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Tips for Caring for Aging Eyes

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 […]

  • Posted on: Sep 15 2020
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Are Dermal Fillers the Answer to Younger-Looking Eyes?

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 […]

  • Posted on: Aug 15 2020
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Are You In the Know About Cataracts?

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 […]

  • Posted on: Jul 15 2020
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Is Cataract Treatment Necessary?

We have an expectation that our prescription eyeglasses will stay consistent for at least a year or two; that we can work on a computer or watch television without our vision becoming cloudy. We also expect to be able to drive at nighttime without having to squint or be blinded by glares and halos around […]


These are Some of the Most Common Eye Conditions Everyone Should Know About

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 […]

  • Posted on: May 15 2020
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Treatment for Macular Degeneration is Vital to Long-Term Vision

Macular degeneration is one of the more serious eye diseases that ophthalmologists screen their patients for. This condition is especially prevalent among older adults, progressively diminishing their central vision. Because of this prevalence, the disease is typically referred to as age-related macular degeneration (AMD). In this condition, overall visual acuity is diminished due to the […]


Are Fillers Better than Blepharoplasty?

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 […]

  • Posted on: Mar 15 2020
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Eye Floaters: Why We Get Them and What They Mean

Most people know that their vision may change at some point. To manage this, routine eye exams are necessary. But an eye exam needs to go beyond the periodic vision-check to protect lifelong eyesight. Here, we discuss the visual phenomena known as floaters so you know what to do if you start seeing them. What […]


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Clearing Misperceptions about Laser Vision Correction

Millions of laser eye surgery procedures have been conducted since new technology became available years ago. Today, many people find freedom from eyeglasses or contact lenses thanks to procedures like LASIK. However, there are many more who hesitate to consult with their eye doctor about taking that leap into laser eye surgery. The primary reason […]


Tips for Eye Comfort This Holiday Season

When wintertime comes, we eventually see a change in our outer world. Cooler temperatures also cause us to modify our inner environments (feeling grateful for central heat right about now). The changes that occur indoors and outdoors may not be seen as much as they are felt, but oh, how we feel them. Most of […]


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