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8 Tips to Relieve Winter Dry Eyes

Whether you live in a climate with cold winter weather or you are planning a ski trip up north, winter can be a challenge if...

Diabetes and Your Eyes

Diabetes is becoming much more prevalent around the globe. According to the International Diabetes Federation, approximately 425 million adults were living with diabetes in the...

Is Too Much Screen Time Dangerous For Your Kids?

Keeping your children safe from damaging their eyes Whether it is homework, email, gaming, chatting with friends, searching the web or watching Youtube, kids these...

Have an Eye Safe Halloween

Brush Up Before You Dress Up Halloween is one of the most fun times of the year for children and adults alike. When else do...

Exercise and Your Eye Health

Regular exercise is an essential component of overall health and wellness. It is proven that exercise reduces sickness and disease; it increases strength, immunity, and...

Healthy Aging for the Eyes

How can I keep my Eyes healthy as I get old Getting old doesn’t have to be synonymous with vision loss. There is a lot...

Progressive Myopia: When Your Child’s Vision Keeps Getting Worse

What Is Progressive Myopia? Nearsightedness or myopia is one of the most prevalent eye disorders worldwide and its incidence is increasing. In fact by 2050,...

The Dangers of An Online Eye Test

An online eye test may seem like a convenient way to check your vision or get an eyeglass prescription but beware, these tests aren’t all...

Eye Dangers in the Dorm – Eye Health for College Students

It’s almost back to school time for college students and whether this is your first time away from home or you are already a pro,...

Why You Shouldn’t Rub Your Eyes

While it may seem like a harmless action, rubbing your eyes can actually cause a lot of damage. There are a number of different reasons...

How-to Guide for Buying Sunglasses

Sure, sunglasses might add the final touches to your chic ensemble, but the real reason to purchase your shades is to protect your eyes from...

Sports Vision Deconstructed

Vision is a critical component to succeed as an athlete and this doesn’t just mean having 20/20 vision. There are a number of visual processes...

7 Eye Symptoms You Shouldn’t Ignore

While we all know that regular eye exams can help detect warning signs of disease and prevent vision loss, many people fail to seek medical...

Women’s Eye Health – 7 Tips for Optimal Vision for Life

April is Women’s Eye Health Month in the USA and May is Healthy Vision month in Canada too, so let’s take the opportunity to look...

Ultraviolet Light and your Eyes

If you want strong, healthy eyes and clear vision for life, a major step you can take is to protect your eyes from UV radiation. ...

Should I Be Concerned When My Eyelid Twitches?

We all experience the occasional eyelid twitch, which is when the muscle of the eyelid spasms involuntarily. Usually, it comes and goes without intervention and...

Signs of Eye and Vision Problems in Infants

Infant Eyesight Despite nine months of growth in utero, babies are not born with fully developed eyes and vision - just like they can't walk...

AMD Awareness Could Save Your Vision

It’s that time of the year again. Each February, the optometric community bands together to create awareness about age-related macular degeneration (AMD). AMD is a...

Halloween Eye Safety

October has arrived and that means many people are already starting to plan for upcoming costume parties and trick-or-treating for the Halloween season. This is...

The five most common low vision devices

There are a growing number of people with vision impairments. Many people find that a low vision magnifier can assist with tasks such as reading...

Aging Eyes and Driving Safety 

Even if you don’t have any eye or vision problems, the natural process of aging affects your ability to see and react to visual stimuli....

Macular Degeneration and Low Vision

Macular degeneration (or age-related macular degeneration, abbreviated AMD) is one of the leading causes of vision loss in America. The disease affects the retina, the...

GET YOUR SOLAR ECLIPSE GLASSES AT SHORE FAMILY EYECARE.

On Monday, August 21, 2017, all of the United States will have a solar eclipse. The moon will cover at least part of the sun...

Low Vision: Helping People Live Their Lives

There’s a place between 20/20 and blindness, and it’s called low vision. Most people whom have it are older and having other vision impairing problems....

Driving with Low Vision

Driving with Bioptics for Low Vision Driving with Bioptics for Low VisionThe doctors of Shore Family Eyecare acknowledge that driving is not a right but a...

Are You Missing Your Child’s Hidden Vision Problem?

Your toddler may show every sign of good eyesight including the ability to see objects in the distance, however that doesn't necessarily mean that he or she doesn’t have a vision problem.

