The following articles were posted in 2021.
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.
Posted on September 02, 2021
Glaucoma is one of the leading causes of vision loss, affecting about 3 million people in the United States. But this potentially blinding eye disease does not affect all people equally. During Glaucoma Awareness Month in January, South Jersey Eye Physicians and the American Academy of Ophthalmology is urging people to be screened, especially if you are at increased risk of glaucoma.
Posted on January 06, 2021
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, 2021
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.
Posted on March 02, 2021
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.
Posted on May 02, 2021