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What Every Diabetic Should Know About Diabetic Retinopathy

Diabetic Retinopathy, a progressive disease of the retina, is a common complication of diabetes and one of the leading causes of blindness. The condition occurs when small blood vessels in the back of the eye are damaged by a build-up of glucose or fructose. This damage causes progressive vision loss in two ways: proliferative retinopathy, […]

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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 vision […]

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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 anyone can get glaucoma, […]

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Follow These Tips to Avoid Toy-Related Eye Injuries 


Toys and Eye Injury

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 […]

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10 Health Problems Your Eyes Could Be Showing Signs Of

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SJEA to Sponsor Healthy Kids Running Series

South Jersey Eye Associates is excited to be a sponsor of the Healthy Kids Running Series – Mullica Hill/Mantua, NJ. This five-week running program for kids from Pre-K to 8th grade will be held at J. Mason Tomlin Elementary School on September 16, 23, 30, October 7, and 14. Start time is 5pm. You do […]

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August is Children’s Vision & Learning Month

Many vision problems can be missed completely or misdiagnosed, due to the incomplete nature of in-school eye screenings. Children with undiagnosed vision problems are often unaware that what they see is abnormal, and that means they don’t know to ask for help. If your child’s vision isn’t all it can be, it can have negative […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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June is Cataract Awareness Month. Take Action Today.

Cataracts are a leading cause of blindness among older adults in the United States and more than half of all Americans have cataracts by the time they are 80 years old. The most common symptoms of a cataract include cloudy or blurry vision, colors seem faded, poor night vision, and double vision. To delay a […]

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