“The Sneak Thief of Sight” Is On Our Minds This January

Make your resolution for healthy vision this year with increased awareness of the leading cause of blindness worldwide.

Dry Eye Syndrome Causes and Cures

Despite the fact that it is one of the most common eye problems, a surprisingly large percentage of patients are not aware of it.

November is Diabetes Awareness Month

Chances are it affects you or someone you know. November has been dedicated as a time to spread awareness about the disease, its risk factors and the effects it has on your body, your daily life and the lives of your loved ones.

Don’t Let Fall Eye Allergies Get You Down

Red, itchy, watery eyes and swollen eyelids (along with sneezing, congestion or a runny nose)...

How Contact Lenses Can be a Danger to your Eyes

Most people wouldn’t consider contact lenses dangerous. In fact, they are a great alternative to glasses, offering convenience and great vision for those who wear...

10 Tips to Teach Children About Eye Safety

It is important to teach your children about eye health and safety from a young age.  This includes awareness about how your overall health habits...

When 20/20 Vision isn’t Enough For Your Child

Since studies show that learning is 80% visual, children with untreated vision problems can really suffer when it comes to school. Most people think that...

Cutting Edge Eye-dentification

We have all seen the futuristic thrillers that use high-tech eye scanning identification systems but nowadays the technology does exist to use them in real...

Innovations in Color Blindness

There have been a lot of videos going viral lately of color blind people “seeing color” for the first time using specialized glasses. The emotional...

Sunscreen in the Eyes – OUCH!

If you have ever witnessed an unfortunate encounter between sunscreen and eyes, you are aware just how much it can sting. In fact, someone who...

Bifocal and Multifocal Contact Lenses 

If you are over 40 and have difficulty seeing close up, you probably have a common age-related condition called presbyopia which is when the eye’s natural...

Eye Allergies

Along with congestion, runny nose, coughing, sneezing, headaches and difficulty breathing, individuals with allergies often suffer from eye allergies or allergic conjunctivitis resulting in red,...

What is a stye anyway?

A stye (known by eye doctors as a hordeolum) is an infection of an oil gland which forms a pimple-like bump on the base of...

How UV Damages Your Eyes

UV Awareness Month: This article might scare you, and we hope it does - just enough to motivate you to wear proper eye protection against...

Sunwear for a Bright Future

According to the Vision Council’s 2016 UV (Ultraviolet Radiation) Protection report, parents are more likely to wear sunglasses (56%) than their children (only 29%!). Yet...

Poolside Eye Safety

Whether it is the sea, the sand, the sun or the softball field, summer brings people outside and this creates exposure to a multitude of...

Cataract Awareness Month: What to Expect from Cataract Surgery

After the age of 50 most people will eventually be diagnosed with cataracts. Cataracts are when the natural crystalline lens of the eyes become clouded,...

Workplace Eye Wellness: The Dangers of Blue Light

When people think of workplace dangers to the eyes, it is usually machinery, chemicals or construction materials that come to mind.  However, a growing danger...

How to Find the Right Pair of Glasses for your Child

Whether you are looking for regular prescription glasses, sunwear or protective sports eyewear, it can be tough choosing the best eyewear for children and teens....

Preventing Age-related Macular Degeneration

February is AMD and Low Vision Awareness Month in the United States, and it’s White Cane Week in Canada. Age-related Macular Degeneration (AMD) is a...

Resolve to Prevent Glaucoma in 2016

This year, make healthy eyes and vision your resolution. Find out if you or a loved one is at risk for glaucoma, and take steps...

Why Do We Need Glasses?

Refractive errors including myopia, hyperopia, astigmatism and presbyopia.

Eye Safe Toys and Gifts for This Holiday Season

‘Tis the season for giving, and parents, grandparents, family and friends need to know how to choose toys and games that protect children’s health and eyesight.

How Do We See?

Have you ever thought about how vision works? It's an incredible system and process!

How to Prevent Diabetic Vision Loss

Prevention and treatment for eye complications associated with Diabetes

It’s Time to Be Serious About Home Eye Safety

Home Eye Injury Awareness and Prevention

6 Common Eye Myths Debunked

Over the centuries there have been a lot of old-wives tales circulating about eyes and vision. You know, like the one that if someone hits...

Protective Sports Eyewear is a Serious Matter

There are thousands of eye injuries a year related to sports. According to the National Eye Institute eye injuries are the leading cause of blindness...

