Shore Eye Associates Blog

Latest news and promotions from Shore Eye Associates with offices in Monmouth and Ocean County.

What is a Punctal Plug?

punctal plug What is a Punctal Plug? Punctal plugs are something we use to help treat Dry Eyes.  Dry Eyes is a multifactorial problem that comes from a generalized decrease in the amount and quality of the tears you make.  There is often both a lack of tear volume and inflammation in the tear...
Continue reading
718 Hits
0 Comments

Parkinson's Disease and Your Eyes

Parkinsons Parkinson’s Disease and Your Eyes Parkinson’s Disease is a progressive degenerative condition of the neurological system.  The majority of Parkinson’s effects are on movement. It often starts off very slowly and subtly.   One of the earliest symptoms is a slight tremor in one or both hands. Other early symptoms include a lack of...
Continue reading
736 Hits
0 Comments

Why do I have to keep pulling mucous out of my eye?

conjunctivitis Mucous Fishing Syndrome The tears that coat the surface of your eyes have both a liquid and a mucous layer to them.  It is normal to have a very thin amount of mucous in your tear film.  That mucous component can significantly increase when the eye gets irritated.Some of the most common...
Recent Comments
Guest — Nicole

Removal

If you are not supposed to remove it, how is it supposed to go away? Sometimes I simply blink and there's so much in my eye I can... Read More
Tuesday, 04 June 2019 02:52
Dr. Wnorowski

removal

The act of removing it continues to irritate the eye and makes you continue producing mucous.Most to the time if you can just put ... Read More
Tuesday, 04 June 2019 11:54
Continue reading
4451 Hits
2 Comments

Why is my eyelid twitching?

twitchWhy is my eye twitching? Did you ever feel a twitching sensation in your eye?  Are you sure everyone is looking at you because of it?  Worried it is the beginning of a big problem?Relax, it’s not likely to be a big deal.  Most of the time it is not even visible to other...
Continue reading
2796 Hits
0 Comments

Top 4 reasons you need your eyes checked more frequently as you get older.

exam Top 4 reasons you need your eyes checked more frequently as you get older. The American Academy of Ophthalmology has recommendations for how often adults need to get their eyes examined.  The recommendations vary according to the level of risk you have for eye disease.For people who are not at elevated...
Continue reading
1264 Hits
0 Comments