Eye Matters Blog

Learning About Macular Degeneration

Staying informed about your eyes and the conditions that may affect them is crucial, especially as you age. Staying healthy is an important lifestyle goal, and knowledge is a powerful too. Your eyes are vulnerable to many different conditions, and one of them is Macular Degeneration (AMD), the leading cause of vision loss in adults […]


Your Eyes Are Aging, Too

Loss of vision is one of the changes that will affect us all as we age. In fact, it’s not unusual for people over 40 to begin to experience deterioration of their vision which ultimately affects their ability to drive, especially at night – a realization that can be paralyzing for older adults. The fear […]



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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 are […]





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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