How Pregnancy Affects Vision

The hormonal fluctuations experienced during pregnancy can cause many unexpected changes in your body, including your eyes and vision. Most of these changes are temporary...

Is Your Baby’s EyeSight Developing Normally?

A baby’s visual system develops gradually over the first few months of life. They have to learn to focus and move their eyes, and use...

Guidelines For Picking the Right Pair of Shades

There is a lot more that goes into finding the right pair of sunglasses than just fit and fashion.  While it’s important to look and...

6 Things You Need To Know About Cataracts

Cataracts are a leading cause of vision loss in the United States and Canada. Here are 6 things you need to know. 1. Chances are...

What You Need to Know About Firework Eye Safety

Independence Day may have passed but fireworks season is still in full swing and fireworks-related injury and death is a real and serious danger.  According...

5 Ways to Ensure Healthy Vision

Your eyes are constantly at work for you, playing a vital role as you navigate through each day. As May is healthy vision month, here...

What Women Need to Know About Eye Health

According to Women’sEyeHealth.org, ⅔ of blindness and visual impairment occurs in women. Additionally, an estimated 75% of visual impairment is preventable or correctable with proper...

Enjoying Life During Eye Allergy Season

Spring is in the air. But along with the beauty of the blooming flowers and budding trees, comes allergy season. The high pollen count and...

Can you Really Go Blind from Looking at a Solar Eclipse?

Last week, people in South America, Europe, North Africa, and parts of Asia and the Middle East saw a solar eclipse. As you may have...

10 Steps to Prevent Vision Loss

March is Save Your Vision Month, a time to raise public awareness about how to protect your eyes and your vision. Most people aren’t aware...

Refocus on the Digital Age with Computer Glasses

Digital devices have impacted our world in so many positive ways, allowing us to connect, work, play and get information at the speed of light....

Living With Low Vision

February is Low Vision and Age-Related Macular Degeneration awareness month. Low vision describes a set of conditions in which there is significant visual impairment which...

Under Pressure: Are you at Risk for Glaucoma?

January is Glaucoma Awareness Month.  Glaucoma is a serious, vision threatening disease. You can save your eyesight, by knowing the facts. Are you at risk...

Know How and When to Treat an Eye Infection

It’s that time of year again…coughs, sneezing, running noses and itchy, red eyes.  How do you know when an eye irritation is something that needs...

8 Tips to Beat Winter Dry Eyes

One of the most common patient complaints during the winter months is dry eyes. In the cooler climates, cold winds and dry air, coupled with...

“Eye” Am Home for the Holidays – 7 Eye Tips for College Students

Winter break is in a few weeks and, with college students finding their way home for the holidays, it is a good time for parents to...

Do You Know the Facts About Diabetic Eye Disease?

November is Diabetic Eye Disease Awareness Month. Do you know the facts?

7 Things You Should Know About Eyelid Twitches

You may have experienced this before. Out of nowhere, your eyelid starts twitching uncontrollably. While this can be a cause of aggravation, eyelid twitches, spasms...

October is…

October is 'Eye Injury Prevention Month' in the USA and 'Eye Health Month' in Canada. There are about 285 million people living with blindness and...

Dr. Susan D’Emic Joins the Office

Dr. Susan D'Emic Joins our Practice

World Sight Day Challenge – No More Avoidable Blindness

The World Sight Day Challenge, slated to take place on October 9, 2014 is an annual awareness day that aims to focus global attention on...

Protect Children’s Eyes During Sports

The new school year has kicked off and you can tick off purchasing all that back to school equipment. Now, it's time to think about...

Cutting Edge Glaucoma Technology

A futuristic, yet simplistic, eye implant paired with a smartphone app may change the way eye doctors treat glaucoma.

Comfortable Vision for Back-to-school Reading

School is starting: Do you know how to set up your child’s homework and reading spot? Reading and writing are some of the most fundamental...

Be on the Lookout for Vision Problems this Summer Break

Summer vacation is well under way, but did you know that even when your child is out of the classroom, vision problems can have an...

Should You Be Worried About Eye Floaters?

Eye floaters are actually more common than you may think. Many people notice specks or cobweb-like images moving around in their line of vision, at...

Keeping an Eye on Cataracts

Cataracts affect millions of people nationwide and as the population continues to age, the numbers keep increasing. The good news is, cataracts are often manageable...

A Look Behind Sleeping Eyes

Have you ever wondered what your eyes do when you finally close them after a long day of visual processing and stimulation? Let's take a...

