Edgewater dry eye treatment
When it comes to dry eyes, the good news is that the condition does not threaten your health in the long term, nor is it responsible for any permanent changes to your vision. The bad news is that it results in discomfort and temporary obstacles to your vision. At Cliffside Park Eye Associates, Edgewater dry eye treatment is one of the many valuable services we offer to our patients just like you.
Insufficient lubrication, either due to not enough tears or poor quality of tears, is the reason you develop dry eyes. Exposure to wind and smoke can make the situation worse. When you experience indications such as sensitivity to light, redness in your eyes, blurred vision, a burning or stinging feeling in your eyes, tired eyes, or an uncomfortable feeling when you wear your contacts, you could probably benefit from our Edgewater dry eye treatment. First must come an accurate diagnosis, which means an eye exam and possibly tests to determine the volume and quality of your tears. Sometimes, the answer when it comes to addressing the concern is as simple as the application of artificial tears, which are a type of eye drops designed to add back the necessary moisture to your eyes. You can get them over-the-counter, or for a stronger version, we can offer a prescription. In addition to our Edgewater dry eye treatment, you should try to avoid air-conditioned rooms as well as smoke (your own and that of others). Wear eyeglasses or sunglasses when you’re out on windy days. You may also want to get a humidifier for your home to add vital moisture to dry indoor air. If the above solutions do not achieve the desired outcome, surgery could be an option.
Call our office to book an appointment to come in for our Edgewater dry eye treatment.
Edgewater eye specialist
Eye health often goes overlooked, but it should be included when you plan your annual exams and checkups. Everyone should see their local eye doctor once a year for a checkup, which can be helpful for a number of reasons. Not only are vision problems and eye diseases always a possibility, but other conditions like allergies, injuries and infections are, too. Here at Cliffside Park Eye Associates, our Edgewater eye specialist can help provide you with the comprehensive eye care you need to identify and treat an issue like an eye infection.
Eye infections can be quite uncomfortable, as well as unsightly. There are two main types of eye infections: keratitis and conjunctivitis. Keratitis is an infection and inflammation of the clear tissue over the eye, otherwise known as the cornea. The cornea is a bit like the lens of a camera, or operates as one for the eye. This sort of infection can occur if you suffer from an ulcer, a corneal scratch, or some other sort of eye injury which can then get infected a bit like a open wound. With this condition, you are likely to experience eye redness, pain, and blurred or decreased vision. To avoid loss of eyesight, you should have this condition seen right away, and our Edgewater eye specialist here at Cliffside Park Eye Associates can do just that. Additionally, we can also identify and treat other infections like conjunctivitis as well. Conjunctivitis is more commonly known as pinkeye, and often shows as such when it develops. The eye can redden or appear pink as the name suggests, it can swell, become itchy and produce discharge. Allergic conjunctivitis can be treated with antihistamines and bacterial conjunctivitis can be treated with antibiotic eye drops.
If you feel that you may have an eye infection, call or visit us here at Cliffside Park Eye Associates as soon as you can to set up an appointment with our Edgewater eye specialist and get the care you need.
Edgewater safety glasses
Better safe than sorry is the age old adage. And ideally one should try (as frequently as possible) to live by that. It’s a tried and true method to avoid a world of headaches. To avoid a life full of health complications. When it come to your eyes, one should exercise the same caution. With that said, don’t hesitate to reach out to Cliffside Park Eye Associates and check out our selection of Edgewater safety glasses.
If you’re in a line of work that puts your eyes and vision at risk every single day, then it’s pivotal that you exercise the necessary precaution. Safety eyewear goes a long way toward keeping you out of harm’s way. You might be concerned about wearing safety gear because you think it would impede your already faltering vision. But not worry. These aren’t just any regular safety wear. They’re prescription. So you can keep that crystal clear view intact, while preventing hazards away. What kind of hazards? Any of the following: dust, wind radiation, chemicals or lasers. Of course not all safety glasses are one and the same. Depending on your needs, you’ll want to get something that can get the job done the right way. We have an impressive selection of these, some of which include: wraparound glasses, rimless safety glasses, metal safety glasses, women’s safety glasses, plastic safety glasses, and RX safety glasses. Still curious? Find out more by reaching out to Cliffside Park Eye Associates and peruse our selection of Edgewater safety glasses.
