WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT VITREOUS DETACHMENT

Posted by on October 3, 2018 · Leave a Comment 

reading glasses

Growing older brings physical changes, and most people expect gradual signs of aging in their skin, hair, and joints. Many are aware that their sight can deteriorate over time, and it is common for the elderly to rely on visual aids to manage their daily activities. However, symptoms of posterior vitreous detachment can be unexpected and alarming, causing a bit of panic until an ophthalmologist appointment can be scheduled. These are the facts you need to know about this widespread condition.

Read more about Vitreous Detachment

Share with your friends










Submit

Filed under Eye Conditions · Tagged with

RETINAL TEAR AND RETINAL DETACHMENT

Posted by on September 18, 2018 · 3 Comments 

Our sight is deemed one of the most, if not the most, important of all our senses, yet we may tend to take it for granted. However, as we age, this trusted sense may begin to fail. One of the more serious problems that can develop is a retinal tear or retinal detachment.

Read More: Retinal Tears and Retinal Detachment

Share with your friends










Submit

Filed under Eye Conditions · Tagged with

WHAT IS RETINITIS PIGMENTOSA?

Posted by on September 3, 2018 · Leave a Comment 

iris and pupil

Retinitis Pigmentosa (RP) symptoms often appear during childhood or adolescence, a time when occasional clumsy periods aren’t uncommon … In reality, however, an awkward phase may not be the cause of frequent falls or sudden difficulty playing sports. In some cases, the symptoms may be due to decreased side (peripheral) vision or night blindness caused by RP.

Read More about Retinitis Pigmentosa

Share with your friends










Submit

Filed under Eye Conditions · Tagged with

TEENS NOT WEARING THEIR GLASSES: WHAT CAN HAPPEN?

Posted by on August 14, 2018 · Leave a Comment 

Pre-teen in glasses

Eyeglasses may not always look the coolest. But, if your teen has a prescription for corrective lenses, it’s in their best interest to wear them …

Read More: What Happens When Teens Stop Wearing Their Glasses

Share with your friends










Submit

Filed under Eye Care · Tagged with

COMMON EYE INFECTIONS AMONG ADULTS

Posted by on August 2, 2018 · Leave a Comment 

Inflamed Eye

Just as with everything else, your eyes change throughout your life. That’s why many common eye conditions are experienced by older adults. As the structure and function of the eyes change, risk increases for ocular infections. If you are a mature adult or caring for one, keep reading to learn about the most common eye infections.

Read More: Common Eye Infections Among Adults

Share with your friends










Submit

Filed under Eye Conditions · Tagged with

KERATOCONUS ISSUES AND ANSWERS

Posted by on July 23, 2018 · Leave a Comment 

Dieters will sometimes joke about waging their own personal “Battle of the Bulge” as they work to lose weight. But some individuals are more concerned about another “Battle of the Bulge” — a battle that can have serious consequences for their eyesight. Keratoconus, a progressive condition that causes the cornea to take on an abnormal bulging shape, can produce major refractive errors and other vision-limiting problems. But if you’re suffering from keratoconus, you’ll be happy to know that medical science offers a variety of options to treat your condition and optimize your eyesight.

Read More: What is Keratoconus?

Share with your friends










Submit

Filed under Eye Conditions · Tagged with

TOP EYE EXERCISES TO BOOST YOUR VISION

Posted by on July 12, 2018 · Leave a Comment 

Eye Massage

Do your eyes start to feel more tired than usual? Have you noticed that the longer you stare at your digital screens, the more fatigued, sore, or even dry they become?

Nowadays, most eye problems aren’t even age-related. They happen simply because of negligence and failure to focus on our body’s health. They also happen as a result of not prioritizing preventative health. This means, doing what you can before that common eye problem becomes a common eye disease.

Read More: Top Eye Exercises to Boost Your Vision

Share with your friends










Submit

Filed under Eye Care · Tagged with

WE ARE A HUMANA GOLD-APPROVED PROVIDER

Posted by on July 2, 2018 · Leave a Comment 

Humana

Silverstein Eye Centers is pleased to announce that we now accept Humana Gold insurance plans.

Cataracts are the most common cause of vision loss in people over the age of 65, many of whom are also enrolled in Medicare. Silverstein Eye Centers has partnered with Humana to support the Humana Gold insurance programs — Medicare supplement plans with benefits that can help cover the cost of medically-necessary vision correction procedures like cataract surgery.

Read More: Silverstein Eye Centers is now a Humana Gold Provider

Share with your friends










Submit

Filed under Uncategorized · Tagged with

ARE THESE 4 COMMON EYE PROBLEMS AFFECTING YOUR HEALTH?

Posted by on May 15, 2018 · Leave a Comment 

Do you ever wonder if you are prone to certain eye diseases? Perhaps you have been feeling strange sensations, or seeing things differently than before?

It is always good to have regular check-ups with your eye doctor or healthcare specialists. Getting your symptoms checked as early as possible can be vital in avoiding common eye illnesses and problems.

Read More: Are These 4 Common Eye Problems Affecting Your Health?

Share with your friends










Submit

Filed under Health · Tagged with

HOW TO MINIMIZE EYE IRRITATION FROM SPRING ALLERGIES

Posted by on May 7, 2018 · Leave a Comment 

Spring Eye Allergies

Seasonal allergies are a fact of life for many people throughout the US. An estimated 7.8% of the adult population suffers from allergic rhinitis, more commonly known as hay fever. Read More: Minimize Eye Irritation from Spring Allergies
Share with your friends










Submit

Filed under Eye Conditions · Tagged with

Next Page »