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Avoid Eye Injury from Halloween Contacts

Avoid Eye Injury from Halloween Contacts  Spooky contact lenses can complete your Halloween costume. But beware of the dangers of illegal costume contact lenses lurking on store shelves and invading online retailers. Though the federal government works to keep...

Retina Problems & Bladder Medication?

Did you know that the common bladder medication Elmiron (Pentosan Polysulfate Sodium) prescribed for Interstitial Cystitis may be associated with retinal damage? Interstitial Cystitis causes chronic pain in the bladder and pelvis area for more than 1 million people...

Welcome Dr. Linh Chieu!

  Join us in welcoming Dr. Linh Chieu to Tenafly Eye Associates. Dr. Chieu is a Primary Care Optometrist & Contact Lens Specialist who sees patients for routine eye exams for eyeglasses and contact lenses, floaters, dry eye, eye allergies, diabetic...

Welcome Dr. Linh Chieu!

Kitchen Eye Safety Tips to Know!

Tips for Kitchen Eye Safety  Did you know that the kitchen can be a source of many common eye hazards? Preparing healthy, nutritious and delicious meals for family and friends is mainstay of American life! But, based on what we see and hear from patients, preparing...

Do Eye Drops Help Droopy Eyelids?

Do Eye Drops Help Droopy Eyelids?  Did you know that there is a prescription eye drop to help droopy eyelids? It is estimated that 10-12% of adults have a droopy eyelid, but many don’t know it’s considered a disorder, or that it can be treated. Droopy eyelid occurs...

Glaucoma Treatment: What is MIGS?

Glaucoma Treatment: What is MIGS?  Glaucoma can be treated by medical, laser or surgical treatment. The most common type of glaucoma-called Primary Open Angle Glaucoma is typically treated with eye drops or an in office laser treatment as the first option. In the...

ED, Viagra & Vision Problems

ED, Viagra & Vision Problems   Did you know that in high doses the erectile dysfunction medicine Viagra can cause vision problems? Recent reports in Frontiers in Neurology relayed that Sildenafil, sold under the brand name Viagra is considered safe for men with...

Salon Eyebrow & Eyelash Enhancement Risks

Know the Risks of Eyebrow & Eyelash Enhancement  Did you know that eyebrow and eyelash enhancement treatments performed in salons can have risks you should be aware of? Having your eyebrows and eyelashes treated in a salon may seem like an easy way to enhance...

Eye Problems in Autistic Kids

Eye Problems in Autistic Kids  Did you know that the risk and prevalence of certain eye problems is greater in kids with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD)? Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) affects an estimated 1.85% of children in the United States and is increasing in...