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The following articles were posted in 2021.

Nation’s Ophthalmologists Offer Tips on the Safest Way To Open a Bottle of Bubbly

Before you pop a bottle of Champagne this holiday season, learn how to do it safely. A warm bottle of champagne coupled with poor technique can send a cork flying up to 50 mph; powerful enough to shatter glass and eyeballs.

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Posted on December 06, 2021

Expanding Medicaid Can’t Solve This Leading Health Challenge

Research shows significantly more people with diabetes got their critical annual dilated eye exam during the first two years following Medicaid expansion under the Affordable Care Act (ACA). However, this encouraging increase in the exam rate did not persist beyond two years.

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Posted on November 04, 2021

More Older Americans Will Suffer From Low Vision

The number of older Americans with low vision is expected to double in the coming years, as more people live longer. Low vision describes poor vision that can’t be fixed or improved with glasses, contacts or surgery.

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Posted on September 02, 2021

Here’s How to Find out if Your Halloween Contact Lenses are Illegal

Spooky contact lenses can complete your Halloween costume. But beware of the dangers of illegal costume contact lenses lurking on store shelves and invading online retailers.

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Posted on October 01, 2021

Protect Your Eyes From Too Much Screen Time

A recent study found that the average office worker spends 1,700 hours per year in front of a computer screen. And that doesn’t include our addiction to phones and other digital devices. All this screen time has led to an increase in complaints of eye strain, dry eye, headaches and insomnia.

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Posted on March 02, 2021

5 Steps to Lower Your Risk of Eye Disease

By age 65, one in three Americans will have a vision-impairing eye disease. Many sight-robbing conditions can be effectively treated if detected early enough, in many cases limiting or eliminating the damage to eyesight. During the month of May, South Jersey Eye Physicians joins the American Academy of Ophthalmology in sharing valuable information about how to take care of your vision.

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Posted on May 02, 2021