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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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You Think You Know, But You Have No (Eye)dea

It's time for kiddos all around the country to head back to school. So to celebrate, we thought we'd fill your head with some "eye knowledge." We've always made it a point to talk about how incredible the eye is, but we thought we'd devote a post to these crazy, random eye facts. Some of …

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Special Glasses Help Blind Mom See Her Newborn Baby

This one has all the feels. Just like every other new mother, Kathy Beitz got to hold her baby and look him over from head to toe. But unlike most new mothers, Beitz, 29, has been legally blind since she was 11. Though she is not completely blind, Beitz suffers from a form of macular …

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Penny Holbert: A Fresh Perspective on Laser Cataract Surgery

One of the most rewarding things about what we do at nJoy Vision is seeing how immediately life-changing laser eye surgery can be for our patients. It is amazing to see how appreciative and emotional some patients become when they get to experience the world with suddenly-clearer vision. Penny Holbert is one such patient. On …

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Kids Use Technology More than Parents Think

It’s no secret that parents and children don’t always see eye to eye. While moms and dads usually have the upper hand in these situations, recent studies conducted by the American Optometric Association (AOA) show that kids are increasingly pulling the wool over their parents’ eyes when it comes to the amount of time they spend …

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The Common Causes of Eye Twitching

Have you ever had that weird and uncomfortable twitching feeling in your eye? The one where you really hope no one can see your eye spasming? That feeling is the rippling of muscle contractions in the eyelid called myokymia. They can be triggered by a number of things and are typically not a serious medical …

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The Headaches of Computer Vision Syndrome

We are all guilty of being on our computers, tablets, and smartphones more than ever before. The eye pain and fatigue it causes are now making headlines along with the headaches. Computer Vision Syndrome (CVS) describes a group of eye and vision-related problems that result from prolonged computer use. Every year, there are more than …

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The Glaucoma Medicine That Gives You Long, Luscious Lashes

In her lifetime, the average woman will spend $4,000 on mascara alone in order to make her eyelashes appear longer, fuller, and darker. Capitalizing on this huge market is pharmaceutical company Allergan with a prescription drug that doesn’t just make lashes appear longer and fuller, it actually makes them grow longer and fuller. This drug …

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The Importance of Eye Exams for Seniors

It's no secret that as we grow older, our vision often begins to decline. Still, it's not uncommon for aging adults to ignore their bodies and skip routine eye exams or neglect to visit an ophthalmologist. This is especially concerning because one in six Americans age 65 or older has a vision problem that cannot …

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