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Seasonal Allergies and the Eye

For most people, spring brings with it short sleeve shirts, outdoor activities, no more cold weather, and fun days in the sun. However, for some it means another dreaded season plagued with allergies. As an eye doctor serving Princeton, Hamilton, and other New Jersey communities, I see a lot of patients who are affected by allergies in the area. Seasonal allergies are brought on by an immune response in certain individuals with sensitivity to certain allergens, such as pollen. As the pollens are inhaled, allergy sufferers experience rhinitis, or inflammation of their nasal passages. Symptoms include a runny nose, nasal congestion, sneezing, … Continue reading

Meeting Your Multifocal Needs With Progressive Lenses

              Outlook Eyecare’s team of licensed professional ophthalmic-dispensing opticians works closely with our ophthalmologists and optometrists to ensure that each patient’s individual needs are not only met but exceeded when it comes to eyeglasses. Through years of experience serving Monroe Township, Princeton, Hamilton, and other New Jersey communities, we’ve learned one of the most common patient needs is for top-of-the-line multifocal options. That’s why we’re proud to offer the latest and best progressive addition lenses. These lenses, unlike the lined bifocals of past generations, have a gradient of increasing lens power. This design has … Continue reading

Top 5 Reasons Not to Buy Eyeglasses Online

In recent years, it has become more popular for people who wear eyeglasses to buy them online. At our optical shops serving Princeton, Hamilton, and other New Jersey communities, we now see a lot of patients who come in with ill-fitting, uncomfortable frames or low-quality lenses saying they got a good deal online. Here are 5 reasons this so-called “savings” isn’t really worth it: Nothing compares to having the frames in your own hands. You get to physically try on the frame instead of seeing a virtual frame imposed on your uploaded picture (how most online shops let you “try on” their … Continue reading

Welcome to Our Blog

During our years providing the Hamilton and Princeton areas with ophthalmology services, we have heard from many patients who have simply felt overwhelmed by the amount of information available on the Internet about their eye needs. That’s why we’ve added a blog to our site. We hope this platform will serve as a trustworthy, easy-to-use resource for both our patients and other people researching eye care topics. We’ll be sure to keep the blog regularly updated with the topics that matter most to you, including: News from the field of ophthalmology, including FDA approvals and emerging science Announcements related to … Continue reading

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