Don’t have a prescription? Schedule an appointment for an eye exam easily. Call Cliffside Park Eye Associates or send an e-mail to get it all setup. After that? You’ll be well on the way to getting a prescription. And then paired up with the perfect pair of Edgewater safety glasses.
Edgewater eye exam
A yearly eye exam is highly recommended for all adults. Not only will you have your vision tested to determine if you need new or updated corrective lenses, but you will also be screened for common eye diseases; ones which don’t have any obvious symptoms until they reach an advanced stage. In addition, though, our Edgewater eye exam can detect early signs of diseases not related to your eyes. At Cliffside Park Eye Associates, your ocular health is our top priority, and we can also promote your overall health.
How is your vision right now? Unless you’re sure that it’s excellent, you might be able to benefit from eyeglasses or contact lenses. Certainly, sub par vision should be corrected, but even if your vision is okay, with the results of our Edgewater eye exam, your vision can be improved to be much better than that. You already wear corrective lenses? Maybe you could use an adjustment to the prescription to account for changes to your vision since you got them. Glaucoma and cataracts are two of the eye diseases that you should be tested for once per year. They can affect you regardless of your age or other circumstances. If diabetic retinopathy or macular degeneration are applicable to your situation, you will also be tested for them. Remember, early detection is closely associated with the best outcomes, and with common eye diseases, waiting until you experience symptoms means waiting until there has already been damage to your eyes or loss of vision. Our Edgewater eye exam can also indicate the first signs of diabetes and high cholesterol, speaking of early detection. Discovering that information in a timely manner will allow you to seek out treatment and management options before you suffer any harm.
When you consider all of the good reasons, this is the ideal time to call our office and book an appointment to come in for an eye examination.
Fort Lee bi-focal contact lenses
Vision impairments can be diagnosed at any age and they can change it anytime, often gradually. Each person has unique vision needs, and some people may need help when it comes to seeing both up close and far away. For issues like these, bifocal lenses are necessary, and we here at Cliffside Park Eye Associates can provide not only bifocal lenses for glasses but Fort Lee bi-focal contact lenses as well.
Bifocal lenses have been around for hundreds of years, and they can help people with a multitude of eye problems see different distances without having to change glasses. In the past, people had to switch between different lenses to see up close or far away depending on what they were doing. With bifocal lenses, it is easy to see at either distance depending on what part of the lens you look through. The top portion of the lens is meant to enhance and the ability to see things from a distance, and the bottom half of the lenses meant to enhance the ability to see things up close. Before, bifocal lenses were mostly used in glasses, but they can now be applied to contacts as well. For more information about Fort Lee bi-focal contact lenses, then we here at Cliffside Park Eye Associates can provide you with the vision exams you need as well as with the lenses that you want.
With bifocal contact lenses, you can see it any distance no matter what, and you don’t have to be inconvenienced by switching between different pairs of glasses or troubling yourself with other tools like magnifying glasses or other reading devices that can help you see up close while wearing glasses that help you see far away. With bifocal contact lenses, you can enhance your eyesight no matter where you are looking or what you need help seeing, and you don’t have to wear glasses either. To learn more about Fort Lee bi-focal contact lenses, call us or visit us here at Cliffside Park Eye Associates.
Eye doctor in Fort Lee
Unfortunately, your eyes can sustain an infection, and if they do, you should consult with our eye doctor in Fort Lee. Addressed promptly, we at Cliffside Park Associates can effectively treat eye infections like conjunctivitis and keratitis effectively. What’s vital is that you don’t ignore the problem.
