes

Usually, when vision loses clarity and labels, and street signs are no longer easy to read, people say they are nearsighted, or they are farsighted. It’s as if there is no in-between; you’re either one or the other. There is something more than these two common vision complaints: astigmatism. This refractive error may be easy […]


Dermal Fillers Chester, NJ

Want to Ring in the New Year with Brighter Eyes? Banish Dark Circles with Simple Treatment!

We often talk about frustrating, age-related problems like frown lines and crow’s feet. These two issues affect nearly every person at some point. Dark circles, though? This problem is more choosey in who it affects. When dark circles do appear, they can present quite the challenge. Women may have an endless supply of cosmetics they […]


Cataract Surgery Chester, NJ

Quality of Life Improved with Cataract Surgery

To have cataracts removed means to see the world more clearly. The objective of surgery seems cut-and-dry, and it is in one way. But because cataract removal surgery replaces a clouded lens with one that is functional and clear, there is quite a bit more to this procedure than one may initially imagine. Ultimately, cataract […]


Eye Exams Chester, NJ

What the Big 4-0 May Mean for your Eyes

We know that every single part of the body changes as we age. Sometimes, we can live with these changes as we grow accustomed to them. Lines and wrinkles are a prime example. Some of the other changes that occur, such as our eyesight, may mean that we have to make certain compromises – at […]


Blepharoplasty Chester, NJ

Is It Time to Consider Blepharoplasty?

Millions of adults have revitalized the appearance of their face by turning to one simple procedure: blepharoplasty. According to recent statistics, individuals who rejuvenate the appearance of their eyes tend to feel a better sense of confidence about their overall aesthetic. Other cosmetic concerns such as fine lines and wrinkles become less troublesome. We believe […]


pediatric eye care Chester, NJ

Is your Child Getting Proper Care?

At Silverstein Eye Center, families from the Chester, NJ area can find the friendly care they need to maintain healthy eyes and clearer vision throughout their lives. It is important to us that our patients’ needs are met to the best of our ability. For that to happen, both we and our patients need to […]


eye exams Chester, NJ

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 […]


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