6 Things You Should Know about UV Radiation and Your Eyes

The heat of long summer days is nearly upon us. As the sun's rays intensify and people spend more time outdoors in the sunshine it...

Dealing with Your Tween’s and Teen’s Eyesight

It can be devastating for a tween or teen to be told he or she needs to wear glasses, especially if it is sudden. Many...

9 Tips for Coping With Eye Allergy Season

Spring is on the way. Soon the sun will be shining, the flowers blooming and allergy season will be upon us. If you have allergies,...

How Your Eyes Convey Emotion

Your eyes communicate much more than you may realize, in fact they play a huge role in your non-verbal communication. Consciously or not, the way...

Protecting Your Eyes From The Desk Job

There are so many people who spend hours a day, if not most of the day working on a computer or mobile device. They usually...

New Study Shows How Your Eyes Shed Light on Your Health

It's been said that your eyes are the window to your soul. Well, research is showing that your eyes are a window to a lot...

Hope in Sight for Low Vision

February is low vision awareness month. Low vision is a condition in which an individual suffers significant vision loss that can't be fully corrected with...

What You Need To Know About Traumatic Brain Inuury

Read here: http://www.aoa.org/news/eye-care-advances/what-you-need-to-know-about-traumatic-brain-injury...

How to Encourage Young Kids to Wear their First Pair of Glasses

Your child's first pair of glasses will make an important difference in his or her ability to see and interact with the surrounding world. However,...

Dry Eye Survey

Think your suffering from Dry Eye syndrome? Take the survey now! 

7 Facts You Should Know About Glaucoma

7 Facts You Should Know About Glaucoma Glaucoma, which refers to a group of eye diseases that damage the optic nerve, is often called 'the...

New Year’s Resolutions for An Eye Healthy 2014

The New Year is a time to start fresh and renew our commitment to health, happiness and success. It’s important to include eye and vision...

Fun Holiday Gifts That Are GOOD for Children’s Vision

The holiday season is on our doorstep. With technology so much a part of our lives, the easy go-to gifts for kids often include an...

What You Should Know about Diabetes and Your Vision

Diabetes affects people of all ages, races and genders.  An estimated 25.8 million Americans or 8.3 percent of the population suffer from the disease, according...

Keeping Your Contact Lenses Clean

If you wear contact lenses, you probably know the hygiene routine you should follow when removing your lenses: Wash your hands thoroughly with soap and...

10 Tips to Protect Your Vision

Did you forget to put on your sunglasses today? Are you constantly sitting in front of a computer screen without taking breaks to look away?...

This Halloween Be Wary of Costume Contact Lenses

As Halloween approaches and costume planning gets more serious, many consider the use of novelty or costume contact lenses as a way to add that...

How to Prevent Dry Eyes During Air Travel

Many travelers experience dry eyes after extended travel by air. The dry environment of a temperature- and pressure-controlled air plane cabin can take its toll...

Does Chlorine Hurt your Eyes?

Just because the summer is coming to an end, doesn’t mean that we have to say goodbye to the swimming pool. Whether it means a...

Technology in the Classroom and the Eyes

The use of technology has become commonplace in the classroom. So much so that today’s generation of students, from kindergarten to university, navigates computers, smartphones...

Treating Vision Problems Lowers Risk of Falling in Seniors

For adults over the age of 65, the right pair of vision correcting glasses can literally be a life saver. Seniors aged 65 and up...

The Great Glasses Play Day 2013

The first weekend of August (August 3rd and 4th) has been marked as the 2nd annual Great Glasses Play Day. The event, which first launched...

First Aid for Eye Injuries

To ensure that your eyes remain healthy, it is essential to protect them from injury and to take proper care measures if an injury has...

Understanding the Eye Chart

Eye charts of different variations have become a standard in vision screenings and eye exams. One of the most familiar charts associated with vision is...

June is Cataract Awareness Month

Cataracts, one of the most common causes of blindness, develop when the lens of the eye, located behind the iris and pupil, becomes opaque or...

Age Related Macular Degeneration and Your Central Vision

Did you know that age-related macular degeneration (AMD) is one of the leading causes of vision loss and blindness among adults aged 50 and above?...

How to Choose the Right Sunglasses

Do your sunglasses have what it takes to protect your eyes? As the summer heats up and people spend more time outdoors, it is very...