It is often true that irritation becomes inflammation and then eventually infection if a bad situation is not taken care of. So it is true with your eyes. Conjunctivitis, which is also called “pink eye,” is an inflammation condition that can become infected. It can be transmitted from person to person easily, too. You are likely to notice symptoms such as the most obvious one of all, redness of the eye. Itching and burning may also be present; as can excessive tearing, blurry vision, and unusual sensitivity to light. In addition, discharge of a yellow, green, or white color might also occur. And if it does, you should be examined right away by our eye doctor in Fort Lee. The appropriate treatment depends on the cause of conjunctivitis, which may be either bacterial, viral, allergic, or from an irritant. Keratitis is an infection from wearing contact lenses. The symptoms are similar to those of conjunctivitis, and as a result it is important to get a checkup from our eye doctor in Fort Lee so that the proper diagnosis can be made. There is no doubt that any infection, anywhere in your body, is cause for concern and should not be put off. It is not going to get better on its own. You need treatment, and in order to get it, first there must be a determination of the source of it.
Act quickly when you have an eye infection or any symptoms that indicate a situation that is not normal. We’re here to help, so call us.
Cliffside Park pediatric optometrist
Does your child need to wear glasses, but needs to be checked if a new eyeglass prescription is necessary? Or, are you wondering whether or not your child needs to wear glasses? If you have been wondering about the condition of your child’s vision, or you have been looking for an optical store that will provide your kid with a great eyeglass frame selection, you will want to come see us at Cliffside Park Eye Associates. Our Cliffside Park pediatric optometrist will be able to determine if your child has any vision problems, and we also offer a wide selection of children’s eyeglass options.
When your child gets new glasses, it is important that they are well fitted, and that they have a current and up-to-date eyeglass lens prescription. Our Cliffside Park pediatric optometrist is Dr. Van Vinciguerra. Dr. Vinciguerra works with children and adults alike, and will be able to determine the exact eye prescription that your child needs. We also have Dr. Wae Shin on staff as a full-time optometric physician. At our practice we are fluent in English, Spanish, Italian and Korean, and will be able to provide the personalized care that you or your child needs.
Our Cliffside Park pediatric optometrist and staff will make sure that your child receives the most accurate optical prescription, and that he or she then gets attractive, well-fitted glasses with proper lenses. We have a large optical staff who help in all aspects of eyeglass frame selection, lens selection, and eyeglass fit. In almost every case it is recommended that your child will get polycarbonate lenses in his or her eyeglasses. Polycarbonate lenses are shatter proof and are therefore the safest lenses for your child to wear. Polycarbonate lenses also have important UV protection that will block the harmful sun’s rays from reaching your child’s eyes. This sun protection is extremely important for your child’s eyes since kids receive a tremendous amount of exposure to the sun’s UVA and UVB rays. Polycarbonate lenses are also lightweight so they will be comfortable for your child to wear. At our practice we have a large selection of children’s eyeglass frames – your child will be able to find a pair that he or she likes so they will be more likely to wear them. And, our optician will make sure that the new eyeglasses will fit your child’s face perfectly. Our optician will make sure that the eyeglasses are comfortable and that the prescription will provide optimal vision correction. You and your child will be very happy with his or her new eyeglasses.
If you have been diagnosed with glaucoma, or are concerned that you may develop the eye disease, you should definitely contact our vision practice, Cliffside Park Eye Associates, so that you can be seen by our optometrist for glaucoma screening and eye care. Our two expert doctors who can screen you for Edgewater glaucoma, and if necessary manager the condition are, Dr. Van Vinciguerra and Dr. Wae Shin.
During our comprehensive eye exams, our eye doctor can test your eyes to see if you are developing Edgewater glaucoma. As part of our exam, our doctor will use a special optometric instrument which will determine what your intraocular pressure is. If this pressure is high, it may be an indicator that you have glaucoma, and that you will need additional tests for definitive diagnosis. If you do indeed have Edgewater glaucoma, and it is diagnosed in the early stages, our optometrist will be able to provide you with complete glaucoma eye care. You will only need to use medicated eye drops daily in order to keep your eye pressure low. This should be enough to keep the glaucoma at bay, and you will not need to lose any vision at all to this serious eye disease. Instead, you will only need to continue taking the eye drops on a daily basis and to visit our optometrist on a periodic basis for glaucoma management. If at any point it is determined that the glaucoma is advancing, our optometrist will be able to refer you to an ophthalmologist in the area who will be able to provide you with advanced glaucoma care. This can include laser surgery which can be extremely successful in keeping the glaucoma from proceeding. The most important thing with glaucoma is that you are diagnosed as soon as possible in order to keep the disease from affecting your optic nerve.
