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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. 

A Little Holiday Season Eye Humor

santacheckIn light of the holiday season, here are the top 10 eye care jokes. Warning: they get cornea and cornea1)    What do you call a blind deer? No Eye Deer!2)    What do you call a blind deer with no legs? Still No Eye Deer!3)    Why do eye doctors live long lives? Because we dilate!4)    Why...
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What kind of correction do I need for Sports?

sportinjurypic What Kind of Correction Do I Need for Sports? There are many options available to both adults and children when it comes to wearing corrective lenses (glasses and contact lenses) when engaged in physical activities. Below I will run down the different modalities and the pros and cons of each. ...
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Why am I having difficulty adjusting to my new glasses?

newglasses Why am I having Difficulty Adjusting to My New Glasses? Eye doctors typically pride themselves on being able to improve someone’s vision through either glasses or contact lens prescriptions. Whether it’s a first time glasses wearer, or someone having either a small or large change in their prescription, we like...
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What does 20/20 Vision actually mean?

20/20 vision What does 20/20 Vision actually mean? One of the most commonly asked questions in an eye exam comes right after the refraction, or glasses prescription check. “What is my vision?” Almost invariably, people know the term “20/20”. In fact, it’s a measure of pride for many people. “My doctor says...
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Dry Eyes or Allergies: Which do I Have?

redeye Dry Eyes or Allergies: Which do I have? As an eye doctor, diagnosing a red eye can be challenging.  Are we dealing with an infection, allergy, inflammation or dryness? One of the most common questions I get is, “Doc, my eyes are red, burning, itchy, and tearing. Is this dry...
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