Common Ocular Problems and Emergencies- Edward B Decker, MD

Dr Edward B. DeckerEveryone has had an issue with their eyes at some point in their life. While many conditions may resolve on their own, there are some that require more immediate medical attention. Eye pain can be caused by numerous conditions: blepharitis, conjunctivitis, corneal abrasions or infections (ulcers), foreign bodies, and iritis or [...]

The Cost of LASIK Comparison

LASIK is the permanent vision correction treatment for common vision problems such as nearsightedness, farsightedness and astigmatism. Although millions of Americans have had LASIK, there are still millions more that choose to rely on glasses and contact lenses instead. By now you probably know at least one person that has undergone a laser vision correction [...]

The Best BBQ Recipes for Your Eye Health

Incorporating eye-healthy foods into your diet is of the easiest things you can do to take care of your eye health. May is Healthy Vision Month. This is a reminder that by making your eye health a priority, you can maintain healthy eyes and sharp vision for a lifetime. In addition, with BBQ season on [...]

How to Protect Your Eyes from the Sun

The importance of protecting your eyes from the sun is often overlooked. Although sunglasses are a fashionable accessory, they also protect your eyes from harmful UV rays that have the potential to sunburn your eyes. The cornea of the eye is composed of epithelial tissue (similar to the skin) which is why your [...]

Cataract Treatment 101 at Marano Eye Care

Did you know that cataracts are the leading cause of vision loss in the world? In 2020, cataracts will affect an estimate of 30 million Americans. Unfortunately, there is no way to prevent cataracts from developing. However, there is a way to treat cataracts! If cataracts are not treated, symptoms will progressively worsen and [...]

Insight Newsletter

The following is an excerpt from the September 11, 2014 edition of The Star-Ledger: “Clarity close at hand for cataract patients” by Susan Bloom. Though the prospect of eye surgery made him apprehensive, Manuel Cruz, Auxiliary Bishop of the Archdiocese of Newark, knew something needed to be done last fall to address his faltering vision. [...]