Women’s Eye Health Month: An Eye on Cosmetics

Women's eyes are regularly exposed to potential irritants through the use of cosmetics. As eye shadow, mascara and eye liner can breed unseen dirt and...

A Recipe for Eye Health

Did you know that your dietary choices have an impact on your eye health and vision? Opting for appetizing food that at the same time...

Spring Eye Allergies

Spring is right around the corner, as the winter begins to wind down and the fresh, warmer air begins to rear its head. Unfortunately for...

Low Vision as You Age

Did you know how prevalent low vision is in older Americans? Find out what you can do to preserve your vision and how to make...

The Right Way to Clean Your Eyeglasses

We all know how frustrating it can be trying to see clearly through a smudged pair of glasses; clean lenses can really make a world...

Dry Eye Syndrome: When Dry Eyes are Chronic

Dry eyes are a common problem for many individuals particularly during the winter months when exposure to dry air and whipping wind is increased. However,...

Ski Goggles: How to Choose the Best Winter Sports Eyewear

Ski Goggles are an essential part of proper eye protection when participating in winter sports. In order to choose the best winter sports eyewear for...

Control Your Diabetes, Preserve Your Vision

Are you aware that having diabetes increases the risk of developing a number of eye-related diseases? Generally, these include glaucoma, diabetic retinopathy and cataracts, plus...

A Look at the Diabetic Eye

Unfortunately, many people are not informed about the damage diabetes can have on your eyes and vision. Diabetes is a metabolic disease that results in...

Retino-what? What Happens During your Eye Exam

There are some assessments that you have experienced at an eye exam and questioned how they work. Having beams of light shined into your eye...

Staying Safe with Your Smartphone

Technologically, we've really progressed in the last couple of years and now, it would be challenging to find someone not on a smartphone. We can't...

Bettering the Bifocal: Multifocal Lenses

If you're middled-aged and having some difficulty reading books and newspapers, you may have developed presbyopia, a common age-related condition that makes it challenging to...

Computer Related Eye Strain and Eyeglasses

Did you know that a pair of prescription glasses that are fitted specifically for you can help with computer related eye strain? Even if you...

Treating Lazy Eyes in Children

Does your son or daughter have a lazy eye? A lazy eye comes about when the brain turns off or suppresses vision in one eye....

What We’ll Ask You At Your Eye Exam

Is it already time for your next eye exam? In order for us to guarantee that your exam is effective and productive, there are several...

Turn Out the Lights: How Does Night Vision Work?

Everyone has found themselves in the dark, at some point in their lives. You notice that it is difficult to see anything for several moments...

Are You Suffering From Presbyopia?

Frequently, around age 40, people notice that they're beginning to have a difficult time reading. Being able to see clearly things that are up close...

Let’s Play Safe: Eye Safety and Children

Choosing the right toys with eye safety in mind is a concern for all parents. How do we choose toys and activities that keep our...

See Your Child Off To School with Good Vision

About 80% of progress at school is achieved visually. But even with this obvious connection between vision and learning, many parents don't seem to be...

Struggling with Convergence Insufficiency

Many children are diagnosed with learning or behavioral disabilities when in reality, that isn't the problem at all. He or she might be one of...

Focusing on Visual Acuity

Everyone has heard the expressions 20/20 vision and visual acuity. As frequently used as these terms are, do most people actually grasp what they mean?...

A Fresh Look At Contact Lenses

Do you want a new look for your eyes? Then let's talk about FreshLook®, a line offering a vast assortment of color contact lenses, allowing...

Keep a Lid on Eye Hygiene

Are you suffering from inflamed eyelids, also called blepharitis? It's a common eyelid inflammation, sometimes linked to a bacterial eye infection, certain types of skin...

Keeping Your Contacts

Are you someone who leaves your soft contact lenses in for just a few days longer than your optometrist instructs? It goes without saying that...

Treating Cataracts

It's June, which means it's Cataract Awareness Month. Are you aware that cataracts are the main reason behind loss of vision among those 55 and...

Keeping Eyes Safe from UV Rays

It's safe to assume that almost everybody is exposed to UV rays on a regular basis. Even though this is the case, the potential risks...

Focusing on Comprehensive Eye Exams

May is healthy vision month. When was your last comprehensive eye exam? Having your eyes examined regularly is one of the best steps you can...

See Clearly with Transitions® Optical’s Vantage™ Lens

One of the most reputable lens manufacturers, Transitions® Optical, have announced a new addition to their popular range. It's called the Transitions® Vantage™ lens. Transitions®...

