Shore Eye Associates Blog

Latest news and promotions from Shore Eye Associates with offices in Monmouth and Ocean County.
Dr. Gerard received his Bachelor of Arts degree in History from Union College in Schenectady, NY before receiving his Doctor of Optometry degree from Pennsylvania College of Optometry in 2014. 

Why you shouldn't rub your eyes

eye rubbing Why you shouldn't rub your eyes When your eyes feel itchy, it’s a natural reaction to want to rub, rub, rub. It temporarily relieves the itching, and frankly feels great when you’re doing it. Unknowingly, however, you are likely doing short-term – and in some cases long-term – damage to...
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Blephex for Blepharitis

Blephex  Blast Blepharitis with Blephex!   We, at Shore Eye Associates, now have an excellent treatment for the most common eye disease that we treat (Blepharitis).  The Blephex system is currently one of the best treatment options available for sufferers of this eye condition, as it is the one treatment that...
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New Transition Contact Lenses

transition New Transition Contact Lenses Transition lenses in eyeglasses have been around for many years now. The mechanics behind transition lenses is that certain chemicals in the lens interact with UV light from the sun and turn the lenses dark when you go outside and back to clear when you go...
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What's that Lump on my Eyelid?

stye What's that lump on my eyelid? So you’re going about your day and notice a slight twinge when you blink. It starts off as a mild awareness, then proceeds to a painful feeling with every blink. You look in the mirror to see what could be causing it, and there...
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Do I really need glasses if I have Contact Lenses?

contact Why do I need glasses if I have contact lenses? There is an old adage in the eye care industry:  glasses are a necessity, contact lenses are a luxury.  Ninety-nine percent of the time this is absolutely true. In the absence of unusual eye disorders or very high prescriptions which don’t allow...
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