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Sunglasses: How to Pick the Perfect Pair

Before we can talk about what makes a pair of sunglasses a good pair of sunglasses, we first have to discuss why protecting your eyes and eyelids is essential. The sun emits UV light in three forms – UVC, UVB and UVA – all three can damage the eyes: Skin Cancer – the eyelids are […]

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What Contact Lens Wearers Need to Know About Tobacco Use

With a prescription from an eye doctor, consumers choose to wear contact lenses for various reasons—convenience, appearance, or to enhance athletic potential—but good hygiene and safety practices must be followed. The New Jersey Society of Optometric Physicians (NJSOP) urges consumers not to use tobacco, as smoking can cause harm to eye health. “Smoke is a […]

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Dr Anna DiGeso

Look Your Best: A Doctor of Optometry Tackles Your Questions About Eye Health

By Dr. Anna DiGeso  I often see floating spots and flashes of light. Should I be concerned? Spots, often called “floaters,” are particles within the vitreous humor, which is the clear, jelly-like fluid within the eye. They can take on many forms and consistencies and will shift position as you move your eyes. Floaters can […]

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