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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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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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Eye Glasses Take Center Stage in Times Square

Our readers might remember, just a couple of weeks ago, we featured the eye glasses company Oh My Glasses (OMG) in a post. They are the company that has developed the really cool "type face" inspired glasses. We spent some time talking about their latest designs and admitting that their creativity even inspired us, a company famous for …

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Protect Your Game Face

If you were to ask a handful of athletes to name the body part that is most important to their sport, chances are you would receive a different answer from each, depending on their sport or position. For instance, baseball or softball players might say their throwing arms, while soccer players would probably point out …

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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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Will Microsoft HoloLens Change the World We See?

Our mission here at nJoy Vision is to provide the world with the miracle of sight. It is worthwhile, and it drives us daily. Yesterday, Microsoft unveiled (with great fanfare) something of a vision that takes our mission and runs totally wild with it – Microsoft HoloLens - a wearable augmented reality device that seamlessly …

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The Scary Side of Halloween Contact Lenses

There are two telltale signs that Fall is officially upon us: Pumpkin Spice everything. Seriously. Even gum. Halloween costumes and stores are popping up faster than the walking dead in a zombie apocalypse. The latter is the reason for this post, because most Halloweeners seem to believe that no respectable werewolf or vampire is complete …

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See What the Sun Is Really Doing to Your Body

Over the course of this summer, we’ve written multiple times about the importance of wearing UV-blocking sunglasses while out in the sun. While it’s no secret that the sun’s ultraviolet radiation can wreak havoc on our skin, most people fail to realize that our eyes are just as vulnerable to sun-induced damage and disease. But …

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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 Very Real Struggles of Wearing Contacts

When you think about it, contact lenses truly are amazing little feats of engineered medical technology. Not only do they sit directly on your eyeball and focus light so you can actually see (so cool!), they're also oxygen permeable and made of large molecules called polymers (so science-y!). But if you ask anyone who has …

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