On-the-job safety goes well beyond avoiding slips, falls, and heavy lifting. Caring for your eyes should be a high priority and part of an overall workplace wellness routine. This is important because each day, about 2,000 U.S. workers sustain a job-related eye injury that requires medical treatment.
Posted on March 02, 2017
Age-related Macular Degeneration is one of the leading causes of blindness among seniors, affecting approximately 2.1 million people nationwide . By 2050, it is expected that the number will more than double to 5.4 million . People may be putting themselves at unnecessary risk of vision loss by neglecting to have sight-saving eye exams.
Posted on February 03, 2017
Glaucoma is a major cause of vision loss worldwide. It affects more than 3 million people in the United States—nearly half of whom are unaware they have the disease. During Glaucoma Awareness Month in January, South Jersey Eye Physicians joins the American Academy of Ophthalmology in reminding the public that early detection and treatment can help protect your sight.
Posted on January 04, 2017
The holidays are right around the corner and for many that means shopping for the children. One thing to keep in mind when buying toys for children is to make sure they are safe. Children receive all sorts of presents that are potentially unsafe for their eyes during the holidays, including BB guns, darts, pellet guns and paintball guns.
Posted on December 01, 2016
Diabetes is a disease that affects the body’s ability to produce and/or use insulin in amounts sufficient to control blood sugar levels. People with any type of diabetes can develop hyperglycemia, which is an excess of blood sugar, or serum glucose.
Posted on November 02, 2016