Keeping An Eye On Poor Vision

Poor vision in adults or children can be the result of several possible conditions including changes in the body or defects in the eye or...

What Every Woman Should Know About Health and Vision

It's April, which is Women's Eye Health and Safety Month. Women go through many changes during their lifetime. Each change could affect her vision differently....

April we acknowledge national Sports Eye Safety Month

With the spring, as well as often better weather, comes a rise in the prevalence of eye injuries caused by sports accidents. Each season, far...

Eye Care on The Go

Good vision is required for safe driving. If you think about it, driving safely depends on a combination of a number of different visual abilities...

Workplace Vision Wellness Month

March is Workplace Vision Wellness Month, an initiative by Prevent Blindness American (PBA). The aim of this directive is to teach companies and their workers...

Astigmatism: All You Should Know About This Common Condition

Around your iris and pupil is your cornea, which is, under usual circumstances, round. As light enters your eye from all angles, part of the...

Dealing With Conjunctivitis

Conjunctivitis, also called pink eye, is one of the most frequently seen eye diseases, especially when it comes to kids. This condition can be caused...

Risk Factors and Symptoms of Age Related Macular Degeneration (AMD)

February is age related macular degeneration (AMD) and low vision awareness month. How many of us are aware that age related macular degeneration (AMD) is...

How Do You Clean Your Contacts?

Contact lens wearers understand the importance of proper eye care. Research performed by Bausch & Lomb this past August showed that a large number of...

Dry, Itchy Eyes? Could Be Dry Eye Syndrome

Winter time often brings an increase in instances of dry eye syndrome because of cold and dry air conditions.

You Need to Wear Shades in the Wintertime too!

Winter has officially arrived, which means in some parts of the country biting winds and frigid rains and sometimes snow are also in the forecast....

This Month Heighten Your Glaucoma Awareness

Since this month has been designated National Glaucoma Awareness Month, in this article we would like to stress the importance of being aware of the...

Presbyopia and Aging

Contact your Manasquan, NJ Optometrist to Find Out About Treatment Options Presbyopia is a visual impairment related to aging in which objects at a close...

This Holiday Season Choose Children’s Gifts that are Eye Safe

The holidays are upon us which means dolls, radio controlled airplanes, and Leapster Explorers. Adoring relatives enjoy treating the young ones to the ''in'' toys...

Don’t Throw Away Your Flex Spending Account Dollars!

Looking for new glasses for the kids? Wondering if your prescription has changed? Contemplating Lasik? The time has arrived to take care of all of...

What is Color Blindness?

Call our Manasquan, NJ Optometry Practice for a vision test

Diabetes and Vision

Did you know that diabetes is the main cause of blindness among adults between age twenty and seventy-four? If not, you are not alone. As...

Lutein and Zeaxanthin: Eye and Vision Benefits

Good nutrition is important to keep your eyes healthy and functioning their best throughout your lifetime. Two very important eye nutrients that may reduce your risk formacular degeneration and cataracts have names you may not be familiar with: lutein (LOO-teen) and zeaxanthin (zee-ah-ZAN-thin).

 

All You Need to Know About Lazy Eye. Treatment in Manasquan, NJ

Amblyopia, also known as lazy eye is the lack of central vision development due to the failure of the two eyes to work together. In...

Manasquan, NJ Eye Tests: Exploring the Vision Chart

  Ever wonder why 20/20 is the standard for ''perfect'' eyesight and what it actually means? The term 20/20 eyesight expresses a normal level of...

Autumn Ocular Allergy Treatment in Manasquan, NJ

  At the end of the summer, many individuals start to suffer from seasonal eye allergies such as hay fever. Above sneezing and a stuffy...

Have Halloween Safe Eyes: Decorative Lenses Can Be Dangerous

  Halloween is a night for fun, parties and getting dressed up but you should take some precautions so it doesn't end in some frightening...

Computer Vision Syndrome (CVS) Management in Manasquan, NJ

  The American Optometric Association states that above seven out of 10 of workers that work every day from a computer screen (over 140 million...

How to Protect your Child’s Eyes at Home

As September marks Home and Sports Eye Safety Month, this post will focus on ways to keep your house safe for your eyes specifically when...

Cosmetics Tips for Contact Lens Wearers from your Manasquan, NJ Optometrist

If you wear contact lenses a few precautions should be taken when using cosmetics. Below are some pointers for how to ensure you keep your...

