The following articles were posted in 2020.
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.
Posted on October 01, 2020
Sunglasses aren’t an optional summertime accessory, they’re an essential prescription for eye health. Long-term exposure to the sun without proper protection can increase the risk of eye disease, including cataract, growths on the eye, and eye cancer.
Posted on August 04, 2020
About 2,000 workers sustain job-related eye injuries each day….
Posted on March 02, 2020
Glaucoma is one of the leading causes of vision loss, affecting about 3 million people in the United States. Because there are no symptoms early on, about half of people with the disease don’t know they have it. Once vision is lost to glaucoma, it can’t be regained. 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, and some lifestyle choices can help protect your sight
Posted on January 03, 2020
In the beloved holiday movie, A Christmas Story, Ralphie attempts to convince his parents and Santa that a Red Ryder BB gun is the perfect Christmas gift. They all reject his pleas with the same warning: “You’ll shoot your eye out.” While you may not literally shoot your eye out, a new study in Ophthalmology Retina – a journal of the American Academy of Ophthalmology – shows that BB and pellet guns do blind children every year.
Posted on December 14, 2020
It is important to have regular exams with an ophthalmologist, even if you don’t have symptoms. People with diabetes, high blood pressure or family history of eye disease may need to go sooner.
Posted on November 03, 2020
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 22, 2020