The following articles were posted in 2018.
Back-to-school time is just around the corner, and the scramble to buy school clothes and new pencils, backpacks and notebooks will begin. Ophthalmologists remind busy parents not to neglect one of the most important learning tools: their children’s eyes.
Posted on August 03, 2018
Suzy the Sparkler and Freddie the Firecracker sure are a blast. But is that always a good thing? EyeSmart’s public service video gives you the blinding truth about fireworks’ dangers to your eyes.
Posted on June 06, 2018
More than 40 percent of eye injuries that occur every year are related to sports or recreational activities. A recent study found that about 30,000 people in the U.S. went to an emergency department with a sports-related eye injury, a substantially higher estimate than previously reported. Three sports accounted for almost half of all injuries: basketball, baseball and air/paintball guns.
Posted on April 02, 2018
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 08, 2018
Approximately 24.5 million in America have cataracts, a leading cause of blindness in the United States. Cataract surgery remains the most effective way to help restore vision for those with cataracts.
Posted on May 23, 2018