This Month is Cataracts Awareness Month: Book your Eye Examination in Manasquan Today

Many individuals aren't aware that cataracts affect over 20.5 million Americans age 40 and older. In truth, more than 50% of adults above sixty-five have...

School’s Coming… Time for a Manasquan Eye Exam

Back to school season is in full swing. Before heading back to school, the American Optometric Association (AOA) suggests a check-up with the eye doctor....

Why Contact Lenses Are a Great Option for Adolescents

No adolescent wants to be seen wearing something out of style, and for some teens, glasses can often feel that way. Young adults may balk...

A How-to Guide to Treating Frequently Seen Eye Injuries

Eye injuries come in many shapes and sizes, some more serious than others. Some might necessitate emergency treatment and immediate care by an eye care...

The Importance of Early Eye Disease Diagnosis

For those of us blessed with healthy eyes, it's common to forget about the importance of taking preventative steps such as an optical examination. However,...

A Guide to Summer Eye Care

Now that the summertime is officially here it’s time to keep your eyes protected from the sun and other warm weather dangers. Here are some...

Prevent Children’s Eye Damage with Protective Eyewear

Research shows that eye injuries account for 40,000 trips to the emergency room annually. This is the equivalent of an eye injury every 13 minutes!...

Eye Doctor Insight: Carrots and Vision

We have all been told that carrots help you see better, but is it the truth? Optometrists say that the orange vegetable can't actually improve...

May is UV Awareness Month

  The majority of Americans are aware of the threats of Ultraviolet (UV) light to your skin, (such as sunburn and skin cancer) and the...

Contact Lens Care

  Contact lens wearers need to be sure to treat their contact lenses properly. Improper care can lead to damaged lenses, or even worse, eye...

Rigid Lenses: Do They Make Sense for You?

  While you may be most accustomed to soft contact lenses, another lesser-known type of contact lens materials exists: gas permeable (GP) lenses, sometimes called...

Guarding Your Eyes During Allergy Season

If you are experiencing red eyes, itchy eyes or watery eyes it could be due to seasonal eye allergies. For some, March is the start...

Purchasing Eyeglasses On the Internet…A Good Idea? Maybe Not

In today's world, where more and more consumers have become accustomed to buying anything and everything on the Web, eyeglasses are one item that needs...

Winter Dry Eyes… A Few Simple Tips

While you may refer to winter as the wet time of year because of the rain and snow, the atmosphere is actually a lot dryer...

This Month Pronounced AMD and Low Vision Awareness Month

February is age-related macular degeneration (AMD) and low vision awareness month. AMD is the number one source of vision loss for senior citizens. Macular degeneration...

Be Informed About Glaucoma

In order to increase awareness about the ''sneak thief of sight,'' this month is National Glaucoma Awareness Month. Glaucoma is the second leading cause of...

Winter Eye Care Advice… It’s Time for Sunglasses

You read it correctly. Sunglasses aren't just an important accessory in the sunny season. While most people are aware of the damage the sun poses...

Dr. Fejzo is a mom!

Dr. Bardha Fejzo had a baby boy and doing well.

Dr. Satty Returns

Dr. Robert Satty has returned to Shore Family Eyecare, working on Saturdays in the Manasquan office.

Dr. Maria Richman-Optometrist of the Year in NJ

Dr. Maria Santullo Richman will be recognized as Optometrist of the Year on October 11, 2009 at the New Jersey Society of Optometric Physicians annual meeting in Atlantic City.

Dr. Lane is Pregnant

Dr. Sarah Lane will be taking the months of September and October off from her extremely succesful vision therapy practice for some well deserved maternity leave.  Drs. Richman and the staff wish Dr. Lane, her husband and two daughters the best of luck in this exciting time.

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New Equipment, New Layout, New Contacts

Dr. Maria Richman Elected PTO President

Dr. Maria, proud parent of two children in Sea Girt Elementary, is elected the newest president of the school PTO.  She looks forward to bring her Optometric Leadership skills to the local community.

Dr. Richman named Optometrist of the Year

Dr. Harvey Richman was recognized as Optometrist of the Year by the New Jersey Society of Optometric Physicians in Atlantic City.

Dr. Lane Joins Practice

Dr. Sarah Lane, Vision Therapy and Rehabilitation Optometrist joined Shore Family Eyecare in August 2007.

Dr. Maria Recognized as Top 50 Women in Optical

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