West Orange Ophthalmologist
46 Eagle Rock Ave.
East Hanover, New Jersey 07936 US
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Board Certifications

Board-certified by the American Board of Ophthalmology

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Hospital Privileges

Dr. Silverman has hospital affiliations at River Drive Surgery Center, Elmwood Park, NJ ~ St. Barnabas Hospital- Livingston, NJ.

Education

  • Undergraduate & Medical School

    Undergraduate: BA in Biology, Boston University, Cum laude, 1978

    Medical: MD, New Jersey Medical School, 1982-1986

Treatments offered at EyeCare 20/20

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January is Glacouma Awareness Month

Glaucoma is a condition in which the optic nerve is damaged. The optic nerve is the part of the eye that carries images we see to the brain. Damage to thenerve is usually associated with elevated pressure within the eye (called intraocular pressure). The

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Where Can I Find the Best Lasik Eye Center?

How does one find a good LASIK surgeon? There are various associations you can call to find a list of board certified doctors and doctors with the... READ MORE

Hazy, Unclear Post-op Lasik Vision

Vision may be more blurry longer post-operatively in patients with stronger corrections. There is also an increased incidence in under corrections... READ MORE

Lasik and Mountain Climbing, Are there Any Risks with the Altitude?

I'm going to have to disagree with Dr Chynn. The evidence shows that LASIK is safe with high altitude climbing. Many climbers of Mt Everst have in... READ MORE

Lasik for -0.5D Power to Get 6/6 Vision?

LASER refractive surgery will do an excellent job correcting your mild refractive error. Since you are entereing the merchant navy, it may make sense... READ MORE

Will I Have Hazy Vision After Lasik?

Hazy vision is not normal after LASIK and should be reported to your operating surgeon.  Patients' vision is usually quite clear following vision... READ MORE

Correcting Laser Eye Surgery Side Effects

You need to be evaluated to determine if there are any spherical aberations causing your visual complaints. If so, these can usually be corrected... READ MORE

Lasik Vs Lasek

When we are young, the lens is clear and is able to change its shape, to focus. This is called accommodation. Aging affects the lens. First, the lens... READ MORE

Too Old for Lasik?

There are no upper age restrictions for LASIK. I have treated patients well into their 80's with excellent results. These patients have generally... READ MORE

Lasik Plus Vs Wavefront Lasik

LASIK Plus is a discount chain that performs LASIK with very little direct contact with the operating surgeon.  Pre-operative exams and... READ MORE

Redness and Blurred Vision After Lasik Eye Surgery

Redness and blurry vision are not uncommon at 2 weeks post LASIK and should improve over the next few weeks. If problems persists, make sure to bring... READ MORE

Before and After Photos by Dr. Silverman

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