Our full service eyecare office is designed to meet both your eye health needs as well as your eyewear requirements.
Highly trained optometric physician and paraoptometric staff are ready to assist you with the selection appropriate for your specific needs. We take the time to discuss how different lens selections and frame styles will impact your vision. We carry designer frames, funky new fashions and old standards…. something for everyone.
Our optical services features a large selection of quality and fashionable frames styles for men, women and children; we are proud to offer our services and our dedication of caring about your eyesight.
Consumer Reports (November 2006) reported that patients are more satisfied and receive better eyeware pricing from private eye care practitioners than from optical chain stores.
We welcome our new patients and all our current patients to visit us with their current prescription. Just drop by, no need for an appointment and let us help you 'see' the new you!
Visit our interactive on-line tool and we'll guide you through a series of questions about you, your lifestyle and your specific eyewear needs to help you choose the glasses that are right for you!
Meibomian gland dysfunction (MGD), or posterior blepharitis, is one of the most common diseases that we treat in our practice. It is crucial that MGD is effectively treated because it affects the quality of the tear film, causing discomfort and visual symptoms. MGD can lead to diseases such as eye infections, styes or chalazia, which can be painful and unappealing.
Latisse is the only FDA approved prescription treatment used to grow eyelashes. It also has been studied in a clinical trial to demonstrate its safety and effectiveness. In clinical trial, the majority of Latisse users saw a significant improvement by 2 months. It is applied nightly, after make-up, mascara and contact lenses are removed; the sterile applicator with one drop of Latisse solution is applied across the eyelid close to the lashes.
Dr. Rodriguez uses diagnostic equipment to scan for dry spots on the surface of the cornea, look for signs of inflammation, measures the quantity of tears and examines the position and function of the eyelids to make the diagnosis of Dry Eye Disease.
Treatment of Dry Eye Disease involves a multifaceted approach.
our office can prescribe glasses for all your needs, including work, computers and play.
Swimming goggles can be prescribed with the proper correction to permit clear vision.
Dr. Rodriguez strongly recommends wearing protective eyewear for sports. Protective sports goggles reduce the risk of eye damage and enhance performance by permitting the player to see clearly.
Just like wearing bike helmets, today sports goggles are becoming to be accepted as part of a modern athlete’s everyday life.
Any sport in involving flying objects, balls, or racquets pose a potential for eye injury.
Dr. Rodriguez has seen injuries from sports such as basketball, soccer, racquetball, tennis and badminton. Physical contact also presents potential harm; many eye injuries come from fingers, elbows and fists, particularly in games where players are in close contact with each other.
Polycarbonate is the material of choice for sports lenses, since polycarbonate is an impact-resistant lens material. It also protects from ultraviolet radiation. But the sport eyewear frame also plays an important role. For optimum performance, different sports require sport-specific frames.
Protective eyewear that meets the frames standards of ASTM and the ANSI
Any child who wears corrective eyeglasses while participating in racquetball, squash, tennis, women's lacrosse, basketball, women's field hockey, badminton, paddleball, soccer, volleyball, baseball or softball, sponsored by a school, community or government agency, shall be required to wear protective eyewear that meets the frames standards of the American Society for Testing and Materials (ASTM) F803 and lens standards of the American National Standards Institute (ANSI) Z87.11.
The NJ Law went into effect July 11, 2006