For an appointment to meet with our optometrist to be screened for, or managed with Edgewater glaucoma, contact us today.
Cataracts in Cliffside Park
If you are experiencing blurry vision, it is vital you visit your eye doctor to ensure your eyes are in good health, and that it is not an underlying symptom of a more serious condition. Although your blurry vision may be due to something as simple as general near- or far-sightedness, it could also be the early signs of cataracts. A visit to our eye doctor and cataract surgeon in Cliffside Park at Cliffside Park Eye Associates will help determine and treat whatever the cause of your blurred vision may be.
Cataracts are common in older-aged patients, and develop slowly. Although cataracts do not disturb eyesight early on, they eventually will interfere with vision, so it is important to have your ophthalmologist regularly evaluating your eye health. Cataracts, which can be caused by disease, are a gradual thickening of the natural lens inside the eye, which can cloud, distort, and impair vision. At first, stronger lighting and eyeglasses can help you deal with this condition. But if impaired vision interferes with your usual activities, you might need cataract surgery in Cliffside Park. Eventually, if left untreated, cataracts will cause blindness. If visual loss is significant, surgical removal of the lens may be warranted. Cataract surgery is the most common eye surgery. During this procedure, a self-sealing small incision is performed, which does not require suture closure and is thus termed “no stitch cataract surgery.” Our cataract surgeon will remove the cloudy lens and implant an artificial, intraocular lens. At Cliffside Park Eye Associates, our eye care center is also proud to offer new advanced technology intraocular lenses (IOLs), which are designed to reduce or even eliminate your need for glasses following cataract treatment. Also, for patients with low to very high amounts of astigmatism, TORIC IOLs are used to correct the vision. The entire cataract surgery process is completed in less than half an hour and is performed under local anesthesia.
Early diagnosis and treatment can minimize or prevent cataract-related vision loss. That’s why it is so important to get your eyes examined regularly. The search for an eye doctor and that specializes in this type of cataract surgeon in Cliffside Park doesn’t have to be as cloudy as your vision; Cliffside Park Eye Associates is clearly the destination for your corrective and cataract surgery. Call our office or consult our website for more information regarding this procedure, or to schedule an appointment.
Fort Lee eye doctor
Having dry eyes, which can be uncomfortable, is a common and easily treatable condition. If you have dry, red, itchy eyes and are seeking red eye treatment from a caring and experienced Fort Lee eye doctor, then you need to come into the optometry office of Cliffside Park Eye Associates for a comprehensive eye and vision test.
Dry eyes can become red and irritated, causing a feeling of scratchiness. Another symptom of dry eyes is a “foreign body sensation,” which is a feeling that something is in your eye. And it may seem odd, but dry eye syndrome also can cause watery eyes. This is because dryness on the eye’s surface sometimes will overstimulate production of the watery component of your tears as a protective mechanism. An eye test given by our Fort Lee eye doctor is the first step in receiving dry eye and red eye treatment. At Cliffside Park Eye Associates, our optometry office in Shoreham provides routine eye exams, treatment of conjunctivitis/pink eye, as well as treatment of allergic and dry eyes. As you will learn during your visit to our eye care center, persistent dryness, scratchiness, red eyes, and a burning sensation are common symptoms of dry eyes. These symptoms alone may prompt our optometrist to diagnose dry eye syndrome. Dry eye syndrome is caused by a chronic lack of sufficient lubrication and moisture on the surface of the eye. Its consequences range from subtle but constant irritation to inflammation of the front tissues of the eye.
Routine eye exams, regardless if your eyes feel dry, red, and itchy or not, are incredibly important. Annual eye health evaluations and vision tests are the easiest way for our optometrist to notice small problems and changes with your eyes or vision. So if you are seeking dry eye and red eye treatment or if you simply want our team of caring Fort Lee eye doctor to assess and evaluate your eyes as an indicator of your overall health, then you should come to our optometry office in Shoreham for all your eye care needs. Call Cliffside Park Eye Associates today.