Posts Categorized: SJ Eye News

April is Women’s Eye Health and Safety Awareness Month at Prevent Blindness, Putting Focus on Special Visual Needs of Women

National Non-Profit Group Seeks to Educate Women on Ways to Protect Healthy Vision CHICAGO (March 27, 2018) – In addition to the many differences between men and women, more women than men have eye disease. Eye diseases include age-related macular degeneration, cataracts, glaucoma and dry eye. Women also may have vision issues related to pregnancy… Read more »

April is National Women’s Eye Health & Safety Month

Women are more at risk for vision loss from eye diseases such as cataracts, glaucoma and macular degeneration. Hormonal changes, age, and smoking can endanger sight. A comprehensive eye exam is the best way to ensure that your vision is healthy and to help keep it that way. Schedule your appointment today with one of… Read more »

March Is National Save Your Vision Month

Drs. Feinstein and Wuzzardo of South Jersey Eye Associates, in honor of March being National Save Your Vision Month, would like to share 5 tips with you for a lifetime of healthy vision: 1) Schedule yearly comprehensive eye exams 2) Protect your eyes from harmful UV rays 3) Give your eyes a break from digital devices (20-20-20… Read more »

Video Games and Vision: How Healthy Eyes Can Help Beat Your High Score

South Jersey Eye Associates and the American Optometric Association Share How to Gain a Competitive Advantage by Giving Eyes a Break [Bridgeton, March 2018] — With the popularity of video games and competitive gaming on the rise, players are always looking for an edge. Whether battling a computer opponent or Player Two, one secret weapon… Read more »

Vision Rehabilitation Maximizes Hope and Independence

New studies predict a boom in cases of low vision, but help is available. As the last of the baby-boom generation approaches the age of 65, the number of cases of visual impairment and blindness is projected to experience a boom of its own in the coming years. According to recent studies funded by the National… Read more »

February Is Age-Related Macular Degeneration & Low Vision Awareness Month

Age-related macular degeneration (AMD) is the leading cause of vision loss for individuals age 50 and older. In its earliest stages, AMD can be difficult to diagnose. In some cases, AMD progresses so slowly that many do not notice a change in their vision. In other cases, the deterioration is very rapid and can appear to happen… Read more »