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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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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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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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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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Pokemon GO! : Yes, We Had To

Okay, okay. We couldn't help it! With all of the craze surrounding the new game Pokemon GO, we just had to weigh in. Unless you have been in a coma, living under a rock, or wandering in the wilderness for the last week, you have undoubtedly heard about this digital phenomenon that is gaining unprecedented …

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Time to Get Growing!

We've gone on record many times, telling our readers that their diet can have a direct influence on eye health. But if you won't take our word for it, how about trusting the findings of a public health researcher from Harvard University? According to Juan Wu, of the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, …

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Workplace Eye Safety Month

We don't all have an amazing set of coke bottle glasses to protect our eyes, like Milton from Office Space. If we did, perhaps there would not be so many work-related eye injuries each year in the United States. The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) reports about 2,000 U.S. workers sustain job-related eye …

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Glaucoma Awareness Month 2016

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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You Be The Ref

Those of you that have been following the blog for a while know that our team of doctors, surgeons, and faculty at nJoy Vision are all big sports fans. We've dedicated countless posts to the sporting world, and we are always trying to provide tips on how to keep your eyes safe while competing on …

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Are Cartoons the Key to Good Vision?

We've made it a point to emphasis monitoring your child's screen time. It's a fact, too much exposure to the screen is not good for your vision in the long-term. But this latest bit of research has us curious. Early tests show that cartoons can be a excellent way to help your child battle the …

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