• A Few Tips for Protecting Your Eyesight

    Strong eyesight is an important part of a healthy life, but as many as one sixth of adults struggle with a sight-threatening eye condition. Even more adults will experience vision loss as they age. However, it’s not inevitable to lose your sight as you get older. By following some healthy guidelines, you can minimize your […]

  • Why Rubbing Your Eyes Is a Mistake

    It’s a natural instinct to rub your eyes. If your eyes are itchy or tired, rubbing them can provide temporary relief. In fact, there is some science behind why we have the inclination to rub our eyes. A gentle eye rub prompts your eyes to secrete tears, which can provide relief if they’re dry or […]

  • Why You Should Always Bring Your Current Glasses to Your Eye Exam

    If you’ve got glasses, you know that they don’t always work well for you. Your glasses may not improve your vision to the degree you’d like, or you may just not like them or like wearing them. Often, patients neglect to bring their glasses when they see their eye doctor because they think it’s better […]

  • Why Is My Eye Twitching?

    It’s a disconcerting phenomenon. You’re going about your day, minding your own business, and your eye starts twitching. Maybe you’re even in a conversation, and the eye twitch feels downright embarrassing. Why does it happen? And what can you do to make it stop? Eye twitches are spasms of the eyelid muscle that occur involuntarily. […]

  • Back to School Eye Exams in Southern NJ

    Importance of Back-to-School Eye Exams

    The to-do list is long when it’s time for kids to head back to school. There are supplies to buy, a wardrobe to replenish, teachers to meet, and bedtimes to resume. A physical is probably on your list, but it’s equally important not to skip the eye exam. Why is it so important for kids […]

  • At What Age Should My Child See the Eye Doctor?

    Most parents take their children to the doctor each year for an annual physical, but many do not realize that eye exams are also important for kids. Did you know that about 25 percent of school kids have vision problems that affect their school performance? School-aged children should have regular eye exams, but in fact, […]

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    Things your Eye Doctor Wishes You Knew

    How educated are you about eye health? Most of us don’t give our eyes much thought, but it’s important to have a basic understanding of eye function and health in order to keep them working their best. Here are some things your eye doctor wishes you knew about keeping your eyes healthy. It’s important for […]

  • Eye Exam at Spindel Eye Associates

    How Often Should You Have an Eye Exam?

    You’ve probably heard that regular eye exams are good for your eye health. Having regular eye exams can catch eye problems early, and allow your doctor to prescribe treatment that can slow the progression of eye disease. However, since “regular” isn’t a very specific term, you might still wonder: how often are eye exams recommended? […]

  • Pediatric Eye Checkup in Southern NH

    Why an Eye Exam is Important as the Kids Head Back to School

    It’s time to head back to school- are you ready? Most parents are doing last minute errands, like shopping for school supplies and new school clothes, as well as scheduling the annual well-child checkup with the pediatrician. While you’re at it, though, don’t forget to make an appointment for an eye exam. An eye exam […]

  • The Pros and Cons of Transition Lenses

    Transition lenses, or photochromic lenses, are the lenses that darken in the sunlight and lighten in softer light or the dark. These lenses have been around for a decade or more, and they offer the convenience of sunglasses without having to wear them over your prescription glasses or having to constantly switch between the two. […]