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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 […]


What is Laser-Assisted Cataract Surgery? Dr. Niki Silverstein Offers Cataract Surgery with the Femtosecond Laser

Niki A. Silverstein of Silverstein Eye in Chester, NJ offers cataract surgery using the Femtosecond laser. This state-of-the-art laser has long been used in ophthalmic surgery since 2001; it is the laser used for creating the flap in a LASIK procedure. Currently being used in cataract surgery, the laser replaces some of the manual cutting […]


Silverstein Eye to Provide Two Scholarships for West Morris Regional High School District Students: Applications Accepted until June, 30, 2015

Chester, NJ  – Ophthalmologist Dr. Niki Silverstein of Silverstein Eye of Chester, NJ announces that she will be awarding two $500 college scholarships, one to a boy and one to a girl in the West Morris Regional School District. The student must attend either West Morris Mendham or West Morris Central and be a 2015 […]


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