Category Archives: Awareness

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Microscopic model of the Covid-19 virus to illustrate nJoy Vision's coronavirus response plan.

Coronavirus (COVID-19) nJoy Vision Update

This is an evolving situation as new information about Covid-19 (coronavirus) becomes available. As necessary, we will update this page to reflect the latest details regarding nJoy Vision's policies, appointments, and procedures. MOST RECENT UPDATE 3-26-20 Hello, nJoy Vision Family of Patients, Doctors, and Friends. We would like to take the opportunity to say THANK …

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Female factory wearing eye protection to prevent eye injuries in the workplace

March is Workplace Eye Wellness Month

With sponsorship support from the American Academy of Ophthalmology, Prevent Blindness, the nation’s oldest volunteer organization that advocates for eye health and safety, has declared March as Workplace Eye Wellness Month. By raising awareness and sharing free information throughout the month, their goal is to provide employers and workers with valuable resources that teach the …

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Elderly man with age related macular degeneration

February is Age-Related Macular Degeneration Awareness Month

If you are over the age of 65 and notice your vision starting to fade, there’s a good chance you could be experiencing the onset of age-related macular degeneration. More commonly known as AMD, age-related macular degeneration is a chronic eye condition that occurs when the central part of the retina called the “macula” deteriorates …

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Your Eyes And Your Electronics May Not Be Getting Along

After enjoying a good read on your Kindle Fire or watching an especially funny cat video on your iPad, do you ever notice a slight ache in your eyes? Maybe some blurred vision? It's possible your eyes and your electronics aren't getting along. Americans are spending more time on digital devices than ever before. The …

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December is Safe Toys and Celebrations Month

It's the most wonderful time of the year, and December is Safe Toys and Celebrations Month! Prepare yourself for all the festivities by reading up on the best safety practices for the season. Toy Safety As you shop for gifts, keep this list from Everhart Eyes Associates in mind: • No toys with sharp objects …

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World KC Day

It's World KC Day and we're here to raise awareness about keratoconus! According to The Discovery Eye Foundation, keratoconus "is a non-inflammatory eye condition in which the normally round dome-shaped cornea progressively thins causing a cone-like bulge to develop." This then leads to visual impairment. The cornea is responsible for allowing us to complete simple, but …

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October is Home Eye Safety Month

Leaves changing. Halloween stores opening. Candy stashing. This can only mean one thing. October has finally arrived. While this month is full of exciting activities and events, it’s also Home Eye Safety Month. “Accidents involving common household products cause 125,000 eye injuries each year.” – Prevent Blindness Is this number shocking to you? While many would …

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January is Glaucoma Awareness Month

Currently, more than 3 million people in the U.S. have Glaucoma in the Unites States alone. Let that number sink in for a second. The scary truth behind this number is that a large percentage of men and women who currently have glaucoma are not even aware that they have the disease. By 2030, the NEI …

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Safe Toys and Celebrations Awareness Month

Christmas carols dominating the radio, cards being received left and right, Santa Claus at every mall and holiday store... All this can only mean one thing: the Holiday Season has officially arrived. While this is the most wonderful time of the year, with it comes some dangers worth noting to ensure a seasonal gathering with …

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World Diabetes Day

Today, November 14, is World Diabetes Day, fittingly brought up during the month of Diabetic Eye Disease Awareness Month. The theme for this year is “Eyes on Diabetes,” a day to focus on “the importance of screening to ensure early diagnosis”. Here are some facts and figures from IDF: 415 million adults were living with …

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