The following articles were posted in 2017.
South Jersey Eye Physicians wants people to know the facts about fireworks so everyone has a fun and safe Fourth of July.
Posted on June 05, 2017
Studies show there is a gender gap in eye disease. Women are more likely than men to suffer from sight-threatening conditions such as age-related macular degeneration (AMD), cataracts, and glaucoma.1 In support of Healthy Vision Month in May, South Jersey Eye Physicians and the American Academy of Ophthalmology remind women to make vision a top priority.
Posted on May 01, 2017
Sports-related eye injuries cause an estimated 100,000 doctor visits each year. Yet, most of these injuries can be prevented by wearing eye protection. In fact, a recent study of high school field hockey players shows that traumatic eye injuries fell 67 percent after eye protection became mandatory.
Posted on April 03, 2017
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