Eye Matters Blog

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 […]



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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 […]


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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 […]


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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. […]


Glaucoma St. Chester, NJ

Increasing Glaucoma Awareness is Just the Beginning

January is glaucoma awareness month, a time during which more light is shed on a potentially serious eye disease. At Silverstein Eye Center in Chester, NJ, glaucoma is an important topic of discussion all throughout the year. Here, we provide precise screenings for individuals with a known risk for glaucoma. We also help patients who […]


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New Year, New Habits for Healthy Eyes

We are headed into a New Year with an eye on great things for the future. If like us, you’re considering what habits you want to develop in the coming months, we just so happen to have a few in mind. Of course, they revolve around supporting good vision and long-term eye health. Take Cover […]



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