Posts Categorized: South Jersey Eye Associates

February Is AMD & Low Vision Awareness Month

  With people in the United States living longer, eye diseases and vision loss have become major public health concerns. Currently, 4.2 million Americans ages 40 and older are visually impaired. By 2030, when the last baby boomers turn 65, this number is projected to reach 7.2 million, with 5 million having low vision. Low… Read more »

January is Glaucoma Awareness Month

          Glaucoma has no warning signs. Nearly 3 million Americans have glaucoma and half of them don’t even know it. Left untreated, glaucoma can result in permanent vision loss or even blindness. Fortunately, a comprehensive dilated eye exam can detect glaucoma in its early stages before noticeable vision loss occurs. While… Read more »

Follow These Tips to Avoid Toy-Related Eye Injuries 


With the holiday shopping season now in full swing, South Jersey Eye Associates joins the American Academy of Ophthalmology in reminding the public of certain safety guidelines when choosing the perfect gifts for little ones. A number of studies show that some popular toy types are commonly associated with childhood eye injuries. These include air… Read more »

July is UV Safety Month

Before you buy your next summer shades, visit SJEA—because there’s more to sunglasses than looking good in them. You need quality lenses that protect your eyes from dangerous UV rays, which can cause cancers, cataracts, and irreversible macular degeneration. South Jersey Eyewear is serious about sunglasses.  Our prescription and nonprescription offerings provide 100 percent UV protection and… Read more »

Fireworks Safety

As you partake in summer celebrations, SJEA and the Prevent Blindness America urge you to be aware of the risks associated with fireworks—especially now that certain fireworks are legal in NJ. According to the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, more than 9,000 fireworks-related injuries occur every year. A significant number of these injuries involve the… Read more »

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 »