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New Jersey Ophthalmologic Surgery

Comprehensive Treatments for Eye Disorders

Our ophthalmology team is committed to providing safe, high quality eye care. Many people become very nervous at the thought of receiving eye surgery, but in truth, these procedures are very safe and simple. We pride ourselves in providing comprehensive treatments for eye conditions, including glaucoma, lazy eye, cataracts, pediatric eye disorders, and more.

We are also the first and only medical system in the state to offer Trabectome, one of the leading treatments for glaucoma.

What You Should Know About Eye Surgery

Recoiling and protecting the eyes from objects is instinctive, which makes eye surgery a difficult procedure for many people. While any surgery carries some risks, eye surgeries are some of the safest procedures available and the benefits far outweigh the minimal risks.

Preparation and recovery from ophthalmologic surgery are also relatively simple. Many procedures require patients to stop taking aspirin for up to 10 days before the procedure. You may also need to stop wearing contacts for a brief period and avoid using makeup or lotions on the face. If your procedure requires the use of anesthesia, you will also need to fast for several hours before the surgery.

The Recovery Phase

Recovering from eye surgery typically requires a 24 hour rest period. Your doctor may prescribe some medications to help with pain relief, but in many cases the discomfort is minimal. It is possible that you will need to keep the eye covered for several days, so prepare to have reduced vision for a time.

If you have any questions about an upcoming procedure, our ophthalmology staff will be happy to answer your questions!

Monmouth Medical Center Southern Campus
600 River Avenue
Lakewood, NJ 08701
(732) 363-1900
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Saint Barnabas Medical Center
94 Old Short Hills Road
Livingston, NJ 07039
(973) 322-5000
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Monmouth Medical Center
300 Second Avenue
Long Branch, NJ 07740
(732) 222-5200
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Clara Maass Medical Center
1 Clara Maass Drive
Belleville, NJ 07109
(973) 450-2000
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Community Medical Center
99 Highway 37 West
Toms River, NJ 08755
(732) 557-8000
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Newark Beth Israel Medical Center
201 Lyons Avenue at Osborne Terrace
Newark, NJ 07112
(973) 926-7000
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Children's Hospital of New Jersey at Newark Beth Israel Medical Center
201 Lyons Avenue at Osborne Terrace
Newark, NJ 07112
(973) 926-7000
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Jersey City Medical Center
355 Grand Street
Jersey City, NJ 07302
(201) 915-2000
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The Bristol-Myers Squibb Children's Hospital at RWJUH
200 Somerset Street
New Brunswick, NJ 08901
(732) 828-3000
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RWJ University Hospital Rahway
865 Stone Street
Rahway, NJ 07065
(732) 381-4200
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RWJ University Hospital Somerset
110 Rehill Avenue
Somerville, NJ 08876
(908) 685-2200
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RWJ University Hospital Hamilton
1 Hamilton Health Place
Hamilton, NJ 08690
(609) 586-7900
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RWJ University Hospital New Brunswick
1 Robert Wood Johnson Place
New Brunswick, NJ 08901
(732) 828-3000
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Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical Group at Monroe
800 Bunn Drive
Suite 303
Princeton, NJ 08540
(609) 655-5178
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Barnabas Health Ambulatory Care Center
200 South Orange Avenue
Livingston, NJ 07039
(973) 322-7000
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The Unterberg Children's Hospital at Monmouth Medical Center
300 Second Avenue
Long Branch, NJ 07740
(732) 923-7250
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